Overall the online purchase experience was straightforward and convenient, although making changes to the order after it had already been placed proved futile despite several hours spent consulting with Dell Customer Care over the phone. Having used the Dell Latitude D for some time now, my impressions have mostly been overwhelmingly positive. The SD card slot is much appreciated, and no complaints on number of slots, just placement. Despite the fact that the D is a The charcoal grey and silver accent look really is great.

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Only 10 left in stock – order soon. Power adapter for D Power adapter for D In terms of battery life with the 6-cell, in my limited testing I have averaged a bit over three hours with Wi-Fi on and maximum screen brightness while composing documents, surfing the web, and listening to music.

Dell Latitude D Wireless After having carried around an HP DV over the course of a semester at college, I realized that while a Also worth mentioning is the fact that the Ctrl key is appropriately placed on the far left with the Fn key to its right, avoiding the relearning required by models that oddly choose to reverse the standard wifeless.

The only quibble I have with the cooling solution then is the placement of the vent: But with an ultraportable designers have to make compromises on fitting things where they can. Once again though, the fact that the fan rarely runs means that this issue is not as problematic as it could be. Furthermore, for general business and home applications, the D has more than enough power and even some left to spare.

Latitude D Wifi Card. We are a leading supplier of Dell replacement parts and stock all laptop repair parts needed to repair your Dell laptop. Compared to previous notebooks I have handled including the HP DV, the D feels far more robust, rigid, and solid.


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Dell Latitude D view large image. Even despite the cons, there are more than enough pros to tip the scales in the opposite direction: Even then, the noise generated is generally drowned out by ambient sounds.

ULV processors drain less power and produce less heat, simultaneously reducing the need for bulkier cooling solutions and improving both weight and longevity. In terms of viewing angles they are generally reasonable, although vertical angles are noticeably more finicky and sometimes subject to the dreaded color inversion problem.

Fortunately, however, the fan is generally whisper quiet and rarely noticeable. As would be expected of a business notebook, Dell offers several key security features for those that would need them. Compared to the DV lagitude is a definite improvement, and with the brightness reduced, very respectable away-from-the-desk usage times are certainly within reason.

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Only 9 left in stock – order soon. The bulk of the ports are situated in the rear of the unit, which is convenient when having many devices hooked up when using the system on a desk. The results for the hard drive included with the Latitude D are less than stunning.

Ports The D offers a reasonable selection of ports in the limited space available, although more USB ports and perhaps an S-Video and DVI port would have been certainly been nice although these are available via various expansion and dock options.

Wi-Fi Catcher for detecting wi-fi hot spots view large image Speakers and Headphones As a machine designed for business use, the D provides only a single speaker in the upper left corner that provides expectedly underwhelming sound with poor overall clarity. Only 13 left in stock – order soon.


Nor is it as fast processor wise as the Core Duo processor in the ultraportable ThinkPad X60 series laptop that uses a 1.

Functioning not only as a wireless hardware switch, the Wi-Fi Catcher can also be pushed in another direction to detect Wi-Fi networks in the area using a color-based indicator LED.

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Although IBM, Toshiba, Acer, and several others offered competing ultra-portables, Dell seemed to provide the most competitive pricing thanks mostly to educational EPP discounts along with the most comprehensive warranty services, making the ultimate choice of the newer D a bit simpler. A week later UPS was unhelpful in tracking it, and Dell actually had to issue the declaration it was officially lost and begin the processing of another order.

All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. Although certain aspects such as the slow RPM hard drive, lack of internal optical drive, and merely satisfactory screen have proven less-than ideal, these are acceptable sacrifices in the pursuit of the best portability possible.

In the below results of Super Pi calculated to 2 million digits of accuracy you can see the D performs better than the old Latitude X1, but is not nearly as fast as the old D My ordering experience was good up until the delivery point.

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