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The Dell Latitude 14 5410 is a great work tool - but unfortunately it doesn't offer an AMD Ryzen 4000 option

The Dell Latitude 14 5410 is a great work tool - but unfortunately it doesn't offer an AMD Ryzen 4000 option
The Dell Latitude 14 5410 is a great work tool - but unfortunately it doesn't offer an AMD Ryzen 4000 option
In our test, the Dell Latitude 14 5410 can convince us primarily with two aspects: Upgradeability and battery life. But because Dell insists on only offering Intel CPUs, we can't give the Dell laptop an absolute recommendation.
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If you look at current business laptops from large manufacturers like HP and Lenovo, the rather limited battery capacity quickly catches the eye. For the Lenovo T series ThinkPads, 57 Wh is the maximum (for the ThinkPad T14s and ThinkPad T15), while current HP EliteBooks of the 800 series offer a maximum of 53 Wh. These two manufacturers seem to be focusing on a thinner case and lower weight instead of on maximum battery capacity.

Dell, the third major manufacturer in the world of business laptops, takes a somewhat different approach. The Dell Latitude 14 7410, for example, is heavier than other business laptops in this price range, but it contains a larger 68 Wh battery.

The same is also true for the considerably less expensive Dell Latitude 14 5410: We also find a battery with a 68 Wh capacity and a slightly higher weight here.

Our extensive test showed that the larger battery is absolutely worth the extra weight. 15 hours in the Wi-Fi test is an extremely strong result. Although the Dell laptop is also thicker than comparable business laptops, it has another advantage in return: Apart from the CPU, the components are not soldered. With two RAM slots, it can be upgraded to up to 64 GB.

So, is the Dell Latitude 14 5410 the perfect work laptop? Unfortunately, no. Dell has unnecessarily limited itself to Intel CPUs for the current Latitude models, and AMD Ryzen 4000 processors are generally not offered. That's a pity, because you can't combine the extremely good battery life with the most efficient and powerful mobile laptop CPUs currently available.

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Benjamin Herzig, 2020-10-30 (Update: 2020-10-28)
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Editor of the original article: Benjamin Herzig - Editor
In 2010 I started to get more and more involved with technology, especially notebooks have been my passion ever since. Of course I came across the detailed tests of Notebookcheck very quickly. With time I learned more and more about notebooks and started writing small reviews about notebooks in forums and blog pages. To earn some extra money during my studies I turned my hobby into my profession and joined the team of Notebookcheck in 2016. My personal interest is especially in business notebooks.