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Dell Vostro 14 5490

Specifications

Dell Vostro 14 5490
Dell Vostro 14 5490 (Vostro 14 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce MX250 - 2048 MB, Core: 1582 MHz, Memory: 1502 MHz, GDDR5, 430.86
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2666, 1 Slot, Dual-Channel, max. 40 GB
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, B140HAN, LED, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Comet Lake-U PCH-LP Premium
Storage
Toshiba KBG40ZNS512G NVMe, 512 GB 
, 410 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Comet Lake PCH-LP - cAVS
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, USB-C
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wireless AC 9462 (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth Yes
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.9 x 321.8 x 227.7 ( = 0.7 x 12.67 x 8.96 in)
Battery
42 Wh, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: Yes
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.484 kg ( = 52.35 oz / 3.27 pounds), Power Supply: 326 g ( = 11.5 oz / 0.72 pounds)
Price
960 Euro

 

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Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Dell Vostro 14 5490

70% Dell Vostro 14 5490 business laptop review
Source: Techradar English
The Dell Vostro 14 5490 business laptop is a capable, beautifully designed and well configured product. However, it does suffer from a chronic mispricing strategy which is not intrinsic to it. It needs to be significantly cheaper by at least 20% to be a viable alternative to other models.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/30/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Dell Vostro 5490 review – a hodgepodge between an XPS and a ZenBook
Source: Laptop Media English
Ladies and gentlemen, if you are familiar with the Vostro 5590, this laptop is obviously not that different from the other. However, the performance figures of the new Core i7-10510U inside this machine are pretty darn good. Sadly, there had to be a catch. Here, the toll is in the form of noise. The fan of this notebook sounds more like one of a gaming laptop, rather than a business ultrabook. Perhaps, this is what you get when you want a powerful laptop that is small in size too.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2019

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce MX250: Successor of the MX150 and still based on the same Pascal GP108 chip (similar to the desktop GT 1030) but with higher clock speeds. Available in two versions, a normal 25 Watt version and a low power version with 10 Watt TDP and reduced performance. The 25 Watt version e.g. offers a 21% higher boost clock than the old MX150 leading to a 5% performance gain.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i7-10510U: Comet Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Whiskey Lake and still produced in 14nm++). The CPU cores can clock between 1.8 and 4.9 GHz (all 4 cores 4.3 GHz max.) with HyperThreading (8 threads). The integrated memory controller supports DDR4-2666 and using cTDP up/down the performance can be adjusted by the OEM (10 - 25 Watt possible, 15W default).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.484 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-12- 3 (Update: 2019-12- 3)