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DELL Latitude E5520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of DELL Latitude E5520. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and durability. The usability and performance are also appreciated. The design and image quality get negative opinions. The screen and keyboard get mixed comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the DELL Latitude E5520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of DELL Latitude E5520 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Opinions about the portability and keyboard are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the size.

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85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude E6220 Laptop Notebook Core i5 2.5Ghz, Windows 7 Professional 32bit, 250Gb Hard Drive, 4Gb Ram, HDMI, WebcamDell Latitude E6220 Laptop Notebook Core i5 2.5Ghz, Windows 7 Professional 32bit, 250Gb Hard Drive, 4Gb Ram, HDMI, Webcam

Mar, 2019

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Solid buy!


I've purchased a laptop, monitor, and various pc components from newegg, all refurbished and have been satisfied with the price and quality of every one.

Surprisingly good shape cosmetically, and as a bonus came equipped with 8gb of ram rather than the advertised 6.

May, 2016

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Very good deal


Price and condition good,

I like everything

May, 2016

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Nice Little unit


when powered up was ready to go, just some configuration stuff. responded nice. I would think well work the price I paid for it.

None so far, Have only had it a couple of days- no complaints so far

Apr, 2016

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Dell E5420 - Worth Every Penny!


This is a solid machine for all uses, with the exception of gaming (graphics), which had the lowest score on the Windows Experience (5.1). The processors rating is 7.1 which is what counts for my uses (surfing, email, PowerPoint, Word, videos, movies...

Extremely good condition for "B Grade", clean, clear screen with no scratches or bad pix, case is 99%. Very fast, all hardware as advertised and Windows 7 fresh install, no junk, just Windows. Keyboard is like new and all controls work perfectly. HDMI...

Came with open PCI slot, no enclosure at all, I plan to ad a new PCI USB 3.0 to fill the slot (around $20). Only defect with case is it has slight scratches around VGA port from extended use but only cosmetic.

Apr, 2016

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Good Quality


I would recommend this computer to people who do on the go work, and/or office work.

Decent computer for the price, it has scuffs but it is a refurb and the scuffs are not bad.

none so far

Apr, 2016

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Newegg : A Web stoe you can trust


A no questions return policy. I have a history of purchases they will always stand by their products. all are at a very resonable price range.

I dont believe the product went through a through referbishing procedure. A small shipping fee for me.

Apr, 2016

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"A Grade" was more of a D+...


I got this "A grade" refurbished laptop because it was the best one I could afford, being a starving artist. I would advise to never buy refurbished from Newegg. When I got it, it seemed okay, although the power cable was broken open at one end, with...

It works Windows 7 Nice laptop aside from refurbishing problems

Battery won't last an hour Power cable has exposed wires Headphone / speaker jack cuts out and pops Occasionally freezes and has to be restarted

Feb, 2016

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Great computer for the price


Case came in good shape and nice finish. no dings or dents/scratches. Screen in good condition except one little white spot/burn which doesn't bother me. Keep in mind you pay for what you get. Still a good deal though for $200 bucks. Perfect business...

My battery only lasts an hour or less so I have to keep it plugged in. I reached out to Joy Systems who Newegg gets many of their refurbished from and they stated they can replace it but since its a refurbished unit the battery replacement will also be...

Feb, 2016

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Refurb Dell Latitude E5420


Came in excellent condition, haven't found a flaw yet After an hour playing around I swapped out the hard drive for an SSD and put in a fresh Win7 install. Found all drivers on Dell website. Will be upgrading to Win10 eventually. Never had a 14" before...

Wow...Price, condition, features. Just received item. Works great, almost looks new, barely detectable scratch on top cover is all I could find of cosmetic damage. Everything works fine. Screen was perfectly visible, no dead pixels or dead spots. Will...

Have not found a con yet...except for battery might be a bit weak. Don't know how long battery is supposed to last but I'm getting just under 3 hrs after SSD install..This actually might be normal range though.

Feb, 2016

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Can change it to Windows 10 after updates!


Fast! Perfect for college!

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio system:HD
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:2


Battery capacity (Watt hours):48 / 60 / 97
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4 / 6 / 9


Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera:No / Yes
Swivel webcam: No


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Bronze / Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes


Colour of product:Anthracite / Black / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Anthracite / Black / Silver
Product Type:Notebook


3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:31.8 / 33.8 / 39.6 / 43.9
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1600 x 900
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type: No
LED Backlight: Yes
Touchscreen: No


Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.6
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:English
Keyboard layout:Numeric / QWERTY
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad


Internal Memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1


3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80 / 20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM / DVD±RW / No

Other features

Audio system:HD
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Display:LCD / LED
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Power supply type:AC/DC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65 / 90
Power auto-sensing: Yes


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):22 / 23 / 25 / 28
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express / Intel HM67 Express / Intel QM67 Express
Number of Processors Supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.2 / 3.5
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.3 / 2.5 / 2.8
Processor front side bus:1333
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Model:I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2450M / I5-2520M / I7-2640M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:4
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100 / 100 C / 85 / 85C ; 100C

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):No / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52229 / 53434 / 53438 / 53452 / I7-2640M
Processor code:SR03R / SR048 / SR04J / SR04Z / SR0DN
Processor package size:37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Cable lock slot:N / Yes
Fingerprint Reader: Yes
Password protection type: Yes


Bundled software:Cyberlink PowerDVD, Dell Webcam Central, Roxio Creator / Microsoft Office Starter
Operating System Architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:memory stick (ms), mmc, sd / MMC, SD
Hard Drive Capacity:250 / 320
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:22.6 / 22.9 / 25.1 / 25.9 / 26 / 28.7
Depth (imperial):22.6 / 22.9 / 25.1 / 25.9 / 26 / 28.7
Height :3.3
Height (front):2.24 / 2.73 / 3.02 / 3.04 / 3.08
Height (front) (imperial):2.24 / 2.72 / 3.02 / 3.05 / 3.07
Height (imperial):3.3
Height (rear):2.47 / 2.98 / 3.32 / 3.48
Height (rear) (imperial):2.46 / 2.97 / 3.05 / 3.33 / 3.48
Weight:1.44 / 2.04 / 2.31 / 2.47 / 2.49 / 3
Width:30.9 / 32.9 / 37.5 / 38.4 / 38.9 / 41.8
Width (imperial):31 / 32.9 / 37.5 / 38.4 / 38.8 / 41.8