Dell Latitude 9430 vs. Dell Latitude 5531

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Latitude 9430 and Dell Latitude 5531 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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Dell Latitude 9430

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Dell Latitude 5531

Key FeaturesDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:10 QHD+
14”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
2.8 lb
1.27 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1265U
10C/12T, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,336
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,336
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
Dell Latitude 9430 Ports
Optional
5G or LTE
Supports
Wi-Fi 6E
Supports
Facial Recognition
Supports
ExpressSign-in
Detect your present
Optional
Fingerprint Reader
Power Button
Dual
Thunderbolt 4
Ports
Released in Early
2022
16:9 4K UHD
15.6”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
1.94 lb
0.88 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-12800H
14C/20T, 2.40 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,706
Single Core
Geekbench 5
10,118
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
4800 MHz DDR5
Dell Latitude 5531 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
MX550
2GB GDDR6
Optional
4G LTE
Up to
Wi-Fi 6E
Dual
Thunderbolt™️ 4
Ports
Optional
IR Camera
For Face Unlock
Optional
Fingerprint Reader
Power Button
AvailabilityDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Released20222022
Release Info
  • Announced on March 31, 2022.
  • Available in April 2022.
  • Announced on March 31, 2022
  • Available in April 2022
PricingStarting at $2,245Starting at $1,749
Applicable Models
  • Dell Latitude 14 9430
  • Dell Latitude 9430 Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 9430 2-in-1
  • Dell Latitude 9430 Laptop or 2-in-1
  • 2022 Dell Latitude 9430
  • Dell Latitude 15 5531
  • Dell Latitude 15 5000 Series (12th Gen Intel H45 Series)
  • 15-inch Dell Latitude 5000 Series
  • Dell Latitude 5531 Laptop
  • 2022 Dell Latitude 5531
Generations
Dell Latitude 9430 Price
Dell Latitude 9000 9430 14" Touchscreen Convertible 2 in 1 Notebook - QHD+ - 2560 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U Deca-core (10 Core) 1.10 GHz - Intel Evo Platform - 32 GB Total RAM - 32 GB
Dell Latitude 9000 9430 14" Touchscreen Convertible 2 in 1 Notebook - QHD+ - 2560 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U Deca-core (10 Core) 1.10 GHz - Intel Evo Platform - 32 GB Total RAM - 32 GB
By Dell
$2,620.75
Was: $2,980.49
Dell Latitude 9430 Laptop - 14" FHD+(1920x1200) Comfortview+ - Intel Core i7-1265U 10-Core (12th Gen) - 512GB SSD - 32GB RAM - Windows 11 pro
Dell Latitude 9430 Laptop - 14" FHD+(1920x1200) Comfortview+ - Intel Core i7-1265U 10-Core (12th Gen) - 512GB SSD - 32GB RAM - Windows 11 pro
By Dell
$1,949.99
Dell Latitude 9000 9430 14" Notebook - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U Deca-core (10 Core) 1.10 GHz - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 16 GB On-Board Memory - 256
Dell Latitude 9000 9430 14" Notebook - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1265U Deca-core (10 Core) 1.10 GHz - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 16 GB On-Board Memory - 256
By Dell
$1,589.99
Dell Latitude 5531 Price
Dell Latitude 5000 5531 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-12600H Dodeca-core (12 Core) 2.70 GHz - 8 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD - Gray
Dell Latitude 5000 5531 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-12600H Dodeca-core (12 Core) 2.70 GHz - 8 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD - Gray
By Dell
$1,151.75
Dell Latitude 5000 5531 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-12600H Dodeca-core (12 Core) 2.70 GHz - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Gray
Dell Latitude 5000 5531 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-12600H Dodeca-core (12 Core) 2.70 GHz - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Gray
By Dell
$1,733.49
Dell Latitude 5000 5531 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-12800H Tetradeca-core (14 Core) 2.40 GHz - 16 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD - Gray
Dell Latitude 5000 5531 15.6" Notebook - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-12800H Tetradeca-core (14 Core) 2.40 GHz - 16 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD - Gray
By Dell
$1,517.77
ExteriorDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Size Comparison
Dell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Dimensions12.22 x 8.47 x 0.32 ~ 0.54 inches (310.59 x 215.18 x 8.42 - 13.91 mm)14.09 x 9.19 x 0.89” (357.80 x 233.30 x 22.67 mm)
Weight
  • 2.8 lbs. (1.27 kg)
    Latitude 9420 Laptop
  • 3.2 lbs. (1.4 kg)
    Latitude 9420 2-in-1
3.94 lb (1.79 kg)
Colors
CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver
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Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard.
