Dell Latitude 5521 vs. Dell Latitude 5511

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 5521 and Dell Latitude 5511 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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Dell Latitude 5521

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Dell Latitude 5511

Key FeaturesDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
At Glance
Released in Mid
2021
16:9 4K UHD
15.6”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
3.95 lb
1.79 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-11850H
8C/16T, 2.50 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,583
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,205
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Dell Latitude 5521 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
MX450
2GB GDDR6
Released in
2020
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
4.16 lb
1.89 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-10850H
6C/12T, 2.70 → 5.10 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,152
Single Core
Geekbench 5
5,341
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
2933 MHz DDR4
Dell Latitude 5511 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
MX250
2GB GDDR5
AvailabilityDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
Released20212020
Release InfoAnnounced on May 11, 2021-
Pricing
  • $2,364.72
    i5-11400H 8GB 256GB Intel UHD
  • $2,425.99
    i5-11400H 8GB 128GB Intel UHD IR Cam Express-Signin
  • $2,821.86
    i5-11500H 16GB 256GB Intel UHD LTE
  • $3,121.86
    i7-11850H 16GB 256GB Intel UHD IR Cam LTE
  • $3,393.29
    i7-11850H 16GB 512GB Intel UHD Touch IR Cam LTE
  • $3,507.57
    i7-11850H 16GB 512GB MX450 IR Cam LTE
  • $3,650.42
    i7-11850H 32GB 512GB Intel UHD IR Cam LTE
  • $5,958.14
    i7-11850H 64GB 2TB MX450 IR Cam Express-Signin SLP LTE
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Generations
Dell Latitude 5521 Price
Dell Latitude 5521 Laptop - 15.6" FHD AG Touch Display - 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7-11850H 8-Core - 16GB - 512GB SSD - Windows 10 pro
Dell Latitude 5521 Laptop - 15.6" FHD AG Touch Display - 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7-11850H 8-Core - 16GB - 512GB SSD - Windows 10 pro
By Dell
$1,590.99
Was: $1,699.00
Dell Latitude 5000 5521 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11850H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.50 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Titan Gray
Dell Latitude 5000 5521 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11850H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.50 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Titan Gray
By Dell
$1,999.99
Dell Latitude 5000 5521 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 11th Gen i5-11400H Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.70 GHz - 8 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Titan Gray
Dell Latitude 5000 5521 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 11th Gen i5-11400H Hexa-core (6 Core) 2.70 GHz - 8 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Titan Gray
By Dell
$2,364.47
Dell Latitude 5511 Price
Dell Latitude 5511 Laptop PC 15.6" Intel Core i5-10300H 10th Gen Processor, 8GB Ram, 256GB NVMe SSD, Webcam, Thunderbolt, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5511 Laptop PC 15.6" Intel Core i5-10300H 10th Gen Processor, 8GB Ram, 256GB NVMe SSD, Webcam, Thunderbolt, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$499.99
Dell Latitude 5511 15.6" (Latest Model) Core i7-10850H (6-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB RAM FHD (1920x1080) 300 Nit WiFi 6 AX + BT Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 5511 15.6" (Latest Model) Core i7-10850H (6-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB RAM FHD (1920x1080) 300 Nit WiFi 6 AX + BT Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$899.00
Dell Latitude 5511 Laptop - 15.6" FHD AG with Embedded Touch Display - 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7-10850H 6-Core - 256GB SSD - 16GB - Windows 10 pro
Dell Latitude 5511 Laptop - 15.6" FHD AG with Embedded Touch Display - 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7-10850H 6-Core - 256GB SSD - 16GB - Windows 10 pro
By Dell
$1,195.00
Was: $1,299.00
ExteriorDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
Dimensions14.09” x 9.19” x 0.89” (357.80 mm x 233.30 mm x 22.67 mm)14.13” x 9.30” x 0.88 - 0.98” (359.10 mm x 236.25 mm x 22.48 - 24.92 mm)
Weight3.95 lb (1.79 kg)4.16 lb (1.89 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Single Pointing English US Keyboard and 10 Key Numpad
    • Optional Backlit.
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.53” x 2.64” (115 mm x 67 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
  • Keyboard
    • Single Pointing Non-Backlit US English Keyboard with 10 Key Numeric Keypad
    • Dual Pointing Backlit US English Keyboard with 10 Key Numeric Keypad
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.00 x 2.17 in (101.70 mm x 55.20 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
    • Dedicated left and right-click button.
DisplayDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” HD
    1366 x 768 100 ppi TN 220 nits 45% NTSC 500:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 4.20W
  • 15.6” FHD
    1920 x 1080 141 ppi IPS 250 nits 45% NTSC 700:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 4.20W
  • 15.6” FHD Touch
    1920 x 1080 141 ppi IPS 250 nits 45% NTSC 700:1 Anti-Glare Touch WVA 4.20W
  • 15.6” FHD SLP LBL
    1920 x 1080 141 ppi IPS 400 nits 100% sRGB 700:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA Super Low Power Low Blue Light 4.60W
  • 15.6” UHD SLP LBL
    3840 x 2160 283 ppi IPS 400 nits 100% sRGB 800:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA Super Low Power Low Blue Light 3.50W
  • 15.6" HD
    1366 x 768 WLED 220 nits NTSC 45% 500:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch 4.2 W
  • 15.6" FHD
    1920 x 1080 WLED 220 nits NTSC 45% 700:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch 4.2 W
  • 15.6" FHD with Touch
    1920 x 1080 WLED 220 nits NTSC 45% 700:1 Anti-Glare Touch 4.2 W
  • 15.6" FHD
    1920 x 1080 WLED 300 nits 700:1 NTSC 72% Anti-Glare Non-Touch 4.6 W
PortsDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
Dell Latitude 5521 Ports
Dell Latitude 5521 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 2.0, Power Delivery
  • 1 x Smart Card Reader
    Optional
Right (7)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps, Flip-Down Port
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot
Dell Latitude 5511 Ports
Dell Latitude 5511 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps), Power Delivery, Native DisplayPort 1.4 video output, and Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps).
  • 1 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare
  • 2 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x Flip-Down RJ-45
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x MicroSD Card reader
  • 1 x Universal Audio jack
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 1 x DC-in (7.4 mm barrel)
  • Optional Ports
    • 1 x SmartCard Reader
    • 1 x External uSIM card tray
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 5.10 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell Latitude 55211
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H1,32083.39%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H1,42189.77%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H1,583100.00%
Dell Latitude 55111
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H1,06167.02%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H1,22377.26%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H1,15272.77%
01,583
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Dell Latitude 55211
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H5,59268.15%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H6,27076.42%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H8,205100.00%
Dell Latitude 55111
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H3,74745.67%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H4,25251.82%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H5,34165.09%
08,205
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    16 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Info
    • 2 x SO-DIMM slots
    • Type: Single or Dual-Channel DDR4
    • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 4GB 8GB 16GB
      Single Channel
    • 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
      Dual Channel
  • Memory Info
    • 2 x SoDIMM slots
    • Type: Dual-Channel DDR4
    • Speed: 2933 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • Minimum Memory: 4GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64B
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA GeForce MX450, 2GB GDDR6Optional NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250
Video memory: 2GB GDDR5 VRAM.
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    • 1 x 2.5 in. hard drive slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
    • Up to 1TB SATA disk drive
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
    • 1 x 2.5 in. hard drive slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB PCIe SSD
    • Up to 1TB SATA disk drive
ConnectivityDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 5 Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) Bluetooh 5.0
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) Bluetooth 5.2
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 Mbps Triple band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) Bluetooth 5.2
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 5 Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooh 5.0
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    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) No Bluetooth
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    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 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.1
EthernetGigabit Ethernet
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
Integrated Connection I219-LM/I219-V Ethernet
Transmit speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps
MoreWWAN: 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.
Optional Intel XMM 7360 Global LTE-Advanced with optional eSIM.
BatteryDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
Size
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge.
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell Polymer, Long Life Battery, ExpressCharge.
  • 97 Wh
    6-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge.
  • 51 Wh (3-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge capable battery)
  • 68 Wh (4-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge capable battery)
  • 68 Wh (4-cell Polymer, Long Life Battery)
  • 97 Wh (6-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge capable battery)
Power Supply
90W 130W
USB Type-C adapter.
  • 90W 7.4mm barrel adapter.
  • 90W Type-C adapter.
  • 130W Type-C adapter.
SoftwareDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
OS
Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04 NeoKylin 7.0 SP4 (PRTS)
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 5521Dell Latitude 5511
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.
  • Optinal 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 digital microphones
MiscDell Latitude 5521Dell Latitude 5511
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.
  • Hall Effect Sensor (Detects when the lid is closed)
  • IR Camera
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • eCompass/Magnetometer
  • Accelerometer
  • NFC (optional)
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • GPS (via WWAN Card only)
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
  • Firmware TPM Optional
  • Optional IR camera with Windows Hello Support
  • Cable lock Noble lock
  • FIPS 140-2 certification for TPM
  • Optional ControlVault 3 Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification (FPR, SC and CSC/NFC)
  • Fingerprint Reader Only Touch Fingerprint reader in power button tied to ControlVault 3
  • Optional (FIPS 201 Smart card reader certification/SIPR) Contacted Smart Card and ControlVault 3
Software-Based Security
  • Dell Client Command Suite
  • Optional Dell Data Security and Management Software
  • 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
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 5521 vs. Dell Latitude 5511: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Dell Latitude 5521 and Dell Latitude 5511.

