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Vostro 5481 Laptop

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Small, light 14" laptop that combines seamless connectivity and security options for a professional task master you can count on.

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Vostro 14 5000 Product Overview
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Tech Specs & Customization Vostro 5481 Laptop

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8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8565U Processor (8MB Cache, up to 4.6 GHz, 4 cores)
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Operating System

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Windows 10 Pro 64-bit English
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Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook & more)

Not sure if an Office subscription is right for you? By choosing Office 365, you will have the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook, plus 1TB of cloud storage. Choose between the subscription for 1 user (Office 365 Personal) or up to 5 users (Office 365 Home), and always have access to your documents from your mobile phone, tablet, PC or Mac.

If subscription is not for you, all your favorite Office applications are also available as a one-time purchase to install on 1 PC only. Choose between Office Home & Business 2016 & Office Professional 2016 under Productivity Software below.

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Office 365 Business from Dell - Annual Subscription
Work from anywhere on all your devices with all your familiar Microsoft Office applications, backed by Dell’s Cloud Concierge Service.
+ $99.00
Office 365 Business Premium from Dell - Annual Subscription
Work from anywhere on all your devices with all your familiar Microsoft Office applications, backed by Dell’s Cloud Concierge Service.
+ $163.00

Microsoft Application Software

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No Office License
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Microsoft Office 2019
+ $249.99
+ $439.99


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8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4, 2666MHz
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Hard Drive

128GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive + 1TB 5400 rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Drive
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Graphics Card

NVIDIA® GeForce® MX130 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory


14.0-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-glare LED Backlight Non-touch Narrow Border IPS Display
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802.11ac 1x1 WiFi and Bluetooth

Primary Battery

3-Cell Battery, 42WHr (Integrated)

Security Software

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Antivirus Software
For customers purchasing this digitally delivered software, a high-speed internet connection is recommended.
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Dell Recommended
+ $69.99

PDF Solutions

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+ $99.00
+ $90.30

Photo & Video Editing

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+ $55.99
+ $55.99

Services & Support


Limited Time: 1 Year ProSupport included on Vostro PCs. Must select before checkout to qualify.

For 24x7 hardware and software support, choose ProSupport or ProSupport Plus. To cover your hardware during local business hours, choose Basic Service. For more details, please click on Help Me Choose.
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+ $89.00
Limited time: 1 year of ProSupport included with your PC purchase; select now
+ $55.71
Dell Recommended
Limited time: Additional $5 savings on 3 years of ProSupport
+ $227.14
+ $155.50
Limited time: Additional $10 savings on 4 years of ProSupport
+ $312.86
+ $212.00
+ $99.00
+ $239.00
+ $309.00


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+ $29.00
+ $79.00
+ $99.00

Extended Service

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+ $62.30

Keep Your Hard Drive

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+ $10.00
+ $20.00
+ $25.00

Client Installation Services

Choose Client Installation Service if you only need onsite installation and do not need image load.
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+ $168.02

Software & Accessories

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Dell Universal Dock - D6000
Conveniently dock any laptop equipped with USB-C or USB3.0 ports with the Dell Universal Dock - D6000. You’ll be able to connect up to three 4K displays simultaneously. A single USB-C cable connection allows you to transfer audio, video, data and power - enabling a fast and convenient docking experience. It also eliminates the need for an additional power adapter, keeping your desk neat and tidy.
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+ $179.99
Dell Wireless Keyboard and Mouse- KM636 (black)
Designed with sleek lines, a compact size and chiclet keys, the Dell Wireless Keyboard and Mouse KM636 offers a contemporary and comfortable design with the convenience of wireless performance.
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+ $49.99
+ $37.99
Dell WM126 Wireless Optical Mouse - Black
The WM126 Wireless Optical Mouse from Dell offers you everyday wireless performance with excellent battery life. It is designed to create a clutter-free workspace with a reliable, plug-and-play RF wireless connection. This wireless mouse provides reliable performance and a stable wireless connection through the USB anchored RF wireless dongle. Its Plug and play feature allows for easy installation so users can get started using their mouse within minutes, with no confusing software or setup requirements. The small size and wireless performance help to make WM126 wireless optical mouse a great option for on-the-go users.
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Dell Pro Sleeve 14
The Dell Pro Sleeve 14 protects your 14” laptop wherever your busy day takes you. The professionally-stylish heather gray exterior is also water resistant to protect your laptop from the weather. The plush French blue lined interior keeps your laptop snug and secure. Safely transport your laptop using the handles on the sleeve or use the detachable, adjustable shoulder strap for hands-free transport. Easy-grip zipper pulls allow quick access to all your everyday essentials which you can store within the front organizer.
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Dell Professional Backpack 15
The Dell Professional Backpack 15 securely stores your 15” laptop and tablet within a dedicated plush lined laptop compartment and tablet pocket while you’re out and about. Multiple storage compartments organize and protect your everyday office essentials. Water resistant and durable materials protect your laptop and accessories from the weather while reflective accents on the bag provide increased visibility during low light commute hours. Carry the backpack in three comfortable ways using the padded handle grab, adjustable padded shoulder straps, or the trolley pass-through for attaching to rolling luggage. You can also charge your laptop within the bag on-the-go with a portable battery charger (sold separately) tucked neatly in the dedicated battery pocket via a cable pass-through.
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+ $44.99
Dell 24 Monitor E2417H
Dell 24 Monitor - E2417H
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C2G 6ft VGA Cable - Select VGA Video Cable M/M - In-Wall CMG-Rated - VGA cable - 6 ft
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Dell USB Slim DVD±RW drive - DW316
The DVD±RW Drive from Dell™ allows you to enjoy crystal clear color, picture and sound clarity of CD’s and DVD’s. This drive can read/write CDs, and read DVDs effectively providing users with full optical read capability in a single device.

