Dell Latitude 5420 vs. Dell Latitude 5431: Full specs comparison

We thoroughly analyzed technical specifications for Dell Latitude 5420 and Dell Latitude 5431 models, including CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Dell Latitude 5420 Pros

We couldn't find any advantages of Dell Latitude 5420 over Dell Latitude 5431.

Dell Latitude 5431 Pros

Reasons that Dell Latitude 5431 is better than Dell Latitude 5420.

Newer manufacturing

2022 vs. 2021

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1270P inside Dell Latitude 5431 has a 91% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1185G7 inside Dell Latitude 5420.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Latitude 5431 - Intel Core i7-1270P
9,328
Dell Latitude 5431 - Intel Core i5-1250P
9,283
Dell Latitude 5431 - Intel Core i5-1240P
7,240
Dell Latitude 5420 - Intel Core i7-1185G7
4,864
Dell Latitude 5420 - Intel Core i7-1165G7
4,487
Dell Latitude 5420 - Intel Core i5-1145G7
4,450
Dell Latitude 5420 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Dell Latitude 5420 - Intel Core i3-1125G4
3,690
Dell Latitude 5420 - Intel Core i7-10610U
3,042
Dell Latitude 5420 - Intel Core i5-10310U
2,992
Dell Latitude 5420 - Intel Core i5-10210U
2,933
Supports faster memory

Dell Latitude 5431 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell Latitude 5420. It supports up to 4800MHz versus 3200MHz of system memory on the Dell Latitude 5420.

Memory type and speed
Dell Latitude 5431 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
Dell Latitude 5420 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to NVIDIA GeForce MX550 2GB GDDR6 vs. integrated

About 58% lighter

Dell Latitude 5431 weighed 1.3 pounds, 58% lighter than the 3.09 pounds Dell Latitude 5420.

WeightDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Pound
3.09 lbs.
1.3 lbs.
Kilogram
1.40 kg
0.59 kg

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Dell Latitude 5420 and Dell Latitude 5431.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 64GB

Both laptops supports up to 64GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
Dell Latitude 5420
64 GB
Dell Latitude 5431
64 GB
Upgradable memory

Both laptops come with available RAM slots that allow you to replace or upgrade when needed.

MemoryDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Slots
x2
x2
TypeDDR4DDR5

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

Dell Latitude 5420 Price
Dell Latitude 5420 Laptop FHD (1920 x 1080) Notebook PC, Core i7-1185G7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, HDMI, Thunderbolt, Camera, WiFi, Type-C, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5420 Laptop FHD (1920 x 1080) Notebook PC, Core i7-1185G7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, HDMI, Thunderbolt, Camera, WiFi, Type-C, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$355.95
$379.00 6% OFF
Dell Latitude 5420 14" Notebook, Intel Core i5-1145G7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5420 14" Notebook, Intel Core i5-1145G7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$315.00
$345.90 9% OFF
Dell Latitude 5420 14" Laptop, Core i5-1145G7, 16GB RAM 512 GB NVMe SSD, FHD (1920x1080), Backlit Keyboard, CAM, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5420 14" Laptop, Core i5-1145G7, 16GB RAM 512 GB NVMe SSD, FHD (1920x1080), Backlit Keyboard, CAM, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$329.79
$345.99 5% OFF
Dell Latitude 5431 Price
Dell Latitude 5000 5431 Laptop (2022) | 14" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM | 12 Cores @ 4.4 GHz - 12th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5000 5431 Laptop (2022) | 14" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM | 12 Cores @ 4.4 GHz - 12th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,009.99
Dell Laptop Charger 90W Watt USB Type C AC Power Adapter Precision 3470 3570 3571 5770,XPS 15 9520,Latitude 9330 9430 7430 5530 5531 7330 5431 5531 5330 7330 7530,Inspiron 7420
Dell Laptop Charger 90W Watt USB Type C AC Power Adapter Precision 3470 3570 3571 5770,XPS 15 9520,Latitude 9330 9430 7430 5530 5531 7330 5431 5531 5330 7330 7530,Inspiron 7420
By Dell
$66.49
Dell Laptop Charger 90W Watt USB Type C GAN, Latitude 9330 9430 7430 5530 5531 7330 5431 5531 5330 7330 7530 AC Adapter
Dell Laptop Charger 90W Watt USB Type C GAN, Latitude 9330 9430 7430 5530 5531 7330 5431 5531 5330 7330 7530 AC Adapter
By Dell
$55.55

