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Dell Latitude E5510 Review – i5-520M 2.40 GHz CPU

January 19th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments


The Dell Latitude E5510 is another business laptop, but with cutting edge features over the earlier line of Latitude devices. The cost of this Latitude E5510 is lesser than the earlier Latitude business laptop versions. Features are almost same as earlier Latitude versions like high-resolution display and ruggedized frames. Its performance and battery life is hard to ignore. This is a best laptop for the small business segment.

Details in-depth:

Durability would be the major attraction of this Latitude E5510, when compared with earlier Vostro 3300 and Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 15. In fact, its lowest price made this laptop appearance into magnesium alloy in its frame and hinges. But, these looks can be easily satiated when compared with its low price.

This Dell E5510 weighs around 6.1 pounds and comes with a 9-cell battery. These features are indicating that this laptop is little heavier than some other famous business laptops. But, this over weight will goes fine when compared with longer battery life and lowest price.

Its 15.6-inch display screen is suitable enough for accommodate spreadsheet users, images and for viewing multiple windows at a time. Its resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

Latitude E5510 Keyboard is has dual pointing devices as a pointing stick and touchpad. The two pairs of mouse buttons on the touchpad are quite responsive. Keyboard is a full one and offers easy usage.

Inside Features:

This Latitude E5510 notebook doesn’t have HDMI and eSATA port and perhaps this could be a huge drawback. This laptop is equipped with 4 numbers of USB ports, one SD slot, one VGA slot, one Ethernet port, and one ExpressCard slot. A FireWire port and Serial port are arranged with his laptop keeping in mind the business usage. A dual-layer DVD burner is arranged with this laptop. A webcam feature is optional with this laptop and it can be had with an additional cost from the Dell.

Performance:

This Dell latitude E5510 is equipped with a 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5-520M CPU. This processor is quite good at speed and flawless performance. It doesn’t have any discrete graphics chip and this would be another disadvantage with this laptop. This can go well with some of the 3D-related tasks and CAD applications without any problem.

Battery life of Latitude E5510 is truly outstanding. This laptop is equipped with a huge 85WH (9-cell) battery and this battery offers around 7 to 8 hours of battery back up for the laptop.

Dell Latitude E5510 is more emphasized over the performance, battery life and price. It is very well succeeded in assuring these three qualities for this laptop by the Dell.

Positives:

• Its display and keyboard is excellent.
• Custom configuration with this laptop for the small business usage is hard to ignore.

Negatives:

• There is no eSATA or digital video output for this laptop.
• No discrete graphics.

Conclusion:

Dell latitude E5510 is a best choice for small business purpose through its economical pricing. It is not an option for entertainment, but a pure business laptop with extra ordinary battery back up facility.

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