If you can survive without Windows OS, or manage to buy a license separately, the Dell 2520 (Core i3 2nd Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Linux) can be considered as a good option. The webcam makes video chatting more pleasing and comfortable than ever while the graphics processor turns the device into an ideal gaming hub. You can enjoy a silky smooth processing experience, store files in large volumes, get connected whenever required and play different kinds of CDs and DVDs easily.
Display, Processor and OS
The Dell 2520 exhibits a 15.6 inch HD WLED anti-glare display having a resolution of 1366x768 pixels and providing a comfortable experience for the eyes.
Linux is used to manage the tasks related to the software platform. The Intel Core i3 (2nd Generation) processor has a clock speed of 2.2GHz and constitutes the core of the laptop. It is assisted by the cache memory of 3MB and a 2GB DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
A 500GB HDD is capable of storing numerous files and folders of different types in a safe manner. The 1MP HD webcam adds a new dimension to video chatting whereas the Intel HD Graphics 3000 is powerful enough to support movies, games and videos which come at a higher resolution than others. You can manage to run different kinds of disks with the availability of an 8x DVD RW drive.
Battery and Connectivity
The activities derive energy from the battery comprising of 6 cells and having a capacity of providing 6 hours of backup. The range of connectivity options in the laptop is huge and includes RJ45 LAN, VGA port, Ethernet, HDMI port, Bluetooth, USB ports, Multi card reader and Wireless LAN.