Dell Latitude D TrueMobile I also purchased the Dell D via Dell. Get it by Tue, Jan. My ordering experience was good up until the delivery point. Enter Your Dell Service Tag.

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Which means it has gone through various testing requirements as set by Dell. Furthermore, for general business and home applications, the D has more than enough power and even some left to spare.

Dell Latitude D420 Review (pics, specs)

Nevertheless, a headphone jack is provided, and when hooked up to either headphones or speakers, the sound reproduction was better than expected, with little-to-no hissing and rich sound that was far superior to that provided by my DV wirelesw playing back music.

Build, internet connectivity options, reliability, security all combine to trump performance.

In air-conditioned rooms the fan almost never comes on at all unless performing CPU-intensive work over extended periods of time. Underside view of the D The 9-cell battery also exists as an option if even longer times are deemed necessary. Functioning not only as a wireless hardware switch, the Wi-Fi Catcher can also be pushed in another direction to detect Wi-Fi networks in the area using a color-based indicator LED.

Wi-Fi Catcher, Fan Vent view large image d4420 large image.

Dell Latitude D Specs – CNET

Power adapter for D In terms of battery life with the 6-cell, in my limited testing I have averaged a bit over c420 hours with Wi-Fi on and maximum screen brightness while composing documents, surfing the web, and listening to music. Finally, the upper right side of the notebook seems to become substantially warmer than the rest of the unit over extended use, although based on my experiences the D has still been generally cool enough to be used on my lap.


The particular panel used in this D was manufactured by AU Optronics, although Samsung and possibly other manufacturers are also known to provide screens.

I found the D to run hotter than I would like. Ports The D offers a reasonable selection of ports in the limited space available, although more USB ports and perhaps an S-Video and DVI wieeless would have been certainly been nice although these are available via various expansion and dock options.

Minimal light leakage found on the D AU Optronics screen view large image. There is zero flex to the keyboard and it is indeed very easy to type on. What makes this solution so interesting is that it can be used even when the notebook is powered off, making searching for networks that much easier when roaming about.

Power adapter for D When given the opportunity for an upgrade, my next purchase was heavily influenced by this oppressive experience with the DV Compared to previous notebooks I have handled including the HP DV, the D feels far more robust, rigid, and solid. Even despite the cons, there are more than enough pros to tip the scales in the opposite direction: As with David, the back right side tended to get much warmer than the rest of the laptop.


The Dell Latitude D is a The brightness on the Samsung screen is fantastic though, from reports in the NotebookReview.

Dell Latitude D view large image In practice, the D has far more in common with the X1 than its direct predecessor, the D On a final note, Dell must be commended for including a minimal amount of bundled software with the D All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

I agree that build wise the D is a real winner. Moreover, while the D offered standard Intel Pentium M processors operating at up to 2. Enter Your Dell Service Tag. Latitude D Wifi Card.

The charcoal grey and silver accent look really is great. Dell Latitude D Wireless Left side view of ports on the D Personally I found the location of most every port on the back of the D wirsless annoying. Conclusion Having used the Dell Latitude D for some time now, my impressions have mostly been overwhelmingly positive.