Availability

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Released20212022
Release Date
  • Announced on January 05, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available on January 12, 2021
  • Announced on March 31, 2022
  • Available in April 2022
Pricing-Starting at $1,771
Applicable Models-
  • Dell Latitude 14 5431
  • Dell Latitude 14 5000 Series (12th Gen Intel P28 Series)
  • 14-inch Dell Latitude 5000 Series
  • Dell Latitude 5431 Laptop
  • 2022 Dell Latitude 5431
Generations

Exterior

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Dimensions12.65” x 8.35” x 0.76” (321.4 mm x 212 mm x 19.3 mm)12.65 x 8.35 x 0.82” (321.40 x 212 x 20.95 mm)
Weight3.09 lb (1.4 kg)3.30 lb (1.49 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Single Pointing Backlit US-English Keyboard
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.53” x 2.64” (115 mm x 67 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
  • Keyboard
    • Single Pointing Backlit US-English Keyboard
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.53” x 2.64” (115 mm x 67 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.

Display

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Size14 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 14” HD
    1366 x 768 TN 220 nits 45% NTSC 300:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 2.4W
  • 14” FHD
    1920 x 1080 IPS 250 nits 45% NTSC 600:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 3.2W
  • 14” FHD with Low Blue Light (LBL) Support
    1920 x 1080 IPS 400 nits 100% sRGB 1000:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA LBL 2.5W
  • 14” FHD with Touch Support
    1920 x 1080 IPS 300 nits 75% NTSC 600:1 Anti-Glare Touch WVA 4.51W
  • 14” FHD with Touch Support
    1920 x 1080 IPS 300 nits 100% sRGB 600:1 Anti-Glare Touch WVA 3.5W
  • 14” HD
    1366 x 768 TN 220 nits 45% NTSC 300:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 2.4W
  • 14” FHD
    1920 x 1080 IPS 250 nits 45% NTSC 600:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 3.1W
  • 14” FHD with SLP & LBL
    1920 x 1080 IPS 400 nits 100% sRGB 1000:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA Low Blue Light (LBL) Super Low Power (SLP) 2.5W
  • 14” FHD with Touch
    1920 x 1080 IPS 300 nits 100% sRGB 600:1 Anti-Glare Touch WVA 4.1W
  • 14” FHD with Touch & Privacy
    1920 x 1080 IPS 300 nits 100% sRGB 600:1 Anti-Glare Touch WVA 3.5W

Ports

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Dell Latitude 5420 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x Smart Card Reader
    Optional
Right (7)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps, Flip-Down Port
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    v4.0
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot
Back (1)
  • 1 x microSIM card slot
    Optional
Dell Latitude 5431 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 2.0, Power Delivery
  • 1 x Smart Card Reader
    Optional
Right (7)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps, Flip-Down Port
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    v4.0
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot
Back (1)
  • 1 x microSIM card slot
    Optional

Internal Specs

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1125G4
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.00 → 3.70 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  5. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  6. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.40 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  7. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  8. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1250P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1270P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.20 → 4.80 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1125G4
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 400 → 1250 MHz
  5. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  6. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  7. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  8. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1250P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1270P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Info
    • 2 x SO-DIMM slots
    • Type: Single or Dual-Channel DDR4
    • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 4GB 8GB 16GB
      Single Channel
    • 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
      Dual Channel
  • Memory Info
    • 2 x SO-DIMM slots
    • Type: Single or Dual-Channel DDR5
    • Speed: 4800 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 4GB 8GB 16GB
      Single Channel
    • 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
      Dual Channel
Discrete Graphics-Optional NVIDIA GeForce MX550 with 2GB of GDDR6 VRAM.
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB PCIe Gen 4 x4 SSD
Fans Number-1

Connectivity

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 5 Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooh 5.0
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.1
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.2
  • Realtek RTL8822CE
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooh 5.0
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 Mbps Triple band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) WiFi-6E (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Bluetooth 5.2
Optional Bluetooth
5.0 5.2
Ethernet-Intel I219-V/Intel I219-LM Gigabit Ethernet
10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless WAN-Intel XMM 7360 Global LTE-Advanced (DW5820e)
  • Transfer rate: Up to 450 Mbps DL/50 Mbps UL (Cat 9)
  • Frequency bands supported: LTE FDD:
    • 450 Mbps DL/50 Mbps UL (Cat 9)
    • LTE TDD: 347 Mbps DL/30 Mbps UL (Cat 9)
    • UMTS/HSPA+: UMTS 384 Kbps DL/384 Kbps UL
  • Wireless standards:
    • LTE Category 9
    • UMTS/HSPA+
  • Supports GPS, BDS, and GLONASS
MoreWWAN: Intel XMM 7360 Global LTE-Advanced (DW5820e) CAT9
  • Transfer rate up to 450 Mbps DL/50 Mbps UL (Cat 9)
  • Wireless standards (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,17,18,19,20,21,26,28,29,30,38,39,40,41,66), HSPA+ (1, 2, 4,5, 8)
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Battery

