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.
Slightly updated designs and new processors come at a reasonable price on Dell's latest Vostros.
Intel's new high-end chips get picked up by Dell's multimedia line.
Dell's thin and extremely portable Vostro V130 is an attractive small-business 13-incher, but an unacceptably poor battery life sinks its appeal.
Dell's small-business-targeted Vostro V131 is meant for small businesses, but its size and price could make it appealing for anyone.
Dell's slim 13-inch Vostro business laptop has been updated with new Intel Core i3 and i5 processors and much better battery life.
Dell's slim 13-inch Vostro update is meant for business, but can it be your perfect budget laptop, too? We go hands-on.
Dell's thin small-business 13-incher has a great power-to-size ratio and an affordable starting price.
The small-business-targeted Dell Vostro 3300 is a compact, stylish-looking laptop selling at a price that's reasonable. If it had a more robust battery, this would be an excellent travel companion.
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Normally $619 (!), this thin and sexy system packs dual-core horsepower into a 3.5-pound frame that measures just over half an inch thick.