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Dell Latitude D830

alaTest has collected and analyzed 181 reviews of Dell Latitude D830. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and usability. The screen and performance also get good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the connectivity and energy efficiency, while there are some mixed opinions about the keyboard.

price, performance, screen, usability, battery

portability, energy, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Latitude D830 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Latitude D830

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Dell Latitude D830 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 Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the performance. The battery is also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed comments about the usability.

battery, performance

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

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude D830 LaptopDell Latitude D830 Compatible Laptop FanDELL LATITUDE D830 15.4" LAPTOP SCREEN

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Latitude D830

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 user reviews of Dell Latitude D830 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and reliability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the image quality and battery. Views are divided on the keyboard.

performance, price, usability, reliability, portability

battery, image quality

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude D830 Core 2 Duo 16-Inch laptop, (2.2Ghz processor, 2GB RAM, 120GB Hard Drive, windows os)Dell Latitude D830 15.4" Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2Ghz, 160GB Hard Drive, 4096Mb RAM, DVD/CDRW Drive, XP Profesional)Dell Latitude D830 15.4" Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0Ghz, 120GB Hard Drive, 2048Mb RAM, DVDRW Drive, XP Profesional)

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Latitude D830 Notebook

 

Everyday's Business. Step by step Dell equips all its notebooks w

Very robust case ; Well equipped with interfaces ; User-friendly keyboard with structured layout ; Non-reflecting surface, concise resolution ; Very good performance ; Emissions acceptable ; Very good battery runtime

Wobbling transport hook and WLAN switch ; Display's illumination only moderate ; Speakers blast at maximum volume

Aug, 2007
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Expert review by: freefisheater (NotebookReview.com)

Dell Latitude D830 User Review

 

The Latitude series of laptops is part of Dell's business line. As business machines, they are more focused on reliability, durability and subtlety (whereas the more consumer-oriented Inspirons tout more powerful media-centric features such as a...

With all that out of the way, let's move on to the screen

Sep, 2007

Expert review by: Commander Wolf (NotebookReview.com)

Dell Latitude D830 Review

 

A few of my friends own older Thinkpad models and have nothing but praise for them. Indeed, Lenovo is known for superior build quality though typically at a price. By all means the T60 is a beautiful machine, but I was put off by a couple of small...

Solid construction ; Visually appealing ; Discrete graphics ; Good performance ; Can ship with XP ; Cool and quiet

Not a thin-and-light ; Relatively expensive ; Port selection could still be better ; Light Leakage

In the days after I placed my order I spent much time questioning whether or not I had made the right choice. I anxiously awaited the arrival of my new piece of hardware, checking my order status religiously and wondering when it would ship. When it...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: (laptopbroker.com)

DELL LATITUDE D830 CORE 2 DUO 2.0GHZ 2048MB 80GB VISTA COMBO

 

Dell Latitude D830 weighs six pounds. Although this is a sleek model, it is not very lightweight. Six pounds is more on the upper side limit of a thin and lightweight model. This laptop offers all essentials like biometric security, integrated WAN,...

Good performance; Solid construction; Good appeal

Light Leakage; Expensive; Not very thin and lightweight

The overall rating of Dell Latitude D830 is good. This laptop has most of the requirements essential in a reasonable business notebook. The magnesium case proves durable and robust. It is also indestructible and the design looks very business-like. All...

Expert review by: Tech staff (techradar.com)

Dell Latitude D830 review

 

Excellent battery life and warranty make this corporate laptop a real bargain

Competitive price ; Great warranty ; Strong battery life

Not very powerful ; Limited storage

For corporate users with basic needs, this Dell laptop has a lot to offer

May, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Be Careful

 

price

the refurbished product was shipped to me with many things not functional. Couldn't get to the internet and the battery was basically dead. Buyer must be careful about this product. I'm getting a replacement, mainly because of price. But I will...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: dlbdata (newegg.com)

Laptop arrived with cracked display but refund processed without a problem

 

RMA & Refund was processed without any any additional followup needed

Bad display (cracked). Packaging was fine, so maybe it wasn't tested thoroughly

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

do not buy!

 

what a waste of my time and money

shipped fast and appeared fine

windows 7 was a "trial subscription". so now i need another 100$ if i want to keep windows. windows lasts just long enough to void the return policy....thanks a lot ; keys of keyboard are iffy

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Texas Blue Bonnet (tigerdirect.com)

Great Deal

 
Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: (tigerdirect.com)

Dissapointed in consistancy of product and specs

 

Specs said the laptop was internet ready. It was not. Had to purchase a seperate USB wireless device after I purchased a WLAN card that the computer should have had only to find that it was not compatible. extra $40

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications

The Dell Latitude D830 notebook is the high-performance solution for professionals who require desktop capabilities on the go - especially those needing to run high-end graphics. The D830 enhances the previous-generation with the Intel Core 2 Duo processor and support for three different graphics solutions. In addition to graphics card options, the Latitiude D830 offers an impressive range of other leading technology choices, including performance hard drives. IT decision-makers will appreciate the solid state drives, along with D-family peripheral commonality. Finally, the Latitude D830 features wide-screen options for maximum viewability and is also optimized for the external monitors - helping users make the most of their workday, in or out of the office.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.4in
Height:1.4in
Weight:6lbs
Width:14.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
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:D830
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Latitude

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard

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/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
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
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T7100/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
Security Devices:SmartCard reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100