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DELL Latitude 12 E7240
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DELL Latitude 12 E7240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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Dell Latitude E7240 Ultrabook Quick Review
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DELL E7240 review

15 Reasons For

Good Brand

We analysed average ratings for each notebook PC manufacturer and found that whilst DELL has good average ratings across all laptops, DELL has unexceptional ratings specifically for its ultrabooks.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Latitude 12 E7240 have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Latitude 12 E7240 has a front camera. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 12 E7240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 12 E7240.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2189879_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz. At 1.9 gigahertz, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2014592_price] (2GHz).

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Latitude 12 E7240 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago have between one and three USB 3.0 ports.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Narrow

The average width of laptops of this age and spec is 330mm, and the widths range from 280mm to 420mm. The Latitude 12 E7240 is one of the narrower notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 (only 310 millimeters) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 290MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Latitude 12 E7240's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the slowest amongst laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of this type and age range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 64GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB. The Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Very Small Screen Size

Ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the Latitude 12 E7240 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 14". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Latitude 12 E7240 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The front camera resolutions of portable PCs of this age and type range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite small L3 cache (only 3 megabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years. The smallest L3 cache of ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 is 2MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3.3MB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E7240

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this ultrabook internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price] (10GB).

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Average Weight

At 1.4 kilograms, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 12 E7240.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_1611730_price] (1.4kg).

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Specification

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PCI Express Lane (max)
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standard
3G Standard
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

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21 July 2014

Over all the Dell Lattitude Z7420 which has a really good design, it has a great battery life. I have used a Dell laptop during my years in the IT sales and I know that Dell business laptops are...

27 June 2014

Dell's Latitude series of notebooks have long been their premium series of business workhorses, and for 2014, the new top of the range 7000 series are the first Ultrabook Latitudes. Dell calls... Read more…

17 May 2014

A stylish business Ultrabook, but its poor screen and cramped keyboard hold it back...

It's pricey, but Dell's Latitude E7240 is about as good as it gets in the realm of 12.5-inch Ultrabooks...

7 May 2014

Dell's Latitude E7240 is a class act among 12.5-inch business laptops, but you'll need to pay to play: This Ultrabook costs a cool $1795 as configured for this review, though you can get into a... Read more…

10 February 2014

The Dell Latitude E7240 may feel boring in terms of look and feel, but as any traveling workaholic will tell you, it's what's inside that counts. The E7240 is equipped with some pretty up-to-date...

15 January 2014

The Dell Latitude E7240 is a curate's egg of an ultrabook. It's solidly made and well connected, with impressive performance and excellent audio output. It also benefits from a cable-conscious...

6 January 2014

The Dell Latitude E7240 Touch is a compact sub-3.5 pound business ultrabook with a 1080p touch screen and MIL-SPEC certification. It's a good choice if you have a team testing whether Windows 8...

2 January 2014

Those looking for an attractive business ultrabook would do well to consider Dell's Latitude E7240 Touch. It's a bit expensive, but it gets all the business basics right, while adding a long...

Computershopper.com

16 December 2013

Dell Latitude E7240 Touch Dell has made an already solid business notebook even better. This is still a lightweight and modular system with fast application performance, but the Touch model is...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54300, dell i54310, dell i54310u, dell i54300u, sm011le72408nl, sm011le72408swefin, dell latitudee7240v2
Barcodes 05397063425686, 05397063538867, 05397063562992, 05397063564422, 05397063564460, 05397063564521

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Lenovo X240 vs DELL Latitude 12 E7240

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2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
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LifeBook U772 vs Latitude 12 E7240

Fujitsu LifeBook U772 vs DELL Latitude 12 E7240
Fujitsu LifeBook U772
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14"
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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
£ 1,096.65 £707.00
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X1 Carbon vs Latitude 12 E7240

Lenovo X1 Carbon vs DELL Latitude 12 E7240
Lenovo X1 Carbon
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
£ 971.09 £707.00
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One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Bigger Solid-State Drive Capacity
Four More Battery Cells
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0.5W Lower Speaker Power
One Less USB 3.0 Port
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