Dell has unveiled the 10th generation of its Latitude PCs. The company has overhauled its Latitude business laptops by releasing devices inspired by the acclaimed XPS line. Dell had showcased the Latitude 7400 2-in-1, an enterprise-focused convertible earlier this year at CES. Here are all the new Latitude business laptops announced today:
Latitude 7000 Series:
Dell has launched the Latitude 7000 series in 13 and 14-inch form factors, which are touted to be the world;s smallest premium-business class notebooks. The laptops will feature either aluminum or carbon fibre cases. The display is surrounded by narrow bezels similar to the InfinityEdge bezels seen on the XPS machines. The 7000 series comes with the company’s SafeScreen technology making it tough for other people to see what’s on your screen.
The 7000-series also includes a detachable Surface-style PC dubbed as the Latitude 7200 2-in-1. Like the Microsoft Surface, this one comes with a kickstand to adjust the angle of the display and a detachable keyboard. The 7200 2-in-1 is the smallest and the lightest of the series which is ideal for professionals on the go. The laptop sports a 12.3-inch display and flaunts an aluminum finish which looks premium. It also has a backlit keyboard.
Under the hood, all the machines in the Latitude 7000-series can be configured with up to an 8th Gen Core i7 processor, up to 32GB RAM and up to 1TB SSD storage. Connectivity-wise, the laptops come with a 4×4 narrow-band antenna for a stronger and faster Wi-Fi signal. Other features include a fingerprint scanner and an optional IR camera for Windows Hello login. Dell claims that the 7000 series will come with up to 20 hours of battery life and support for fast charging that will provide 80 percent charge in an hour.
The Latitude 5000 is a mainstream notebook and offered in three display variants of 13, 14, and 15-inches. They are available in HD, FHD, or touchscreen display options. All models come with a carbon fibre reinforced chassis.
Additionally, Dell has also announced the Latitude 5300 2-in-1 convertible laptop with s FHD edge-to-edge 13-inch display. It is fitted with Corning Gorilla Glass and an anti-glare coating for improved readability.
The Latitude 5000 series is powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core processor. The laptops can be configured with up to 32GB RAM and 1TB SSD storage. Dell has also provided optionalal discrete graphics on the machines. The battery life on the Latitude 5000 series is rated at 20 hours.
The Latitude 3000 series is an affordable entry-level business notebook. It is available in 14 and 15-inch variants along with a new 13-inch model. The specs for the Latitude 3000 were not revealed by Dell at the time of writing.
Pricing & Availability:
All new Latitude laptops will be available starting May 1st on Dell’s website in the US. The 7000-series will start at $1,299 (~Rs 90,261) while the 2-in-1 model will retail at $999 (~Rs 69,415). The 5000-series will start at $819 (~Rs 56,908) and the convertible model at $949 (~Rs 65,941). The price of Latitude 3000 series has been set at $599 (~Rs 41,621).