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Dell Latitude 14 Rugged Series

Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged, 8650U, RX540Processor: Intel Core i7 8650U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 540
Display: 14 inch
Weight: 2.22kg, 3.45kg
Price: 2200, 4000 euro
Average Score: 80.86% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 4 reviews)
: - %, performance: 84%, features: 79%, display: 87%
mobility: 74%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 68%, emissions: 93%

 

Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme

Specifications

Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged ExtremeNotebook: Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme
Processor: Intel Core i7 8650U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 540 4096 MB
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3.45kg
Price: 4000 euro
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

84.3% Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme (i7-8650U, RX540) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
The Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme is an absolute tank. The Latitude 7424 wraps a competent computer in a dust-tight and water-resistant shell that can take a beating without much fuss. However, this durability comes at a high cost - weight and size.
80% Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme
Source: PC Mag English
Dell's ultra-tough flagship, the Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme, has highs (an extra-bright screen) and lows (an unusable touchpad), but it sails through abuse that would turn lesser laptops to shrapnel. Expensive but awesome.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Most people use their laptops in the confines of an office or classroom, but those who brave the elements at work need something more durable. True to its name, the Dell Latitude 7242 Rugged Extreme can survive even the harshest physical stress. This monstrous machine is rated to military-grade durability, which means it can survive a drop, high altitudes, and exposure to sand and dust. The Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme is a heavy-duty laptop with a bright display and all-day battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged, 8650U, RX540

Specifications

Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged, 8650U, RX540Notebook: Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged, 8650U, RX540
Processor: Intel Core i7 8650U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 540 4096 MB
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.22kg
Price: 2200 euro
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

70% Dell Latitude 5424 Rugged
Source: PC Mag English
Dell's Latitude 5424 Rugged is a 14-inch laptop that thrives in harsh environments, though perhaps inevitably, it's overshadowed by its nearly invulnerable sibling, the 7424 Rugged Extreme.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged offers an extremely bright display and long battery life in a chassis that can withstand the harshest elements.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

Comment

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. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

AMD Radeon RX 540: Polaris based mid-range graphics card with 512 shaders (8 compute units) and a maximum clock speed of 1,219 MHz (according to AMD). Uses the new Polaris 12 chip like the faster Radeon RX 550 (not verified but highly likely) with the slightly improved 14nm FinFET process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

8650U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.9 and 4.2 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.22 kg:

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

3.45 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


80.86%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Current Prices
Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged, 8650U, RX540
Dell Latitude 5420 Rugged, 8650U, RX540
Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme
Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-03- 7 (Update: 2019-03- 7)