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Dell Latitude 2100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of Dell Latitude 2100. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the keyboard and usability. The durability and performance also get good feedback. Many are negative about the software and connectivity. Opinions about the price and portability are mixed.

battery, performance, durability, usability, keyboard

size, screen, connectivity, software

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Latitude 2100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Latitude 2100 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the size. The keyboard is also appreciated.

keyboard, size

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Dell Latitude 2100 10 inch 1GB 250 Win 7 Pro Ruggedized

May, 2016

Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (

Review Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook


Mobile class room Connoisseurs are well acquainted with Dell's La ...

Robust and resistant case ; Long battery life ; Well-equipped ; Good keyboard ; Many options ; Availble with Linux ; Many support options ; Silent system noise

High weight ; Bulky design ; Adverse interface arrangement ; Lurid indicator-LEDs ; Small touch screen ; low-contrast display, not outdoor-capable ; difficult to upgrade/maintain

That Dell even in this class offers that many configuration, warranty, and support options

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Klaus Hinum (

Hands-On: Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook in Review


School netbook. Dell would like to capture the market of schools ...

Thanks to the good keyboard and the specific features, the Latitude seems to be well fit for the intended field of deployment. It could be an acquisition worth recommending for notebook classes

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Priya Ganapati (

Review: Dell Latitude 2100


It may be designed for children, but that doesn't mean the Latitude 2100 can't be enjoyed by big kids too.

Cool, tough rubber exterior coating. Adult-sized keyboard also accommodates the smallest hands. Responsive trackpad. Snappy performance. Clear window on front of chassis meant for student’s name tag

Tattletale web browsing light a little too Big Brother for our tastes. Optional extras drive up the price tag quickly. Chunky monkey power adapter

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Darren Gladstone (

Dell Latitude 2100


Families, don't be surprised if you see the Dell Latitude 2100 show up in a classroom near you. As I've written in the past, Dell is aggressively targeting the K-8 education market with this line of rugged-looking netbooks. At the time I played with a...

A good touchscreen implementation ; Rugged-like

Big and bulky ; Skimps on hard drive space

Dell courts classrooms with this Latitude's kid-friendly touchscreen, but the big-boned netbook skimps on space.

Jul, 2009

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (

Dell Latitude 2100 Review


Almost every school around the globe is looking for a durable, ultraportable laptop that can survive use and abuse in the classroom, and Dell promises they have the perfect solution in the form of the new Latitude 2100 netbook. The first Latitude...

Super rugged netbook ; Easy quick access controls ; Good battery life

Thick and heavy ; No high-resolution screen option ; Touchscreen without tablet convertibility

Bottom line, despite the bulk and weight this is indeed one impressive netbook

Jul, 2009

Expert review by: Joanna Stern (

Dell Latitude 2100 - A Review of the Dell Latitude 2100


Student-rugged design, Unique education features, Comfortable keyboard with antimicrobial option, Speedy performance

Larger and heavier than most netbooks, Below-average battery life

Above the display is a 1.3-megapixel Webcam, which provided extremely clear images in a Skype video chat. A colleague saw little motion blur when we quickly waved and could even make out facial details. The microphone on our unit did not work.

May, 2009

Expert review by: lang2009 ( )

Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook Review


The development of netbook market is very rapid, and the whole network market pay attention to the students, while student netbooks perform not so well. Dell netbooks' performance on the market is good to some extent such as Dell Inspiron mini 9 and...

Dell Latitude 2100 comes with a 3-cell battery which is 11.1V and 2800 Whr, in the battery life test, the 3-cell battery just can last for about 3 hours.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Denny Atkin (

Dell Latitude 2100


The Latitude 2100 is one of the most durable netbooks we've used, and its touch screen is a nice addition, but you'll pay a premium for both features.

Tough construction; excellent keyboard; network-activity light; available touch screen

Expensive; thick design; limited vertical resolution

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Jul, 2009

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (

Dell Latitude 2100 netbook


A ruggedised 10.1in Dell netbook designed specifically for students

Competitive price, touch screen, rugged chassis, long battery life, comfortable keyboard

802.11n wireless networking isn't standard, touch screen not sensitive at extreme edges, no on-screen volume indicator

Armed with an Intel Atom N270 CPU, 1.5GB of RAM and an 80GB hard drive, the Dell Latitude 2100 performs well. Thanks to its 6-cell battery it also lasts a long time away from an outlet. It's a comfortable netbook to use and its rugged design should...

May, 2009

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook


We take a look at Dell's durable "student-rugged" netbook, which offers a rubber coating and touch-screen to set it apart from the crowd.

May, 2011

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:3 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WSVGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: Yes
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GMA3150


Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:NM10
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:N270