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Size
  • 42 Wh (3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable battery with 1-years life span)
  • 63 Wh (4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable battery with 1-years life span)
  • 42 Wh (3-cell lithium-ion, Long Life Battery with 3-years life span)
  • 63 Wh (4-cell lithium-ion, Long Life Battery with 3-years life span)
  • 64Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion with ExpressCharge Boost
  • 64Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion with ExpressCharge and Long Cycle Life
Power Supply
65W 90W
USB Type-C adapter.
90W 130W
USB Type-C adapter.

Software

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
OS
Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
  • Windows 11
    Home Pro Pro National Academic
  • Ubuntu® 20.04 LTS
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial

Camera & Audio

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    • 720p with 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
    • 1080p with 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080p FHD) at 30 fps.
  • Optional Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Front-facing camera
    • 720p with 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
    • 1080p with 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080p FHD) at 30 fps.
  • Optional Infrared camera, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor.
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual-array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual-array microphones

Misc

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
Sensors
  • Ambient Light Sensor on the hinge-up (optional)
  • 1 x Accelerometer (G sensor) on the system board.
  • 1 x Accelerometer (G sensor) on the hinge-up  (optional).
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Accelerometer (ST Micro LIS2DW12TR): On the base (system board)
  • Accelerometer with Gyro (ST Micro LSM6DSOTR): On the hinge-up (optional-upsell configuration with EMZA/ALS/IR camera)
  • GPS (through WWAN card only, optional)
  • Adaptive thermal performance: requires a 16-bit accelerometer
  • Hall effect sensor
  • Sensor hub
SecurityHardware-Based Security
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 discrete
  • FIPS 140-2 certification for TPM
  • TCG (Trusted Computing Group) Certification for TPM
  • The fingerprint reader in power button tied to ControlVault 3
  • ControlVault 3 Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification
  • Contacted Smart Card and ControlVault 3
  • Contactless Smart Card, NFC, and ControlVault 3
  • SED SSD NVMe, SSD, and HDD (Opal and non-Opal) per SDL
  • FIPS 201 Full Scan FPR and ControlVault 3
Data Security
  • McAfee Small Business Security 30-day trial
  • McAfee Small Business Security 12-months subscription, digitally delivered
  • McAfee Small Business Security 24-months subscription, digitally delivered
  • McAfee Small Business Security 36-months subscription, digitally delivered
Hardware-Based Security
  • Shunt Circuit
  • Dell Client Command Suite : On-Prem & Cloud Dell Optimizer
  • Dell Power Manager Support assist : PCs & OS Recovery (Excalibur)
  • Dell SafeBIOS - Off-Host Verification
  • Dell SafeBIOS - Indicator of Attack
  • Dell SafeID Vmware Carbon Black Endpoint: Standard, Advanced, Enterprise Absolute Visibility Absolute Control Absolute Resilience
  • Netskope Cloud Access
  • Security Broker (CASB)
  • Netskope Secure Web Gateway
  • Netskope Private Access
  • Optional Dell Data Security and Management Software
  • Dell Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise
  • Dell Data Guardian
  • Dell Encryption Enterprise
  • Dell Encryption Personal
  • Dell Threat Defense
  • MozyPro or MozyEnterprise
  • RSA NetWitness Endpoint
  • RSA SecurID Access
  • VMware Workspace ONE
  • Absolute Endpoint Visibility and Control
  • Vmware Carbon Black Endpoint + Secureworks Threat Detection & Response
  • Carbonite
  • Dell Supply Chain Defense
Warranty1 Year Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis1 Year Hardware Warranty with Mail-In Service

Key Features

Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5431
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.09 lb
1.40 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1185G7
4C/8T, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,404
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,864
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Dell Latitude 5420 Ports
Optional
4G LTE
Up to
Wi-Fi 6E
Dual
Thunderbolt™️ 4
Ports
Optional
IR Camera
For Face Unlock
Built-in
Fingerprint Reader
Power Button
Released in Early
2022
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
1.3 lb
0.59 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1270P
12C/16T, 2.20 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,665
Single Core
Geekbench 5
9,328
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
4800 MHz DDR5
Dell Latitude 5431 Ports
NVIDIA GeForce
MX550
2GB GDDR6
Optional
4G LTE
Up to
Wi-Fi 6E
Dual
Thunderbolt™️ 4
Ports
Optional
IR Camera
For Face Unlock
Optional
Fingerprint Reader
Power Button

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