Designed specifically to meet the unique needs and requirements of small businesses, Vostro laptops give you the freedom to buy exactly what you need in a small business laptop. The Vostro 1520 15.4-inch laptop is packed with some of the latest technologies, connectivity options and comes with exceptional support all at a great price — so you can achieve more while spending less. With Vostro laptops, you can get the big business technologies without the big business price. Customize to your heart’s content. The Vostro 1520 gives you loads of choices — pick features that mean the most to you, whether a premium panel, mobile broadband or a solid-state drive (SSD).
The wide spectrum of available services allow for an offering that scales to meet your customized needs, including the following:
Dell on-site service helps to get your new Dell desktop, notebook and workstation up and running quickly.
Extended battery service* gives you the flexibility to extend the terms of your laptop battery coverage for the remainder of your laptop's limited hardware warranty* up to three years, and provides a battery replacement during the extended term should your primary battery fail.
CompleteCare™* Accidental Damage Service offers the support you need when accidents happen to your Vostro laptop.
ENERGY STAR-qualified products help you save money and protect the environment through energy efficiency.
Security With Advanced Data Protection Options
Your data is sacred to your business. Vostro laptops help you treat it that way with advanced, easy-to-use multilevel security features designed for small businesses.
Shield your secrets from prying eyes by using the fingerprint reader for multifactor authentication or adding an encrypted hard drive* plus Trusted Platform Module (TPM) protected network connection for added security.
Protect your data with durable hardware options such as SSDs, 7,200 rpm Free Fall Sensor hard drives, magnesium alloy-reinforced base and spill-resistant keyboard.
Help protect your client information, design plans and financial records by subscribing to services such as Dell ProSupport* Hard Drive Data Recovery, Certified Data Destruction, Laptop Tracking and Recovery, Remote Data Delete, and DataSafe Online Backup.
Do More — Anywhere, Anytime
Make it happen — in a bistro, waiting for a plane or in your client’s board room, Vostro laptops simply make it easy and fast to achieve more no matter where you are.
Long battery life, mobile broadband, fast wireless connections and Dell’s extended battery service help to keep your laptop going without interruption.
You can reduce expenses, increase productivity and broaden your reach when you communicate face-to-face with customers, partners or colleagues through the optional, easy-to-use Dell Video Chat* video communications solution with an integrated Webcam and digital microphone.
Get the performance your small business needs with options including Intel Core2 Duo processors and a NVIDIA GeForce graphics card.
Focus more on your business and less on IT while the optional Dell PC Installation and Data Migration Services install and configure PC, server, and network equipment or software and migrate data from one system to another all while at your location.
Intel® 45 Express chipset
Fixed, tray load 8X DVD+/-RW, Blu-Ray Disc (BD/DVD/CD read write)
4-cell 38 WHr Lithium Ion battery 6-cell 58 WHr Lithium Ion battery 9-cell 87 WHr Lithium Ion battery
Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security (up to 3 year subscription) Biometric fingerprint reader with DigitalPersona software Encrypted Hard Drive with Wave software Trusted Platform Module 1.2 with Infineon TPM management Security Software
2 speakers 1.3 Mega pixel camera with single digital microphone (optional) including Dell Webcam Central& Dell Video Chat software
No Wireless N – 802.11b/g only No Bluetooth®
Ports, Slots & Chassis
(4) USB 2.0 compliant 4-pin ports 15-pin VGA video connector Network connector (RJ45) Modem optional external via USB port AC adapter connector Headphone jack 4-pin IEEE 1394 port 8-in-1 media memory card reader 54 mm ExpressCard slot
Dimensions & Weight: Width: 14.05" / 357mm Height: 1.0" / 26.2mm (f), 1.5"/38mm (b) Depth: 10.15" / 258mm Preliminary weight less than 5.38lbs/2.4 kg with Optical Drive, WLAN, Hard Drive and 4-cell battery
Built for small business. Built for how you work. Vostro laptop solutions provide the combination of hardware, services and software that small business users want.
Dedicated small business-trained sales and service representatives, 24x7x365
Pre-selected software tailored to meet your business needs
Peace of mind with services like Dell Network Assistant, Automated PC TuneUp, DellConnect™ *, and Advanced Configuration Services
A 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
All Vostro laptops include:
One-year limited warranty* with Return Services and Hardware Warranty* Support for the length of the warranty* term.
Remote Troubleshooting and Repair with DellConnect™ (via broadband connection)
One-year Online Data Back Up (10GB) to easily back up and protect your data
One-Year Automated PC TuneUp subscription to help keep your system running at peak performance
Easy setup, optimization, and troubleshooting of simple wired and wireless network connections with Dell Network Assistant
Vostro Services and Support
You asked for a complete package. We listened.
Vostro was created with your small business in mind, which is why Dell offers comprehensive services and support specifically designed for your business. Dell has created tools and services to help you with installation, maintenance and repair tasks. You can be confident that you will have the level of support you need to help keep your business running smoothly.
Introducing Dell ProSupport– Faster, more reliable support services designed to address the technology challenges you face today. This new support portfolio is focused on your needs, time demands and budgets.
Dell ProSupport starts with the Dell ProSupport for non-IT Professionals Service Model, designed to take care of both you and your employees’ IT needs 7x24.
Dell ProSupport for non-IT Professionals includes:
7x24 direct break-fix hardware support for your employees
"How-to" support on popular software applications such as Norton AntiVirus, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Small Business Server, Intuit QuickBooks, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat.
