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DELL Latitude 12 E7240
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DELL Latitude 12 E7240 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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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 portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Latitude 12 E7240 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all laptops of this type and age.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Latitude 12 E7240 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 3GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all the notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Latitude 12 E7240 which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 is fairly light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 12 E7240.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of this age and type.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 is 510GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs 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 typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 42 watt-hours, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 12 E7240 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 12 E7240, the Latitude 12 E7240 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 12 E7240 the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 2.9MP. The Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.92 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 12 E7240 have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. When compared to other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the speaker power of, the Latitude 12 E7240's speaker power of only 1 Watt is one of the lowest.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Display Response Rise/fall

The Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the bigger display response rise/falls (20 milliseconds) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest display response rise/fall of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 8ms and the biggest is 350ms.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E7240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.1 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Pixel Pitch
Display Response Rise/fall
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standards
4G
WWAN
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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® RealSense Technology
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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 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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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...

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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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