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Old February 21, 2012, 07:43 PM
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Dell has been angling most of their product stack towards value oriented market segments and the newest addition to the Vostro lineup –the V131- seems to follow this same path but with some interesting twists along the way. As with many of Dell’s notebooks, it is available in a number of flavors ranging in price from just $399 to $900. Unfortunately, Dell's website has it is tucked away from the prying eyes of most end users.

Read more here: Dell Vostro V131 Notebook Review
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Old February 21, 2012, 07:59 PM
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I doubt it's got 5000GB of storage (first page)
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Old February 21, 2012, 09:50 PM
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Lol... I want that HDD !

That aside, apart from the options for Docking Stations on our clients Latitudes, these Vostro's are great. Just a word to the wise, if you place one which is on and being used on top of one that is closed....it goes to sleep. At first we thought it was a ghost, but actually these use magnets to tell the computer that the screen is shut, and the magnets from the other vostro's were interferring with the one that was being used!
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I doubt it's got 5000GB of storage (first page)


I was sold on that fact alone.

Nice review, of a nice notebook Sky!!

Dell has come along way with their different lines.

Looks like that particular unit wont need any extra cooling, with all that snow around.
Wonder what it would OC to on snow/ice.

Really dig the idea of 3g/4g/LTE built into a laptop.
Though I'm sure that lack of docking might be a deal killer.

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Old February 22, 2012, 05:48 AM
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I never say this since it's best to keep a neutral outlook on such things but I actually bought one of these for my parents last night. It offers everything they could possibly need along with the outputs necessary for their regular monitor (via a HDMI to DVI adapter) and the ProSupport will really come in handy.
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I have been using mine since last December and it's great. Lightweight, lots of battery life, and it's got an elegant design.
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FYI these are on sale right now, and you can get it loaded with Ubuntu instead of Windows, I've configured an i3 model with 4GB RAM for $449! That is a STEAL!
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:( They have discontinued the V131 :(
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