Recently we had the occasion to work with a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop because it is one of the best laptops to purchase for office. The laptop impressed us with its features since we chose it. It comes equipped with a strong processor from Intel, a Core i5 and lots of memory, 3 GB. Dell Inspiron N5010 has a very pleasant design thanks to the sanded metal case and the 4 different colors from which you can choose.
We also enjoyed the fact that the laptop comes with a numeric keyboard which is a great plus for us. The keyboard left us a great impression and also the touch pad which is very efficient. It gets a bit tiring after a long use but this thing is available for every model. Let’s talk about the processing power with the Intel Core i5 processor which is using the Core i5 Mobile technology with two cores and has 2.4 GHz frequency which can be boosted with the help of the Intel Turbo Boost technology. The 3 GB of memory is enough for a laptop especially because most of the users are using 32 bits operating systems which are not capable of using more than 3 GB.
Even so for those who want more, Dell Inspiron N5010 can be upgrade up to 4 GB of memory. The hard drive is a generous one with 320 GB storage space. It is true that with 5400 rpm is not the fastest hard drive but we must keep in mind that the laptops are made to be light and portable and not necessarily to break performing records. The WLED display on the Dell Inspiron N5010 which measures 15.6 inches is offering resolutions up to 1366 x 768 pixels.
The screen is a glossy one which is not on everyone’s taste. We weren’t bothered by it but it is true that we did not use it in situations where the light could make us problems. The video card is integrated which tells us that it is more made for office and less gaming. The laptop worked ok while installing the operating system and software. We did not have long waiting periods and neither software so overburden the processing power. The laptop does not come with an operating system so you can choose to install whichever you like. For more information about this Dell model, you can visit the Dell Homepage.11
The Vostro models like Studio and Latitude are part of the business class and are some of the best laptops. When the guys from Dell launched these models they also wanted to make a cheap Vostro laptop. This is how Dell Vostro 1015 took birth. It’s possible that when they tried to make such a cheap device, the quality and performances will be ignored, but we’ll see the truth in the following.
Dell Vostro 1015 is following the contemporary line when it comes about design. Certainly the designers from Dell did not disappoint when they drew the case of this model. The black matte aspect and the Dell logo on the back of the case will certainly not pass unnoticed. It seems that more and more laptop and notebook users from the business class prefer more and more a shiny aspect. If it was not black, this model would not have stand out because it has no extra details or multimedia buttons to attract attention.
Unfortunately we were pretty disappointed by the keyboard of the Dell Vostro 1015 model. If you are the kind of guy that types a lot you will notice that this keyboard is pretty uncomfortable. Despite the fact that the buttons are pretty big and the distance between them is the right one, these are a bit rigid and make a lot of noise when they are intense used. The sharp edges are transforming the typing into a very unpleasant experience. The lack of the numeric zone is also something bad about it. We can say the same about the touch pad which is a bit long and created us some problems when we tried to move the cursor on the vertical. Because of the chromed surface it does not listen very well. The two buttons are pretty good when touched and have a perfect depth.
The strong piece of this laptop is the screen which is measuring 15.6 inches in diagonal and a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. Having a matte anti glare screen, this screen has the ability to reflect light very well and can be used very well in open spaces even when the sun light is very powerful.
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If you have been recently searching for a laptop of course many of your friends have recommended you the Dell brand because this is well known for reliability but having prices to match the performances. Now we will present you one of the best new laptops from the Vostro series.
Vostro is a series of low-budget laptops. Dell Vostro A860 is probably the cheapest Dell laptop. The first impression of course, by the design is that is a strong and simple one without any fancy elements; the Dell logo and the shiny areas are offering a touch of elegance. But this touch of elegance should not be there because is a magnet for fingerprints. Strong construction from good quality plastic and you really feel that you’re holding a brand in your hands.
The comfortable keyboard despite what others say, we did not find it very loud but the touchpad could have been a bit more on the right but its ok like this too. It has no multimedia buttons so the ones that use them will really miss then; the never use them so we’re glad we noticed that they’re missing.
It’s not very generous with the ports with only 2 USB ports, a RJ-45 network port, microphone, VGA and audio out. But we like the fact that it has a card reader so the camera is not occupying an USB slot.
