Dell an US based multinational is the world leading brand of desktop computer and laptop they are in this business for quite a long time and have been churning one after another high class laptop and desktop.
They basically produce two type of laptop one Inspiron which are for designed conscious and are little costly and the other been Vostro which are for business class who prefer multitasking more than design vostro computer are bit cheaper compared to Inspiron Now you are going to have a detailed look dell Vostro 2520 Laptop.
BUILD AND DISPLAY
Its a solid build from outside with magnet finish with a screen size of 15.6 inch its comes with stately London slate Grey color. The silver-gray plastic bezel that surrounds the base unit supplies a color contrastThe keyboard is not up to the mark with gap between it, which attract fingerprints.
The base is quiet strong,the casing’s stiffness is also acceptable in view of the price. It comes Coated with ribbed rubber layer that protect the back lid from scratches.
The display is led backlit with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.The average brightness of 237.8 cd/m² is within a good range. The screen brightness is good enough for multi viewing and for outdoor use.
OS, HARDWARE AND CONNECTIVITY
The Laptop is available in both Linux as well as windows 8 version the processor is Intel i5 3230 with a clock speed of 2.6 GHz which can be turbo boost up to 3.2 GHz which is quiet good for gaming the graphics is Intel own HD 4000 graphics, the RAM is DDR3 of 4 GB it can be extended up to 8 GB the hard disk is of 500 GB.
As far as connectivity is concerned it is equipped with WIFI, blue tooth, 3xUSB 2.0 ports also present are Gigabit Ethernet, VGA out, HDMI,Gigabit Ethernet, VGA out, HDMI, microphone in, headphone out, DVD burner and memory card reader which is located at the front side, A webcam of 1 MP is installed in the display bezel.
BATTERY AND VERDICT
Powered by 6 cell 65 W Ac battery which last for about 3 hours is okay considering the hardware application the price too is quiet decent at $620.
With with for cons then pro this laptop is basically for office goers.
- Microsoft Windows 8 as well as Linux
- 6″ LED display
- Intel 3rd Gen Core i5-3230 CPU clocked at 2.6 GHz turbo boast up to 3.2GHz
- 4 GB DDR3 1600 MHz RAM.
- 500 GB 5400 RPM HDD .
- Intel HD 4000 graphics.
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0.
- 3xUSB 2.0 ports.
- 6 cell battery.
Good : 3USB slots to accommodate your mouse, internet dongle, pen drive at a time,Dell Service and Warranty , Value for money, Anti finger magnet finish.
Bad : New Windows 8 UI,needs two finger swipe for the page scroll to work,Only 3 USB 2.0 port, No USB 3.0 port, Web Cam is not decent enough to produce good quality output.