Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook

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  • 15.6 inch Screen Display
  • Linux Operating System
  • 500 GB Hard Disk Capacity
  • 4 GB RAM DDR3
  • Intel Core i5 3230M processor

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Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook Details

The Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook sports a 15.6 inch HD LED Anti-glare Display with 1366 X 768 pixel screen resolution without touchscreen functionality. This laptop is suitable for Entertainment. It runs Linux Operating system.

It is powered with Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 3.2 GHz speed. It has Intel Integrated HD 4000 graphics processor packed into it. Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook features 4 GB DDR3 RAM coupled with 500 GB HDD capacity. It’s RAM is expandable upto Upto 8 GB.
The Laptop has 3 MB Cache. The machine needs power supply of 65 W AC Adapter through a 6 cell battery. The battery promises a battery backup of Upto 3 hours.

Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook packs with internal mic. Coming to ports and slots it has RJ45, VGA Port, USB slots 3 x USB 2.0, Yes, 3-in-1 Card Reader Internet and connectivity details completes with IEEE 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN, Gigabit LAN (ethernet), Bluetooth v4.0. It measures 376 x 260 x 34.5 mm in terms of dimensions and weighs at 2.36 kg.

Other specifications of Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook CD/DVD writer, 1.0 Megapixel HD Webcam, Standard Keyboard, Touchpad. More over, it is fairly priced considering the internal configurations and outer design.

Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook Specs

Sales Package

Laptop, Battery, AC Adapter

Model Number

Vostro 2520/3rd Gen Ci5/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux

Model Name

Vostro 2520

Series

2520

Color

Grey

Type

Laptop

Suitable For

Entertainment

Battery Backup

Upto 3 hours

Power Supply

65 W AC Adapter

Battery Cell

6 cell

Processor Brand

Intel

Processor Name

Core i5

Processor Generation

3rd Gen

SSD

No

Memory and storage

RAM It is Random Access Memory (RAM) which is responsible for storing primary data for the applications running on a phone. This one packs 4 GB RAM. RAM Description

4 GB

RAM Type

DDR3

HDD Capacity

500 GB

Processor Variant

3230M

Platform

Chipset Every mobile phone is equipped with a collection of electronic components into a circuit known as chipset. Smartphones features advanced chipsets that can perform different tasks. It packs a B75 Express chipset. Chipset Description

B75 Express

Clock Speed

2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 3.2 GHz

Expandable Memory

Upto 8 GB

Cache

3 MB

RPM

5400

Graphic Processor

Intel Integrated HD 4000

Operating System Operating system is a base software to handle basic operations of a machine. It allow users to install third party apps for additional functions. Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook mobile phone runs Linux OS. Operating System Description

Linux

System Architecture

64 bit

Mic In

Yes

RJ45

Yes

VGA Port

Yes

USB Port

3 x USB 2.0

HDMI Port

Yes

Multi Card Slot

3-in-1 Card Reader

Hardware Interface

SATA

Display and Screen

Touchscreen It is a touchscreen smartphone. Touch screens provide easy tasking capabilities, offers direct and natural interaction with the electronic device. Touchscreen Description

No

Screen Size Size of a screen is generally the length of it's diagonals usually presented in inches. It has a 15.6 inch large screen size. Larger screen size is good for better reading and cinematic experience on your phone. Always check for screen-to-body ratio which is used to state bezels of a screen. Bigger screen-to-body ratio confirms minimal bezels and large space for screen size/display on the front panel of handset. Screen Size Description

15.6 inch

Screen Resolution Screen resolution is indication of number of pixels available in a display that forms two sides of rectangle. More pixels means higher screen resolution, that offers better detailing and clarity. This mobile has 1366 X 768 pixel screen resolution. Screen Resolution Description

1366 X 768 pixel

Screen Type Type of screen used in making of mobile, it includes LCD, IPS LCD, Amolded and OLED. Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook has HD LED Anti-glare Display. Better screen type offers relatively merrier experience. Screen Type Description

HD LED Anti-glare Display

Speakers

Yes

Internal Mic

Digital Microphone

Wireless LAN

IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Network and Connectivity

Dimensions

Bluetooth

v4.0

Ethernet

Gigabit LAN

Dimensions

376 x 260 x 34.5 mm

Weight Weight is the standard unit to calculate how much heavier a mobile is. Listing shows weight in grams. It has 2.36 kg weight. Weight Description

2.36 kg

Disk Drive

CD/DVD writer

Web Camera

1.0 Megapixel HD Webcam

Read/Write Speed

8x

Keyboard

Standard Keyboard

Pointer Device

Touchpad

Warranty Summary

To Check Warranty Status Please Visit – http://www.dell.com/support/home/in/en/indhs1/Products/?IsTag=True&IsInvalidSelection=True

Not Covered in Warranty

Brand does not take the responsibility of any damage caused on the laptop due to third party software installed by the customer which enhances the performance of specific parts such as Audio, Battery, RAM, etc.

