LAS VEGAS –At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Dell decided to go all busines, as it introduced its new line of business laptops and 2-in-1 systems, as well as a series of monitors and docks for work.
The company announced three Latitude 5000 Series laptops and three Latitude 7000 Series laptops, all in a variety of size and performance options. In addition, new Latitude 5000 and 7000 Series 2-in-1 tablets will be available for purchase this month.
The Latitude 5000 Series laptop is available at 12.5, 14, and 15.6 inches starting today, with prices beginning at $849 for the Latitude 12 5000 and $769 for the Latitude 14 and Latitude 15 5000. There are many configurations for each model, including sixth-generation Intel processors up to an Intel Core i7 version, displays ranging from a resolution of 1,366 by 768 to a Full HD (1,920-by-1,080) screen, as much as 16GB of memory, and storage up to 1TB. Given the business-oriented focus, these laptops (as well as the tablets) are equipped with plenty of security features, including FIPS 140-2 certification and optional fingerprint readers.
The Latitude 7000 Series laptop comes in 12.5-, 13-, and 14-inch models. This ultraportable line is thinner and lighter than previous iterations. The Latitude 12 7000 is 0.74-inch thick and weighs 2.77 pounds, while the largest model, the Latitude 14 7000, is 0.76-inch thick and weighs 3.32 pounds. The Latitude 13 is thinner and lighter than either one (0.56 inches and 2.48 pounds), with a 1,920-by-1,080 resolution. non-touch display and an option for a 3,200-by-1,800-resolution touch screen. It can only be configured with sixth-generation Intel Core m7 processors only, and features a Thunderbolt 3 port.
Like the Latitude 5000 Series, the 12 and 14 7000 Series are available in a variety of configurations, and also include up to sixth-generation Intel Core i7 processors, up to 16GB of memory, and up to a Full HD touch display. The Latitude 12 and 14 start at $1,079 and are available today, while the Latitude 13 starts at $1,299 and will launch on March 8.
last, but not least, Dell is launching its Latitude 5000 and 7000 Series 2-in-1 tablets at the end of the month. The Latitude 11 5000 features sixth-generation Intel Core M processors (up to an m5 CPU), 4GB or 8GB of memory, up to 512GB of storage, a USB-C port for power and media through one cable, a micro HDMI port, and a 10.8-inch Full HD touch display. There are two keyboard options available, and the system is 0.56 inches thick and weighs 1.56 pounds (3.26 pounds with the standard keyboard).
The Latitude 12 7000 2-in-1 one is a more premium tablet, with a 12.5-inch, Full HD or UHD (3,840-by-2,160-resolution) display, two USB-C ports, and a magnesium alloy build that’s just 0.32 inch thick and weighs 1.61 pounds. Both systems will be available in early February, with the Latitude 11 5000 starting at $749 and the Latitude 12 7000 at $1,049.