Dell Latitude 5421 vs. Dell XPS 15 9510

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 5421 and Dell XPS 15 9510 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell Latitude 5421 vs. Dell XPS 15 9510

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 XPS 15 9510 features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 6-core Intel Core i5-11400H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11900H with the boost speed up to 4.90 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 15.6″ Dell XPS 15 9510 (2021), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Dell Latitude 5421 vs. Dell XPS 15 9510: Specs Comparison

Dell Latitude 5421 image

Dell Latitude 5421

Dell XPS 15 9510 image

Dell XPS 15 9510

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.
  • New 16:10 OLED 3.5K Touch Display - On top of FHD+ and 4K UHD+, the new Dell XPS 15 comes with a new OLED display with a 16:10 aspect ratio, touch, Dolby Vision, HDR 500TB, 100000:1 contrast ratio, 400-nit brightness, Eyesafe, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6, and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut.
  • 11th Gen Intel H-Series - The laptop is now powered by the latest 8-core 16-thread 11th Generation Intel ® Core™ processors with a Turbo Boost speed of up to 4.90GHz.
  • Next-Generation Ray-Tracing Graphics - Featuring the new NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™️ 3050 and 3050 Ti with 4GB GDDR6 video memory to accelerates your favorite creative apps for greater performance and faster speed in video editing, graphic design, photography, and gaming.
  • Faster DDR4 Memory - It now comes with the faster dual-channel 3200MHz DDR4 memory and can be configured up to 64GB.
AvailabilityDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
Released20212021
Release InfoAnnounced on May 11, 2021Announced on May 11, 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
  • $1,249.99
    i5-11400H8GB256GBIntel UHDFHD+ Non-touch
  • $1,949.99
    i7-11800H16GB512GBRTX 3050 TiFHD+ Non-touch
  • $2,149.99
    i9-11900H16GB512GBRTX 3050 TiFHD+ Non-touch
  • $2,349.99
    i7-11800H16GB512GBRTX 3050 TiUHD+ Touch
  • $2,549.99
    i9-11900H16GB512GBRTX 3050 TiUHD+ Touch
Dell Latitude 5421 Price
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
By Dell
$1,049.99
Was: $1,099.99
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
$329.00
Dell Latitude 5420 I7 11-1185 G7
Dell Latitude 5420 I7 11-1185 G7
By Dell
$1,539.00
Dell XPS 15 9510 11800H Price
Dell XPS 15 9510 (Latest Model) 15.6" Core I7-11800H(8-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB RAM FHD+ (1920x1200) 500 Nit Non Touch NVidia RTX 3050 4GB Windows 10 Professional
Dell XPS 15 9510 (Latest Model) 15.6" Core I7-11800H(8-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB RAM FHD+ (1920x1200) 500 Nit Non Touch NVidia RTX 3050 4GB Windows 10 Professional
By Dell
$2,089.99
Dell XPS 15 9510 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
Dell XPS 15 9510 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
By Dell
$2,999.99
Dell XPS 15 9510 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
Dell XPS 15 9510 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
By Dell
$2,899.99
DisplayDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
Size14 Inches15.6 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
  • 15.6” FHD+ Nontouch
    1920 x 1200145 PPI500 nits16:10100% sRGB1650:160HzDolby Vision™️Eyesafe®️Anti-glareWVA4.41 W
  • 15.6” 3.5K OLED Touch
    3456 x 2160261 PPI400 nits16:10100% DCI-P3100000:160HzDisplayHDR™️ 500TBDolby Vision™️Eyesafe®️Anti-glareWVA12.13 W
  • 15.6” 4K UHD+ Touch
    3840 x 2400290 PPI500 nits16:10100% AdobeRGB99% DCI-P31600:160HzDisplayHDR™️ 400Dolby Vision™️Eyesafe®️Anti-glareWVA10.4 W
ExteriorDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
Size Comparison
Dimensions12.65” x 8.35” x 0.82” (321.35 mm x 212 mm x 20.95 mm)13.57” x 9.06” x 0.71” (344.72 x 230.14 x 18 mm)
Weight3.30 lb (1.49 kg)
  • 4.22 lb (1.92 kg)
    Non-touch with 56Wh.
  • 4.31 lb (1.96 kg)
    OLED touch with 86Wh.
  • 4.42 lb (2.01 kg)
    4K+ touch with 86Wh.
Colors
  • Platinum Silver exteriorBlack interior
  • Frost exteriorArctic White interior
  • CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black
  • Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on the touch panel
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.
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • 5.91 x 3.54 in (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
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 USB-C 
    Thunderbolt™️ 4 with DisplayPort and Power Delivery.
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 with DisplayPort and Power Delivery.
  • 1 x SD card reader
    Full-size slot with v6.0.
  • 1 x Lock slot 
    Wedge-shaped slot.
  • 1 x Headset jack
    3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack.
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
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
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
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
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    16 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA GeForce MX450, 2GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
    Ampere Architecture4GB GDDR6 128-bit2304 CUDA Cores45W
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti
    Ampere Architecture4GB GDDR6 128-bit2560 CUDA Cores45W
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
4 GB8 GB16 GB32 GB64 GB
3200 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
2 x SODIMM slots.
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    • Type: PCIe NVMe Gen3 x4
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
256 GB512 GB1 TB2TB4TB8TB
 M.2 2230/2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ slots.
ConnectivityDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
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
Rivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650s
Dual Band 2.4GHz/5GHzUp to 2400 MbpsWiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth 5.1
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.
BatteryDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
Size
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge.
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, Long Life Battery, ExpressCharge.
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
  • 86 Wh
    6-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
Power Supply
90W130W
USB Type-C adapter.
  • 90 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/3A, 9VDc/3A, 15VDC/3A, 20VDC/4.5A.
  • 130 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/1A, 20VDC/6.5A.
SoftwareDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
OS
Windows 10 ProUbuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 HomeWindows 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 LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Camera & AudioDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
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
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    576 x 360 (VGA) at 30 fps for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual-array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • Quad-speaker design with 2.5W x2 woofers and 1.5W x2 tweeters = 8W total peak output
  • Dual microphone array optimized with Waves MaxxVoice supporting VoIP - Microsoft Cortana capable
MiscDell Latitude 5421Dell XPS 15 9510
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
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • IR Camera
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
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
Warranty1 Year Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis1 Year Premium Support
Dell Latitude 5421 Price
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
Dell Latitude 5420 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
By Dell
$1,049.99
Was: $1,099.99
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
$329.00
Dell Latitude 5420 I7 11-1185 G7
Dell Latitude 5420 I7 11-1185 G7
By Dell
$1,539.00
Dell XPS 15 9510 11800H Price
Dell XPS 15 9510 (Latest Model) 15.6" Core I7-11800H(8-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB RAM FHD+ (1920x1200) 500 Nit Non Touch NVidia RTX 3050 4GB Windows 10 Professional
Dell XPS 15 9510 (Latest Model) 15.6" Core I7-11800H(8-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB RAM FHD+ (1920x1200) 500 Nit Non Touch NVidia RTX 3050 4GB Windows 10 Professional
By Dell
$2,089.99
Dell XPS 15 9510 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
Dell XPS 15 9510 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i7 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
By Dell
$2,999.99
Dell XPS 15 9510 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
Dell XPS 15 9510 Laptop (2021) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 8 Cores @ 4.6 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
By Dell
$2,899.99
Dell XPS 15 9510 image

