Dell Latitude 5490 vs. Surface Pro 7

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 5490 and Surface Pro 7 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell Latitude 5490 image

Dell Latitude 5490

Surface Pro 7 image

Surface Pro 7

Key FeaturesDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
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 Late
2019
3:2 2.7K
12.3”
1824p 60Hz
Weight
1.70 lb
0.77 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1065G7
4C/8T, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,088
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,722
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X
Surface Pro 7 Ports
AvailabilityDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
Released20182019
Release InfoAnnounced on January 18, 2018.
  • Introduced: October 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)
  • Pre-ordered: October 2, 2019
  • Released: October 22, 2019
Pricing-Starting at 749$
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
$274.00
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
$315.00
Was: $341.00
Dell Latitude 5490 Business Laptop | 14in HD | Intel Core 8th Gen i5-8250U Quad Core | 8GB DDR4 | 256GB Solid State Drive | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5490 Business Laptop | 14in HD | Intel Core 8th Gen i5-8250U Quad Core | 8GB DDR4 | 256GB Solid State Drive | Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$218.00
Surface Pro 7 Price
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - Intel Core i3-4GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive – Platinum,
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - Intel Core i3-4GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive – Platinum,
By Microsoft
$448.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD – Matte Black with Black Type Cover
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD – Matte Black with Black Type Cover
By Microsoft
$749.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD – Platinum
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3" Touch-Screen - 10th Gen Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD – Platinum
By Microsoft
$603.99
Was: $899.00
ExteriorDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
Dimensions13.1” x 9.0” x 0.8” (333.4 mm x 228.9 mm x 20.3 mm)11.50” x 7.9” x 0.33” (292 mm x 201 mm x 8.5 mm)
Width: 11.50” (292 mm)
Height: 7.9” (201 mm)
Thickness: 0.33” (8.5 mm)
WeightStarting at 3.52 lb (1.60 kg)
  • Intel Core i3: 1.70 lbs (775 g)
  • Intel Core i5: 1.70 lbs (776 g)
  • Intel Core i7: 1.73 lbs (790 g)
Colors-
Matte Black Platinum
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.
  • Surface Type Cover
    • Not included
    • Weight: 0.68 lb (310 g)
    • Dimension: 11.61 x 8.54 x 0.19 inches (295 mm x 216 mm x 5mm)
  • Keyboard:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • 4 directional keys; Windows, Brightness and Media Controls Keys;
    • LED backlighting
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Trackpad size: 4 x 2 inches (101.6 mm x 50.8 mm)
    • Supports a five-finger multitouch gesture.
DisplayDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
Size14 Inches12.3 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
  • Resolution: 2736 x 1824 (5M Pixels)
  • Density: 267 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
  • 100% sRGB color, individually calibrated
PortsDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
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
Surface Pro 7 Ports
Surface Pro 7 Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Left (2)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbps)
Right (1)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps)
Back (1)
  • 1 x HDMI
Under Kickstand (1)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
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™ i3-1005G1
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.20 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.10 → 3.70 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell Latitude 54901
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U64959.65%
2
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U81574.91%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U77170.86%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U86279.23%
5
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U93786.12%
Surface Pro 71
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G199391.27%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G41,03795.31%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G71,088100.00%
01,088
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Dell Latitude 54901
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U1,45439.07%
2
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U1,77747.74%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U1,97152.96%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U2,98280.12%
5
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U3,11683.72%
Surface Pro 71
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G12,02754.46%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G43,34789.92%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G73,722100.00%
03,722
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™ i3-1005G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 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
4GB 8GB 16GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA GeForce® MX130 - 2GB GDDR5-
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
128 GB 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
BGA PCIe SSD
ConnectivityDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
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)
  • Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
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 5490Surface Pro 7
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.
43.2 Wh
Battery Life-Up to 10.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 65W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 90W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)
SoftwareDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial
Microsoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
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.
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3246 Controller
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual array microphones
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscDell Latitude 5490Surface Pro 7
Inking-Supports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
0.1mm precision
magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Ambient Light Sensor (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
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
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box-
  • Surface Pro 7
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty3 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
  • Commercial: Advanced Exchange warranty service with expedited device replacement

Dell Latitude 5490 vs. Surface Pro 7: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Dell Latitude 5490 and Surface Pro 7.

Dell Latitude 5490 vs. Surface Pro 7

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 12.3-inch Surface Pro 7 was introduced by Microsoft about a year later in late-2019. It comes with up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-1065G7 with a boost clock speed up to 3.90 GHz. It has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics (64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz).

The Dell Latitude 5490 has a 14-inch display which is slightly larger than the 12.3-inch Surface Pro 7. In addition, the Dell Latitude 5490 weighs 3.52 lbs. about 107% heavier than the 1.70 lbs. Surface Pro 7. Moreover, measured at 13.1” x 9.0” x 0.8”, the Dell Latitude 5490 is much bulkier than the Surface Pro 7 at 11.5” x 7.9” x 0.33”.

There are a toal number of 13 ports and slots available on Dell Latitude 5490. That includes a USB-C port, three USB-A ports, a full-size SD card slot, a Smart Card Reader, a VGA port, a headphone jack, a lock slot, an HDMI port, an RJ-45 port, a microSIM card slot, and a power port. With that said, it has eight ports and slots more than the Surface Pro 7 that has two USB-A ports, a Thunderbolt 4 port, an HDMI port, and a microSD card slot.

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 Surface Pro 7, it supports up to 16GB 3733 MHz LPDDR4X memory. Unlike Dell Latitude 5490, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Furthermore, it also has an integrated storage module and has no M.2 slots for replacement.

For Surface Pro 7, there are also some outstanding new features that we want to point out as well including:

  • Better performance It’s now 2.3x times faster than Surface Pro 6.
  • Now with USB-C It allows you to charge, transfer data, and output up to two [email protected] displays.
  • Better specs 10th Gen Intel Ice Lake processors, Intel Iris Plus G1-G7 graphics, 3733 MHz LPDDR4x, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.
  • More Fast Charging and Dual far-field studio mics

The Surface Pro 7 also has some downsides that you might want to know, including:

  • MiniDisplay port replaced with USB-C port

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