When talking about performance, Dell Vostro A860 will not disappoint you because it has a great processor from Intel, a Core 2 Duo T5870 with 2 GHz frequency along with 2 GB of memory and a storage capacity of 250 GB. The laptop we had was on Windows 7 and it ran great. It starts in only few seconds and it runs great Adobe Photoshop, Google Chrome with lots of opened tabs, instant messaging and many others. We tested it for 3 days and we had no errors or freezes.
The hard drive is a pretty silent one, it does not make a massage when you start a movie but the cooler is loud in some moments. The laptop does not work as a fire place; it heats up but it’s ok.
For more information about this great new laptop from Dell, you can visit Dell Homepage.11
Definitely Dell is a big successful company in the IT industry and in order to further prove it, they launched Dell XPS M1530 which is by far one of the best Dell laptops.
Let’s start by describing the display which supports a maximum resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and has a shiny surface. The colors are alive and vibrating and are giving a pleasant sensation when viewing high definition photos and videos. The design is over the average. The combination of matte black and silver on the edges are offering the laptop some kind of elegance air. The case is solid and the plastic is from a high quality. This notebook is a more generous version of the M1330. The thin edges are giving the impression of small and precious just like MacBook Air from Apple. The multimedia buttons are sensitive to touch and have a special design which also benefit from a blue back light.
When talking about performance there aren’t so many things to say because the laptop has a Core 2 Duo processor and 2 GB of RAM memory which isn’t something special today. The processor is a bit older but it works great with the requirements of such a notebook. The memory is enough and the hard drive has the necessary minimum storage capacity for today.
It’s great that Dell included also a separate graphics card which is a GeForce 8400M GS from Nvidia with 128 MB of memory. This will allow you to play some games on this laptop. But unfortunately the nVidia mobile graphics cards have some problems with the cooling which could go to destroying the GPU which has similar performances with the 8400M GS but with lower power consumption.
Let’s talk about keys and touch pad which are pleasant to touch. The sound effect generated when typing is also very well and ok with the ones around you. The touch pad has a right-left and up-down scroll. And if we talk about control you should also know that the multimedia buttons are very good looking but they attract dust and fingerprints.
When it comes to peripherals, the ASUS XPS is never going to disappoint you but it will never going to please you maximum. One of the strongest peripherals is the fingerprint reader with which you can better protect your data.
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Some say that the design is old and a bit fragile but we had other impressions when we received the laptop: big and solid. After some few days we started to really like it knowing that we always wanted a laptop with rounded edges like on this one. It seems massive and heavy but it is light and resistant. It’s certainly one of the best portable laptops.
The new XPS 15 or XPS L501X is a new multimedia notebook model from the Dell brand. It has a JBL performing audio system with subwoofer, a NVIDIA GeForce GT 525 M graphics card with 1 GB and an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor.
The laptop has the following configuration: Aluminum Metalloid case, Intel Core i7 processor with 2.2 GHz and it can go to 2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology. Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, 1 year of warranty, 6 GB of DDR3 SDRAM memory, DVD optical unit, 500 GB hard drive with 7200 rpm, 15.6 inches HD WLED screen with integrated 2 mega pixels camera. NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M with 1 GB of video memory, 9 cells Li-Ion battery
The first impression it gave to us is that it is very big but we were impressed with the fact that the case is made out of Aluminum and it looks good. Dell calls this design Metalloid Aluminum. At the first boot it asked me to backup the system and as we have an original DVD we refused it. The Quad Core i-7 processor and the Nvidia GeForce GT 525M graphics card and the 500 GB hard drive, make it one of the best portable laptops on the market.
Very good peed in launching applications and uses the processor only as it needs. We almost managed to use 3GB out of the 6 it has. The battery in the full option system lasts up to 5 hours and 30-40 minutes after the first tests. With the mention that in the beginning you have to charge it for 12 hours. The jacks are well positioned and the cables aren’t occupying the space on your desk.
In front it has only the card reader which is very useful when you want to upload pictures fast. On the left are the 3.0 USB and the ventilator, on the back there is a miniDisplay port, HDMI, RJ-45 jack, USB 3.0 and the power jack.
For more information you can visit Dell Homepage.11