    • Optional fingerprint reader.
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.56 x 2.83 inches (116 x 72 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
  • Keyboard
    • Full-size keyboard with 10 Key Numpad
    • Optional backlit
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.53” x 2.64” (115 mm x 67 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
DisplayDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Size14 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 14” FHD+
    16:10, 1920 x 1200, 161 PPI, 100% sRGB, 60Hz, ComfortView+, Low blue light, Anti-glare, Non-touch, 2.85W.
  • 14” QHD+ with Touch
    16:10, 2560 x 1600, 216 PPI, 100% sRGB, 60Hz, ComfortView+, Low blue light, Anti-reflection, Anti-smudge, Touch screen, 3.70W.
  • 15.6” HD
    1366 x 768 TN 220 nits 45% NTSC 500:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch 4.20W
  • 15.6” FHD
    1920 x 1080 IPS 250 nits 45% NTSC 700:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch WVA 4.20W
  • 15.6” FHD with Touch
    1920 x 1080 IPS 250 nits 45% NTSC 700:1 Anti-Glare Touch WVA 4.20W
  • 15.6” FHD with LBL & SLP
    1920 x 1080 IPS 400 nits 100% sRGB 700:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch TFT WVA Super Low Power (SLP) Low Blue Light (LBL) 4.60W
  • 15.6” UHD with LBL & SLP
    3840 x 2160 IPS 400 nits 100% sRGB 1000:1 Anti-Glare Non-Touch TFT WVA Super Low Power (SLP) Low Blue Light (LBL) 4.5W
PortsDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Dell Latitude 9430 Ports
Dell Latitude 9430 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (6)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    v4.0
  • 1 x microSIM card slot
    Optional
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot
Right (1)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
Dell Latitude 5531 Ports
Dell Latitude 5531 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
Back (1)
  • 1 x microSIM card slot
    Optional
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.60 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12600H
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.40 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell Latitude 94301
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U1,56091.44%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U1,33678.31%
Dell Latitude 55311
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H1,65396.89%
3
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800H1,706100.00%
01,706
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Dell Latitude 94301
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U5,70056.34%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U6,33662.62%
Dell Latitude 55311
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H9,29391.85%
3
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800H10,118100.00%
010,118
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1245U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 1200 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12600H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Info
    • Onboard memory
    • Type: Dual-Channel LPDDR5
    • Speed: 5200 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • Minimum Memory: 16GB
    • Maximum Memory: 32GB
  • Memory Info
    • 2 x SO-DIMM slots
    • Type: Single or Dual-Channel DDR5
    • Speed: 4800 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 4GB 8GB 16GB
      Single Channel
    • 8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
      Dual Channel
Discrete Graphics-Optional NVIDIA® GeForce® MX550
Video memory: 2GB GDDR6 VRAM
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB PCIe Gen 4 x4 SSD
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 2x M.2 2230/2280
      1 x PCIe Gen 4 x4 slot
      1 x PCIe Gen 3 x4 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2 x 2TB PCIe SSD
Fans Number11
ConnectivityDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 2x2 802.11ax 160Hz
Up to 2400 Mbps, Triple band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6.0 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • Realtek RTL8822CE
    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 6E AX211 2x2 802.11ax 160MHz
    Up to 2400 Mbps Triple band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) WiFi-6E (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.2
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2Optional Bluetooth
5.0 5.2
Ethernet-Intel I219-V/Intel I219-LM Gigabit Ethernet
10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless WAN
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 Global Gigabit LTE
    • Transfer rate: Up to 1 Gbps DL/150 Mbps UL (CAT 16)
    • Frequency bands supported: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 46, 66), HSPA+ (1, 2, 4, 5,6, 8, 9, 19).[/ti]
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 Global Gigabite NR/LTE
    • Transfer rate: Up to 3Gbps DL/250 Mbps UL (3GPP Release15 NR/LTE CAT 20)
    • Frequency bands supported: NR (1,2,3,5,7,8,12,20,28,38,41,66,71,77,78,79) LTE (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,32,34,38,39,40,41,42,46,48, 66) HSPA+ (1,2,4,5,6,8,9,19).
