Combo of class and style
Design and Display
The Dell Vostro 2520 comes with a 15.6-inch HD WLED Anti Glare display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The viewing experience on the screen is at par with similar other devices. Available in grey colour, the laptop has a rugged construction, and can easily withstand tough conditions.
Processor and OS
The software platform is handled by the 64 bit Windows 8 OS. The Intel Core i3 3110M 3rd Gen Mobile HM75 Express processor managing the functions of the laptop has a clock speed of 2.4GHz, and is backed by a 4GB DDR3 RAM, expandable up to 8GB. The device has a graphics processor unit in the form of Intel HD Graphics 4000.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The 1MP HD webcam at the front adequately meets the expectations pertaining to video chat and taking webcam pictures. The 500GB HDD has a RPM of 5400 offers sufficient space for storing important files and documents. The two stereo speakers working with Waves Maxx audio solution deliver crisp sound reproduction. The laptop houses an 8x DVD RW Drive for disk data transfer.
Battery and Connectivity
Connectivity features provided in the laptop include Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, Gigabit LAN, three USB2.0 ports, VGA port, HDMI port and RJ45 LAN. A continuous supply of 3 hours is provided by the 6 cell Li-ion battery.
The Dell Vostro 2520 with its tough design can withstand the rigors of everyday travel. It offers rich graphics and uses a fast processor. The powerful RAM working in unison with the latest OS gives a fluid user experience. Ample storage space and HD webcam are satisfactory. The battery backup and absence of USB 3.0 are the only bit of a downer.