On the bright side, the touchpoint includes three mouse buttons for better control with tabbed web browsing. This immitation brushed metal surface is available in black, blue, or red to give businesses and their employees a way to customize the look of their business notebook. Best Laptops for In a Latitude first, select models will soon be available in Regatta Blue and Regal Red but not at launch. Dell XPS M 2. If you have a company laptop, chances are it’s either a Lenovo ThinkPad or a Dell Latitude–both brands are a common sight in cubicles and are capable performers for medium-to-large businesses.

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Dell Latitude E review: Dell Latitude E – CNET

The high-end Intel Core 2 Duo P and nVidia Quadro NVS M combined with a reasonably fast hard drive make this laptop an excellent performer, for both lightweight multimedia uses and number crunching. Dell is known for offering highly configurable systems, and the Latitude E is no exception.

Colors were vibrant despite deell matte screen and the additional benefit of matte screens is the lack of reflection in an office environment.

Wide viewing angles made the screen look sharp even at oddly contorted angles. Should your company rush out and purchase the latest generation of Dell business notebooks?


Perhaps to assuage older ddll laptop users, there’s a ThinkPad-like trackpoint in the middle of the keyboard, along with a traditional three-button trackpoint control set above the regular touch pad there are also regular left and right mouse buttons below the touch pad. During testing no plastic creaks or squeaks could be heard thanks to the magnesium alloy structure.

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Don’t show this again. The size of the touchpad surface was large enough for comfortable control and the two touchpad buttons spanned the full length of the touchpad, and each had a soft click when pressed.

Dell made every effort to improve the Latitude family, and the E is a great inch business notebook. Rell around the notebook, we find the following ports.

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Dell Latitude E Review

Visit our network of sites: Dell’s custom ControlPoint software widget offers a clean, simple one-stop interface for accessing security, power, and networking gsk. We took a closer look to find out. Key travel is similar to most business notebooks with just a bit less clicking sound than what we hear on ThinkPads in our office. ControlPoint is indeed a great interface for novice computer users or anyone who wants to control these features in one location.

The Alps touchpad has a nice smooth texture and is reasonably responsive, but could be improved. That makes the starting price illusory for most buyers, but also lets you customize the system to an incredible degree.


Last year, Dell launched its Vostro line to cater to the smallest of small businesses. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Simply put, the E with hard drive stays remarkably cool even when the system is being heavily stressed.

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Dell Latitude E6400 Review

Best Laptops for The Bad Merely average performance; somewhat heavy. Pressing down very firmly, the keyboard suffers from virtually zero flex and is a nice improvement over the older Dell Latitude D The chassis is entirely made of magnesium alloy with plenty of degree edges and sharp angles.

This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding Another minor issue we noticed is that sell bottom access panel on the E really needs one extra screw on the bottom right corner next to the hard drive bay.

The Good Sharp new design; tons of business-friendly features; highly configurable; excellent battery.