Dell Vostro 3500 Review

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U.S. Dell computers has long been known for his adaptation of the computer orders to customer needs. Dell introduced the Vostro family of desktop and laptop computers in April 2009 offering affordability through a range of choices for specific adjustments.

The Vostro family of computers offers small businesses a range of laptops and desktops from Dell, which claims are similar to those of the higher end corporate buyer. A mix-and-match range of options allow the buyer to join an affordable computer that meets their specific needs. The Vostro line is "budget-conscious offering a wide variety of choices for the design, performance, productivity and safety.

Highlights of the Dell Vostro 3500 issued as part of the 3000 series in March 2010, the affordability, the next generation of Intel processors, excellent battery life and a range of mobile productivity features aimed at the small business traveler.

Mix-and-match choices

The Canny consumers plan ahead and to consider which features are most important to their specific needs, inside and out. Built around a fairly powerful next-generation Intel? I3 CoreTM 370M processor running at 2.4 GHz (3MB cache), the Dell Vostro 3500 is easily adaptable to individual customer needs and wallets.

Hard drive choices include a 250, 320 or 500 gigabyte drive, the default is a 250GB2 Wave Software Encrypted Hard Drive (7200 RPM). How much RAM is installed to the buyer with a choice of Single Channel 2GB3 DDR3 that can be extended to 6GB1 Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM running at 1066 MHz - 2 DIMMs (with 8 GB supported). To play or write DVDs and CDs, the optical drive 8X DVD + /-RW with double-layer DVD + /-R writing capabilities, Roxio and Cyberlink PowerDVD DX 8.3.

This laptop comes with Genuine Windows? 7 Home Premium installed, but can be upgraded to the Windows 7 Professional. Microsoft Office 2007 software comes standard, and can be adjusted.

Data Security

This laptop comes with Dell Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Services "(to 3-year subscription) and an optional fingerprint reader is available for protection against thieves and competitors. A cable lock chassis security slot and padlock to come in the box.

A full service 24 / 7 data backup and recovery solution is available when you select the "Dell DataSafe Online Backup". Standard on this laptop is a "free fall sensor Hard Drive and Strike Zone shock absorber to protect your data from damage, even if your laptop is turned off at the moment.

Professional Style

Although the performance and security priorities may be, the buyers do not have to sacrifice style. The aluminum housing for all new Vostro models, both solid and professional look. Three color choices are available: Silver Aberdeen, Lucerne Red, Bronze and Brisbane (color selection varies by region).

Take to the road this highly portable 5.1 pounds (2.31 kg) laptop that fits in any trunk (Width: 14.76 "/ 375mm, Height: (front / rear) 0.90-1.23inches/22.9-31.9mm, Depth: 9 , 84 "/ 250mm). The relatively large screen on the Vostro 3500 laptop measures 15.6 inches and offers a high-definition LED display (1366 x 768) with Anti-Glare. Owners of this laptop are impressed by the full-sized, spill-resistant keyboard and optional backlit keyboard in low light situations as well as large multi-touch pad Standard Gesture. Starting in April 2010, this laptop can also be ordered with touch screen to take advantage of the touch capabilities of Windows 7.

With both multiple USB, VGA and HDMI port standard, vendors, trainers and others on the road you will find the Vostro 3500 hooks up easily for presentations. Multiple connectivity is also equipped with Bluetooth 2.1 and Wireless LAN and optional Dell Wireless HSPA 2.0 mini card, USB modem and Ethernet ports (in some countries).

On the road, battery life is the key and the Vostro 3500 will not let down the user with a variety of options in addition to the standard 6-cell Lithium Ion battery.


This laptop is powerful enough for use in the home office or small business and sturdy enough for heavy travel. With two integrated stereo speakers (4 ohm 2W x 2) and an integrated 2.0 MP camera with digital array microphones, the "road warriors" can listen to music, talking on Skype or VoIP while writing papers, prepping PowerPoints, entering of contacts in a database and a list of costs associated with spreadsheets - making multitasking a breeze.

By offering a range of customized support options, Dell has a smart and daring choice in designing the Vostro line for the budget conscious small business customer. If their customer service and technical support staff are able to keep pace with the differing needs of small businesses, the Vostro family of laptops and desktops around for the next few years.

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