There are many high end portable laptop from various brand that powered by latest generation of Intel Haswell platform. As a newest Intel processor, the Haswell platform promises will gives more power, faster and energy efficiency than the Intel Ivy Bridge processor. If you are Dell laptop fan and on the market for Intel Haswell business ultrabook, we think you should consider to buy Dell Latitude E7240 laptop. Yeah, the Latitude E7240 is the newest Dell Latitude business line up will be comes with a choice of newest Intel Core i3, Intel Core i5 or 4th generation of Intel Core i7 Haswell platform.
Similar to Dell Latitude E6540 line up, the E7240 laptop is a high end laptop with impressive configuration and gorgeous design. Designed for a business and professional users that looking for a reliable machine for work in office or when they on the go, Dell Latitude E7240 also comes with a high quality material for construction, along with a sleek design for portability. The company also said if this model has passed the military standard MIL-STD-810G, perfect to use indoor and outdoor.
The durable aluminum material for construction with Tri-metal chassis and weighing only around at (2.9 lbs/1.31 kg) make this machine fells solid and light in your hand. In term of size, the ultrabook has dimension in 12.2″ x 8.3″ x 0.79 (310.5 x 211 x 20mm) and shipped with a 3-cell Lithium battery. Like other Dell Latitude E series, this machine also preloaded with many securities features, such as FIPS 140-2-certified TPM, Dell Data Protection, Dell’s Intel vPro, optional FIPS Fingerprint Reader and more.
Under the hood, the 4th generation of Intel Haswell platform as the heart will be paired with a 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM (two slot), Mobile Intel HM87 for chipset, Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics accelerator and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, delivers more than enough power to handled the most demanding office and business applications. Inside, user can choice a 128GB SSD or 256GB Solid State Drive to store all multimedia and office files.
New Dell Latitude E7240 laptop boasts a 12.5 inch High Definition LCD display with LED backlit technology and Anti-Glare technology. For base configurations, the machine can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixel, while the highest model will be support a 1920 x 1080 native resolution and 10-point touch support for increase Windows 8 user experience.
There are also a pair of high quality stereo speakers which offers clear and loud audio reproduction, 720p HD web camera built into bezel with internal microphone for video communications and a comfortable keyboard with LED-backlit technology. Other specifications are Kensington lock hole slot, 3.5mm Stereo headphone/Microphone combo jack, three USB 3.0 port, Docking Connector, mDisplayPort, multimedia card reader slot, RJ 45 for Ethernet and HDMI port to connect into HDTV. For connectivity, the Latitude E7240 ultra portable laptop also equipped with Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth 4.0, high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN and optional Mobile Broadband.
Unfortunately, like commonly ultra portable laptop on its size, the Dell Latitude’s also lack optical drive, but if you needed, you can easily connect it into external drive via USB port. So, what do you think? If you are interested, Dell Latitude E7240 12.5 inch laptop expected will be available soon with a starting price around at US$1670. If you are did not want to spend much money and looking for cheaper Dell’s office portable laptop, we recommend you to take a look at the Latitude 3330 13.3 inch laptop that powered by Intel Ivy Bridge platform and measures just 0.8 inches.