30 reviews for Dell Vostro 2520 Notebook
Note : **Some of the reviews are picked from flipkart, Amazon and other e-stores.

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Faraz Qureshi

    Buying Price: Rs. 33,000 (with Cash on Delivery)
    Received: Dell Vostro 2520 Laptop, Dell Recommended Backpack & Philips HP8100 1000 W Hair Dryer (Blue) as a freebie.

    Delivery & Customer Support ?????
    Was Delivered within 4 days DESPITE that I ordered it on Sunday afternoon. So it’s just within 3 working days.

    Items received ?????
    Along with the laptop, I also received a free backpack & Philips HP8100 1000 W Hair Dryer (Blue) which is selling for Rs.700 here on Flipkart. The freebies alone are worth more than Rs.1000

    Contents ?????
    The laptop came with a charger but did NOT include a Driver CD, which almost all include with a laptop. Although I was aware of this BEFORE buying, so couldn’t complain about that. BUT if you are not tech-savvy, then you might face some difficulties formatting & installing the Operating System.

    Looks ?????
    It is an eye-sore to look at! The image displayed is taken at an angle, that makes it look less ugly than it actually is! The lid’s back is coated with a ribbed, rubber layer that protects the back from bumps & scratches & has horizontal lines & is more of a black (very dark shade of gray) than the advertized ‘gray’. Looks thick & not very aesthetically pleasing. Although definitely NOT the most ugly thing, as I have seen far worse than this. There is NO number pad to the right & the keys are NOT back-lit.

    Configuration ?????
    For the price, this is THE BEST you can get. For the same configuration, others charge almost 20-50% more than this.

    ? CPU ?????
    The Core i5 (3rd Gen) 3230M is a very competent processor. Not only it is a third generation, but is also clocked at 3.2GHz Turbo frequency with 2 physical cores with hyperthreading, giving you a 4 cores parallel processing. Most people only consider Core i3, i5 or i7 but do NOT take into consideration the frequency (or speed) of the processor. At 3.2 GHz, it is a cream of the crop. It is capable of running any CPU intensive job at a very respectable celerity.

    ? Graphics ?????
    The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers DirectX 11, with 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 650 MHz up to 1150 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it one of the faster variants. If you are a gamer, then this proficient GPU along with the more than adequate CPU, you should be able to run most of the games, even the newer ones by toning the graphic details. I was able to run Crysis 2 pretty smooth.

    ? RAM ?????
    It’s 4GBs of RAM is more than most laptops 2GBs. You shouldn’t be running out of memory even after disabling Virtual RAM (swapfile)

    Display ?????
    15.6-inch LED backlit screen with a native resolution of 1366×768 pixels. It’s screen is covered with a matte surface which reduces glare & also reduces finger prints on the surface. The average brightness of 237.8 cd/m² is within a good range. The screen’s brightness is easily enough for outdoor use. Its matte surface also makes things easier.

    Connectivity ?????
    The only thing it misses is a USB 3.0 port. It has everything else. 3 USB 2.0 ports, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, headphone in, microphone out, Card Reader, DVD Writer (many laptops don’t come with a DVD writer, only DVD player), Gigabit-LAN, Bluetooth & WiFi.
    If you have a USB 3.0 external Hard Disk or Pen Drive, then you’d be sacrificing a lot of speed. It will still work, but at USB 2.0 speeds.

    Battery Life ?????
    Despite it says that it’s battery lasts for upto 3 hours, I regularly get near to 6 hours of juice out of it. Although I only run MS Office & nothing else in background with brightness turned pretty down , but it is still far more than the other laptops I’ve dealt with. Even watching movies gives me more than the advertized 3 hours of battery!

    Other Thoughts:
    Since it comes with Ubuntu, most of your Windows softwares won’t work on it. A few can work with wine under ubuntu. Plus the User Interface (UI) is different which can be very irritating if you haven’t used anything except windows. Lack of Windows Apps along with a different UI might make things difficult for you. I formatted & installed Windows 8.1 on it. Since it doesn’t come with a driver CD, you’d have to manually download the drivers from Dell’s website. The website is user friendly, but it is still a chore to manually do it! I have also disabled a lot of unnecessary services from MSCONFIG & thus it uses less CPU, RAM & gives more battery life. This along with the dimming of screen brightness & disabling pagefile (virtual RAM) gives me more than enough, infact twice of the advertized battery life.