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Also included in this system

The following options and default selections are included with your order.

Ice gray non touch LCD cover
Backlit Keyboard, English
65 Watt AC Adapter
Plamrest With Non-Finger Print
No Media
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Operating system

Available with Windows 10 Pro - for a smooth, versatile PC experience
Your work looks great

Your work looks great

Two-sided narrow border: With thin side borders, it's easier to focus on the screen and therefore the task at hand.

Hi-def from every angle: And with the FHD display, the In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology enables accurate, wide-angle viewing.

Better collaboration: SmartByte prioritizes streaming above other applications while Waves Maxx AudioPro offers true-to-life sound quality for a seamless video conference experience.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop- Security You can

Security you can count on

Safeguard your small business: The hardware TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 2.0 provides commercial-grade protection and storage for encryption keys to verify your device. Together with BitLocker, you can configure your security settings.

Manageability you can count on: Easy access to Dell BIOS offers broad manageability to configure your system to your specifications.

Security made easy: The optional fingerprint reader with Windows Hello allows you to log in securely with one touch – no passwords necessary.

No IT, no problem: Optional Dell ProSupport or ProSupport Plus offers 24x7 direct access to advanced-level technicians to help you troubleshoot and resolve issues in no time.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop - The power to perform

The power to perform

Latest processors*: Tackle the challenges of your day with the latest technology, up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors.

Great graphics: Multitask without interruption or run graphics-rich applications with NVIDIA® MX130 discrete graphics.

Memory and storage to spare: Expand storage and memory as needed with PCIe NVMe SSD options, plus up to 32GB DDR4 memory.

Power saving: Peak shift reduces power consumption by automatically switching the system to battery power, even when plugged into a direct power source.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop - Carefree Connectivity

Carefree connectivity

Seamless PC/smartphone integration: Dell Mobile Connect pairs your iOS or Android smartphone with your laptop. You get the option to channel notifications from phone calls, SMS, IMs and other apps right to your laptop so you can keep your focus on a single screen.

USB Type-C™ port: The multifunctional port allows you to plug into a variety of configurations with one, easy connection. Plug in multiple monitors, keyboards, printers and mice into a compatible dock for an easy office setup, or unplug in a heartbeat to take your laptop on the go.

Unite all your devices: A wide array of ports including HDMI, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A (x2), USB 2.0 (x1), SD card reader and Gigabit Ethernet allow you stay connected to a variety of devices.

Polished and professional

Thin and light: The lightweight design has been streamlined to give you a stylish look and feel.

Refined colors: Choose from a smoldering gleaming Ice Gray exterior, while the stylish aluminum casing and palm rest combine durability with a look of sleek professionalism.

More comfortable: The optional backlit keyboard and precision touchpad make working more comfortable.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop - Ports

Ports & Slots

1. SD card reader | 2. USB 2.0 | 3. RJ-45 | 4. Wedge-shaped lock slot | 5. Power In | 6. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C™ (DP/PowerDelivery) | 7. HDMI v1.4a | 8. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A | 9. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A | 10. Headphone/Mic
Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions & Weight

1. Height: 0.71" (18.13mm) | 2. Width: 12.79" (324.9mm) | 3. Depth: 9.13" (232mm) | Weight: 3.42 lb (1.55 kg)*
Essential accessories for your Vostro 14 5000

Essential accessories for your Vostro 14 5000

Maximize the performance of your Vostro 14 5000 laptop with Dell-recommended essential accessories.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop - Dell Professional Backpack 14

Dell Professional Backpack 14

Keep your laptop and office essentials protected with a triple-compartment, water-resistant backpack with padded handle grab, adjustable straps and adjustable trolley pass through for rolling luggage.
Dell Power Companion (18,000 mAh) - PW7015L

Dell Power Companion (18,000 mAh) - PW7015L

Power and charge your PC along with your phone and tablet while on the go with the Dell Power Companion.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop - Dell Performance USB Headset | AE2

Dell Performance USB Headset | AE2

Experience a 360-degree immersive soundscape and engage in hours of gameplay in a comfortable, lightweight headset with breathable, soft-leather ear pads. The omnidirectional microphone lets you stay connected with your friends.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop - Dell Docking Station USB 3.0 | D3100

Dell Docking Station USB 3.0 | D3100

The Dell™ Docking Station - USB 3.0 connects your laptop to up to three additional monitors, various external devices and the Internet with a single cable.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop - Dell Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Combo | KM636

Dell Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Combo | KM636

Keep your desk clutter-free with a wireless keyboard and mouse combo featuring a spacious chiclet keyboard with multi-media keys and reduced key gaps for minimal dust accumulation.
Vostro 14 5481 Laptop - Dell 23 Monitor | P2319H

Dell 23 Monitor | P2319H

Optimize your workspace with this efficient 23" monitor built with an ultrathin bezel, small base, plus comfort-enhancing and productivity features.

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ProSupport Plus

ProSupport Plus

Get anytime priority access to expert support with predictive analytics (via SupportAssist technology*) and damage protection for drops, spills, surges and more.
ProDeploy Plus

ProDeploy Plus

This comprehensive service provides seamless deployment of new technology. You get a single point of contact for project management including up-front planning, configuration, data migration and knowledge transfer.
Accidental Damage Service

Accidental Damage Service

Enjoy worry-free ownership and minimize downtime with protection from accidental drops, spills, surges and breakages. Coverage picks up where your previous warranty leaves off and is ideal for high-risk environments and mobile workforces.

Drivers, Manuals & Support

Drivers, Manuals & Support
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