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Dell Latitude E6400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 549 reviews of Dell Latitude E6400. 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 really like the reliability and battery. The usability and price are also appreciated. There are some less positive comments about the sound and touchpad.

performance, price, usability, battery, reliability

energy, touchpad, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell Latitude E6400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Latitude E6400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Dell Latitude E6400 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the battery and design. The durability and price also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and usability. Views are divided on the portability.

performance, price, durability, design, battery

usability, reliability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude E6400 Laptop P8400 2.26Ghz 4.0GBRAM 120GB HDDDell Latitude E6400 Laptop P8400 2.26Ghz 4.0GBRAM 120GB HDD

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Latitude E6400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 150 user reviews of Dell Latitude E6400 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the durability and reliability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the touchpad and size, and some have doubts about the sound and portability.

performance, price, usability, reliability, durability

portability, sound

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude E6400 LaptopDell Latitude E6400 Laptop

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Dell Latitude E6400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Dell Latitude E6400 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca.

50% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Latitude E6400 2.26Ghz Intel Core 2 duo Notebook LaptopDell Latitude E6400 2.26Ghz Intel Core 2 duo Notebook Laptop

Jan, 2019

Recommended!

Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (trustedreviews.com)

Dell Latitude E6400 14.1in Business Notebook

 

Dell is bound to sell loads of these things, but would you want to use one? Andy finds out. Now with video review.

A powerful, flexible, sturdy and well designed portable all-rounder, the Dell Latitude E6400's design and functionality caters very well to the needs of a wide range of users, be they relatively undemanding users who want something practical and long...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Philip Barker (techradar.com)

Dell Latitude E6400 review

 

A mainstream corporate laptop offering excellent comfort and usability

Great usability ; Impressive build quality ; Powerful performance ; Good range of features

Not the best looking laptop on the market

An attractive spec and feature set make this a great value laptop

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Tony Smith (reghardware.co.uk)

Dell Latitude E6400 14in business laptop

 

Black and angular, Dell's new Latitude offers the styling of a ThinkPad and the performance of Centrino 2.

With its angular black mittel-Europa executive styling - BMW rather than Lexus - the Latitude E6400 certainly looks the part of a serious business machine. It provides all the connectivity - network and peripheral - you could wish for and decent...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by (channelpro.co.uk)

Dell Latitude E6400

 

Dell's new business laptop is an unmitigated success, says Sasha Muller.

We caught our first glimpse of Dell's new Latitude E-series when we came face to face with its semi-ruggedised E6400 ATG laptop. With a suitably burly build and plenty of carefully focussed business features, it was a promising debut for the range....

Sep, 2008

Expert review by (channelpro.co.uk)

Dell Latitude E6400 ATG

 

Dell's Latitude E-series is finally here. Sasha Muller takes an exclusive first look at Dell's semi-ruggedised E6400 ATG laptop.

It wasn't so long ago that we clapped eyes and hands on Dell's newly-redesigned Vostro range of laptops, designed expressly for the needs of smaller businesses. Now comes the turn of its premium business range, and the launch of Dell's latest Latitude...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Dell Latitude E6400 ATG

 

Semi-rugged laptop for professionals.

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

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.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Rohan Pearce (goodgearguide.com.au)

Dell Latitude E6400

 

Style and speed.

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

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

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....

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Dell Latitude E6400

 

A trendier design and tons of configuration options make the Dell Latitude E6400 leaps-and-bounds-better than the previous D630.

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.

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Nov, 2008

Expert review by : LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

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

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Jerry Jackson (NotebookReview.com)

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...

Oct, 2008

Product Specifications

Maximize your workspace with the Dell Port Replicator. This Port Replicator gives you a comfortable work space where you can plug a keyboard and mouse to the port replicators and use your laptop like a desktop.

Audio

Audio Connections:Line In /Line Out /Mic In
Number of built-in speakers:2
Sound Card:Integrated

Battery

Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera: No

Connections

Built-in 3G: Yes
FireWire: Yes
Memory Card Reader:5-in-1
Network Card:No/Yes
PC Card Slot: Yes
USB Ports:4/Yes
VGA (D-sub):1
WLAN: Yes
WLAN Standard:802.11a/b/g/n/802.11g/b

Control

Mouse/Click Device:Touchpad

Design

Colour of product:Black
Product colour:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display diagonal:35.8
Display Resolution:1440 x 900
Display Surface:Matt
Screen Resolution:1280x800
Screen Size:14.1 in
Screen Type:TFT

Drives

Optical Drive:Combo DVD-ROM/CD-RW/DVD-RW/CD-RW

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 4500MHD / NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M
Graphic Card Memory Size:N/A
Graphics Card:Intel GMA 4500MHD/Intel GMA X4500HD
Multiple GPU: No

Internal

CPU Speed:2.26 GHz/2.4 GHz
CPU Type:Intel Core 2 Duo
Hard Drive Size:120 GB/160 GB/80 GB
Hard Drive Type:HDD
Internal Memory:1024 MB/2048 MB
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology/N/A

Keyboard

Keyboard layout:AZERTY
Pointing device:Touchpad

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):36.9x314.0x243.7 mm
Weight:1.95 kg/2.34 kg/2.52 kg
Weight (lb):4.3 lb./5.16 lb./5.55 lb.

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:800
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Networking features:10/100/1000 Gigabit1 / Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other features

Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Modem Speed:56
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:WiFi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Handheld remote control:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Handheld remote control: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV Out:N / Y
TV out port:No / S-Video
TV out type:S-Video
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:90

Power source

Battery Time:0 hours
Battery Type:Lithium Ion

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 8.5 / 9.5
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing Die size:107
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2.26 / 2.53 / 2.66
Processor front side bus:1066
Processor lithography:45
Processor Model:P8400 / P8700 / T9550
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T9000 series
Processor Socket:Socket 479
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / E0 / R0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25 / 35
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:35569 / 37130
Processor code:SL3BU / SLGE4 / SLGFE
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Related

Integrated Webcam: Yes
Miscellaneous:3 year warranty/3 years warranty/3Yr Basic Warranty

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Software

Extra Software:McAfee , Internet Security Suite/McAfee, Internet Security Suite
Operating System:Windows Vista Business/Windows Vista Home Basic
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional / Windows Vista Business
Optional operating system supplied:Windows XP Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250

Type

Platform:PC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.8
Height :3.1
Height (front):2.7
Height (rear):3.1
Weight:1.95
Width:33.5