These were Dell’s first business-oriented notebooks based on the Pentium-M processor. It would open the Dell homepage and then have an error and close. It sports that function over style look. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The 15″ “Premium” line was the 8 series, until the E-series merged this line with the 6 series Model numbers being along the lines of C8x0 or D8x0. It had a 14″ screen, in regular non-widescreen form factor.

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It takes a little longer then the standard power brick, but is so much smaller and lighter. It also had newer versions of the graphics processor options, support for Intel’s “Turbo Memory” flash cache although this uses the same card slot as the mobile broadband cardand support for internal Wireless-N.

It was initially sold with Intel integrated graphics, but an option to upgrade to a discrete Nvidia GPU became available after a few months. Dell could have made it a little bigger, which would have made for easier navigation.

It also had Wireless LAN However, the XT has a xo 45W adapter for charging the battery. It has that same business appeal as the rest of the design.

The XT gave off more heat then I expected. I had no problems staying connected and always had a strong signal. The LED backlit screen is bright and converting this notebook into a tablet just takes a few seconds. Carrying the XT in tablet mode is nice and the screen still looks the same and has no glare. For space saving purposes, instead of having both RAM chips on the bottom of the laptop, one RAM slot was moved to the top eell the motherboard which could be accessed by removing the keyboard, whereas the other Depl slot remained in the area it had been located at previously.


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This allows the laptop to function in the realm of a Netbook. There is no optical drive, but if you purchase the optional one, you obviously will get the basic noise from that.

The sensitivity can be adjusted to be more relaxed or precise. In Balanced power mode I was getting about hours of battery life. The D released in was an update of the D design; delo used a slightly modified D chassis and a newer Pentium M chipset “Sonoma”. One is a back button and the other a scroll toggle. By no means is it slow though. It requires a separate add on module which contains its own microprocessor and Operating system.

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It also has the new N-trig touchscreen technology, which is quite impressive. I can understand the temperature rise when running the benchmarks, but during normal usage surfing the Web the back side of the XT got warm.

Some models also have the capability of Latitude ON which can be selected during the configuration of the laptop.


As a result, all of the Latitude Dc laptops will eventually fail if used, that is, unless they have already failed previously. Centrino Ultimate-N ; Dell Wireless This in turn led to undesirable heating cycles of the more brittle solder causing micro fractures to quickly form. Vista is great for tablet use with its pen flicks and customizing options. In addition, some D screens are known for having bad LCD pixels.

By contrast, the Dell Inspiron is aimed at the consumer market and its specifications change regularly. Now, you can choose what you like better. Intel PRO By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Dell Latitude XT Review

The XT has a great capacitive touchscreen, so taking notes with the pen and using your finger are both great ways to navigate and use your tablet. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat Symptoms of this problem include a noise or whine when an audio device is connected to the audio-out jack.

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