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Dell Latitude D630

Dell Latitude D630
alaScore 86

1177 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1177 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the portability and usability. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are mixed comments on the resolution and battery.

value for money, performance, screen, usability, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Latitude D630 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Latitude D630

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 93 user reviews of Dell Latitude D630 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, performance, usability, keyboard, screen

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: CHEAP DELL LATITUDE D630 LAPTOP, INTEL CORE 2 DUO, 2GB RAM, 60GB HDD, WINDOWS 7DELL Latitude D630 Laptop DVD 2GB RAM Core 2 Duo REFURBISHED 3 MONTHS WARRANTYREFURBISHED DELL D630 PORTABLE THIN LAPTOP NOTEBOOK ANTI-VIRUS+OFFICE SUITE

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell Latitude D630

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 700 user reviews of Dell Latitude D630 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

performance, value for money, usability, battery, screen

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude D630 14.1-Inch Notebook PC - SilverDell D630 + Windows 7 (Notebook Laptop Computer) 2.0 GHz CPU | 2 GB of Ram | 60 GB Hard DriveDell D630 + Windows 7 (Notebook Laptop Computer) 2.2 GHz CPU / 2 GB of Ram / 80 GB Hard Drive

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Dell Latitude D630

 

Over the past year or so, Dell has seen a dip in fortunes in the laptop market. Once considered the brand to emulate, both in terms of business support and product reliability, it's now been eclipsed by HP and a surprisingly resurgent Acer who's...

Test no 1: Battery lasted 4 hours and 45 minutes Test no 2: Battery lasted 3 hours and 45 minutes Test no 3: Battery lasted 5 hours and 25 minutes. As you can see there was quite a bit of difference in the prevalent battery life and it...

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Dell Latitude ATG D630

 

This is one tough and fast PC, but it's better at surviving drops than it is spills.

Wide screen easily readable in bright daylight ; Solid-state hard drive ; Speedy startup

Didn't pass spill tests ; Slow integrated graphics card ; Pricey

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Dell Latitude D630

 

Packing mobile broadband, a host of security options, and a sturdy design, the Dell Inspiron D630 is a top-notch business notebook.

Sturdy magnesium-alloy body ; Excellent productivity performance ; Discrete graphics ; Very good endurance with nine-cell battery ; Wealth of security features

Battery is in front of the machine ; Heavier than Lenovo T61 ; Not the best wireless range

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Dell Latitude D630 Review

 

Some of you are probably wondering as to why I chose so little RAM and a rather small hard drive. Like I said, most upgrades are reasonably priced. I purchased 2GB from Newegg for $80, Dell's upgrade would have been $200

Extremely sturdy design and feel ; Amazing security software ; Bright screen ; Great battery life ; Awesome overall performance ; System tends to run cool and quiet ; Excellent customer support ; Practically zero bloatware

Somewhat expensive upgrades ; Sound quality ; Contrast ratio could be better ; Not a Lenovo keyboard

To make a long story short, the computer didn't boot up at first after my do-it-yourself upgrade and after calling tech support I thought I might have to purchase a new $350 motherboard. Luckily, the RAM just needed to be seated properly. I could have...

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Inside Intel's New Centrino Duo and Centrino Pro (Santa Rosa)

 

Business laptops tend to look much like one other, rarely deviating from the conservative, standard black exterior. The Dell Latitude D630 ($2,079 direct) is an exception. It has a sleek, professional appearance that doesn't scream conformity. What...

FireWire support. 85-Wh battery lasted awesomely long. High-res screen. Travel-friendly.

Battery design will not be compatible with older Latitudes.

The Dell Latitude D630 is a portable midrange business laptop with an appealing design that will land you some performance benefits.

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Dell Latitude D630 (Green PC)

 

Measuring 9.3 by 13.2 by 1.4 inches and weighing 5.8 pounds, the D630 is neither the lightest nor the thinnest laptop in its category. The 85-Wh extended battery, which protrudes from the front bezel, is factored into the equation; with a standard...

