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DELL Latitude 12 E7240
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DELL Latitude 12 E7240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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7 Reasons For

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

The Latitude 12 E7240 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,167 expert and owner reviews for DELL portable PCs and found that on average DELL has good ratings. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

SSD Storage Media

The Latitude 12 E7240 has an SSD storage media which is better than most laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage media. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop is HDD.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Front Camera

The Latitude 12 E7240 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Latitude 12 E7240 is one of the lighter notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago amongst laptops of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 12 E7240 have weights of between 240g and 3.8kg.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Latitude 12 E7240's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Latitude 12 E7240. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 15". The Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the Latitude 12 E7240 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Latitude 12 E7240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 that we have assessed, the Latitude 12 E7240's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 31 watt-hours is one of the smallest. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Latitude 12 E7240 is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 12 E7240 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Latitude 12 E7240 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.92 megapixels, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 3GHz. The Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E7240

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the Latitude 12 E7240.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Specification

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Tjunction
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Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standards
4G
Data Network
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
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Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

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21 July 2014

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27 June 2014

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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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A Lot Lower Speaker Power
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