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Dell Latitude 5480

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Dell Latitude 5480. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the keyboard and sound. The battery and durability also get good feedback. The screen and image quality get less positive opinions.

performance, durability, battery, sound, keyboard

image quality, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Latitude 5480 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Eric Grevstad (pcmag.com)

Dell Latitude 14 5000 (5480)

 

Dell's highly configurable Latitude 5480 is a strong rival to its 14-inch business laptop competition, though our near-$2,000 test unit was too much machine for mere spreadsheets and reports.

Colossal quad-core horsepower. Good battery life. Faultless security and manageability.

Gets pricey with options. Slightly dim display. Thunderbolt 3 not standard.

We may be overemphasizing the Latitude 5480's sticker shock: A nice dual-core model with, say, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD will satisfy most needs for under $1,500, and even companies that crave our unit's mighty power will amortize its cost over...

May, 2017

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Dell Latitude 5480 Review

 

The 14-inch business laptop remains a staple of many offices around the globe. Read our full review of the Dell Latitude 5480 to see if this notebook offers the right mix of performance, durability, security and affordability for your workplace.

Reasonably portable ; Very good typing experience ; Battery life acceptable, but could be better ; Lots of ports ; Reasonably portable ; Very good typing experience ; Battery life acceptable, but could be better ; Lots of ports

Base-model screen too low resolution ; Hinge a bit stiff for one-handed opening ; IR camera not available with best screen ; Base-model screen too low resolution ; Hinge a bit stiff for one-handed opening ; IR camera not available with best screen

The base model for the Dell Latitude 5480 is $769, but this is pre-configured in such a bare bones way that most people will at least go for the $879 Core i5 version which can be upgraded with a better screen and other improvements. Adding all the...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Henry T. Casey (laptopmag.com)

Dell Latitude 5480

 

Built for mainstream business users, Dell's 14-inch Latitude 5480 packs strong performance, and long battery life into a durable package. Starting at $769 ($1,562 as tested), Dell's laptop has the manageability and security options corporate IT...

Speedy performance; Long battery life; Strong Audio; Durable chassis

Dull, dim display; Slow SSD

The Dell Latitude 5480 offers speedy performance and over 11 hours of battery life, but a dim screen holds it back.

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Travis Pope (gottabemobile.com)

Dell Latitude 14 5480 Review: Solidly for Business

 

The Dell Latitude 14 5480 is a solid machine, with great internals. For the small business or average user not worried about looks, it’s a wise investment for sure.

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Matthew Elliott (computershopper.com)

Dell Latitude 14 5000 (5480) Review and Ratings

 

By moving to Intel's latest CPUs, the Latitude 5480 makes a strong case against formidable competing machines from Lenovo.

Blazing "Kaby Lake" CPU performance ; Rugged chassis ; Abundant security options

Pricey, in our test configuration ; Screen bezel thick at top and bottom ; Battery not user-replaceable

The Dell Latitude 5480 excels in many areas for business use. It’s rugged enough to stand up to daily business travel. It offers a shopping basket's worth of optional security features to match the level of security your organization desires. And Dell...

Mar, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC3246
Audio system:MaxxAudio Pro
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Waves

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):42 / 51 / 68
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:11.4 / 7.6
Number of battery cells:3 / 4

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Market positioning:Business
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200 / 220 / 300
Display diagonal:35.6 / 39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD
LED Backlight:Y
Pixel pitch:0.161 x 0.161 / 0.226 x 0.226
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

CUDA:Y
Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 930MX / NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32 / 64
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 0x591B / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel HD Graphics 630 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard language:Belgian / US English / US International
Numeric keypad:N / Y
Pointing device:SinglePoint / Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):32
Memory clock speed:2133 / 2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WWAN:Y

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 10668
Operating altitude:0 - 3048
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Dell E-Value Code:S005L548014DEATMBB / S022L548014DEATMBB / S032L548014DEAT / S052L548014DEAT

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot:Y
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.34 / 3.4
AC adapter output voltage:19.5
AC adapter power:65 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI3 / OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 16
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x16,1x8,2x4,2x8 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.10 / 3.4 / 3.5 / 3.50 / 3.8 / 3.9
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-7xxx / Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.40 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.6 / 2.60 / 2.8 / 2.9
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i3-7100U / i5-7200U / i5-7300HQ / i5-7300U / i5-7440HQ / I7-6600U / i7-7600U / i7-7820HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-6600 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-7600 Mobile Series / Intel Core i7-7800 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D1 / H0
System bus rate:4 / 8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Intel�� AES New Instructions (Intel�� AES-NI):Y
Intel�� Clear Video HD Technology (Intel�� CVT HD):Y
Intel�� Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
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Intel�� Identity Protection Technology (Intel�� IPT):Y
Intel�� Insider���:Y
Intel�� InTru��� 3D Technology:Y
Intel�� My WiFi Technology (Intel�� MWT):Y
Intel�� OS Guard:Y
Intel�� Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel�� Secure Key:Y
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Intel�� Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel�� Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel�� vPro��� Technology:N / Y
Intel�� Wireless Display (Intel�� WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Processor ARK ID:88192 / 95442 / 95443 / 97456 / 97459 / 97466 / 97472 / 97496
Processor code:SR2F1 / SR2ZU / SR2ZW / SR33Z / SR340
Processor package size:42 / 42 x 24 / 42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Noble
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:BIOS, Supervisor, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Bundled software:- Microsoft Office Home & Business 2016 / - Microsoft Office Home & Student 2016 / - Microsoft Office Professional 2016
Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Operating System Language:Multilingual
Optional operating system supplied:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Trial software:McAfee, Microsoft Office / Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:228.9 / 250.7
Height :22.4 / 23.2
Weight:1.6 / 1.9
Width:333.4 / 376