    Final Verdict ?????
    This is an absolute value for money, given the configuration, speed & battery life. Unless you want an aesthetically pleasing laptop or move a lot of data to & from external hard disk via USB 3.0 port, there is absolutely NO reason to NOT buy it.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    hemanth kumar

    +:
    1) antiglare display
    2) 500GB HDD
    3) Ubuntu
    4) zero heating problem
    5) zero operation sound, extremely silent.
    6) comfortable palm rest.
    7) best in class chick-let keyboard
    9) large trackpad, high range wifi, nice k/b
    10) 5hrs battery backup
    11) dell style
    12) got free backpack.
    -ve:
    1)display has less viewing angle (but better than other shiny tfts); I suggest dell should give more option in display other than HD, like HD+, FHD , IPS panel etc; so that we can select better display during checkout.
    2)should also give back-lit keyboard option.
    3)No USB 3.0

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anish Mohandas

    Excellent laptop. A little on the heavy side. But feels very sturdy especially with the rugged plastic cladding on the top cover. This cladding also prevents the top cover from getting scratches which I highly appreciate about this laptop.

    Performance wise, I found it extremely fast and stable, battery backup is good, the keyboard feels very responsive though a bit noisy while typing, ample wrist space, multi-touch track pad is very good and responsive, Non reflective screen is good for the price.

    A few cons – No backlit keyboard. No power button light. The indicator LEDs are on the forward edge of the laptop which makes them very difficult to see. No USB 3.0. A bit on the heavy side. And mind you, its LINUX (Ubuntu) not Windows. So if you are a windows user, you are not gonna like the Ubuntu OS. You need to buy Windows separately and install. I had a copy of Windows 7 which I installed and it works great on this laptop.

    About flipkart, the packing was excellent and delivery was very quick. Highly recommend both Flipkart and Vostro 2520 laptop.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bhavesh Kachhadiya

    >Very good speed with i5 processor.
    >Good keyboard and enjoying typing.
    >Also light weight and easy to carry.
    >Also Backpack is awesome and with good material.
    >Boost functionality to speed up the system to high performance.
    >Good speaker and sound quality is excellent.
    >The finishing and look&feel is awesome.
    >Camera resolution is perfect for video calling.
    >Touch pad is very good and responsive.
    >Very reasonable amount for all this things.

    ************ Must buy recommendation ****************

  5. Rated 3 out of 5

    Praveen Pathak

    On paper, laptop has a good configuration in this category. But I am not happy with the finishing and specially with the keyboard. Right now I am typing on the same laptop and pressing every key pushes keyboard too much down and whole board bends like a plastic sheet. My other motivation to buy this laptop was pre-installed ubuntu 12.04 but unfortunately not all function keys work out of the box. I am a die-hard linux user.
    Few functions which do not work with this pre-installed version:
    Brightness low/high
    Suspend/Power management settings
    VGA/HDMI connection gives weird size images on TV (tried changing resolution, rate etc. but no success)

    Only buy if you want to save few bucks over Windows version.

  6. Rated 4 out of 5

    BHASKAR TELAGI

    I am using this laptop for more than 4 months. It has good features at this price. Display which is anti-glare is really good and its performance is also good.

    Best of all is no heating issues………

    Any one planning to buy this just go ahead!

  7. Rated 4 out of 5

    Aneer

    pros :

    i5 processor
    b75 chipset
    good audio
    keyboard not bad as reviewed by others but still could have made better…

    cons
    preinstalled ubuntu doesn’t work well .. errors even during installation ..
    even upgrade to 14.10 failed .. so I did a fresh 14.10 install and now its fine …
    battery back up is coming down .. started with 4:30 hours now only 2 hours after a week ..
    wifi does have some issues .. if wifi connection breaks in between needed to restart lap to reconnect..

    overall I cannot decide if the product is worth or not .. may be an issue with the piece I got …

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    Guruprasad Venkatesha

    Hello Guys. I would like to quickly get into the details of this Laptop. Laptop has really great features and runs very fast. Many recently released games can be played very easily since there is a great integrated graphics card. Even the sound quality of the speakers is good. Problem comes with the quality of the Keyboard and the sluggish touch pad. Even the buttons on the touch pad is almost not working so as far as quality is concerned this is not a great laptop but as far as price is concerned this is a Good one. You can surely go for it but do not forget to order a mouse along with the laptop. Hope this is of some help to you. Flipkart is great in delivery and awesome service. Thank you.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Steve Johnson

    Do not think twice before buying this item, its cost will keep on increasing over time.

    CPU
    Amazing

    Looks
    Amazing

    Keyboard
    Average

    USB Interface
    Average

    Battery
    Average

    Screen
    Amazing

    Resolution
    Amazing

    Ram
    Amazing

    HDD
    Amazing

    Wifi
    Super Amazing

    Bluetooth
    Amazing

    Over All Hardware Build
    Amazing

    Durability
    Amazing

    Customer Support
    Amazing

  10. Rated 3 out of 5

    Siddhant Mishra

    Linux is for geeky guys OR those who know how to halndle it , NOOBs dont go for it , or you are in for a ride with new OS and new problems with Linux….initially you may be lucky , but , install Windows and be fine !!!!

    Rest all specs is Hardware is good !!!

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