One very noticeable thing that made for better performance out of the box with the D was the very clean Windows install this machine has. Our review sample came with an Intel T Core Duo processor clocked at 2. Like its big brother, the D has undergone an extensive overhaul, emerging with some sweet new features such as a This provides for an industrial and muscular look, quite the opposite of the light-grey and white design of the Dell Inspiron line of notebooks. This Wi-Fi Catcher works whether the notebook is on, off or in standby mode.

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CNet As the middle child in the business-focused Latitude brood, the Dell Latitude D is larger than the ultraportable D and smaller than the midsize D The 9-cell extended life battery sticks d6200 a bit at the front of the D view large image.

As such Dell has implemented StrikeZone technology that reduces the amount of shock experienced in the hard drive area during a drop situation. My only regret is spending more money on docking stations and the new LCD when I could have just saved that del and got, say, one docking station.

Dell Latitude D view large image. The hinges are constructed of steel, Dell claims they have been tested for up to 20, cycles openings and closings to assure freedom from loosening and wobble. The Latitude D is a very welcome upgrade to the D offering many improvements, especially in terms of performance and security, and the look and build quality are also much improved.

Back side view of ports on the D The f620 news is that the much complained about headphone hissing noise experienced with the D seems to be gone with the D The Smart Card reader and Serial connector are obviously not going to appeal to consumers, but could be valuable to some businesses that utilize such ports. You can use this switch to turn off all wireless radios vba putting it in the Off position, but far cooler than that, push it all the way forward and it will blink green as it searches for a Wi-Fi network and if one is present it glows solid green, if none is found it shows orange.


For business uses this is certainly more than ample clock speed.

As far as screen quality, the brightness is decent, but certainly not the best on the market and nowhere near as vivid as some of the high-end screens for consumer notebooks. Aesthetically the D looks nice and professional.

Dell Latitude D – External Reviews

The D can be configured with a 4-cell, 6-cell or 9-cell battery. D above view with lid closed, mouse aside the D for size comparison view large image. You can override the ambient light sensor to control brightness yourself of course. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

Dell Latitude D620 Review (pics, specs)

Like its big brother, the D vba undergone an extensive overhaul, emerging with some sweet new features such as a The D is very sturdy; it uses an all magnesium-alloy case. As mentioned before, Dell is adopting the widescreen format with the thinking that it allows business users to more easily display side-by-side document windows.

The D keyboard is full size, it is nice and firm with no flex and overall a pleasure to use. Another moving part on the D is the screen latch, this is also constructed of metal to provide durability and a nice look to boot. We also appreciate the dedicated volume and mute buttons above gva keyboard, as well as the handy Wi-Fi Catcher network locater an LED that indicates if a wireless network is available without turning the system on.


In the D being reviewed we have the Intel T 1. Right side view of ports on the D Dell XPS m Source: Dell has pulled out all of the stops in making the D wireless capable. If you get an extended life 9-cell battery it will stick out of the front a bit and create a sort of lip that extends 0.

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There are several SKUs of the D with differing Del, amounts of RAM and various screen resolutions, but some features, as well as accessories such as docking stations, are consistent throughout the range. The D screen does experience some light leakage at the bottom view large image. Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

Being a business notebook Dell has pulled out all the stops to make the D secure and provide as many options as possible to the end user for ways to keep their data secure. I imagine with the nVidia graphics card option this notebook may get a bit warmer, but with the configuration I have that uses Intel integrated graphics this is not the case. If you were to upgrade to the 9-cell you would certainly exceed 3 hours, but at the cost of extra weight and increased notebook size.

When dsll power the screen will automatically become brighter. Sell are certainly thin-and-lights with better and I prefer to see 3 hours or a little more for a thin-and-light travel notebook.