Dell Latitude E6420

  |   by NotebookReview Staff

The Dell Latitude E6420 is a business-rugged laptop with a 14-inch display and tons of options. It features a Tri-Metal design, backlit spill-resistant keyboard, and up to a quad-core processor. It can also be customized with a 900p HD+ display. Solid state drive options and up to 8GB, DDR3 memory at 1333MHz are available (2 DIMMS).

  • 14.0-inch LED glossy 720p display (1366×768) w/ multitouch screen
  • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
  • Intel Core i5-2540M dual-core processor (2.6GHz, up to 3.3 Turbo Boost, 3MB cache, 35W TDP)
  • Intel QM67 chipset
  • Intel HD graphics
  • 4.0GB, DDR3-1333MHz memory (8GB max supported)
  • 320GB Western Digital hard drive, 7200rpm (WD3200BEKT)
  • Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 wireless network adapter (802.11a/b/g/n)
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • Integrated webcam
  • 8X DVD optical drive
  • 3-year basic hardware service with 3-year NBD limited onsite service
  • 9-cell 97Wh Li-ion battery
  • 4.56 lbs with 4-cell battery
  • Dimensions: 13.86 x 9.49 x 1.06~1.28 inches

  • Pros

    • Business-rugged build quality
    • Good overall performance
    • Lots of options, including multitouch display
    • Impressive audio performance
    • Stays cool
  • Cons

    • Price is high as configured
    • USB 3.0 not included
    • Lackluster display

Quick Take

The Dell Latitude E6420 offers an impressive array of options from discrete graphics and backlit keyboard to multitouch display and a 256GB SSD. Just be prepared to pay for all of the best options if you want a real powerhouse.

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