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There is light leakage at the bottom of the D screen, but nothing outrageous. In air-conditioned rooms the fan almost never comes on at all unless performing CPU-intensive work over extended periods of time. With the D Dell had produced a well built and feature rich business notebook with an attractive design and good ergonomics. The non-reflecting 12 inch display surprises by a maximum resolution of x pixels. Functioning not only as a wireless hardware switch, the Wi-Fi Catcher can also be pushed in another direction to detect Wi-Fi networks in the area using a color-based indicator LED. Because of the very small dimensions, there was hardly any space left for additional keys. Furthermore, the reviewed notebook was equipped with MB main memory.

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There is zero flex to the keyboard and it is indeed very easy to type on. After a year in production the M is still a top-notch, do-it-all, high performance laptop, but it gets a bit lap-heavy during a long evening, and taking to bed for a final round of Sudoku or to read myself to sleep is out of the question.

Dell Latitude D Average Score: Most of the notebook’s ports are typical Dell at the back side. My ordering experience was good up until the delivery point.

In order to be able to use this notebook also for DVD playback, Dell offers a variety of solutions:. It only gives Latitude D owners another peripheral to pack and potentially misplace.

We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. Still, we want to mention, that maximum performance was not the primary aim of the D and daily applications without high demands on calculation power should also not cause any problems.


I also had the 6-cell battery and when timed I got almost exactly 3-hours of usage when having the screen brightness set to half and wi-fi on.

Still, the right side of the D provides you with a shapely power switch and a key for deactivating the wireless function. Google Pixel XL 8.

Furthermore, a gentle Clamshell design was used, which is also known for having a positive impact on flexural rigidity. It’s main usage is rather for simple audio warnings. Dell homepage Dell notebook section.

Review Dell Latitude D Notebook – Reviews

The charcoal grey and silver accent look really is great. I like the D keyboard, pointing stick and touchpad a lot. Compared to its predecessor the Dell Latitude X1, the D is a great upgrade that will be all ready to handle the demands of newer software and Windows Vista. Please also look at our benchmark list of mobile processors or at our benchmark list of mobile video cardsin order to compare this notebook to other configurations.

Nevertheless, for those who value weight and battery life more on this later over performance, the compromise may still be acceptable. As with David, the back right side tended to get much warmer than the rest of the laptop.

Review Dell Latitude D420 Notebook

You get Dell’s next-generation x420 It’s a laptop built for cross-country trekkers, so it doesn’t hurt to have integrated EV-DO and over 6 hours of battery life to go along with it. The Dell Latitude D is a small and compact notebook Moreover, while the D offered standard Intel Pentium M processors operating at up to 2. The results for the hard drive included with the Latitude D are less than stunning. However, the main weakness of the display is its stability to the vantage point.


If you need the extra battery life, you will have to sacrifice about a half of a pound in overall weight because the nine cell battery is a little heavier than the six cell battery. VAT it’s a solid choice for business users who need power and portability at the same time.

Dell Latitude D420 Review (pics, specs)

Despite some design flaws, notably the location of the vent and the useless brightness sensor, this notebook excels in its primary function as a business ultraportable. While the DV itself was relatively compact and portable, the extra weight from its accompanying AC adapter as well as a messenger bag resulted in a burdensome carry-weight of at least 10 lbs a manageable sum, but nevertheless a tiresome burden at the end of the day.

What makes this solution so interesting is that it can be used even when the notebook is powered off, making searching for networks that much easier when roaming about. Interestingly Dell offers a built-in ambient light sensor, although this feature has not proven useful or even accurate in limited testing. Nevertheless, a headphone jack is provided, and when hooked up to either headphones or speakers, the sound reproduction was better than expected, with little-to-no hissing and rich sound that was far superior to that provided by my DV when playing back music.

For such a small system, our Latitude D review unit offered a decent set of components, including a 1.