Dell has introduced the business-oriented Vostro 14 and Vostro 15 Series Notebooks which aims at small scale businesses, home offices and mobile professionals by offering a right balance of features, design and more importantly the price tag. The Vostro 14 and 15 3000 Series offers users with a decent set of specifications for the day-to-day tasks without compromising too much on the performance.
"We are launching these new products and expanding the availability of our Vostro line in response to feedback from customers who are seeking this business solution from Dell, and input from our valued channel partners," said Phil Bryant, vice president, Consumer and Small Business Sales, Dell. "The Vostro line has long been synonymous with productivity for the working professional and small businesses, and the next generation Vostro 3000 Series notebooks will pack the optimal processors, graphics options, connectivity ports and design details to help customers or business users get more done during their workday."
The Notebooks are powered by the latest Intel processors, offering users with up to Core i5 processors and up to 8GB of RAM. The graphics are handled by NVIDIA with up to 2GB of memory so users can rest assured that it will be able to run graphic-rich applications. The company touts the Vostro 14 delivers up to 9 hours of battery life on average while the Vostro 15 can offer users with a battery life of 8 hours and 42 minutes. These are rough numbers so the battery life may vary in real-time usage. Nonetheless anything around 9 hours should be good enough for most working professionals, lasting during the time they are at office.
Other features includes an optical drive, VGA output, anti-glare FHD display, Gigabit Ethernet, a 10-key numeric pad (15" only), and up to 1TB HDD for data storage. The Vostro 14 comes with a 14-inch display while the Vostro 15 Series offer 15.6-inch display, both offering a resolution of 1366 by 768 pixels. Last but not the least, both laptops feature the 64-bit Windows 8.1 as its operating system.
Both machines are now available in the United States on the company's websites, and starts at $349.