DELL Inspiron 14 (3421) Laptop Tech Specifications

DELL Inspiron 14 3421 Notebook

Tackle your to-do list on the go with the budget-friendly Inspiron 14 — a 35.56 cm (14") laptop with 3rd Gen Intel Core processors and a thin design.


Intel Celeron 887 processor (2M Cache, 1.5 GHz) (region-specific option)
Intel Pentium 977 processor (2M Cache, 1.4 GHz) (region-specific option)
3rd Generation Intel Core i3-3217U processor (3M Cache, 1.8 GHz) (std/base)
3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor (3M Cache, up to 2.6 GHz) (opt)
3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3517U processor (4M Cache, up to 3.0 GHz) (opt)

Operating System

Windows 8
Windows 8 Pro
Windows 8 Single Language (Emerging Markets)


2GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 1600 MHz Memory
4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 1600 MHz Memory
6GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 1600 MHz Memory
8GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 1600 MHz Memory


Mobile Intel HM76 Express Chipset

Video Card

Intel HD Graphics (for Intel Celeron & Pentium processors)
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (for 3rd Gen Intel CoreTM i3, i5, i7 processors)
NVIDIA GeForce GT625M with 1GB DDR3 VRAM (opt.)


14.0 inch LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD resolution (1366 x 768)

Audio and Speakers

Stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 4 processing
Built-in digital microphone

Hard Drive

Up to 1000GB SATA hard drive (5400RPM)

Optical Drive

Tray-loading DVD+/-RW


4-cell/2.8Ah (40 WHr) Lithium Ion
6-cell/3.0Ah (65 WHr) Lithium Ion (opt)


Native HD 1.0MP webcam with digital microphone


Dell Wireless 1703 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0+LE
Dell Wireless 1704 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0+LE
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230, 802.11b/g/n + BT4.0
Wired communications
Integrated Ethernet 10/100

Ports, Slots & Chassis

Externally Accessible
(2) USB 3.0 + (1) USB 2.0
RJ45 Ethernet
HDMI v1.4a
Combination headphone/microphone jack
Kensington Security Lock
AC Power In
Multi-media Card Reader
Digital (SD) Memory Card
Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) with UHS 50MB/Sec
Memory Stick (MS)
Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro)
Memory Stick XC (MSXC)
Multi Media Card (MMC)
Multi Media Card plus (MMC+) Supported in MMC compatibility mode only
Dimensions & Weight
Width: 346mm (13.62)
Height: 25.35mm (1.00") front / 25.35mm (1.00") rear with 4-cell/40 WHr battery or 28.75mm (1.13") rear with 6-cell/65 WHr battery
Depth: 245mm (9.65)
Starting weight of 1.99 kg (4.40 lbs) with 4-cell/40 WHr battery or 2.09 kg (4.61 lbs) with 6-cell/65 WHr battery