Dell Latitude 5490 vs. Dell Precision 5550

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 5490 and Dell Precision 5550 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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Dell Latitude 5490

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Dell Precision 5550

Key FeaturesDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
At Glance
Released in Early
2018
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.52 lb
1.60 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-8650U
4C/8T, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz
Geekbench 5
937
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,116
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
2400 MHz DDR4
Dell Latitude 5490 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
MX130
2GB GDDR5
Optional
4G LTE
Up to
Wi-Fi 5
Single
USB-C
w/ DP Alt-mode
Optional
IR Camera
For Face Unlock
Built-in
Fingerprint Reader
Power Button
Released in
2020
16:10 UHD+
15.6”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
4.06 lb
1.84 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-10885H
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,196
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,788
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
2933 MHz DDR4 ECC
Dell Precision 5550 Ports
Up to Nvidia Quadro
T2000
4GB GDDR5
AvailabilityDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
Released20182020
Release InfoAnnounced on January 18, 2018.-
Generations
Dell Latitude 5490 Price
Dell Latitude 5490 / Intel 1.7 GHz Core i5-8350U Quad Core CPU / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD / 14 FHD (1920 x 1080) Display / HDMI / USB-C / Webcam / Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5490 / Intel 1.7 GHz Core i5-8350U Quad Core CPU / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD / 14 FHD (1920 x 1080) Display / HDMI / USB-C / Webcam / Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$355.00
Was: $399.99
Dell Latitude 5490 | 14 inch Full HD FHD Business Laptop | Intel 8th Gen i5-8350U Quad Core | 16GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5490 | 14 inch Full HD FHD Business Laptop | Intel 8th Gen i5-8350U Quad Core | 16GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$318.99
Was: $364.00
Dell Latitude 5490 Intel i7-8650U, 16GB Ram, 512GB SSD, 14.0 Inches Windows 10 Pro - (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5490 Intel i7-8650U, 16GB Ram, 512GB SSD, 14.0 Inches Windows 10 Pro - (Renewed)
By Dell
$457.00
Was: $479.99
Dell Precision 5550 Price
Dell Precision 5550 Laptop 15.6 - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia Quadro T1000 - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5550 Laptop 15.6 - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia Quadro T1000 - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,009.22
Dell Precision 5550 15" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10850H 2.7GHz
Dell Precision 5550 15" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10850H 2.7GHz
By Dell
$2,243.99
Dell Precision 5550 15" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10750H 2.6GHz
Dell Precision 5550 15" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10750H 2.6GHz
By Dell
$2,149.99
ExteriorDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
Dimensions13.1” x 9.0” x 0.8” (333.4 mm x 228.9 mm x 20.3 mm)13.56” x 9.07” x 0.46” (344.4 mm x 230.30 mm x 11.65  mm)
WeightStarting at 3.52 lb (1.60 kg)4.06 lb (1.84 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Full size, optional backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.0 x 2.17 in (101.7 mm x 55.2 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
    • Have dedicated left and right-click buttons.
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 5.90 x 3.54 (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.
DisplayDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
Size14 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 14.0” HD
    1366 x 768 WLED 112 PPI 220-nits 60Hz anti-glare non-touch
  • 14.0” FHD
    1920 x 1080 WLED 157 PPI 220-nits 60Hz anti-glare non-touch
  • 14.0” FHD Touch
    1920 x 1080 OTP Lite 157 PPI 220-nits 60Hz anti-glare touchscreen
  • 15.6” FHD+
    1920 x 1200 InfinityEdge 60 Hz anti-glare low blue light non-touch 500 nits sRGB 100% min wide-viewing angle
  • 15.6-inch UHD+ with Touch
    3840 x 2400 InfinityEdge 60 Hz anti-reflective low blue light touch 500 nits 100% AdobeRGB wide-viewing angle Gorilla Glass
PortsDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
Dell Latitude 5490 Ports
Dell Latitude 5490 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    DisplayPort Only
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x Full-Size SD Card Slot
  • 1 x Smart Card Reader
    Optional
Right (4)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
  • 1 x VGA
  • 1 x Headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x Lock Slot
Back (5)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v1.4
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps
  • 1 x MicroSIM Card Slot
    Optional
  • 1 x Power port
Dell Precision 5550 Ports
Dell Precision 5550 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports Power Delivery, USB 3.2 Gen 2, and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x SD-card reader
  • 1 x Noble Wedge-shaped lock slot
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
Processor
  1. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.70 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.60 → 3.50 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  5. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. Intel Xeon W-10855M
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.80 → 5.10 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell Latitude 54901
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U64953.07%
2
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U81566.64%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U77163.04%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U86270.48%
5
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U93776.61%
Dell Precision 55501
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H1,223100.00%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H1,13492.72%
3
Intel Xeon W-10855M1,14293.38%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H1,19297.47%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H1,19697.79%
01,223
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Dell Latitude 54901
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U1,45421.15%
2
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U1,77725.85%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U1,97128.67%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U2,98243.38%
5
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U3,11645.33%
Dell Precision 55501
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H4,25261.86%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H5,41278.73%
3
Intel Xeon W-10855M5,37278.15%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H6,874100.00%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H6,78898.75%
06,874
Integrated Graphics
  1. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  2. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  4. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  5. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. Intel Xeon W-10855M
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
MemoryMemory Info
  • Memory Slots: 2 x SODIMM slots
  • Memory Type: Dual-Channel DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Speed:
    • 2133 MHz for 7th Gen Intel processors
    • 2400 MHz for 8th Gen Intel processors
Memory Configurations
  • 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
  • Memory Configurations
    • Speed: 2993 MHz
    • Memory Type: ECC or Non-ECC
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64GB
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA GeForce® MX130 - 2GB GDDR5
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1395 → 1455 MHz, 768 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA Quadro T2000 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR6 128-bit, 1575 → 1785 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2280 slot
    • 1 x 2.5” SATA slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB PCIe SSD
    • Up to 1TB SATA HDD
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 2 x M.2 PCIe SSD slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1
    • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
ConnectivityDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
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)
Intel AX201
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
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 5.1
MoreOptional 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)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A (DW5816e) Japan/ANZ/India/South Korea/Taiwan)
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BatteryDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
Size
  • 42 Wh
    3 cell, ExpressCharge Capable.
  • 51 Wh
    3 cell, ExpressCharge Capable.
  • 60 Wh
    4 cell, ExpressCharge Capable.
  • 60 Wh
    4 cell, Long Life Cycle.
  • 56 Wh - 3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 86 Wh - 4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
Power Supply
  • 65W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 90W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 90 W - USB-C power adapter
  • 130 W - USB-C power adapter
SoftwareDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04 LTS RedHat 8.2
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
Camera & AudioDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
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
  • Stereo woofer 2.5 W x 2
  • Stereo tweeter 1.5 W x 2
  • 8 W total peak
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
  • MaxxAudio® Pro by Waves
MiscDell Latitude 5490Dell Precision 5550
Sensors
  • Ambient Light Sensor (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Ambient light sensor
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
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
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology (iAMT 12) (optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN and a vPro compatible processor)
  • Dell Client Command Suite available (dell.com/command), Factory Installed Dell Client Command | Update, Dell Command | Power Manager
  • Intel® Platform Trust Technology
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
  • Support for Computrace and external SmartCard Reader
  • Touch Fingerprint Reader with Control Vault 3.0 (Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification)
Warranty3 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite In-Home Service after Remote DiagnosisBasic Onsite Service 12 Months, 12 Month(s)
Dell Latitude 5490 Price
Dell Latitude 5490 / Intel 1.7 GHz Core i5-8350U Quad Core CPU / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD / 14 FHD (1920 x 1080) Display / HDMI / USB-C / Webcam / Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5490 / Intel 1.7 GHz Core i5-8350U Quad Core CPU / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD / 14 FHD (1920 x 1080) Display / HDMI / USB-C / Webcam / Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$355.00
Was: $399.99
Dell Latitude 5490 | 14 inch Full HD FHD Business Laptop | Intel 8th Gen i5-8350U Quad Core | 16GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5490 | 14 inch Full HD FHD Business Laptop | Intel 8th Gen i5-8350U Quad Core | 16GB DDR4 | 256GB SSD | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$318.99
Was: $364.00
Dell Latitude 5490 Intel i7-8650U, 16GB Ram, 512GB SSD, 14.0 Inches Windows 10 Pro - (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5490 Intel i7-8650U, 16GB Ram, 512GB SSD, 14.0 Inches Windows 10 Pro - (Renewed)
By Dell
$457.00
Was: $479.99
Dell Precision 5550 Price
Dell Precision 5550 Laptop 15.6 - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia Quadro T1000 - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision 5550 Laptop 15.6 - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10750H - Six Core 5Ghz - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia Quadro T1000 - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,009.22
Dell Precision 5550 15" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10850H 2.7GHz
Dell Precision 5550 15" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10850H 2.7GHz
By Dell
$2,243.99
Dell Precision 5550 15" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10750H 2.6GHz
Dell Precision 5550 15" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10750H 2.6GHz
By Dell
$2,149.99

