Dell Latitude 5421 vs. Dell Latitude 5420

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 5421 and Dell Latitude 5420 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell Latitude 5421 vs. Dell Latitude 5420

The 2021 Dell Latitude 5421 features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 6-core Intel Core i5-11400H up to 8-core Intel Core i7-11850H with the boost speed up to 4.80 GHz. While the 2021 Dell Latitude 5420 features the 15W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-10210U up to quad-core Intel Core i7-1185G7 with the boost speed up to 4.80 GHz.

If you are in the market looking for a laptop and don't know what's the difference between the 14″ Dell Latitude 5421 (2021) and the 14″ Dell Latitude 5420 (2021), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Dell Latitude 5421 vs. Dell Latitude 5420: Specs Comparison

Dell Latitude 5421 image

Dell Latitude 5421

Dell Latitude 5420 image

Dell Latitude 5420

Key Features
What's new
  • 11th Gen Intel H-Series Processors - up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11850H with turbo boost up to 4.80 GHz.
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® MX450 - with 2GB of GDDR6 to ensure reliable video conferencing and media consumption.
  • Faster DDR4 Memory - The new Latitude model supports up to 64GB DDR4 3200MHz memory.
AvailabilityDell Latitude 5421Dell Latitude 5420
Released20212021
Release InfoAnnounced on May 11, 2021
  • Announced on January 05, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available on January 12, 2021
Pricing
  • $1,979.42
    i5-11400H8GB128GBIntel UHDIR Cam
  • $2,189.13
    i5-11400H8GB256GBIntel UHD
  • $2,697.28
    i5-11500H8GB256GBIntel UHDLTE
  • $2,887.43
    i5-11500H16GB256GBIntel UHDLTE
  • $3,269.72
    i7-11850H16GB256GBIntel UHDIR CamLTE
  • $3,661.15
    i7-11850H16GB512GBMX450IR CamLTE
  • $5,488.71
    i7-11850H64GB2TBMX450IR CamPrivacy SafeScreenTouchLTE
Dell Latitude 5421 Price
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Dell Latitude E7470 14in Laptop, Core i5-6300U 2.4GHz, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Renewed)
Dell Latitude E7470 14in Laptop, Core i5-6300U 2.4GHz, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Renewed)
By Dell
$318.00
Was: $333.55
Dell Latitude 5420 Price
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
By Dell
$1,094.00
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
$1,735.92
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1145 G7
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1145 G7
By Dell
$1,646.99
Was: $1,798.89
DisplayDell Latitude 5421Dell Latitude 5420
Size14 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 14” HD
    1366 x 768112 ppiTN220 nits45% NTSC300:1Anti-GlareNon-TouchWVA2.40W
  • 14” FHD
    1920 x 1080157 ppiIPS250 nits45% NTSC600:1Anti-GlareNon-TouchWVA3.60W
  • 14” FHD with Super Low Power (SPL) Support
    1920 x 1080157 ppiIPS400 nits100% sRGB1000:1Anti-GlareNon-TouchWVALBL2.50W
  • 14” FHD with Touch Support
    1920 x 1080157 ppiIPS300 nits72% NTSC600:1Anti-GlareTouchWVA4.10W
  • 14” FHD with Touch & Privacy Support
    1920 x 1080157 ppiIPS300 nits100% sRGB600:1Anti-GlareTouchWVA3.50W
  • 14” HD
    1366 x 768TN220 nits45% NTSC300:1Anti-GlareNon-TouchWVA2.4W
  • 14” FHD
    1920 x 1080IPS250 nits45% NTSC600:1Anti-GlareNon-TouchWVA3.2W
  • 14” FHD with Low Blue Light (LBL) Support
    1920 x 1080IPS400 nits100% sRGB1000:1Anti-GlareNon-TouchWVALBL2.5W
  • 14” FHD with Touch Support
    1920 x 1080IPS300 nits75% NTSC600:1Anti-GlareTouchWVA4.51W
  • 14” FHD with Touch Support
    1920 x 1080IPS300 nits100% sRGB600:1Anti-GlareTouchWVA3.5W
ExteriorDell Latitude 5421Dell Latitude 5420
Size Comparison
Dimensions12.65” x 8.35” x 0.82” (321.35 mm x 212 mm x 20.95 mm)12.65” x 8.35” x 0.76” (321.4 mm x 212 mm x 19.3 mm)
Weight3.30 lb (1.49 kg)3.09 lb (1.4 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Single Pointing Backlit US-English Keyboard
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.53” x 2.55” (115 mm x 65 mm)
    • Available models: Cirque and Synaptics
    • 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.
PortsLeft
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4 (40Gbps), Power Delivery, Native DisplayPort 2.0 Alt Mode video output.
  • 1 x SmartCard Reader 
    Optional
Right
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps).
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) with PowerShare.
  • 1 x Ethernet
    Flip-Down RJ45 port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x MicroSD Card reader
  • 1 x Universal Audio jack
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
Back
  • 1 x External eSIM card slot
    Optional.
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4 (40Gbps), Power Delivery, Native DisplayPort Alt Mode video output.
  • 1 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare
  • 1 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x Flip-Down RJ-45 Ethernet port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x MicroSD Card reader 4.0
  • 1 x Universal Audio jack
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • Optional Ports
    • 1 x SmartCard Reader
    • 1 x External eSIM card slot
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 5421Dell Latitude 5420
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1125G4
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.00 → 3.70 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.40 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    16 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1125G4
