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Dell Latitude 3440

Specifications

Dell Latitude 3440Notebook: Dell Latitude 3440 (Latitude 3000 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M 2048 MB
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 78.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 68%, features: 68%, display: 77% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the Dell Latitude 3440

75% Review Dell Latitude 3440 Notebook | Notebookcheck
An asocial office playboy. Dell presents the successor of its Vostro 3460 as an affordable office notebook in a snazzy aluminum body. The dedicated graphics also make the test version interesting for gaming with friends. So much is clear from the beginning: The balancing act succeeds, with only its mobility and endowment of ports failing to convince.
80% Dell Latitude 14
Source: It Pro English
The latest Latitude is designed for work rather than play. It impresses in several key areas: the Haswell processor has more than enough application grunt, improved graphics performance and decent battery life. The keyboard and touchpad are excellent, and it's a slim, light and sturdy machine ideal for carrying around.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/11/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Latitude 3440 review: a budget laptop designed for business featuring an Intel Haswell processor
Source: PC Advisor English
The Latitude 3440 is designed for work rather than play, and that means its talents lie in certain keys areas: the Haswell processor delivers reasonable application and games performance and excellent battery life, and the keyboard and touchpad are excellent. It’s one of the slimmest and lightest machines in this group, too, but it’s also got the best build quality. The middling screen and speakers count against the Dell, but it excels in more key areas than any other machine here – and that makes it a worthy all-round winner.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/28/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 80% workmanship: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Recenzja Dell Latitude 3440 (14,1", Intel Core i5-4200U, Nvidia Geforce GT 740M)
Source: Notebooktest.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Very long battery life; good camera, speakers, and microphone; matte display with high resolution and brightness; stable and strong hinges. Negative: No HDMI, only 1 audio output; poor cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/23/2014
Расширенный обзор бизнес-ноутбука Dell Latitude 3440
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Stylish design; very good keyboard; good performance; good cooling system. Negative: Low contrast of the display; mediocre webcam and sound system.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2014

Comment

Model:

More and more brands push out affordable budget laptops. For most manufacturers the challenge is to decide which feature to economize on, and which to spend more on. Dell has managed to produce quite a balanced device in the Latitude 3440, pleasing many users by including an Intel Haswell Core i5-4200U processor. Intel's Haswell line of processors improved power consumption and decreased heat development.

This low power dual core CPU with Hyper Threading clocks at 1.6 GHz up to 2.6 GHz, integrates and HD 4400 graphics chip and features 6 GB dual channel 1.6 Mhz RAM. A Seagate Momentus 750 GB hard disk is used as storage device. The battery gives an impressive usage time of between 5-6 hours, made possible in part by the low energy demands of the hardware. This long battery life will no doubt make it suitable for those who need to work outdoors or access their laptops in an emergency.

The one compromise Dell has made on this device is the small 14 inch screen size. However, since this laptop is not aimed at photography enthusiasts but at businessmen, the small matte screen should suffice.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.1 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


78.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-12- 2 (Update: 2013-12- 2)