Dell Latitude 5420 vs. Dell Latitude 5480

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 5420 and Dell Latitude 5480 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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Dell Latitude 5420

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Dell Latitude 5480

Key FeaturesDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
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
2017
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.52 lb
1.60 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-7820HQ
4C/8T, 2.90 → 3.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
958
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,573
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® HD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
Upgradable up to
16GB
2400 MHz DDR3L
Dell Latitude 5480 Ports
AvailabilityDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
Released20212017
Release Info
  • Announced on January 05, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available on January 12, 2021
Announced on January 16, 2017. (CES 2017)
Pricing-
  • $779.00 -
    i3-7100U 4GB 500G HDD
  • $799.00 -
    i5-7200U 4GB 500G HDD
  • $869.00 -
    i5-7300HQ 4GB 500G HDD
Applicable Models-
  • 2017 Dell Latitude 14 5000 Series
  • Dell Latitude 14 5000 Series (Intel 6th & 7th Gen CPU)
  • Dell Latitude 14 5000 (5480) Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 5480 Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 14 5480 Laptop
Generations
Dell Latitude 5420 Price
Dell Latitude 5420 Laptop - 14" FHD AG Display - 3.0 GHz Intel Core i7-1185G7 4-Core (11th Gen) - 16GB - 512GB SSD - Dell ProSupport Plus - Win10 Pro
Dell Latitude 5420 Laptop - 14" FHD AG Display - 3.0 GHz Intel Core i7-1185G7 4-Core (11th Gen) - 16GB - 512GB SSD - Dell ProSupport Plus - Win10 Pro
By Dell
$1,339.99
2022 Newest Dell Business Laptop Latitude 5420, 14" FHD Screen, Intel Core i5-1145G7 vPro, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Webcam, HDMI, RJ-45, Backlit Keyboard, WiFi 6, Win 11 Pro
2022 Newest Dell Business Laptop Latitude 5420, 14" FHD Screen, Intel Core i5-1145G7 vPro, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Webcam, HDMI, RJ-45, Backlit Keyboard, WiFi 6, Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$891.03
Was: $1,189.00
Dell Latitude 5000 5420 14" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 (11th Gen) i7-1185G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 3 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Windows 10 Pro - Intel Iris Xe Graphics - in-
Dell Latitude 5000 5420 14" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 (11th Gen) i7-1185G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 3 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Windows 10 Pro - Intel Iris Xe Graphics - in-
By Dell
$979.99
Was: $1,340.00
Dell Latitude 5480 Price
Dell Latitude 5480 | 14 inch Business Laptop | Intel i5-6300U | 8GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD | Backlit Keyboard | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5480 | 14 inch Business Laptop | Intel i5-6300U | 8GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD | Backlit Keyboard | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$193.00
Dell Latitude 5480 14 inches Laptop, Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5480 14 inches Laptop, Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Renewed)
By Dell
$168.99
Was: $201.00
Dell Latitude 5480 | 14 inch Business Laptop | Intel 7th Gen i5-7300U | 8GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD | Backlit Keyboard | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5480 | 14 inch Business Laptop | Intel 7th Gen i5-7300U | 8GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD | Backlit Keyboard | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$289.99
ExteriorDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
Dimensions12.65” x 8.35” x 0.76” (321.4 mm x 212 mm x 19.3 mm)13.1 x 9.0 x 0.88” (333.4 x 228.9 x 22.45 mm)
Weight3.09 lb (1.4 kg)Starting at 3.52 lb (1.60 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
    • Full size, optional backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • Touchpad
    • Have dedicated left and right-click buttons.
DisplayDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
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 768 200-nits 60Hz anti-glare non-touch
  • 14” FHD
    1920 x 1080 220-nits 60Hz anti-glare non-touch
  • 14” FHD Touch
    1920 x 1080 220-nits 60Hz anti-glare touchscreen
PortsDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
Dell Latitude 5420 Ports
Dell Latitude 5420 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    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
Dell Latitude 5480 Ports
Dell Latitude 5480 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    DisplayPort, Optional
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
Right (5)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps), Powershare
  • 1 x VGA
  • 1 x SIM card slot
    Optional
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot
Back (4)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v1.4
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps
  • 1 x power port
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
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. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-6100U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.30 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6200U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.30 → 2.80 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.40 → 3.00 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  5. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6440HQ
    4 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.50 GHz, 6 MB Smart Cache, 45W
  6. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.70 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  7. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.50 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  8. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.80 → 3.90 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  9. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ
    4 cores, 4 threads, 2.50 → 3.50 GHz, 6MB Cache, 45W
  10. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7820HQ
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.90 → 3.90 GHz, 8 MB Cache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell Latitude 54201
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U94467.24%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™94667.38%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™96868.95%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1125G41,12379.99%
5
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19585.11%
6
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G71,31393.52%
7
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G71,37497.86%
8
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G71,404100.00%
Dell Latitude 54801
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-6100U56440.17%
2
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6200U55839.74%
3
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U58641.74%
4
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U74553.06%
5
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6440HQ82158.48%
6
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U64946.23%
7
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U81558.05%
8
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U88563.03%
9
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ84860.40%
10
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7820HQ95868.23%
01,404
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Dell Latitude 54201
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U2,93360.30%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™2,99261.51%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™3,04262.54%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1125G43,69075.86%
5
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98081.83%
6
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G74,45091.49%
7
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G74,48792.25%
8
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G74,864100.00%
Dell Latitude 54801
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-6100U1,28926.50%
2
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6200U1,33327.41%
3
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U1,31927.12%
4
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U1,58432.57%
5
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6440HQ2,62553.97%
6
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U1,45429.89%
7
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U1,77736.53%
8
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U1,88338.71%
9
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ2,68555.20%
10
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7820HQ3,57373.46%
04,864
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. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-6100U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  2. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6200U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  3. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  4. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  5. 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6440HQ
    Intel® HD Graphics 530
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 950 MHz
  6. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  7. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  8. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  9. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ
    Intel® HD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1000 MHz
  10. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7820HQ
    Intel® HD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 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
  • Memory Slots: 1 x SODIMM slots
  • Memory Type: Single-Channel DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Speed:
    • 2133 MHz for U-Series Intel processors
    • 2400 MHz for H-Series Intel processors
Memory Configurations
  • 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
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 2280 slot
    • 1 x 2.5” SATA slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB M.2 SATA o PCIe SSD
    • Up to 1TB SATA HDD
ConnectivityDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
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
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A Wi-Fi 5 802.11ac
    Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac)
  • Qualcomm QCA6174A XR Wi-Fi 5 802.11ac
    Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac)
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 5 Wireless-AC 8265 2x2 802.11ac
    Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac)
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2
Ethernet-Intel i219LM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless WAN-Optional Mobile Broadband
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X7 LTE-A (DW5811e) for AT&T, Verizon & Sprint. (US)
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X7 LTE-A (DW5811e) (EMEA/APJ/ROW)
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X7 HSPA+ (DW5811e) (China/Indonesia/india)
  • Dell Wireless™ Telit Intel Ln-930 AP LTE CAT4 (DW5814e for Japan)
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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BatteryDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
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)
42 Wh 51 Wh 68 Wh
Power Supply
65W 90W
USB Type-C adapter.
  • 65W
    7.4 mm Barrel Power Adapter.
  • 90W 
    7.4 mm Barrel Power Adapter.
SoftwareDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
OS
Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • NeoKylin v6.0
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 & AudioDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
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
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Optional Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual-array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3246 Controller
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual array microphones
MiscDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 5480
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)
  • Ambient Light Sensor (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
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
  • TPM 2.0 FIPS 140-2 Certified, TCG Certified
  • Optional Control Vault 2.0 Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 level 3 certification (HW authentication configurations)
  • Optional hardware authentication bundle 2:
  • FIPS 201 contacted smart card
  • Control Vault 2.0
  • Optional hardware authentication bundle 4:
    • Touch fingerprint reader
    • FIPS 201 contacted smart card
    • Contactless smart card
    • NFC
    • Control Vault 2.0
  • Security lock slot (Noble Wedge Lock)
  • SED (Opal 2.0 - SATA Interface)
  • Statement of Non-Volatility
Warranty1 Year Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis1 Year Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis

