Dell Refreshed Latitude 5000 And 7000 Laptop Series At CES 2018


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Dell at CES 2018 on Tuesday brought the refreshed lines of its Latitude 5000 and Latitude 7000 series. The upgraded range includes the Dell Latitude 7490, Latitude 7390, Latitude 7390 2-in-1, Latitude 7290, Latitude 5590, Latitude 5490, Latitude 5290, and the Latitude 5290 2-in-1. The company also launched the Dell SD1-T0500 and SD1-T1000 SSDs that are touted to be the world’s most compact Thunderbolt 3 storage devices.

The Dell Latitude 5290 comes with a price tag of $829 and sports a 12.5-inch HD anti-glare display with 1366×768 pixels resolution. Lastly, the Dell Latitude 5590 is priced at $779 and it is also available in touchscreen options with 15.6-inch HD WLED display. All the models under the Dell Latitude 500 series come with two memory card slots and offer storage options of up to 1TB.

The Latitude 5290 2-in-1 comes with a built-in auto-deploy kickstand that allows the user to set up the device with one hand an offers the option for multi-factor authentication including touch fingerprint reader, contacted FIPS 201 Smart Card Reader, and contactless smart card reader with Control Vault 2 FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification. The new Latitude range is now available.

Finally, there’s the Latitude 7290, 7390, and 7490 which are all conventional laptops. The Latitude 7490 promises over 20 hours of battery life and it has an Active Steering Antenna which promises up to 155% throughput enhancement when the device is connected to Wi-Fi. It includes a 14-inch FHD display, and the low power screen should reduce power consumption by 50% although that feature won’t be available until the spring.

The 500GB Dell SD-T0500 comes with a price tag of $439 while the 1TB SD1-T1000 is priced at $799. Both the models will be available starting February. At the CES in Las Vegas, Dell also launched the VR-ready Inspiron gaming desktop and new XPS 15 2-in-1 with an Intel chip that has AMD graphics integration. The company also launched the refreshed XPS 13 earlier this month that is claimed to deliver up to 20 hours of battery life.

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