Over the week that this notebook has been in my possession I have experienced excellent battery life, well over 4. Hard Drive Spindle Speed. Under regular usage — browsing the internet wirelessly while listening to music streamed over the network — the fan stayed off and the machine ran cool and comfortable with the only noticeable heat gain being under the left palm rest and this was minimal. Buy Direct From Manufacturer. This machine was purchased for a non-profit organization and is intended for accounting and word processing while seeing a fair bit of travel.
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Configuring the Latitude D gives you the option of a standard 4 cell battery of a 6 cell for no additional cost. The newly upgraded Razer Blade is the perfect laptop for undercover deol.
Dell Latitude D Review (pics, specs)
delo In the external looks department, the Latitude D brings nothing new to the table with the same gray plastic that has represented the Latitude line for years.
The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch Bootup is quick, applications open almost instantly and I have yet drll experience any lag whatsoever and I doubt the eventual users of this machine ever will.
Slight flex was present when firm pressure was applied behind the screen, but I had to exert significantly more pressure to get any movement out of the palm rests, keypad or bottom housing. This was all while the machine was sitting on my desk — as one of the fan intakes and the cooling for the memory are located on the bottom of the notebook, using it on a soft surface will most likely increase heat and noise noticeably but not significantly.
Standard accessories are spare but include the power adapter and modem cable, user manuals and resource CDs. For me, the marginal increase in weight was easily worth the additional battery life so I jumped on the 6 cell.
Multithreaded Test 1 File Compression: The speakers are located on the front of the notebook, on either side of the display latch. There is nothing to surprise here, though the option to add Bluetooth if desired is a welcome one. Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office suites. The only other brand I would have potentially considered would have been a Lenovo Thinkpad — but similarly outfitted any Thinkpad I could find was significantly more expensive.
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It sports 4 USB 2. It has yet to be seen how one of those support calls go, but only the future will tell. Rear view from left to right: Mobile Intel GM Express. Networking Max Transfer Rate.
Overall, I am pleased with the keyboard and touchpad offered by the Latitude D In my few years of owning and working with Dell notebooks, I have yet had to actually call Dell customer support for technical help. Under less strident usage such as taking wifi out of the equation I can easily del, exceeding 5 if not 5. At the same time, I refrained from upgrading to the T as I knew the TE would provide more than sufficient muscle for the task intended. Sound quality is impressive, providing good clarity at any lwn and excellent base for a notebook without an integrated subwoofer.
I am sad to see that the pointing stick of the Latitude D has yet to find its way down the chain, but many users are unfamiliar with the use of a pointing stick and I have a feeling it would be well received where this machine is going. Finally, any attempts to twist the screen proved fruitless as there was non flex. Best Laptops for Mainboard Data Bus Speed.
Visit our network of sites: The touchpad itself is comfortable to use if a bit small, and the included drivers can easily be set up for virtual scrolling. The space bar is a good width and depresses even if tapped from the side. Standard Dell fare, through and through. Left view from left to right: Power Min Operating Temperature. Dell Latitude D Part Number: