Dell Latitude 5289
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Dell Latitude 5289
Flexibility and stamina. Convertible notebooks with 360° hinges have become more and more popular in the past years and even businesses have started using them. Naturally, Dell would like a piece of the pie and has consequently launched the Latitude 5289. Read our detailed review to find out why it will have a hard time asserting itself despite its convincing performance.
Source: Tech Advisor
The Dell Latitude 5289 is a serious business laptop with the portability and features of a fashionable consumer model. It’s a hybrid, it has excellent battery life and is light.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 70%
Model: The Dell Latitude 5289 has a distinctive convertible design with a screen angle of 360 degrees. This 2-in-1 adapts to tasks, from working alone to collaborating during a meeting. The Dell Latitude 5289 is a model that may additionally be called "Flip", has a touch-sensitive screen with a diagonal of 12.5 inch and a Full HD resolution. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It also provides for operation via the active Wacom pen that can be attached to the housing with a magnet. Its solid case only weighs 1.32 kg and is less than 19 mm thick. There is also a ISO-compliant, backlit keyboard and a 2-button touchpad for maximum comfort. Users can type all day without fatigue. It is also possible to activate Windows Hello via the optional infrared camera to facilitate facial recognition for easy and secure access. As a business laptop, data protection is essential to ensure data is secured and encrypted. The Dell Latitude 5289 comes with Dell Data Protection with Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise, Secure Lifecycle, Security Tools and Encryption, which provides authentication with one-touch, pre-set compliance templates that save time and money. Furthermore, it also features Dell’s ControlVault, a more secure alternative for storing and processing passwords, biometric templates and security codes, and protecting users from security attacks.
Under the hood, the Dell Latitude 5289 features low-voltage Intel processors of the seventh generation. For the most demanding users, the Intel vPro technology is capable of providing support in terms of performance. Storage is in the form of SSDs using M.2 SATA or PCIe NVMe. Its maximum projected capacity is 1 TB and will be available to do self-encrypting (SED). As for battery life, it is capable of providing up to 17 hours of battery life to deliver the longevity needed to power through a workday with a capacity of 45 or 60 Wh. ExpressCharge is also supported to charge the laptop faster. For connectivity, this 2-in-1 is the first of its kind to include the Dell integrated power hub, which accommodates multiple plugins on the power brick. It also supports up to two docking options including Dell Dock or Dell Wireless dock. Among the available ports, there are two USB Type-C ports with DisplayPort support. They can also charge the device or you can use it to connect a docking station. Not forgotten about the full-size USB 3.0 ports and HDMI and extensive security features - TPM 2.0, fingerprint reader and a smart card reader. The Latitude series has been always a business focused laptop and the same thing goes for this model. It removes all the unnecessary features that are not needed in a business laptop and includes those that are needed.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
Intel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series).
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
i5-7300U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.1 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process. Compared to the older Core i7-7500U, the i5 offers only 3 MB L3 cache but the same Turbo clock speed.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.
This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.
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.
82.13%: 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.
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