Good design meets excellent specs, Windows 8
Design and Display
Dell's latest laptop comes in a beautiful body with curved edges that is light and easy to use. Ensuring easy input are a standard keyboard and touchpad. The devices sports a 15.6 inches HD (1366 x 768 pixels resolution) WLED Anti-Glare display, which ensures a stunning HD cinematic experience.
Processor and OS
Dell is not one to cut corners in the processor department, and hence gives the Vostro 2520 the new 2.2GHz 3rd Gen Intel i3 processor (3110M variant). Paired with a decent 2GB of RAM, it ensures fast processing under moderate workloads. For gamers, Dell has provided the Intel HD 3000 GPU. Latest programs can be run easily, thanks to the Windows 8 which is the default OS of this device.
Camera Storage and Multimedia
The 1.0MP webcam on the device ensures video chatting functionality. The 500GB HDD is sufficient for storing all of one's favorite multimedia and games, as well as important files. Data can also be burned onto optical media (CD/DVD) since the device also comes with a DVD-RW drive. Dell has made provision for excellent audio quality by providing the device with HD Audio Solution and stereo speakers.
Connectivity and Battery
The 2520 possesses good connectivity features, including Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Bluetooth, HDMI and USB [ 3x USB(2.0)]. A 4-cell Li-ion battery provides the device with up to 3 hours of power backup.
Dell's latest laptop is a star performer, thanks to its excellent display, nice storage, powerful processor and enough connectivity options. More RAM would have allowed the processor to truly express its potential, but RAM can easily be expanded. All in all, this device is among the best that this price range has to offer, and is ideal for anyone seeking a light yet powerful laptop.