Dell has just revealed an upgraded version of its popular ultraportable Latitude E4300. Generation Latitude E4310 will basically use a 13.3-inch 16: 9 screen, configured with a standard version of Core i5 processor but not really attractive because the other components are not new.
Compared to its competitors, the Dell Latitude E4310 has encountered some shortcomings in features, especially connectivity. The competitor of the Latitude E4310 is the HP Elitebook 2540p, although it has a 12.1-inch LCD screen, but it has DisplayPort connectivity, 3 USB ports, and a metal shell that withstands up to 100 kg. Through the specs sheet of the Latitude E4310, it is clear that the machine is not enough to compete with the HP Elitebook 2540p.
Latitude E4310 comes in 2 main configurations with Core i5-520M or i5-540M processor, 35 watts of power consumption (compared to 25 watts of Core SP9xxx series chips in E4300 version), QS57 controller chip supports the utility for business users. The E4310 also has a 13.3-inch anti-glare display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels with a 16: 9 aspect ratio, integrated graphics card inside the CPU, DDR3 RAM slot, 2.5 inch hard drive.
Some of the new connections in the E4310's option are standard Wi-FI card (Intel 6300), Wi-Fi card / WiMax 6250, 3G card with GPS 5620 or 5540. This business laptop is indispensable Utilities such as fingerprint reader, TPM encryption chip, smartcard reader, latitude on application quickly boot a partition for users to open email applications without starting the operating system.
Current limitations still exist such as the machine has only 1 USB 2.0 port with 1 USB port combined with eSATA, 3.5mm headphone connection is reduced to 1 port (sharing headphone, microphone) ... D-Sub (VGA) monitor connection is supported, so content cannot be output over the screen resolution.
Dell has yet to disclose the pricing for the Latitude E4310 version, but the starting price will be more comfortable than the HP Elitebook 2540p.