Dell speaks with the current Vostro line of business customers, residential customers would also inspire the Office series. For it equips one of the tester Vostro 3560 with a matt Full HD display, a powerful Ivy Bridge dual-core Intel Core i5-3210m and a dedicated AMD Radeon HD 7670M and packs everything into a solid aluminum chassis.
Specifications Dell Vostro 3560
Display: 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), matt
Processor: Intel Core i5-3210m (2.5 - 3.1 GHz)
Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7670M (1 GB), Intel HD Graphics 4000
Memory: 4 GB DDR3 RAM (2x 2GB, 1600 MHz)
Storage: 500 GB HDD (7200 rev / min)
Ports: 4x USB 3.0, HDMI, VGA, 1x headphone jack, 1x microphone jack, card reader (SD / MMC / MS / xD), ExpressCard 34 mm
Connectivity: Wi-Fi (b / g / n), Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet
Dimensions / Weight: 375 x 32.5 x 259 mm, 2700 g
Other features: fingerprint reader, HD webcam (720p), Kensington lock
The Dell Vostro 3560 and Dell vostro 3300 battery is mostly made of sturdy aluminum. The palm rest and the display frame is coated with a matte soft-touch finish. Even the underside of the base unit of plastic resists pressure effect successfully and are not far behind.
The lid itself is not as stable as the base unit. Small distortions are possible, but also a more robust operation, the display does not in danger. The touch sensation of the case as convincing as the uniform gaps.
The Full HD display of the Dell Vostro 3560 features a high luminance average of 272 cd / m². A high contrast ratio of 446:1 reinforces the positive impression. Bright colors and deep blacks an appealing image. Thanks to the matt surface, the Vostro 3560 can be used even in very bright environments. The fluctuating 11 percent luminance distribution is not in everyday use to continue.
The Dell Vostro 3560 is completely occupied with connections. Of the four USB 3.0 ports, one is provided with power share. Thus it is turned off notebook can portable devices such as smartphones, MP3 players and tablets are supplied with power. An ExpressCard-34 slot allows slots such as additional USB 3.0 ports or TV card upgrade. For viewing pictures to external monitors an HDMI and a VGA port are available. A DVD burner and a card reader for SD, MMC, MS and xD memory cards complete the extensive range of interfaces.
Dell Vostro 3560 installed in an Intel Core i5-3210m. The dual core processor has a clock speed from 2.5 to 3.1 GHz and consumes a maximum of 35 watts. The built-in CPU, graphics chip Intel HD Graphics 4000 is responsible for the image display in office use. GPU for gaming or applications stronger AMD Radeon HD 7670M is switched graphics card with its own video memory.
The 48-Wh battery drives the Dell Vostro 3560 with an extremely energy-efficient operation with minimal backlight and disabled radio module at just under 5 hours. In the practical test with active Wi-Fi and Office applications, and browser use the notebook kept by about 3.5 hours.