Dell Latitude 5420 vs. Dell Latitude 7400

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 5420 and Dell Latitude 7400 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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Dell Latitude 5420

Dell Latitude 7400 image

Dell Latitude 7400

Key FeaturesDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
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
2019
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
2.99 lb
1.36 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-8665U
4C/8T, 1.90 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
765
Single Core
Geekbench 5
2,425
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
2400 MHz DDR4
Dell Latitude 7400 Ports
AvailabilityDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
Released20212019
Release Info
  • Announced on January 05, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available on January 12, 2021
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Generations
Dell Latitude 5420 Price
Dell Latitude 5420 Laptop - 14" HD (1366x768) AG Display - 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 1145G7 4-Core (11th Gen) - 16GB - 256GB SSD - Windows 10 Pro
Dell Latitude 5420 Laptop - 14" HD (1366x768) AG Display - 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 1145G7 4-Core (11th Gen) - 16GB - 256GB SSD - Windows 10 Pro
By Dell
$709.77
Was: $799.99
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
$1,190.77
Was: $1,339.99
Latitude 5420 I5 11-1145 G7 8GB 256GB SSD 14IN W10 WLS NT
Latitude 5420 I5 11-1145 G7 8GB 256GB SSD 14IN W10 WLS NT
By Dell
$725.00
Was: $769.00
Dell Latitude 7400 Price
Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop 14 Intel Core i7 8th Gen i7-8665U Dual Core 512GB SSD 16GB 1920x1080 FHD Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop 14 Intel Core i7 8th Gen i7-8665U Dual Core 512GB SSD 16GB 1920x1080 FHD Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$319.00
Was: $365.00
Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop 14 Intel Core i7 8th Gen i7-8665U Dual Core 256GB SSD 16GB 1920x1080 FHD Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop 14 Intel Core i7 8th Gen i7-8665U Dual Core 256GB SSD 16GB 1920x1080 FHD Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$315.00
Was: $399.00
Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop, 14.0 inches FHD (1920 x 1080) Touchscreen, Intel Core 8th Gen i7-8665U, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 11 (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop, 14.0 inches FHD (1920 x 1080) Touchscreen, Intel Core 8th Gen i7-8665U, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 11 (Renewed)
By Dell
$408.00
Was: $479.00
ExteriorDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
Dimensions12.65” x 8.35” x 0.76” (321.4 mm x 212 mm x 19.3 mm)12.65” x 8.42” x 0.70 - 0.75” (321.35mm x 214.08mm x 17.82 - 18.96mm)”
Weight3.09 lb (1.4 kg)2.99 lb (1.36kg)
Colors-
  • CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver
  • Carbon fiber in black
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, backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 3.91” x 2.08” (99.5mm x 53mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
    • Have dedicated left and right-click buttons.
DisplayDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
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
    WXGA (1366x768), 220 nits, anti-glare, non-touch display.
  • 14” FHD
    (1920 x 1080), 300 nits, anti-glare, non-touch display
  • 14” FHD
    (1920 x 1080), 300 nits, anti-glare, non-touch display with Dynamic Privacy Dell SafeScreen
  • 14” FHD Touch
    (1920 x 1080), 255 nits, anti-glare, touch display
PortsDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
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 7400 Ports
Dell Latitude 7400 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports Power Delivery, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), Native DisplayPort 1.2 video output.
  • 1 x USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 1
    Supports PowerShare.
  • 1 x USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x MicroSD 4.0 Memory card reader
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack
  • 1 x Noble Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 1 x DC-in
  • Optional Ports
    • 1 x SmartCard Reader
    • 1 x External uSIM card tray
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
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. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.80 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
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 74001
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U64545.94%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U63845.44%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U76554.49%
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 74001
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U2,13243.83%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U2,41949.73%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U2,42549.86%
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. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 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 SoDIMM slots
    • Type: Dual-Channel DDR4
    • Speed: 2400 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • Minimum Memory: 4GB
    • Maximum Memory: 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
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB PCIe SSD
ConnectivityDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
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)
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 5 Wireless-AC 9560 2x2 802.11ac vPro
    Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac)
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    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
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Bluetooth 5.0 
    With Intel® Wi-Fi 5 Wireless-AC 9560 and Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 models
  • Bluetooth 4.2
    With Qualcomm QCA61x4A models
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)
Optional Mobile Broadband Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 Global Gigabit LTE (Optional)
BatteryDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
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)
  • 32 Wh (3-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge capable battery)
  • 60 Wh (4-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge capable battery)
  • 60 Wh (4-cell Polymer, Long Life Battery)
Power Supply
65W 90W
USB Type-C adapter.
  • 65W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 90W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 65W adapter, Type-C
  • 90W adapter, Type-C
SoftwareDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
OS
Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
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 7400
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.
  • Optinal Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual-array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3254 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual array microphones
MiscDell Latitude 5420Dell Latitude 7400
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
  • Security lock slot
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition (optional)
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Camera Shutter
  • Dynamic Privacy Dell SafeScreen
Warranty1 Year Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis3 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis

Dell Latitude 5420 vs. Dell Latitude 7400: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Dell Latitude 5420 and Dell Latitude 7400.

Dell Latitude 5420 vs. Dell Latitude 7400

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 7400 was introduced by Dell about two years earlier in 2019. It comes with up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-8665U with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. It has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz).

Both Dell Latitude 5420 and Dell Latitude 7400 have the same 14-inch display size. In addition, the Dell Latitude 5420 weighs 3.09 lbs. about 3% heavier than the 2.99 lbs. Dell Latitude 7400. Moreover, measured at 12.65” x 8.35” x 0.76”, the Dell Latitude 5420 is just as portable as the Dell Latitude 7400 at 12.65” x 8.42” x 0.75”.

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 7400, it supports up to 32GB 2400 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also has a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace or upgrade when needed.

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