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Dell Vostro V131

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews of Dell Vostro V131. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and design. The battery and performance also get good comments, whereas the durability and size get critical comments.

portability, performance, battery, design, price

screen, size, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell Vostro V131 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Vostro V131

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Vostro V131 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

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

Dec, 2020

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Dell Vostro V131 review: Dell Vostro V131

 

Most companies strive to create distinctions between their small-business and consumer laptop lines, sometimes to the point of creating whole new designs that aren't available otherwise. Most of these business laptops aren't of much interest to the...

Offering excellent battery life and processing power in a compact, sturdy design, the Dell Vostro V131 improves on last year's version while keeping a clean look.

Other 13-inch laptops are even thinner and lighter; the matte screen and mono speaker are weak for a laptop this size.

The 2011 Dell Vostro V131 succeeds at being an affordable and powerful update to the 13-inch small-business laptop, adding much-needed battery life and processing boosts. At its lower-priced configurations, it's worth a look for budget shoppers.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Dell Vostro V131

 

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.

Powerful standard-voltage Core i5 CPU. Excellent battery life. Excellent keyboard. Two USB 3.0 ports. Fast spinning hard drive.

Subpar gaming scores from integrated graphics. No backlit keyboard.

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Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Amber Riippa (NotebookReview.com)

Dell Vostro V131 Review: A Good, Cheap Business Laptop

 

The 13.3-inch Dell Vostro V131 is a solid small-to-medium business notebook with exceptional battery life, a backlit keyboard, and plenty of power to handle any office work. Check out our full review to find out if this is the right upgrade for your...

Good performance ; Superb battery life (9 hours) ; Two USB 3.0 ports ; 15 months of Trend Micro security included ; Comfortable backlit keyboard

Lid bends easily ; Display has a low contrast ratio ; Poorly designed bottom panel ; The Dell Vostro V131 delivers a great balance of price, performance and battery life if you can live less than perfect build quality.

The Dell Vostro V131 delivers a great balance of price, performance and battery life if you can live less than perfect build quality.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Vostro V131 Notebook

 

Evolution. Dell launched a slim and portable line in its entry-level business range with the Vostro V130. It's also supposed to convince in terms of design. Powerful Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs follow the first attempts with ULV processors. A few...

Solid, attractive case; Illuminated keyboard; Very good application performance; Good battery life; Extensive communication equipment

Display hinge's low force; Background noise always present; Moderate brightness

A really trouble-free outdoor suitable display with at least 250 cd/m2. The optionally available SSD in our test device

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Preview: Dell Vostro V131 Notebook in Review

 

Evolution. In launching the Vostro V130, Dell started a slim and

These were our first results and impressions. An in-depth test of the new Dell Vostro V131 will follow within the next few days.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by (consumersearch.com)

Best budget business laptop

 

Business users looking to take a light, ergonomic laptop with a long battery life on the road should consider the 13.3-inch Dell Vostro v131, experts say. Although the base configuration sports an Intel Celeron CPU and starts out at $500, most...

Thin and light, second-generation Intel Core processor, good battery life, excellent performance, lots of business and connectivity extras

Poor speakers, not good for gaming, no optical drive, average display

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : gary (newlaunches.com)

Dell Vostro V131 fits most budgets

 

Dell has extended the line of budget machines that they're releasing every now and then, with the Vostro V131. The features offer options to spoil you starting with an Intel Core i3/Core i5 processor, up to 6GB DDR3 RAM, DVD burner option, storage up...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by (techreviewsource.com)

Dell Vostro V131

 

The Dell Vostro V131 is a 13-inch notebook that is affordable and offers an update to Dell's small-business laptop line. The V131 starts with a basic configuration that will be attractive for budget shoppers, but for a little extra money, you get good...

Expert review by : Jon L. Jacobi (goodgearguide.com.au)

Dell Vostro V131 ultraportable business laptop

 

Don't let the Dell Vostro V131 laptop's low price fool you: it's state of the art

Nice input ergonomics, two USB 3.0 ports ; Inexpensive for an ultraportable

On the large side of the ultraportable class

You'll have a hard time finding a more affordable business ultraportable than the Dell Vostro V131, though its size and weight stretch the definition.

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Chris Holmes (pocket-lint.com)

Dell Vostro V131

 

Light and powerful, Dell's Vostro range is intended to add a little style to the small business or the home office. The latest member of the family, the V131, is a Sandy Bridge Core i5 machine, one of a new generation of thin and light 13.3-inch...

Light, powerful and portable

Lack of optical drive

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...

Mar, 2012

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