Dell Latitude 5521 vs. Dell Latitude 5511

Dell has released the Latitude 5521, a 15.6-inch machine, in mid-2021. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i7-11850H with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce MX450 with 2GB GDDR6.

On the other hand, we have the 15.6-inch Latitude 5511 was introduced by Dell about a year earlier in 2020. It comes with up to a hexa-core Intel Core i7-10850H with a boost clock speed up to 5.10 GHz. It has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce MX250 with 2GB GDDR5.

Both Dell Latitude 5521 and Dell Latitude 5511 have the same 15.6-inch display size. In addition, The Dell Latitude 5521 weighs 3.95 lbs. about 5% lighter than the 4.16 lbs. Dell Latitude 5511. Moreover, measured at 14.09” x 9.19” x 0.89”, the Dell Latitude 5521 is considerably more portable than the Dell Latitude 5511 at 14.13” x 9.30” x 0.98”.

Moving over to upgradability, Dell claims that the Dell Latitude 5521 supports up to 64GB 3200 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also comes with two M.2 slots that users can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. 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 Latitude 5511, it supports up to 64GB 2933 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also has a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace or upgrade when needed. Besides that, it also comes with a SATA slot where you can install an additional 2.5-inch SATA-based SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive.

Here are some notable new features we found on the Dell Latitude 5521.

  • 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.

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