Are you looking for a reliable 14 inch business laptop for work but did not want to breaking the bank? If you are Dell’s fan, we suggest you to take a look at Dell Latitude E5430 469-4311 14 inch laptop. Yeah, this is not the best 14 inch business laptop on its class, but with a rugged aluminum casing and rugged design, along with long battery life, the Latitude E5430 469-4311 is still one of good choice for a small to medium business and professional user that needs a new machine for daily use.
On the brushed metal lid, there is a chrome Dell logo on the center makes it looks more expensive than the Dell laptop’s actual price. Inside, the 6-cell Lithium Ion battery claimed will gives user more than seven hours of battery life on single charges. Weighing around at 4.5 lbs and measures 13.8 X 9.4 X 1.3 inches, Dell Latitude E5430 469-4311 is a far for slimmest 14 inch laptop. But, the gorgeous brushed aluminum for chassis and strong hinges make this machine looks solid and still easy to carry around with you. For comparison, the Aspire V5-471P-6662 14 inch multimedia laptop measures only at 9.6 x 13.5 x 0.95 inches.
Powered by third generation Intel Core i3-3120M dual core processor that features a 3 MB L3-Cache and clocked around at 2.5GHZ, along with 4GB of 1600MHZ DDR3 SDRAM, the Dell E5430 469-4311 laptop is a far for powerful business laptop, but still can produces enough power and smooth performance for daily multithread applications. The integrated Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics engine and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Professional as the operating system also ensures user will gets seamless and smooth business and multimedia multitasking performance.
Like the previous Dell Latitude E5430 lineup, the E5430 469-4311 laptop also comes with a 14 inch High definition widescreen display and integrated INTEL HD GRAPHICS 4000 as graphics engine. There are also LED-backlit and anti glare technology, provides very bright, crisp and stunning color for video, text and games, even in bright light condition. If you think the 14 widescreen display is a bit disappointed for watching 720p video, you can also share video and connect your multimedia content into bigger HDTV, thanks to HDMI port. There is also a DVD±RW optical drive for play or load CDs or DVDs cassette, along with burning files into CDs cassette.
Yeah, as a budget friendly business laptop, this model also not offers plenty of storage space. The 320GB of internal storage is not a big storage, but the Serial ATA 3000 which has spinning speed of 7200 rpm provides faster write and read data than its competitors. Yeah, the black keyboard is lacks numeric keypad, but it also comes with LED backlit technology and has large keypad for faster and more accurate typing in low light condition. On the top of display, there is a High Definition web camera with internal noise reducing array microphones provide very bright, clear and loud face to face video conference or self portraits.
Similar to common Toshiba Satellite laptop, the Dell also placed the speakers grill on the above keyboard. The dual stereo speakers are not gives a stunning audio experience, but still can produces fairly clear and loud audio, especially if you used in small office room. The rest of specification are single USB 2.0 port, multimedia card reader slot, 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack, docking connector, VGA port, RJ 45 port, security cable lock slot and a pair of USB 3.0 port which promises up to 5Gbps transfer rates.
For connectivity, there are also Gigabit Ethernet LAN for wired connection and Dell Wireless 1504 802.11b/g/n provides a reliable wireless internet connection. Yeah, the Dell Latitude E5430 is not support for 3D modern games or editing video in high resolution. The Dell’s also a bit bulky than its competitor, but if the price and design are your concerned, the sub-$700 Dell Latitude E5430 469-4311 laptop is still worth for your money. Need a cheaper and slimmer 14 inch business laptop? If you are Lenovo’s fan, we suggest you to check the $610 Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 62775AU business laptop. Measures just 0.9 inch thin, the Lenovo’s is comes with Intel Core i5-3230M dual core processor and backed by Intel Turbo Boost technology.