Dell Vostro 14-3459
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Reviews for the Dell Vostro 14-3459
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The Dell Vostro 14 3459 is an affordable laptop meant for small business and mobile professionals, but it's just too unpleasant to use. The notebook's dim screen, subpar battery life and uncomfortable keyboard make it a poor choice for traveling and getting work done.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/13/2016
Rating: Total score: 40%
Model: The Dell Vostro 14-3459 is made for business and centres around productivity. This productivity is enhanced by a portable setup with the entire machine weighing around 1.94 kg. Built to be durable, the Dell Vostro 14-3459 comes in black with the entire device textured to reduce scuffs. The Dell Vostro 14-3459 comes with a plethora of operating system options ranging from Ubuntu Linux 14.04 SP1 to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. To match the software variety, there are several hardware configurations with the Intel Core i7-6500 quad-core processor, 8 GB DDR3L 1600MHz, and a AMD Radeon R5 with 2 GB DDR3 VRAM being top of the range.
There are two options for storage on the Dell Vostro 14-3459; a 1 TB HDD for capacity or a 256 GB SSD for speed. Display on the laptop is a 14 inch HD anti-glare panel with LED-backlit technology. Brightness levels are good to match outdoor usage and color rendition is eye pleasing. The Dell Vostro 14-3459 comes with a DVD drive, a full-sized keyboard, a multi-touch gesture touchpad, USB ports, a VGA out and an HDMI out. Users can definitely get some work done thanks to a the battery life of up to 9 hours.
Intel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.
The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
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In 2023, Dell had an approximate 17% market share of global PC sales, ranking #3 after Lenovo and HP.
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40%: This rating is bad and very rare. There are only a few models that are rated so poorly. If the source is reputable, then a purchase is probably not advisable.
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