Access to a certified technician in two minutes or less
Next, further customize your support solution by taking advantage of the Dell ProSupport Options below that align to how you use your technology.
Computrace Theft Protection - Tracks stolen systems and remotely wipes sensitive data
Dell’s installation services give you the tools you need to get your systems up and running as fast as possible so you can focus on more important business matters.
Dell Network Assistant – Connect your office to ease file-sharing, maintain security and manage devices on the network.
On-Site System Setup*- Choose custom hardware, software and peripherals for your new PCs, then let Dell professionals install them for you.
Advanced Configuration Services – Go beyond basic hard drive configurations and save time during system setup. Choose from a variety of factory-customized hard drive partitions for your new Vostro.
Vostro's maintenance services and support tools help prevent downtime and potential disaster by keeping your systems running at peak performance.
One-year Subscription 10GB Dell DataSafe™ Online Backup – Protect your data by backing up your files to a safe, remote storage site. Relax knowing that your critical data is safe from hardware, software and catastrophic events. Protect, share and access your files on your computer.
One-year Automated PC TuneUp Subscription – Simplify setup, regular maintenance and troubleshooting problems with PC TuneUp. Simply choose a date and time that works best for you, and Automated PC TuneUp will perform regularly-scheduled PC maintenance tasks so that can help you get optimal performance and security from your Dell system.
Dell Support Center – Search no more for your services tools. Dell Support Center is one central location that houses the tools you need for making them easy to find and easy to use.
Dell Support 3.4 - Keep your system in optimal working order by constantly monitoring, identifying known errors and presenting you with auto-fixes before you even realize a problem exists. You tailor the level of support that’s right for you.
For moderate to heavy users, upgrade your One-year 10GB Online DataSafe Backup subscription to 20GB or 100GB. You can receive the same benefits that the standard service offers with room to grow.
Dell makes it easy to get help fast when your business needs it. All Vostro systems include a standard One-year parts and labor Limited Warranty, with the option to extend it for up to 4 years.
One-year Hardware Warranty* – Get the assistance you need when you need it with Mail-In Service – parts, labor and limited warranty.
DellConnect* – Whether you’re on the road, or in the office, Dell can troubleshoot and repair your system remotely through an Internet connection.
Extended Hardware Warranty* - Extend your limited warranty* up to 4 years and upgrade your service to Next-Business-Day On-site service to protect your IT systems from: costly downtime, changing business needs, lost productivity, high cost of out-of-warranty repairs.
Next Business Day On-Site Service – Get the assistance you need when you need it with Next Business Day On-Site* service – parts, labor and limited warranty.
*Dell Business Credit: OFFER VARIES BY CREDITWORTHINESS AS DETERMINED BY LENDER. Offered by WebBank to Small and Medium Business customers with approved credit. Taxes, shipping and other charges are extra and vary. Minimum monthly payments are the greater of $15 or 2.5% of account balance.
Promotional Rate for Lifetime of Purchase(s): Available on qualifying Tablets of $699 or more when purchased using Dell Business Credit on May 8, 2013 through June 2, 2013. Minimum purchase amount required. Minimum monthly payments are required during the promotional period. Qualifying purchases will receive a promotional rate of 3.99% for the lifetime of the qualifying purchase(s) amount. Promotional rate is valid only when account remains in good standing; default rate will be applied for failure to make payments when due.
Promotional Rate for Lifetime of Purchase(s): Available on qualifying All-In-Ones of $599 or more when purchased using Dell Business Credit on May 8, 2013 through June 2, 2013. Minimum purchase amount required. Minimum monthly payments are required during the promotional period. Qualifying purchases will receive a promotional rate of 3.99% for the lifetime of the qualifying purchase(s) amount. Promotional rate is valid only when account remains in good standing; default rate will be applied for failure to make payments when due.
Promotional Rate for Lifetime of Purchase(s): Available on qualifying Latitude of $999 or more when purchased using Dell Business Credit on May 8, 2013 through June 2, 2013. Minimum purchase amount required. Minimum monthly payments are required during the promotional period. Qualifying purchases will receive a promotional rate of 3.99% for the lifetime of the qualifying purchase(s) amount. Promotional rate is valid only when account remains in good standing; default rate will be applied for failure to make payments when due.
Promotional Rate for Lifetime of Purchase(s): Available on select printers (Order codes: dfs1265, dfs2335, dfs2355, dfs3333, dfs3465, dfs160w, dfs1260, dfs2360, dfs765w, dfs1765, dfs2155, dFS2151, dfs1660, dfs1760, dfs2150, dfs215d, dfs3760, dfs376d) when purchased using Dell Business Credit on May 8, 2013 through June 2, 2013. Minimum purchase amount required. Minimum monthly payments are required during the promotional period. Qualifying purchases will receive a promotional rate of 3.99% for the lifetime of the qualifying purchase(s) amount. Promotional rate is valid only when account remains in good standing; default rate will be applied for failure to make payments when due.
Certain restrictions apply. Assumes product is available. Offers, including those at Dell.com may vary, are subject to credit approval and may be changed without notice. PROMOTION DOES NOT INCLUDE printer cables, toner, warranty or any peripheral items. Promotional financing is made available to Dell Direct customers only and is not combinable with other Dell, DFS or other vendor offers.