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Dell's Latitude line gets three new models

Dell unveiled the Latitude 7000 Series ultrabooks, Latitude 5000 Series and Latitude 3000 Series laptops, all featuring touchscreen display options and Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace.

Dell announced earlier today the three new additions to its Latitude line of commercial PCs, namely the Latitude 7000 Series ultrabooks, the mid-range 5000 Series and the low-end Latitude 3000 Series laptops. All these three new models offer a wide range of options, including touch display and various Intel Haswell processors.

First in line is the Dell Latitude 7000, the only corporate ultrabook to offer backwards compatibility with the existing E-series Latitude docks. These are the main features and options it offers: 

  • Processor: Haswell family, up to Core i7
  • Display: 12 or 14-inch, 1,366X768 anti-glare displays, full HD Gorilla Glass touchscreen option available 
  • Storage: up to 256 GB SSD or hybrid drive
  • Connectivity: Ethernet, HDMI, 3 USB 3.0 ports
  • Operating system: Windows 8
  • Battery: swappable, 8.5 hours autonomy
  • Weight: 2.99 lbs for the 12-inch one, 3.6 lbs for the 14-inch models
  • Dimensions: 12.2X8.3X0.79 inches
  • Base Price/Availability: $1,049/September 12

Next, the Latitude 5000 is a new laptop designed to be secure, reliable and manageable. Most of its specs have not been revealed yet, but it is known that it will use a Core i7 ULV processor to extend battery life, a discrete graphics option and SSD or hybrid drives.

At last, the Latitude 3000 makes a great choice for education and small business customers who are on a tight budget. These are its main specs: 

  • Processor: Haswell family, options not revealed yet
  • Display: 14 or 15.6-inch, offering 1366X768, 1920X1080, or 1366X768 touch options.
  • Storage: not revealed yet
  • Operating system: Windows 8
  • Weight: starting at 4.3 lbs for the 14-inch one
  • Dimensions: 14.8X10.2X0.79 inches for the 14-inch model
  • Base Price/Availability: $599/September 12

The Latitude 5000 is expected to arrive in October. More information about these new models can be found in the press release below.


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Codrut Nistor, 2013-08-27 (Update: 2013-08-28)