Dell XPS 15 9510: Key Features

The new XPS 15 (9510) is the perfect balance of power and portability with an unrivaled immersive visual and sound experience. Whether you are streaming, editing photos, or creating your next masterpiece, the XPS 15 has the power to move your ideas into reality. A large color-accurate display in the smallest size in its class keeps you creating on the go, while the immersive sound rounds out the experience.

Immersive Display

Engineered with best-in-class panel technology with enhanced contrast ratios, expanded color space, and pinpoint accurate resolution. Eyesafe® display technology reduces harmful blue light and maintains vivid color. The New 3.5k OLED display option provides even more vivid color with perfect black for significantly higher contrast; 100,000:1 contrast ratio & 100% DCI-P3 color gamut.

Perfect Balance of Size and Performance

Intensive creative projects with the latest 45W 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors up to i9 and next-gen graphics up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti. Up to 55W of power in an 18mm thin design. The smallest 15.6-inch performance class laptop is enabled by a stunning new 4-sided InfinityEdge display Enjoy a larger 16:10 display with an edge-to-edge view in a smaller form with an incredible 92.9% screen-to-body ratio.

Premium Design

The XPS 15 is precision-crafted from CNC machined aluminum, aerospace-inspired carbon fiber, and Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 for a durable, lightweight design. The finest details are considered, and the essentials are elevated with a large display, keycaps, and touchpad.

Immersive Sound

Machined up-firing quad-speaker design and the first-ever 15-inch laptop featuring Waves Nx® 3D audio for speakers tuned by multi-Grammy Award® winning producer, Jack Joseph Puig deliver an immersive sound experience.

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Dell Latitude Family

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Latitude 13”
Latitude 14”
Latitude 15”

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