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Dell Vostro 15 (3000 Series)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 608 reviews of Dell Vostro 15 (3000 Series). 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. People are impressed by the performance and price. The battery and screen are also appreciated, but reviews about the image quality and size are different. Many are less positive about the reliability and portability.

usability, screen, battery, price, performance

portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Vostro 15 (3000 Series) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell Vostro 15 (3000 Series)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Dell Vostro 15 (3000 Series) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

38% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Vostro V3550 15.6" LED Notebook - Core i3 i3-2310M 2.10 GHz - Metallic SilverDell Vostro V3550 15.6" LED Notebook - Core i3 i3-2310M 2.10 GHz - Metallic Silver

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Dell Vostro 15 3558 Notebook Review

 

Enduring. The Dell Vostro 3558 is a low-cost office notebook that is primarily designed as a working device. This claim is supported by good battery runtimes and decent input devices. It is unfortunate that Dell did not equip the device with a...

matte display, usually very quiet, limited warming, good battery runtimes, maintenance hatch

12 months warranty, no digital video output

The Dell Vostro 3558 primarily wants to be an inexpensive working device for companies and business users. It is powerful enough for common tasks; the device is usually very quiet and gets hardly warm. You also get decent input devices and good battery...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Dominic Moass (kitguru.net)

Dell Vostro 15 3549 Laptop Review

 

The Dell Vostro 15 3549 is described as an affordable business laptop, and on paper the specifications certainly seem to suggest we have the makings of a decent portable PC. There is a Broadwell-U CPU, 4GB RAM and a 15.6″ HD display – along with a...

i5-5200U performs well

HDD is slow and should be bigger at the very least

The Vostro 15 3549 seems a good, business laptop. It is nothing fancy, but handles general tasks easily and can stretch to light gaming loads too.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Dell Vostro 15 3546 4th gen Intel Core i3/ 4 GB/1 TB

 

Dell Vostro 15 3546 4th gen Intel Core i3/ 4 GB/1 TB is an affordable business laptop. It has a 15.6 inch HD LED Backlit display with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. The laptop has Intel Core i3 1.9 GHz processor, NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M 2 GB DDR3...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Varinder_Singh (mouthshut.com)

Dell Vostro 3558 Notebook

 

Dell is well known brand in computers and laptops.most of people uses dell laptops.i m also used dell vostro 3558 laptop.It is good laptop.it is core i3 4th generation processor gives good performance. Display: 15.6inch 1366×768 pixels HD display gives...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Nikhil V (tesco.com)

Happy purchase

 

Bought this laptop a month ago, seems a good decision. Working fine\nThanks Tesco

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Vtho1 (tesco.com)

Rubbish

 

Cheap plastic. The mouse keeps sticking. The page keeps enlarging all by itself it's mega sensitive to any movement and it keeps crashing.\nIt's going back ASAP.\nThe plus side is Tesco customer service is excellent.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Kev123456679 (tesco.com)

Great laptop for the money

 

once the software was all updated (around 3 hours) the laptop worked great. Ideal for what I want to use it for.\nWindows 10 seams to work better than windows 8 so worth the hassle!\nJust be aware that the wifi protocol in windows 10 doesn't like old...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: TheOrganGrinder (tesco.com)

Not so good

 

I don't like the quality compared to previous Dell. Keyboard buttons too small. Return key too near to numerical keypad thus for touch typists not good. Quality of display poor.\nOverall size larger then others with same size screen. Not very nice...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: WendyA43 (tesco.com)

Great Value

 

Bought for my father to learn how to use a computer so just needed something basic and this is a great wee machine - really quick.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: bomber 123 (tesco.com)

Dell Vostro 3549 notebook

 

I bought this for my son who is very pleased with product.

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC3234 / Realtek ALC3246

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92 / 1

Design

Intel segment tagging:Home Office / Small Business

Display

Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / HD Ready / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 16 / 2 / 32
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2: No
NVIDIA G-SYNC: No
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:No / Yes
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12 / 11.3 / 12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x1616 / 0x1626 / 0xA16 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3200 x 2000 / 3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600 / 3200 x 2000 / 3280 x 2000 / 4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO) / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

Total number of SATA connectors:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Configurable TDP-down:10 / 7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600 / 800
Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600 / 1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L2 / L3
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Broadwell / Haswell / Sandy Bridge / Skylake
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 3000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-5000 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 3000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® OS Guard:No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):No / Yes
OS Guard:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:3205U / 52224 / 75105 / 81016 / 81018 / 84695 / 84809 / 84813 / 84984 / 85212 / 85213 / 86348 / 88180 / 88193 / 88194 / I3-4005U / I5-5200U / I5-6200U
Processor package size:31 / 40 / 42
UART: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes

Software

Operating System Language:DUT / ENG / JPN / Multilingual
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro

Storage

Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter depth:2.28
Power adapter height:1.11
Power adapter width:5.39