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Dell Latitude E6400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 531 reviews of Dell Latitude E6400. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and reliability. The screen and price also get good feedback. The sound and energy efficiency get negative opinions, and reviews are divided on the size.

battery, price, screen, reliability, usability

energy, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Latitude E6400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Latitude E6400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Dell Latitude E6400 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design and usability. The portability and durability also get good feedback, whereas comments are divided on the price.

performance, durability, portability, usability, design

59% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude E6400 Laptop Notebook 2.4Ghz, Windows Vista Business 32bit, 160Gb Hard Drive, 3Gb Ram & CDRW/DVD ComboDell Latitude E6400 Core 2 Duo Laptop Notebook With Wifi & WarrantyDell Latitude E6400 Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz 4GB Ram 160GB Hard drive DVD-RW.

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell Latitude E6400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 user reviews of Dell Latitude E6400 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the battery and performance. The usability and price are also appreciated, but there are mixed views on the energy efficiency and design.

reliability, price, usability, performance, battery

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude E6400 LaptopDell laptop battery (9 CELLS) for Latitude E6400, Latitude E6400 ATG, Latitude E6500,Precision M2400, Precision M4400, Precision M6400Dell E-CRT CRT Monitor Stand Latitude E4200, E4300, E5400, E5500, E6400 / 6400ATG, E6500 E-Family Laptops and Precision M2400, M4400, M6400 Mobile Wor

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Review Dell Latitude E6400 Notebook

 

Mobile Office.Security, mobility and reliance. Those are the

Compact, solid case; Good workmanship and high-quality Haptik; Extensive connection options; Extensive security and communication features; Bright, outdoor suitable display; Passable heat and loudness emissions in idle/office use; Very good battery...

Touchpad keys need getting used to; Average contrast and viewing angle stability of the display

Due to the justifiable price and the warranty time with a minimum of 3 years the notebook comes in question for private as well as business clients.

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Dell Latitude E6400

 

A total revamp of Dell's ubiquitous business laptop line, the Latitude E6400 offers Intel's latest Centrino 2 mobile platform and introduces a brushed-metal design that works at home or office, but the real highlight here is the long battery life.

Sharp new design; tons of business-friendly features; highly configurable; excellent battery

Merely average performance; somewhat heavy

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Dell Latitude E6400

 

Dell's Latitude E6400 is a full featured business laptop that delivers performance, battery life and price in one neat bundle.

Highly featured, Good performance for the price, Excellent battery life, High level of configurability

No fingerprint reader

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Dell Latitude E6400 Review

 

Unlike the previous generation of Dell Latitude noteboks that featured rounded edges and curves, the Dell Latitude E-series features "down to business" industrial design. The chassis is entirely made of magnesium alloy with plenty of 90-degree edges...

Very tough structure and rugged overall chassis design ; Excellent selection of ports and fantastic docking station ; Excellent battery life ... particularly with extra battery slice ; Solid performance ; Remains very cool where your body comes into...

Industrial design (although cool) looks a little "unfinished ; Build quality is durable, but alloy chassis feels thin in some spots ; ControlPoint software can be frustrating ; Trackpoint/touchpoint is better than the one on the D630, but still not great

Overall, corporate clients who are looking for the next generation of business notebooks from Dell have plenty of reasons to buy the E6400. Dell made every effort to improve the Latitude family, and the E6400 is a great 14-inch business notebook. That...

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Dell Latitude E6400 User Review

 

The new E-series Latitude notebooks feature the latest Intel processors, power-saving refinements to improve battery life, and innovative styling. This full review of the new Dell Latitude E6400 gives you an in-depth look at one UK user's experience...

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Dell Latitude E6400 Review

 

Priced at $1,463, the Dell Latitude E6400 is a durable and secure notebook that offers snappy performance and plenty of endurance. And thanks to Dell's redesign, this is one sleek business notebook you'll want to be seen carrying. Power users will want...

Top-notch security and durability, Eye-catching design, Long endurance with nine-cell battery, Can charge gadgets via USB with system off, Intuitive ControlPoint software

Small touchpad, Display could be brighter

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Dell Latitude E6400

 

The E6400's 14-inch widescreen is as bright as the 14-inch screens on the T400 and the 6930p. And it's matte, too, so you don't get the glare coming from the glossy ones found on consumer laptops. The 1,440-by-900 resolution is the same as you find on...

Trendy brushed-aluminum look. Excellent battery life. Many configuration options. Anti-glare screen. Largest battery on a business laptop. First-rate keyboard and mouse buttons

Palm rests could have used the lid's design treatment. Real aluminum metals would have been more rugged

The E6400 is a major upgrade from the previous D630. Dell has finally added an SD slot, has incorporated a trendier design, and continues to offer its wide selection of configurations and parts.

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Dell Latitude E6400 Laptop

 

Are you a business professional looking for your next laptop? You won't be surprised to hear that there's a Dell Latitude that might be just what you're looking for. What might surprise you a little, however, is just how Dell has upgraded its whole...

Dell's new Latitude E6400 is ideal for working professionals in search of a business-oriented laptop that can take care of all of their work needs. That being said, it's not the best choice for someone looking for a laptop that can be used for...

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Semi-rugged laptop for professionals.

 

The ATG should satisfy users who are after a well-performing, semi-rugged notebook, but more demanding users who are looking for a unit to use in a very dusty area might want something that has dust-protected ports and slots as well.

Semi-rugged design, touch screen, backlit keyboard, solid-state drive, dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi, ambient light sensor

Ports aren't dust-proof, no ExpressCard slot, touchpad can't be disabled by a Fn key combination

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Style and speed.

 

This notebook ticks pretty much every box: style, speed, connectivity (including Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth and 802.11a/g/n Wi-Fi) and usability. It packs in plenty of business-friendly features, including a smartcard reader and a fingerprint scanner....

Performance, usability, looks great, excellent screen, chock-full of cool features

Heats up, no ExpressCard slot, may inspire insane jealousy among others

Product Specifications

The Latitude E6400 is thoughtfully designed not just for looks, but to survive a long day on the job. With premium magnesium alloy construction, longer-lasting paint finishes and robust metal hinges, the Latitude E6400 is more durable than ever. Work more comfortably with a precision-tuned keyboard that offers stronger key durability. Roam the halls in style with sleeker, slimmer profile that was inspired by feedback from thousands of users just like you. Meet the laptop that can last as long as your work day. Achieve up to 19 hours of battery life with the combination of standard 9-cell battery, high capacity battery slice. Stay connected anytime, anywhere with Dell Control Point Connection Manager, which enables fast and easy wireless connections with support for current and emerging wireless technologies.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.4in
Height:1.2in
Weight:4.4lbs
Width:13.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800/1440 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:E6400
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Latitude

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1066MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Brushed metal black

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.1 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11n
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n/802.11b/g/802.11b/g / Bluetooth 2.1

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.26GHz/2.4GHz/2.53GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P8400/P8600/P8700
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/2GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/250GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD/NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M