Dell Latitude 7420 vs. Dell Latitude 7480: Full specs comparison

Here is a comparison of the specs between Dell Latitude 7420 and Dell Latitude 7480, including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell Latitude 7420 Pros

Reasons that Dell Latitude 7420 is better than Dell Latitude 7480.

Significantly newer manufacturing

2021 vs. 2017

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1185G7 inside Dell Latitude 7420 has a 144% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-7660U inside Dell Latitude 7480.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Latitude 7420 - Intel Core i7-1185G7
4,864
Dell Latitude 7420 - Intel Core i7-1165G7
4,487
Dell Latitude 7420 - Intel Core i5-1145G7
4,450
Dell Latitude 7420 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i7-7660U
1,992
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i7-7600U
1,883
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i5-7300U
1,777
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i5-7200U
1,611
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i7-6600U
1,584
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i3-7130U
1,454
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i5-6200U
1,333
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i5-6300U
1,319
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i3-6100U
1,289
Supports faster memory

Dell Latitude 7420 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell Latitude 7480. It supports up to 4267MHz versus 2133MHz of system memory on the Dell Latitude 7480.

Memory type and speed
Dell Latitude 7420 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
Dell Latitude 7480 - DDR4
2,133 MHz
About 11% lighter

Dell Latitude 7420 weighed 2.70 pounds, 11% lighter than the 3.01 pounds Dell Latitude 7480.

WeightDell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Pound
2.70 lbs.
3.01 lbs.
Kilogram
1.22 kg
1.37 kg

Dell Latitude 7480 Pros

Reasons that Dell Latitude 7480 is better than Dell Latitude 7420.

Upgradable memory

Dell Latitude 7480 comes with two SODIMM slots that allow you to replace or upgrade when needed. On the flip side, you can't upgrade RAM on the Dell Latitude 7420 since it has onboard memory.

MemoryDell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Slots
Onboard
x2
TypeLPDDR4XDDR4
Has three more ports and slots

Dell Latitude 7480 has more ports and slots count than the Dell Latitude 7420. It has twelve versus nine amount of ports and slots on the Dell Latitude 7420.

PortsDell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
microSIM card slotYesYes
power portNoYes
RJ-45NoYes
Smart Card ReaderYesNo
SmartCard ReaderNoYes
Thunderbolt 3NoYes
Thunderbolt 4Yes x2No
USB-AYesYes x3
Total912
More versatile connectivity

Dell Latitude 7480 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the Dell Latitude 7420. It has seven versus five commonly used ports and slots on the Dell Latitude 7420.

PortsDell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
USB-AYesYes
power portNoYes
RJ-45NoYes
Thunderbolt 3NoYes
Thunderbolt 4YesNo

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Dell Latitude 7420 and Dell Latitude 7480.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 32GB

Both laptops supports up to 32GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
Dell Latitude 7420
32 GB
Dell Latitude 7480
32 GB

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

Dell Latitude 7420 Price
DELL Latitude 7420 Business Laptop, Touchscreen Notebook, 14" FHD(1920x1080), Intel Core i7-1185G7, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, WiFi, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro-Carbon Fiber(Renewed)
DELL Latitude 7420 Business Laptop, Touchscreen Notebook, 14" FHD(1920x1080), Intel Core i7-1185G7, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, WiFi, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Pro-Carbon Fiber(Renewed)
By Dell
$589.99
Dell Latest 2022 Latitude 7420 FHD Laptop Intel Core i5-1145G7 Quad Core 11th Gen Processor 16GB Ram 256GB NVMe SSD WiFi Bluetooth Webcam Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latest 2022 Latitude 7420 FHD Laptop Intel Core i5-1145G7 Quad Core 11th Gen Processor 16GB Ram 256GB NVMe SSD WiFi Bluetooth Webcam Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$358.99
$418.70 14% OFF
Dell Latitude 7420 Business FHD Laptop (Intel i5-1145G7 vPro Upto 4.4 GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Intel Iris Xe, 14.0" 60 Hz, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, Webcam, Micro SD Reader, Win11Pro)
Dell Latitude 7420 Business FHD Laptop (Intel i5-1145G7 vPro Upto 4.4 GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Intel Iris Xe, 14.0" 60 Hz, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, Webcam, Micro SD Reader, Win11Pro)
By Dell
$699.99
Dell Latitude 7480 Price
Dell Latitude 7480 14in FHD Laptop PC - Intel Core i7-6600U 2.6GHz 16GB 512GB SSD Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7480 14in FHD Laptop PC - Intel Core i7-6600U 2.6GHz 16GB 512GB SSD Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
By Dell
$205.54
$239.98 14% OFF
Dell Latitude 7480 14in FHD i5-6300U 16GB 256GB SSD Webcam Backlit Keyboard Black (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7480 14in FHD i5-6300U 16GB 256GB SSD Webcam Backlit Keyboard Black (Renewed)
By Dell
$175.89
Dell Latitude 7480 Laptop - Intel Core i5-7300U CPU 2.60GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 14 HD Display, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7480 Laptop - Intel Core i5-7300U CPU 2.60GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 14 HD Display, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$188.99