Dell Latitude 5420 vs. Dell Latitude 5480: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Dell Latitude 5420 and Dell Latitude 5480.

Dell Latitude 5420 vs. Dell Latitude 5480

Dell has released the Latitude 5420, a 14-inch machine, in early-2021. It is powered by up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-1185G7 with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics (96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz).

On the other hand, we have the 14-inch Latitude 5480 was introduced by Dell about four years earlier in early-2017. It comes with up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-7820HQ with a boost clock speed up to 3.90 GHz. It has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® HD Graphics 630 (24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz).

Both Dell Latitude 5420 and Dell Latitude 5480 have the same 14-inch display size. In addition, The Dell Latitude 5420 weighs 3.09 lbs. about 13% lighter than the 3.52 lbs. Dell Latitude 5480. Moreover, measured at 12.65” x 8.35” x 0.76”, the Dell Latitude 5420 is much more portable than the Dell Latitude 5480 at 13.1” x 9” x 0.88”.

There are a toal number of 10 ports and slots available on Dell Latitude 5420. That includes two Thunderbolt 4 ports, a Smart Card Reader, two USB-A ports, an HDMI port, an RJ-45 port, a microSD card slot, a headphone jack, and a lock slot. With that said, it has two ports and slots fewer than the Dell Latitude 5480 that has a Thunderbolt 3 port, three USB-A ports, a microSD card slot, a VGA port, a SIM card slot, a headphone jack, a lock slot, an HDMI port, an RJ-45 port, and a power port.

Moving over to upgradability, Dell claims that the Dell Latitude 5420 supports up to 64GB 3200 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future.

For Dell Latitude 5480, it supports up to 16GB 2400 MHz DDR3L memory that you can upgrade with one memory module slot on the motherboard. It also has a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace or upgrade when needed. Besides that, it also comes with a SATA slot where you can install an additional 2.5-inch SATA-based SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive.

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