Pocket friendly notebook for basic computing
Display and Design
The Dell Vostro 14 3445 (3445E14500iGU1) sports a 14-inch HD LED backlit display which looks quite good with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The matte anti glare finish on the top prevents visuals from getting hampered under bright light. It is loaded in a simply designed grey coloured outfit which has a thickness of 25.4mm and a weight of 2.0kg.
Configuration and OS
For driving its processes, the notebook is packed with a 1.3GHz AMD dual-core E1 6010 processor. It works in tandem with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via the single DIMM slot. The integrated AMD Radeon R2 graphics processor takes the responsibility of managing intensive games and videos. It runs on 64 bit Ubuntu OS right out of the box.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Armed with a 1MP webcam placed above the display, the Dell Vostro 14 3445 (3445E14500iGU1) can handle high resolution video calls without much lag. The 500GB SATA hard disk functions at 5,400rpm and provides enough space for creating a library of files. You can also load files on disks and retrieve them when needed via the Tray load DVD RW Drive. The dual stereo speakers of 2W each and Waves MaxxAudio technology result in powerful multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Vostro 14 3445 (3445E14500iGU1) runs the show without any interruption using the 4 cell Li-ion battery. The connectivity and networking features loaded in the device come in the form of Ethernet port, VGA port, HDMI out, digital media reader, two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 slot, Bluetooth v4.0 and VGA port.
The Dell Vostro 14 3445 (3445E14500iGU1) is a reasonably priced laptop capable of handling only simple computing needs of the user.