Dell Latitude E7240 Touch


Dell Latitude E7240 TouchNotebook: Dell Latitude E7240 Touch (Latitude Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4300U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.35kg
Average Score: 78.6% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 75%, display: 82% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Dell Latitude E7240 Touch

83% Review Update Dell Latitude E7240 Touch Notebook | Notebookcheck
The Business Touch. The well-received 12.5-inch Latitude gets a touchscreen update and an even brighter display. We take the U.S. model for a quick benchmarking round in this updated review.
80% Dell Latitude 12 7000 Series (E7240)
Source: BCW - Business Computing World English
Dell has been a long-time player in the enterprise market and its Latitude range of mobile computers are a key part of that strategy. The latest addition to the Latitude range doesn’t have the eye-catching design of convertible devices such as the company’s XPS 12, but the Latitude 12 7000 is a robust, functional and highly manageable 12.5-inch Ultrabook that is a snap to deploy, monitor, secure and update.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/13/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Latitude E7240 Ultrabook review: Small, fast, and elegant
Source: PC World English
The price of the Latitude reflects its corporate/business focus, and part of its cost can be attributed to its three-year warranty with on-site service (after remote diagnosis). Four- and five-year plans are available at extra cost, as are accidental damage coverage, extended battery service, and data recovery insurance. If you’ve read my reviews in the past, you’ll know I’m a desktop replacement kind of guy. But if I wanted a new 12-inch to trek about to IT gigs, the Latitude E7240 would be on my short list.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Dell Latitude E7240 Touch
Source: PC Mag English
The Dell Latitude E7240 Touch is quite portable and innovative, but as usual innovation comes at a price. Even though the E7240 Touch has a 1080p screen and some ruggedization, both the Dell Latitude 6430u and Sony VAIO Pro 13 are better buys. Both are much less expensive, and the VAIO Pro 13 has a 1,920 by 1,080 screen that is as bright and useful as the one on the Latitude E7240 Touch. Essentially, if you need the higher resolution touch screen, the ruggedization, and if you are a Dell shop, then the Latitude E7240 Touch is a good laptop for your Windows 8 vanguard team.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/06/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Dell Latitude E7240 Touch
Source: Computer Shopper English
Tablets like the Venue 8 Pro$299.99 at Dell Small Business and convertible devices like the XPS 12$899.99 at Dell are an important focus for Dell these days. Those looking for an attractive business ultrabook would do well to consider Dell's Latitude E7240 Touch. It's a bit expensive, but it gets all the business basics right, while adding a long warranty and some unique security features.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/02/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Touch-fähiges Business-Notebook
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Positive: very good workmanship; compact and resistant body; extraordinary full-HD-display; touch functionality Negative: comparably high price
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/25/2014



The Dell Latitude E7240 Touch is a powerhouse made for business. The laptop has a carbon fiber lid to give it a nice sleek and professional look. The 12.5 inch HD display has a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels and great colors, which makes watching HD videos on this machine a delight. As for the hardware portion, the Latitude E7240 comes with a fourth generation 1.9 GHz Intel Core i5-4300U processor, 4 GB of RAM and a 128 GB SSD putting it more on the performance category.

Sadly, due to the high under the hood specifications as well as the beautiful display, the battery life of the Latitude E7240 is considered to be rather low. On the bright side, despite being thin, the laptop does not fall short on available ports such as a mini display port, 3 USB 3.0 ports, headphone/microphone jack, SD card reader, HDMI and Ethernet. As far as connectivity goes, the Latitude E7240 does not come with Bluetooth but has a Wi-Fi 802.11 a/g/n/ac module.

In short, the Dell Latitude E7240 Touch is a great laptop to have which is not too expensive as well. However, it does come with some minor drawbacks like the battery life as well as the lack of Bluetooth. Hence, users must take these factors into consideration before making the purchase.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.9 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.9 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.

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

1.35 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

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Dell reviews

78.6%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Dell Latitude E7240-SM008LE72408GER
Core i5 4300U, 1.4 kg
» HP EliteBook 820 G1-F1R78AW
Core i5 4300U, 1.5 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X240-20AL007YGE
Core i5 4200U, 1.4 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga
Core i5 4200U, 1.584 kg
» HP EliteBook 820 G1
Core i5 4200U, 1.3 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X240
Core i7 4600U, 1.45 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X240s
Core i5 4200U, 1.3 kg
» Dell Latitude E7240
Core i5 4200U, 1.34 kg
» Dell XPS 12-9Q33
Core i5 4200U, 1.5 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-12R
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
» Acer Aspire S3-392G-54206G50tws
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.65 kg
» Asus Zenbook UX302LA-C4004H
Core i5 4200U, 13ç3", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z30T-A-11C
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
» Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637
Core i5 4200U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Dell Inspiron 14-544
Core i5 4210U, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX3
Core i5 4300U, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» Asus X751L
Core i7 4500U, 17.3", 2.8 kg
» Asus Transformer Book T300LA 90NB02W1-M01450
Core i7 4500U, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» HP Envy 15-u001ng x360
Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Asus K511LA
Core i7 4500U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
» Asus VivoBook S451LA-CA045H
Core i5 4200U, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Toshiba Tecra Z50-A-11H
Core i5 4200U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
» HP Spectre 13-3010ea
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» Fujitsu Lifebook U574
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
» Asus Transformer Book T300LA-C4001H
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1DV
Core i5 4200U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
» Asus B551LA-CN018G
Core i5 4200U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Toshiba Tecra Z40-A-121
Core i7 4600U, 14.0", 1.5 kg
» Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Core i5 4300U, 12.0", 0.81 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-01- 7 (Update: 2014-01- 7)