Although Dell makes a ton of great laptops for regular users (and even some surprisingly nice gaming machines), it’s no secret that this decades-old PC brand built its name and reputation on its no-nonsense business computers made just for the professional crowd. And this year, with more people working and studying from home than ever before, it’s never been more important to have a fast and reliable workhorse laptop like the Dell Vostro 15 3500 which is on sale right now for a whopping 46% discount that brings it down to just $649 — one of the best Dell laptop deals we’ve seen all year.
The Dell laptop stable is a large one, with so many different lines and models that trying to find the right one for you can quickly cause choice paralysis. The Vostro series represents one of Dell’s premier work-focused laptop families made just for freelancers, remote workers, and other professionals who need a solid machine without unnecessary bells and whistles like touchscreens. Simply put, laptops like the Dell Vostro 15 3500 are all business, combining great hardware with solid build quality.
This new Dell Vostro 15 3500 packs one of Intel’s latest 11th-generation Tiger Lake CPUs, the Core i5-1135G7, which features some notable improvements over the 10th-gen Ice Lake CPU architecture. That snappy processor is paired with 8GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM (a definite upgrade over slower RAM that’s still too often found in laptops) along with onboard graphics processing to easily handle all your work, from text documents and spreadsheets to photo editing and online projects.
For storage, you’ve got a nice big 512GB SSD, giving you plenty of space for your apps and work files on a solid-state drive that’s much faster and more reliable than the platter-based hard drives of yesteryear (and it gives you twice as much as space as the 256GB SSDs that you usually get with laptops at this price point). Dell Vostro 15 3500 sits at the ideal size for work and productivity with its 15.6-inch 1080p Full HD display as well, and since it’s a Dell laptop, you can be sure it’s built to last for years of everyday use and carry. It’s not too bulky, either, at less than four pounds and less than 0.8 inches thick when closed.
This Dell Vostro 15 3500 laptop configuration would normally set you back $1,213, but a very nice 46% discount for Dell’s “Days of Deals” sale knocks this solid work machine down to $649, saving you $564 off retail.
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