Availability

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Released20212017
Release Date
  • Announced on January 05, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available on January 12, 2021
Announced on January 16, 2017. (CES 2017)
PricingStarting at $1,548.99
  • $955.99 - i3-7100 | 4GB | 128GB
  • $1,169.00 - i5-7200 | 4GB | 128GB
Applicable Models
  • Dell Latitude 7420 Laptop or 2-in-1
  • Dell Latitude 7420 Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 7420 2-in-1
  • 2021 14-inch Dell Latitude 7000 Series Laptop
  • 2017 Dell Latitude 14 7000 Series
  • Dell Latitude 14 7000 Series (Intel 6th & 7th Gen CPU)
  • Dell Latitude 14 7000 (7480) Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 7480 Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 14 7480 Laptop
Generations

Exterior

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Dimensions
  • 12.65” x 8.22” x 0.68” (321.35 mm x 208.69 mm x 17.27 mm)
    Dell Latitude 7420 Laptop Carbon Fiber
  • 12.65” x 8.22” x 0.66” (321.35 mm x 208.69 mm x 16.90 mm)
    Dell Latitude 7420 Laptop Aluminum
  • 12.65” x 8.22” x 0.67” (321.35 mm x 208.69 mm x 17.06 mm)
    Dell Latitude 7420 2-in-1 Carbon Fiber
  • 12.65” x 8.22” x 0.65” (321.35 mm x 208.69 mm x 16.40 mm)
    Dell Latitude 7420 2-in-1 Aluminum
13.03” x 8.7” x 0.72” (331 x 220.9 x 18.4 mm)
Weight
  • 2.70 lb (1.22 kg)
    Dell Latitude 7420 Laptop Carbon Fiber
  • 2.89 lb (1.31 kg)
    Dell Latitude 7420 Laptop Aluminum
  • 3.00 lb (1.36 kg)
    Dell Latitude 7420 2-in-1 Carbon Fiber
  • 3.23 lb (1.46 kg)
    Dell Latitude 7420 2-in-1 Aluminum
Starting at 3.01 lb (1.36 kg)
Colors
  • Carbon Fiber
  • Aluminum
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Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Single Pointing Backlit US-English Keyboard
    • Single Pointing Non-Backlit US-English Keyboard
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.52” x 2.56” (115 mm x 65 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
  • Keyboard
    • Full size, optional backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • Touchpad
    • Have dedicated left and right-click buttons.

