Excerpt: The Dell Vostro V131 Laptop we are reviewing today bears a curious evolution. Nominally, it is intended to be the successor to the now discontinued Vostro V130 that we reviewed last year. The V130 was a laptop/netbook hybrid that featured an Intel Core i3/i5 ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) processor.
Conclusion: Though allegedly designed for small business, the Vostro is a clear winner for anyone who is in the market for a small, powerful laptop with excellent battery endurance. Although the price tag of $889 (as configured) is not a bargain, this laptop never feels like it needs to have a lower price.
Conclusion: For the business traveler looking for an ultraportable machine without having to settle for a tiny display, the 13.3-inch, 4-pound Dell Vostro V131 is a smart choice. We love its thin, aluminum chassis and—especially—all the changes Dell made from last year, making the battery bigger and removable,...
Pros: Battery is big and removable, Competitive Core i5 performance, Thin and light for a 13.3-inch laptop, Comfortable backlit keyboard, Mostly aluminum chassis
Summary: The $889 Dell Vostro V131 is one of the better small business notebooks you can buy. The machine retains the incredibly attractive aluminum chassis of its predecessor and improves upon it with a comfy backlit keyboard; a longer-lasting, user-replaceable battery; and a fingerprint reader for...
Conclusion: Thanks to an Intel Core i5 processor and 8-hour battery, the Dell Vostro V131 small-business laptop has most of the features, power, and battery life of its enterprise-oriented counterparts, yet it won't cost you nearly as much.
Pros: Powerful standard-voltage Core i5 CPU. Excellent battery life. Excellent keyboard. Two USB 3.0 ports. Fast spinning hard drive.
Cons: Subpar gaming scores from integrated graphics. No backlit keyboard.
Conclusion: There are a lot of 13.3-inch laptops around, all with the same mix of Intel chips. Dell's given the Vostro V131 a distinctive look that makes it stand out from the usual crowd of matte and glossy black machines - but that's really it's only distinctive feature, and it is let down by the lack of an...
Summary: Although not without some issues, the Dell Vostro 131 is a solid business ultraportable and its shortcomings are largely mitigated by its low price and long battery life. The lack of a desktop dock or port replicator option will limit its use to some and we have a few reservations about build...
Conclusion: Nije ni čudo da je ovaj 500GB WD na 7.200 okretaja zasjeo na najviša mjesta na grafu. Brz je i u potpunosti zadovoljavajuć za ovakav prijenosnik, još samo kad ne bi toliko vibrirao (SSD?). Što se igraćih mogućnosti tiče tu se ovaj prijenosnik nema baš čime pohvaliti.
Cons: Windows Home u poslovnom računalu, HDD prenosi vibracije na kućište, problem s inelovim 3D driverima, na trenutke dosta čujan rashladni sistem, kvaliteta prikaza slike, tipkovnica se pri jačem pritisku uvija, neprecizan TrackPad.
Summary: Ноутбук станет очень хорошим выбором для тех, кто ставит производительность выше долгосрочной автономности, особенно за ту вполне резонную цену, которую запрашивают за Dell Vostro V131 в розничных магазинах.
Pros: Элементы конструкции из магниевого сплава, матовый дисплей, достаточная производительность.
Cons: Малое время работы даже от расширенной батареи.