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Dell Vostro V130

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews of Dell Vostro V130. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and durability. The performance and design also get good feedback. There are some negative comments about the battery, and there are mixed comments on the touchpad and screen.

portability, design, performance, durability, price

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Vostro V130 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Vostro V130

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Vostro V130 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the usability.

usability

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

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Vostro V130 470UM Subnotebook

 

Takin' Care of Business in Style Professionals don't want a dingy-looking, plastic-covered bulky laptop ruining their otherwise sophisticated impression at a meeting. So, can the thin Vostro V130 give you an air of style while facilitating your workflow?

Sturdy, stylish case, Decent performance, Speedy hard drive, Little exhaust, Very good touchpad, Good keyboard, Perfect port placement, High-resolution webcam (1.9MP), Loud, decent speaker, Matte display, Recovery & Software CDs/DVDs, Compact, quiet,...

Battery life low for subnotebook, HDD always humming audibly, Battery Life!  Battery Life!  Battery Life

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Dell Vostro V130 short test

 

Travel in Style Business clients who are looking for a stylish mo

The battery life has not improved when compared to the V13 (WLAN 3:10 hours). The system performance has increased however. Because of the limited battery capacity of 30Wh we are not expecting any significant improvements for WLAN and idle times when...

Expert review by: Yardena Arar (pcworld.com)

Dell Vostro V130

 

The Dell Vostro V130 is the latest model in the company's Vostro lineup, joining such earlier entrants as the Vostra 3300 and the Vostra V13. With its snazzy anodized aluminum case, thin profile (a hair over 0.75 inch at its thickest) and widescreen...

Fairly thin for its size, metal case ; Good-looking notebook with solid AV features

A tad pricey with the solid-state drive ; Subpar performance and battery life

Handsome and thin, the V130 is well suited for multimedia presentations, but poor battery life and mediocre performance drag down its overall score.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

Dell Vostro V130 Review

 

With any ultraportable, there's a delicate balance between power and portability. A notebook needs to perform certain tasks well, but if it uses up its battery too quickly, its usefulness for business travelers is mitigated. While we like that the $928...

Stylish brushed aluminum design, Less than an inch thick, Loud speakers, HDMI port and added USB port, Runs cool

Battery life too short, Expensive, Long boot time

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Dell Vostro V130

 

The 13.3-inch remains intact from its predecessor and is limited to the same 1,366 by 768 resolution. Higher resolutions can be had if you're willing to pay the heavy premiums for the Sony Z1390X (1,600 by 900) and X301 (1,440 by 900). The screen is...

Exquisitely thin. Sturdy. Fantastic keyboard and mouse buttons. Fairly priced. Fast hard drive. Better-than-expected feature set

Small battery yielded paltry battery life. Battery is not removable

Although the Core i5 processor and HDMI are notable additions, the Dell Vostro V130 is tough to recommend as an ultraportable with only 3 hours of battery life.

Expert review by: thinkdigit.com (thinkdigit.com)

Dell Vostro V130 Review

 

The Dell Vostro V130 appeals to a niche audience looking for portability and style at the cost of pure performance. While it does well in the design, build quality and portability areas, its poor battery life is unforgivable, making it hard for us to...

Affordable, Solid build quality, Lightweight body, Matte display

Low battery-life, No optical drive

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Robert Nelson (gadgetell.com)

Gadgetell Hands On: Dell Vostro V130 notebook

 

We have spent some quality time with the Dell Vostro V130 notebook over the past few weeks, and while we are still putting our thoughts into words, we did want to share some images of the notebook itself. And without giving away all that much, we will...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: HardwareCentral (hardwarecentral.com)

Laptop Review: Dell Vostro V130

 

Physically, the Dell feels comfortingly solid. The cover opens quickly and simply -- no latch. Unlike one or two other machines I've tried, the V130 "kept on ticking" when I picked the system up and even shook it slightly -- kudos to the disk...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

The Vostro 130's sharp, super-thin design is an attention-grabber. But for small-business buyers looking for a laptop for a long trip or the long haul, this unit's battery is a deal killer.

Incredibly thin and light, Sharp design, Comfortable keyboard

Battery is not user-replaceable, Short battery life, Mediocre performance

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Shane Baxtor (tweaktown.com)

Quick Review: Dell Vostro V130 13.3-inch Notebook

 

The Dell Vostro V130 has just launched and we take the time to see what this more budget friendly laptop has to offer.

If you're looking for something for work, something that can be taken around easily, something that is going to be easy to travel with, the Vostro series looks the goods and the V130 is a great part of that series with its feature set. For most,...

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):2

Display

HD type: No

Graphics

Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2

Processor

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):12.8
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:L3
Thermal Design Power (TDP):18

Processor special features

Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Processor package size:34