Dell Latitude 5490 vs. Dell Precision 5550: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Dell Latitude 5490 and Dell Precision 5550.

Dell Latitude 5490 vs. Dell Precision 5550

Dell has released the Latitude 5490, a 14-inch machine, in early-2018. It is powered by up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-8650U with a boost clock speed up to 4.20 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce MX130 with 2GB GDDR5.

On the other hand, we have the 15.6-inch Precision 5550 was introduced by Dell about two years later in 2020. It comes with up to a octa-core Intel Core i9-10885H with a boost clock speed up to 5.30 GHz. It has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia Quadro T2000 with 4GB GDDR5.

The Dell Latitude 5490 has a 14-inch display which is slightly smaller than the 15.6-inch Dell Precision 5550. In addition, The Dell Latitude 5490 weighs 3.52 lbs. about 15% lighter than the 4.06 lbs. Dell Precision 5550. Moreover, measured at 13.1” x 9.0” x 0.8”, the Dell Latitude 5490 is much bulkier than the Dell Precision 5550 at 13.56” x 9.07” x 0.46”.

Moving over to upgradability, Dell claims that the Dell Latitude 5490 supports up to 32GB 2400 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. 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.

For Dell Precision 5550, it supports up to 64GB 2933 MHz DDR4 ECC memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also has two M.2 slots that users can easily swap or add an extra SSD to get extra space when needed.