Editors Liked

  • Keyboard, USB 3.0, Performance, Price
  • Battery is big and removable, Competitive Core i5 performance, Thin and light for a 13.3-inch laptop, Comfortable backlit keyboard, Mostly aluminum chassis
  • Good performance, Superb battery life (9 hours), Two USB 3.0 ports, 15 months of Trend Micro security included, Comfortable backlit keyboard
  • Great connectivity, Excellent performance, Long battery life, Attractive and slim design, Competitive price
  • Excellent battery life; improved keyboard; affordable price
  • Offering excellent battery life and processing power in a compact, sturdy design, the Dell Vostro V131 improves on last year's version while keeping a clean look
  • Powerful standard-voltage Core i5 CPU, Excellent battery life, Excellent keyboard, Two USB 3,0 ports, Fast spinning hard drive

Editors Didn't Like

  • No optical drive, Battery
  • Subpar Webcam, Display hinges are too loose
  • Lid bends easily, Display has a low contrast ratio, Poorly designed bottom panel
  • Runs warm, Poor key feel, Average display
  • Display has limited viewing angles; poor audio quality
  • Other 13-inch laptops are even thinner and lighter; the matte screen and mono speaker are weak for a laptop this size
  • Subpar gaming scores from integrated graphics, No backlit keyboard