Pros

  • Four USB ports
  • Supersturdy construction
  • Great performance
  • Incredible battery life

Cons

  • Heavy for its screen size
  • Average gaming scores
  • Extremely pricey for a 14-inch laptop

At A Glance

The Dell Latitude E6420 delivers all the power you'd want in a business laptop plus outstanding battery life, but its weight and high price tag make it overkill for mainstream users.

Manufacturer’s Description

The 14" HD, multitouch LED display, quad-core processing and discrete graphics options make the redesigned Latitude E6420 ideal for office-to-home professionals who require high performance and dependability as well as ease of mobility.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 469-0247
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
VGA Yes
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Dell, Inc
UPC Code 884116062158
Manufacturer Part Number 469-0247
Brand Name Dell
Product Name Latitude E6420 Notebook
Marketing Information

The 14" HD, multitouch LED display, quad-core processing and discrete graphics options make the redesigned Latitude E6420 ideal for office-to-home professionals who require high performance and dependability as well as ease of mobility.

Product Model E6420
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.dell.com
Product Line Latitude
Product Series E
Memory
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Latitude E6420 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 3.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.3"
Width 13.9"
Depth 9.5"
Weight (Approximate) 80.8 oz
Construction Rugged
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Finger Print Reader No
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-2520M
Processor Speed 2.50 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model QM67 Express
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/54

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 136.0
Battery
Battery Life 11:18   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 202.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 324.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 171.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 286.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 295.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 326.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 176.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 202.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 162.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 53.19   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 43.16   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 40.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 31.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 10.1   Watts
Sleep power usage 0.8   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.6   Watt hours
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 242.0

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