Review: Dell Vostro Laptop
We got fed up with breaking keyboards and bought Dell Vostro 14 5459 laptop. After reading customer feedback, we decided not to mail order or rely on Dell support and customer service, but to buy the laptop from a reseller and test it before taking it with us. All was well at the shop, BIOS hardware tests were passed, Dell website confirmed the 2-year parts only warranty (POW), and factory installed Ubuntu GNU/Linux showed the correct processor, memory, and hard disk.
Later we tried to verify the amount of dedicated memory in NVIDIA GeForce 940M GPU. At first it looked like there was only 1 GB. To verify that, we installed Windows 7. When Windows was up and running, we discovered there was a wrong GPU but the promised 4 GB of memory.
Review: Dell Vostro 14 V5459-50814G-DOS
Dell has been selling Vostro 14 5000 Series Laptops since mid-October 2015 and there is not a single review at Dell's website. We posted the following review over a week ago. With the review moderation time being 1-7 days, one can only speculate why there are no reviews for this 5-month-old product line. The review rating could have easily been 3 stars with proper pre-sales and after-sales.
Dell Vostro 14 5459 laptop works with GNU/Linux and Windows 7. However, the warranty suddenly dropped from 2 years to 1 year, laptop had low quality keyboard, wrong GPU, and missing fingerprint reader. That is why the 2 Global Nomads review score is only 1 out of 5 stars.You can use the service tag JV5JK82 to check warranty details and exact components. Feel free to share your own experiences! Keywords: Vostro 14 5000 Series Laptop, Dell Vostro 14 5459 Review, Dell Vostro 14 V5459-50814G-DOS, Dell Vostro Laptop, Dell Warranty, Dell Computers, Dell customer care, Dell support, service tag JV5JK82