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 400 → 1250 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA GeForce MX450, 2GB GDDR6
Memory
  • Memory Info
    • 2 x SO-DIMM slots
    • Type: Single or Dual-Channel DDR4
    • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 4GB8GB16GB
      Single Channel
    • 8GB16GB32GB64GB
      Dual Channel
  • Memory Info
    • 2 x SO-DIMM slots
    • Type: Single or Dual-Channel DDR4
    • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 4GB8GB16GB
      Single Channel
    • 8GB16GB32GB64GB
      Dual Channel
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    • Type: PCIe NVMe Gen3 x4
  • 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 SSD
ConnectivityDell Latitude 5421Dell Latitude 5420
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 5 Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)Bluetooh 5.0
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi-6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)Bluetooth 5.2
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 MbpsTriple band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6 GHzWiFi-6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)Bluetooth 5.2
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 5 Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi 802.11 a/b/gWiFi-4 (802.11n)WiFi-5 (802.11ac)Bluetooh 5.0
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi 802.11 a/b/gWiFi-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 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi 802.11 a/b/gWiFi-4 (802.11n)WiFi-5 (802.11ac)WiFi-6 (802.11ax)Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Bluetooth 5.2
EthernetGigabit Ethernet
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
WWAN: Intel 7360 (DW5820e)
  • Transfer rate: up to 450 Mbps DL/50 Mbps UL (Cat 9)
  • Data rate:
    • 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: (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)
  • Supports GPS, BDS, and GLONASS.
WWAN: 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)
BatteryDell Latitude 5421Dell Latitude 5420
Size
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge.
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, Long Life Battery, ExpressCharge.
  • 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)
Power Supply
90W130W
USB Type-C adapter.
65W90W
USB Type-C adapter.
SoftwareDell Latitude 5421Dell Latitude 5420
OS
Windows 10 ProUbuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 ProUbuntu 20.04
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 5421Dell Latitude 5420
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    720p with 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    Optional for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Proximity sensor
    Optional for Express Sign-in.
  • 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.
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
MiscDell Latitude 5421Dell Latitude 5420
Sensors
  • Windows Adaptive Color
  • 1 x Accelerometer (G sensor) on the system board.
  • 1 x Accelerometer (G sensor) on the hinge-up
    Optional.
  • Fingerprint Sensor
    Optional.
  • IR Camera
    Optional.
  • Proximity sensor
    Optional.
  • 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)
Security
  • TPM 2.0 FIPS 140-2 Certified, TCG Certified
  • Optional Windows Hello Compliant Fingerprint Reader in the power button
  • Optional Security Hardware Authentication Bundles
    • 1: Touch Fingerprint Reader (in Power Button) with Control Vault 3.0 Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification
    • 2: Contacted Smart Card with Control Vault 3.0 Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification
    • 3: Touch Fingerprint Reader (in Power Button) and Contacted Smart Card with Control Vault 3.0 Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification
    • 4: Contacted Smart Card, Contactless Smart Card NFC and Control Vault 3.0 Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification
    • 5: Touch Fingerprint Reader (in Power Button), Contacted Smart Card, Contactless Smart Card NFC, and Control Vault 3.0 Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification
  • Optional Express Sign-in with Face IR camera (Windows Hello compliant) and Proximity Sensor
  • Dell Client Command Suite
  • Dell BIOS Verification
  • Optional Dell Endpoint Security and Management Software
  • VMware Carbon Black Endpoint Standard
  • VMware Carbon Black Endpoint Standard + Secureworks Threat Detection and Response
  • Dell Encryption Enterprise
  • Dell Encryption Personal
  • Carbonite
  • VMware Workspace ONE
  • Absolute® Endpoint Visibility and Control
  • Netskope
  • Dell Supply Chain Defense
  • Chassis Intrusion Detection
  • Battery Removal Detection
Hardware-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
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 5421 Price
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Dell Latitude E7470 14in Laptop, Core i5-6300U 2.4GHz, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Renewed)
Dell Latitude E7470 14in Laptop, Core i5-6300U 2.4GHz, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Renewed)
By Dell
$318.00
Was: $333.55
Dell Latitude 5420 Price
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
By Dell
$1,094.00
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
$1,735.92
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1145 G7
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1145 G7
By Dell
$1,646.99
Was: $1,798.89

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