Value for money
Display and design
The Dell Vostro 2520 Laptop (Pentium Dual Core 3rd Gen/2 GB/500 GB/DOS) arrives with a 15.6-inch HD WLED display featuring a resolution of 1366 x 768 Pixels. Encased in curvy black coloured body, the Vostro 2520 weighs 2.4 Kg and features 376 x 260 x 34.5 mm of dimension. For input, it has a regular set of touchpad and Keyboard.
OS and configuration
The Dell Vostro 2520 Laptop (Pentium Dual Core 3rd Gen/2 GB/500 GB/DOS) comes with DOS operating system out-of-the-box, which means you will need to upgrade it to a more user friendly operating system like Windows or Ubuntu. At its heart sits a 2.4GHz Intel Pentium Dual Core 3rd Gen 2020M processor, which in combination with the Intel HD graphic processor and 2 GB DDR3 RAM ensures to deliver a lag-free performance for you day today activities. Resource intensive activities like gaming and development might pose problems though. Storage needs in the Dell Vostro 2520 are taken care by a SATA hard disc drive with a memory capacity of 500GB.
Multimedia, connectivity and battery
The Dell Vostro 2520 Laptop (Pentium Dual Core 3rd Gen/2 GB/500 GB/DOS) is equipped with a 1.3 MP webcam for video chatting and voice over IP chats. It also comes with inbuilt stereo speakers for crisp clear audio experience. Connectivity options include 10/100/1000 BASE-T ethernet port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth v4, 3 x USB 2.0 slots, 1 x HDMI, DVD RW Drive etc. The laptop is fuelled by a 6 Cell battery, which as per company claims delivers a power backup of 3 hours.
The Dell Vostro 2520 Laptop (Pentium Dual Core 3rd Gen/2 GB/500 GB/DOS) is an entry level laptop that comes with basic configuration, and is suitable only if your requirements are limited to casual web surfing and document processing. At its price, the Dell Vostro 2520 delivers a great value for money.