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Dell Vostro 3500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Dell Vostro 3500. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and design. The durability and performance also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the keyboard and usability. There are some mixed opinions about the portability.

price, performance, durability, design, battery

usability, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Vostro 3500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Dell Vostro 3500 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on People really like the reliability and battery. The price and durability also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the design, and there are some negative reviews about the keyboard and usability.

durability, price, battery, reliability

portability, usability, keyboard

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Vostro V3500 15.6" LED Notebook - Core i5 i5-460M 2.53 GHz (468-8791)Dell Vostro V3500 15.6" LED Notebook - Core i5 i5-460M 2.53 GHz (468-8791)

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Martina Osztovits (

Review Dell Vostro 3500 Notebook


New Vostro. The Vostro 3500 has Intel's latest hardware and Nvidi

Good application performance; Matt display with a good brightness; Connectivity including eSATA and HDMI; Comprehensive communication configuration

Unfavorable interface placement for lefties; No separate docking port (USB solution only)

Other 15.6 inch business laptops at a low price with the latest hardware, such as Toshiba's Tecra A11-125 with a GMA HD or HP's ProBook 6540b with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550.

May, 2010

Expert review by: (

Dell Vostro 3500 Review


The Dell Vostro 3500 is a 15.6-inch screen entry level business laptop that comes with the latest Intel Core i3 and i5 family of processors and features a thin and light design.  The Vostro 3000 series the 3500 belongs to is replacing the old Vostro...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Tech Staff (

Dell Vostro 3500 review


Powerful performance and a tough chassis – ideal for frequent business use

Good office performance ; Connectivity ; Screen ; Build quality

Integrated graphics

May, 2010

Expert review by: James Etherington-Smith (

Dell Vostro 3500 laptop review


A handsome, sturdy and and functional business oriented laptop with a few shortcomings

The Dell Vostro 3500 sells for a recommended retail price of R10,999 at the time of writing. Alone this may seem like a slightly expensive ask considering the hardware configuration, but Dell includes their 3 year Onsite Next Business Day Warranty, and...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: (

Dell Vostro 3500 review


Dell's mainstream laptop for small business looks good value before you add in the extras

Good performance; good keyboard; relatively low cost

Windows 7 Home Premium; relatively low battery life

Dell's Vostro 3500 does exactly what it says on the tin. The laptop is a value-for-money mid-range system for small business customers. Although it has few frills, this Vostro meets all a customer's basic requirements, and looks a bit more stylish than...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Geoff Rabans (

Dell Vostro 3500


Dell recently updated their Vostro range with the 3000 Series, a collection of notebooks and laptops designed with small to medium businesses in mind. There are a variety of models to choose from the range – the Vostro 3300 measures up at 13.3″; the...

The Dell Vostro 3500 is a decent laptop at a reasonable price and combines a stylish design with good performance. If you’re not wanting to play the latest 3D games in full resolution, the 3500 will offer enough quality in most departments to please a...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: gauravimdani (

Dell Vostro 3500


I have bought the laptop since 2013 its is working good. Its much advance . Its good in also battery backup . Its ROM is good. That's why it is too fast and good. I prefer you to this laptop. As it is good in use its Ram is 2 GB that is comfortable...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: nurainashq1 (

Dell Vostro 3500


Indeed, there's a lot to like about the Dell Vostro 3550, and it all starts under the bonnet. The second-generation Intel Core i7-2620M CPU runs at 2.7GHz and has two cores and Hyperthreading, along with a Turbo Boost speed of 3.4GHz. It also features...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Peter G 46 (

Still a reasonable computer


With its i7 processor, even a 2 year old Vostro 3500 is a quite useful laptop, and would be worth picking up second hand if you want decent laptop power on a budget, or need a good emergency device. With an LCD backlit screen and switchable graphics,...

Rugged, speedy enough and good battery life on the 9 cell unit.

Runs hot, big battery digs into knees, lack of USB 3.0

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: gschoudhary (

Dell Vostro 3500


I have bought this dell laptop almost 3 years back. It's still in good working condition. The problem is of the support that I get from ore tech guys. Indian dell tech is one of the worst I have ever seen n my life. The battery died up after 6 months....

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L2
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43529 / 43537 / 47341 / 47663 / 49020 / 49022 / 49653 / 49666 / 50178 / 50179 / 52220 / 52952
Processor package size:34 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28