Display

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Size14 Inches14 Inches
InfoDell Latitude 7420 Laptop
  • 14” FHD
    1920 x 1080 IPS 250 nits 500:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 3.2W
  • 14” FHD
    1920 x 1080 IPS 400 nits 600:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 2.5W
  • 14” FHD with Touch Support
    1920 x 1080 IPS 300 nits 1000:1 Anti-Glare Touch WVA 4.1W
  • 14” FHD with Touch & SafeScreen Support
    1920 x 1080 IPS 300 nits 600:1 Anti-Glare Touch WVA SafeScreen 3.5W
  • 14” UHD
    3840 x 2160 IPS 400 nits 1000:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 3.75W
Dell Latitude 7420 2-in-1
  • 14” FHD with Touch and Pen Support
    1920 x 1080 IPS 300 nits 1000:1 Anti-Reflection Anti-Smudge coating Touch Stylus Support WVA 1.8W
 
  • 14.0” HD
    1366 x 768 112 PPI 200-nits 60Hz 300:1 anti-glare non-touch
  • 14.0” FHD
    1920 x 1080 157 PPI 300-nits 60Hz 600:1 anti-glare non-touch
  • 14.0” FHD Touch
    1920 x 1080 157 PPI 270-nits 60Hz 600:1 anti-glare touchscreen Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • 14.0” QHD Touch
    2560 x 1440 210 PPI 270-nits 60Hz 600:1 anti-glare touchscreen Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Ports

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Dell Latitude 7420 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x Smart Card Reader
    Optional
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (6)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x microSIM card slot
    Optional
  • 1 x lock slot
Dell Latitude 7480 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (6)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, DisplayPort, Optional
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), One with PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI
    v1.4
  • 1 x SmartCard Reader
    Optional
  • 1 x power port
Right (6)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    v4.0
  • 1 x microSIM card slot
    Optional
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot

Internal Specs

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.40 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  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. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.70 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  6. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.50 → 3.10 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™ i7-7660U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.50 → 4.00 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
  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. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  6. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U
    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™ i7-7660U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640
    48 Execution Units with 64 MB eDRAM side cache, 300 → 1100 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Info
    • Onboard Memory
    • Type: Dual-Channel LPDDR4x
    • Speed: 4267 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 8GB 16GB 32GB
      Dual Channel
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 2230/2280 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2280 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB M.2 SATA SSD or M.2 PCIe SSD.

Connectivity

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Wi-FiIntel® 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
  • 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)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2
Ethernet-Intel i219LM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
10/100/1000 Mbps
MoreWWAN
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 Gigabit LTE CAT 16 (DW5821e with optional e-SIM enabled)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 LTE-A CAT 9 (DW5829e with optional e-SIM enabled)
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 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Size
  • 42Wh | 3-cell 63Wh | 4-cell
    ExpressCharge capable battery
  • 42Wh | 3-cell 63Wh | 4-cell
    Long Life Cycle battery
The battery voltage is 15.2V and 63Wh is equivalent to 4,144 mAh.
  • 42 Wh
    Prismatic, ExpressCharge Capable.
  • 60 Wh
    Polymer, ExpressCharge Capable.
Power Supply
65W 90W
USB Type-C adapter.
  • 65W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 90W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter

Software

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
  • 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
  • Dell Client Command Suite
  • Optional Dell Data Security and Management Software

Camera & Audio

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    • 720p with 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
    • 1080p with 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080p FHD) 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 ALC3281-CG with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual digital microphones
  • Realtek ALC3246 Controller
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual array microphones

Misc

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
Sensors
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Proximity Sensor (optional)
  • 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
Warranty3 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis3 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis

Key Features

Dell Latitude 7420Dell Latitude 7480
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:9 4K UHD
14”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
2.70 lb
1.22 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1185G7
4C/8T, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,404
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,864
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Dell Latitude 7420 Ports
Available in
Laptop or 2-in-1
Form Factor
Optional
Touch Supports
Laptop Form Factor
Supports
Touch & Stylus
On 2-in1 Form Factor
Optional
4G LTE
Up to
Wi-Fi 6
Optional
IR Camera
For Face Unlock
Built-in
Fingerprint Reader
Power Button
Dual
Thunderbolt™️ 4
Ports
Built-in
MicroSD Card Reader 4.0
Released in Early
2017
16:9 QHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.01 lb
1.37 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-7660U
2C/4T, 2.50 → 4.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
877
Single Core
Geekbench 5
1,992
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640
48 Execution Units with 64 MB eDRAM side cache, 300 → 1100 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
2133 MHz DDR4
Dell Latitude 7480 Ports

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