Eco-friendly. Highly configurable. Outstanding battery life. Mobile broadband options. Good performance scores

Lacks a memory card reader. Pointing stick is hard to use

Bolstered by a long list of green credentials, the Dell Latitude D630 business laptop can be configured in countless ways to benefit your company.

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Dell Latitude D630 (blcwj1s_3) Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 (2.00GHz) 4M L2 Cache, 800MHz Dual Core 80GB/1... (BLCWJ1S3) PC Desktop

 

I bought this laptop for school and haven't stopped loving it since it arrived. The 14" screen size is so much better than a clunky 15". I know one inch doesnt seem like it would make much of a difference, but it absolutely does. Get the smaller...

Build Quality, screen size, keyboard feels amazing, 3 year warranty incuded

Dell service is terrible at times, not as thin as some

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Dell Latitude D630

 

The Dell Latitude D620 has been such a popular laptop for Dell that when they came out with the new D630, they knew not to mess with a good thing. The D630 has some nice upgrades and its body is small enough to make it very portable, thus it's great...

The Dell D630 offers a lot of bang for the buck. Prices for the D630 start at $849 on the Dell website. Most people will opt for more options on their D630 base model, which will increase the price quite a bit, but the cost is still reasonable. A...

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DELL LATITUDE D630 CORE 2 DUO 1.8GHZ 2048GB 120GB XP PRO COMBO

 

Going along with the reasonable size of the D630 is the 14.1" Widescreen display. The 14.1" WXGA+ is incredibly bright (223cd/m2), a great improvement of its predecessor the D620. The 14.1" widescreen hosts a remarkable 1440x900 native resolution. The...

Long battery life; Runs quiet; Fantastic display; Amazing durability; Logical design

Battery extends out the front (potentially awkward); A little on the heavy side

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Dell Latitude D630 (MAG-D630WL)

 

Magnesium alloy is used throughout to create a rigid chassis

Excellent build quality, Powerful and versatile

Windows XP only

If you don't need an ultraportable machine, the Dell represents great value for money. Build quality is impeccable and performance impressive

Product Specifications

The Latitude ATG is a tough, All Terrain Grade laptop designed for demanding work environments where dust, vibration and moisture are daily facts of life. Fully compatible with the standard Latitude D630, the Latitude ATG boasts a range of innovative features that can protect it from some of the harshest work environments and enhance its usability in demanding conditions. Perfect for industries like construction, manufacturing and oil and gas, as well as public organizations like police forces, the Latitude ATG is designed to put a high-performance business laptop in an incredibly durable and usable package. Built and tested to meet MIL-STD 810F, a tough military standard of durability, the Latitude ATG is designed to meet almost any physical challenge it might meet in even the most demanding work environments. It features a shock-mounted, removable hard drive, a shock-mounted LCD screen, a dust and spill-resistant keyboard, port covers and more. The Latitude ATG is prepared for dust, humidity, vibration and high altitudes, plus a lot of the accidental bumps and knocks that are part of the territory when you're working in the field. In addition to being rugged and durable, the Latitude ATG is designed for great usability in a variety of difficult work environments. It features a super-bright 500-nit LCD display with anti-reflective coating, so the screen can be easily seen on even the brightest days. On the other hand, if you're working in dark environments or at night, the ATG's special ATG task lights will illuminate the keyboard so you can stay productive anywhere. These features, along with its durability and high performance Intel Core 2 Duo dual-core processor, make the Latitude ATG a force to be reckoned with.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.4in
Height:1.3in/1.7in
Weight:5.1lbs/6.4lbs
Width:13.3in/13.5in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:ATG D630/D630
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Latitude

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad / Track stick/Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad / Track stick

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD)/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:4x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.8GHz/2.2GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T7100/T7250/T7500
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:60GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business
Security Devices:SmartCard reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100