Dell Latitude 5480 vs. Dell Latitude 5280

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 5480 and Dell Latitude 5280 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Key Differences

Dell Latitude 5480 image

Dell Latitude 5480

Dell Latitude 5280 image

Dell Latitude 5280

Dell Latitude 5480 Pros

Reasons that Dell Latitude 5480 is better than Dell Latitude 5280.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-7820HQ inside Dell Latitude 5480 has a 89% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-7600U inside Dell Latitude 5280.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i7-7820HQ
3,573
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i5-7300HQ
2,685
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i5-6440HQ
2,625
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i7-7600U
1,883
Dell Latitude 5280 - Intel Core i7-7600U
1,883
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i5-7300U
1,777
Dell Latitude 5280 - Intel Core i5-7300U
1,777
Dell Latitude 5280 - Intel Core i5-7200U
1,611
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i7-6600U
1,584
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i3-7130U
1,454
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i5-6200U
1,333
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i5-6300U
1,319
Dell Latitude 5280 - Intel Core i3-7100U
1,308
Dell Latitude 5480 - Intel Core i3-6100U
1,289
Supports faster memory

Dell Latitude 5480 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell Latitude 5280. It supports up to 2400MHz versus 2133MHz of system memory on the Dell Latitude 5280.

Memory type and speed
Dell Latitude 5480 - DDR3L
2,400 MHz
Dell Latitude 5280 - DDR4
2,133 MHz
12% larger display

Dell Latitude 5480 has a 14-inch screen size 12% larger than the 12.5-inch Dell Latitude 5280.

Display size
Dell Latitude 5480
14-inch
Dell Latitude 5280
12.5-inch

Dell Latitude 5280 Pros

Reasons that Dell Latitude 5280 is better than Dell Latitude 5480.

Supports larger memory

Dell Latitude 5280 supports a larger memory capacity than the Dell Latitude 5480. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the Dell Latitude 5480.

Max system memory size
Dell Latitude 5280
32 GB
Dell Latitude 5480
16 GB
About 15% lighter

Dell Latitude 5280 weighed 3.00 pounds, 15% lighter than the 3.52 pounds Dell Latitude 5480.

WeightDell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Pound
3.52 lbs.
3.00 lbs.
Kilogram
1.60 kg
1.36 kg

Dell Latitude 5480: Our analysis and reviews

Dell Latitude 5480 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Dell Latitude 5480.

Upgradable storage

Dell Latitude 5480 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. On top of that, it also has a single SATA slot that users can use to install a 2.5-inch SATA SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive to add even more storage. Learn more.

Upgradable memory
One RAM slot. Learn more.

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Dell Latitude 5480.

Not supports Windows 11
RequirementsDell Latitude 5480
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i3-6100U → Intel Core i7-7820HQ
4GB RAM4GB → 16GB
64GB Drive256GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU2 → 4 cores

Dell Latitude 5280: Our analysis and reviews

Dell Latitude 5280 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Dell Latitude 5280.

Upgradable storage

Dell Latitude 5280 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. On top of that, it also has a single SATA slot that users can use to install a 2.5-inch SATA SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive to add even more storage. Learn more.

Upgradable memory
Two RAM slots. Learn more.

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Dell Latitude 5280.

Not supports Windows 11
RequirementsDell Latitude 5280
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i3-7100U → Intel Core i7-7600U
4GB RAM4GB → 32GB
64GB Drive256GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU2 cores

Key Features

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
At Glance
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
Released in Early
2017
16:9 FHD
12.5”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.00 lb
1.36 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-7600U
2C/4T, 2.80 → 3.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
885
Single Core
Geekbench 5
1,883
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® HD Graphics 620
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
2133 MHz DDR4
Dell Latitude 5280 Ports

