Dell rolls out new Latitude enterprise laptops: E4310 ultraportable, 2110 netbook; E5410, E5510

Dell rolls out new Latitude enterprise laptops: E4310 ultraportable, 2110 netbook; E5410, E5510

Summary: Dell on Wednesday rolled out a new batch of Latitude laptops for the enterprise: one ultraportable, two reliable standbys and one netbook.

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Dell on Wednesday rolled out a new batch of Latitude laptops for the enterprise: one ultraportable, two reliable standbys and one netbook.

The first additions come to its Latitude E family of laptops.

The 13.3-inch Dell Latitude E4310 ultraportable, which is built for road warriors, responds to user requests and exchanges low-voltage processor options for standard voltage, in the form of Intel Core i5 dual-core.

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Memory comes up to 8GB, its WLED display is anti-glare (1366 x 768), and storage is up to 500GB (7200 RPM), 250GB (encrypted 7200RPM) or 256GB (SSD).

The 3.4-lb. laptop sports rounded corners, less-fingerprint-friendly paint, and an improvement to both its microphone (it's now digital array) and webcam, pleasing videoconferencing veterans.

Dell says it's moved the system's free-fall sensor from the hard drive to the motherboard for faster detection. It's also added an optional backlit keyboard.

It's available now and starts at $1,449.

Meanwhile, the Dell Latitude E5410 and E5510 are 14.1-inch and 15.6-inch professional systems intended to please IT pros with tight budgets and a need for control.

Inside, you'll find Intel Celeron, Core i5 or i7 processors, memory up to 16GB, Intel HD graphics and an anti-glare LED display.

More specs:

  • Display, 14.1-inch: WXGA (1280x800 or 1440x900)
  • Display, 15.6-inch: HD (1366x768 or 1600x900)
  • Storage: up to 320GB (SATA 5400, 7200 RPM); 250GB (encrypted 7200 RPM); 128 GB (SSD)
  • Optical drive: DVD-ROM, DVD+/-RW, Blu-ray
  • Webcam: 2.0 megapixels
  • Battery: 4, 6 or 9 cells
  • Connectivity: Gigabit Ethernet; wireless LAN (b), mobile broadband, Bluetooth 3.0
  • Ports: RJ-45, four USB 2.0, microphone, headphone/line out, 3-in-1 card reader, 54mm ExpressCard, SmartCard or PC card reader, VGA

The 14-inch system weighs 4.71 lbs. and the 15-inch weighs 5.72 lbs.

The new systems are also available now and start at $759 and $789, respectively.

Finally, Dell's new 10.1-inch Latitude 2110 netbook is intended as a secondary computer for desktop users and/or the education market.

Features include:

  • Intel Atom N470 processor
  • Up to 1GB memory
  • Up to 250GB storage (SATA 7200RPM) or 64GB SSD
  • Ports: 3-in-1 card reader,
  • Battery life up to 10 hours
  • Weight: starts at 2.84 lbs
  • Optional touchscreen
  • Optional increased screen resolution (1024x600 to 1366x768)
  • Antimicrobial keyboard
  • Collaboration tools: audio, microphone, optional webcam
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, WiMax
  • Colors: black, red, blue

It starts at $419.

Finally, Dell said it's working with Citrix to validate its Dell Latitude laptop and Dell OptiPlex desktop client systems for the new XenClient technology, introduced today.

Topics: Hardware, Dell, Laptops, Mobility

Andrew Nusca

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