Vostro is the value range from Dell, but there is no reason to include the new V13 model in this range of laptop computers Dell. The laptop’s frame looks a bit like the first Dell Adamo, from behind, and it seems that the experience the company has in jamming in all sorts of components, and packing them together, was fully used when the producer made this ultra-portable 13.3 ” piece of machinery.
Although it fails to beat the Sony VAIO X in suppleness, the Vostro V13 is 16.5-19.7 mm thick. Dell has not yet fully announced the new computer model in the United States of America, but the company’s Singapore website contains the full specs of the model, showing what this little item can and cannot do. Those interested, and we believe will be many, will have a choice between the following processors: Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300, SU3500 Core 2 Solo and Celeron 743. At the size this tool boasts, it was out of the question for the producers to use an integrated video board, so the one available to you is a GMA 4500 MHD.
The laptop lacks an optical drive, but if you are truly in need of such a device, then you can use an external optical unit, for CDs or DVDs. The 6 cell battery used by Dell’s Vostro V13 version is not removable, which does not come as a surprise for any of us. The weight of this laptop reaches 1.6 kg, which makes it one of the lightest 13.3 “ laptops on the market these days.
We are not sure if the version with the Celeron CPU and the Ubuntu operating system costs only $ 450, but the price is too attractive not to be mentioned. Even with the highest performance processor and DDR3 memory reaching up to 4GB, Vostro V13 is almost sure not to come too close to the $ 1,000 marker.
Aside from the description of this particular model, I am sure you know that Dell, that company based out of Singapore and reaching deep within the entire world, makes some very good quality products at some nice prices. Everyone of us has at least one friend, colleague, relative or neighbor who has or has had in the past, or plans to buy a laptop computer made by Dell. I, myself, use a laptop computer made by Dell, at home as well as at the office.
Laptop computers Dell for me were a revelation, because at he time, as I was searching for a good piece of portable hardware, I was taken aback by the high prices and low amount of products available. Then I heard about Dell and, I must admit, my initial reaction was that, since this company is from Singapore, the components and laptops are surely made by underage children in sweatshops run by slave drivers. I was very wrong.
Dell turned out to be a reliable, customer oriented company with knowledge of and activities in CSR (which means Corporate Social Responsibility, or that thing that companies do to prove that they are closer to the people). Since then and until now, whenever somebody asks me what type of laptop to buy, I tell them they should go with a Dell, Asus or Acer, because these are the producers that satisfy all the needs of the average user, not the programmer or hacker, who want super computers, or the high-life glitterati who would like their laptop fitted with Swarovski crystals and in whatever exotic colors they can come up with.11