Availability

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Released20172017
Release DateAnnounced on January 16, 2017. (CES 2017)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
  • $829.00 -
    i3-7100U 4GB 500G HDD
  • $949.00 -
    i5-7200U 4GB 500G HDD
  • $1,019.00 -
    i5-7300U 4GB 500G HDD
  • $1,249.00 -
    i7-7600U 4GB 128GB SSD
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
  • 2017 Dell Latitude 12 5000 Series
  • Dell Latitude 12 5000 Series (Intel 7th Gen CPU)
  • Dell Latitude 12 5000 (5280) Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 5280 Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 12 5280 Laptop
Generations
Stores

Exterior

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Dimensions13.1 x 9.0 x 0.88” (333.4 x 228.9 x 22.45 mm)12.0 x 8.3 x 0.8” (305.15 x 211.3 x 21.4 mm)
WeightStarting at 3.52 lb (1.60 kg)Starting at 3.00 lb (1.36 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Full size, optional backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • Touchpad
    • Have dedicated left and right-click buttons.
  • Keyboard
    • Full size, optional backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • Touchpad
    • Have dedicated left and right-click buttons.

Display

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Size14 Inches12.5 Inches
Info
  • 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
  • 12.5” HD
    1366 x 768 200-nits 60Hz anti-glare non-touch
  • 12.5” FHD
    1920 x 1080 300-nits 60Hz anti-glare non-touch
  • 12.5” FHD Touch
    1920 x 1080 360-nits 60Hz anti-reflective touchscreen Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Ports

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Dell Latitude 5480 image
Dell Latitude 5480 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, 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
Dell Latitude 5280 image
Dell Latitude 5280 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (5)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, DisplayPort, Optional
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v1.4
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x Smart Card reader slot
Right (5)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps), Powershare
  • 1 x VGA
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot
Back (2)
  • 1 x SIM card slot
    Optional
  • 1 x microSD card slot

Internal Specs

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Processor
  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
  1. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.40 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.50 → 3.10 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.50 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.80 → 3.90 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell Latitude 54801
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-6100U56458.87%
2
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6200U55858.25%
3
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U58661.17%
4
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U74577.77%
5
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6440HQ82185.70%
6
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U64967.75%
7
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U81585.07%
8
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U88592.38%
9
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ84888.52%
10
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7820HQ958100.00%
Dell Latitude 52801
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U57259.71%
2
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U72175.26%
3
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U81585.07%
4
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U88592.38%
0958

Geekbench 5 Multi Core

Dell Latitude 54801
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-6100U1,28936.08%
2
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6200U1,33337.31%
3
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U1,31936.92%
4
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6600U1,58444.33%
5
6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6440HQ2,62573.47%
6
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U1,45440.69%
7
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U1,77749.73%
8
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U1,88352.70%
9
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ2,68575.15%
10
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7820HQ3,573100.00%
Dell Latitude 52801
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U1,30836.61%
2
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U1,61145.09%
3
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U1,77749.73%
4
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U1,88352.70%
03,573
Integrated Graphics
  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
  1. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  2. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  3. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  4. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7600U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
MemoryMemory 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
Memory Info
  • Memory Slots: 2 x SODIMM slots
  • Memory Type: Dual-Channel DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Speed: 2133 MHz
Memory Configurations
  • 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
Storage
  • 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
  • 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

Connectivity

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Wi-Fi
  • 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)
  • 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 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 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2
EthernetIntel i219LM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
10/100/1000 Mbps
Intel i219LM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless WANOptional 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)
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)

Battery

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Size
42 Wh 51 Wh 68 Wh
42 Wh 51 Wh 68 Wh
Power Supply
  • 65W
    7.4 mm Barrel Power Adapter.
  • 90W 
    7.4 mm Barrel Power Adapter.
65W
7.4 mm Barrel Power Adapter.

Software

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • NeoKylin v6.0
  • 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 & Audio

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Camera
  • 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.
  • 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 ALC3246 Controller
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3253 Controller
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual array microphones

Misc

Dell Latitude 5480Dell Latitude 5280
Sensors
  • Ambient Light Sensor (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Ambient Light Sensor (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
Security
  • 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
  • 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

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