Dell’s Inspiron series is home to the company’s budget and mid-range laptops with Intel or AMD processors. This year though, the lineup is getting a new member with Snapdragon SoC. It’s the Inspiron 14 (3420) which comes with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 at a pretty affordable price. So, let’s delve into the specs, features, and expected price of the Dell Inspiron 14 (3420) in Nepal.
Dell Inspiron 14 (3420) Overview:
Design and Display
As a budget offering, Dell has opted for a plastic build for the Inspiron 14. Though the plastic used in the laptop is eco-friendly as its made with up to 13.3% post-consumer recycled content. Dell has also made efforts to reduce waste by using packaging made with up to 98.2% recycled or renewable content.Furthermore, it is a fanless machine, which means less noise. And it also contributes to the laptop’s thin and lightweight body, which measures 17.52mm and 1.44 kg, respectively. On the front, you get a 14-inch WVA screen with narrow bezels on three sides. The resolution here is Full HD with 1920 x 1080 pixels.
As aforementioned, the Inspiron 14 (3420) is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 SoC under the hood. This 2nd gen CPU is built on Kryo architecture with 4 Kryo 495 Gold cores and 4 Kryo 495 Silver cores. On the graphics side, there is an Adreno 690 GPU based on a 7nm fabrication process. It has a maximum power of 7W.
Talking of the memory configuration, the laptop consists of 8GB of LPDDR4x-2133 memory and a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD. The RAM is non-upgradable, while you upgrade the storage.
Ports and Connectivity
Moving to the port options, the Inspiron 14 (3420) provides two USB 3.2 gen 2 Type-C ports with PD and DP support, a USB 2.0 Type-A port, a headphone jack, and a microSD card reader. As for wireless connectivity, it uses dual-band WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 technology.
Rest of the Specs
The device is fueled by a 2-cell, 40Wh battery. It is accompanied by a 65W AC charger. Dell is claiming up to 16 hours of HD local video playback with a full charge. It boots on Windows 11 Home OS out of the box.
Other features of the Inspiron 14 (3420) include a 1080p webcam, dual digital microphone, and dual speakers tuned by Qualcomm Aqstic Audio Technologies.
Dell Inspiron 14 (3420) Specifications:
- Design & Build: Plastic chassis, 323.67 x 219.76 x 17.52 mm, 1.44 kg
- Color Options: Platinum Silver
- Display: 14-inch WVA Display, Antiglare Coating
- Resolution: Full HD (1920 × 1800 pixels)
- Keyboard: Non-Backlit
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 SoC
- Graphics: Adreno 690 (integrated)
- RAM: 8GB LPDDR4x-2133 (soldered)
- Storage: 256TB NVMe SSD (upgradeable)
- Connectivity: WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2
- I/O Ports: 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2,1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1x audio jack, 1x microSD reader
- Battery: 40Wh battery, 2-cell, 65W AC power adapter
Dell Inspiron 14 (3420) Price in Nepal and Availability
The laptop is available for purchase at a price of USD 499.99. We can expect the price of Dell Inspiron 14 (3420) to be NPR 74,999, if and when it launches in Nepal.
|Dell Inspiron 14 (3420)||Official Price||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|8GB RAM, 256GB SSD||USD 499.99||NPR 74,999|
- Meanwhile, you can check our Dell Inspiron 16 laptop review.