Reasonably priced business notebook
Display and Design
The Dell Vostro 2420 sports a 14-inch HD WLED backlit Anti Glare display which offers a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and prevents visuals full of glare from harming your precious eyeballs. The London slate grey colored outfit looks professionally appealing and a bit chunky with a thickness of 34.7 mm. It has an impressive weight of 2.19 kg.
Processor and OS
The processor ticking on the inside of the Dell Vostro 2420 is 2.2 GHz Intel Core i3 from the 2nd generation series and based on HM75 Express chipset. It is aided by a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB via 2 unused DIMM slots. The Intel HD 3000 GPU makes sure that the laptop doesn't lag much while running demanding graphics. It runs on 64 bit Windows 7 Home Basic OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Vostro 2420 shows off a 1MP webcam which boasts of the ability to shoot 1080p videos. Paired with a digital microphone, it intercepts your voice clearly while cancelling the noise in the background. The storage demands are fulfilled by the 2.5 inch 500GB SATA HDD. The 8X DVD RW Drive allows you to store important data on disks. The stereo speakers provide HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Vostro 2420 poses a 6 cell Li-ion battery with up to 3 hours of backup. Connectivity features include VGA port, HDMI out, 3 USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0 and Ethernet port.
The Dell Vostro 2420 has been designed using a smart combination of features and comes at a reasonable price. It sports an Intel Core i3 processor and Windows OS which is surprising considering its price. It also flaunts a brilliant webcam, powerful optical drive and anti glare display. You will have to bear with the poor RAM considering the price.