Intel XMM 7360 Global LTE-Advanced (DW5820e)
  • Transfer rate: Up to 450 Mbps DL/50 Mbps UL (Cat 9)
  • Frequency bands supported: 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:
    • LTE Category 9
    • UMTS/HSPA+
  • Supports GPS, BDS, and GLONASS
Intel 5000 Global 5G Modem
  • Transfer rate:
    • SA: DL 4.67 Gbps/ UL 1.25 Gbps
    • NSA: DL 3.74 Gbps/ UL 700 Mbps
    • LTE: DL 1.6 Gbps (CAT19)/ UL 150 Mbps
    • UMTS: DL 384 kbps/ UL 384 kbps/DL
    • DC-HSPA+:42 Mbps (CAT24)/ UL 11.5 Mbps (CAT7)
  • Frequency bands supported:
    • NR(n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n25, n28, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79)
    • LTE (B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B12, B13, B14, B17, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B29, B30, B32, B34, B38, B39, B40, B41, B42, B43, B46, B48, B66, B71)
    • WCDMA/HSPA+ (1, 2, 4, 5, 8)
  • Wireless standards:
    • NR FR1(Sub6) FDD/TDD, LTE FDD/TDD,WCDMA/HSPA+, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo
BatteryDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Size
  • 39.7 Wh
    2-cell, supports ExpressChargeBoost.
  • 59.6 Wh
    2-cell, supports ExpressChargeBoost.
  • 64Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion with ExpressCharge Boost
  • 64Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion with Long Cycle Life and ExpressCharge Boost
  • 97Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion with ExpressCharge Boost
Power Supply
60W 65W 90W
USB Type-C power adapter.
90W 130W
USB Type-C adapter.
SoftwareDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
OS
  • Windows 10
    Home Pro
  • Windows 11
    Home Pro
  • Ubuntu® 20.04 LTS
  • Windows 11
    Home Pro Pro National Academic
  • Ubuntu® 20.04 LTS
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 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Camera
  • FHD Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 1920 x 1080 FHD at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Intelligent Privacy
    Onlooker Detection notifies you when someone is peering at your screen and will texturize your screen, while Look Away Detect knows when your focus is elsewhere and dims to further protect the privacy and save battery life.
  • Supports ExpressSign-in  
    Camera-based proximity detection will wake up your system and sign you in and lock your system whenever you step away.
  • 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, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor.
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC711-CG Audio Controller.
  • Realtek ALC1319D Amplifier Controller.
  • 4 x Stereo speakers with Realtek Waves MaxxAudio® Pro.
  • Quad-array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual-array microphones
MiscDell Latitude 9430Dell Latitude 5531
Sensors
  • Gyroscope
  • eCompass/Magnetometer
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS (via WWAN Card only)
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Adaptive Thermal Performance (via Gyroscope/Accelerometer)
  • Dell ExpressSign-In 1.0 (via Proximity Sensor)
  • Dell ExpressSign-in 2.0 (via Intel Camera Sensing Technology)
  • Wake/Power on with lid open
  • Accelerometer (ST Micro LIS2DW12TR): On the base (system board)
  • Accelerometer with Gyro (ST Micro LSM6DSOTR): On the hinge-up (optional-upsell configuration with EMZA/ALS/IR camera)
  • GPS (through WWAN card only, optional)
  • Adaptive thermal performance: requires a 16-bit accelerometer
  • Hall effect sensor
  • Sensor hub
Security
  • Security lock slot
  • Face IR camera (Windows Hello compliant) with Proximity Sensor (~1 meter / 3-foot range)
  • TPM 2.0 FIPS-140-2 Certified / TCG Certified (April 2019)
  • Optional Touch Fingerprint Reader in Power Button
  • Optional Contacted Smart Card and Control Vault 3
  • Optional NFC
  • Optional Dell Data Security and Management Software
    • Dell Data Protection | Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise
    • Dell Data Guardian
    • Dell Encryption Enterprise
    • Dell Encryption Personal
    • Dell Threat Defense
    • MozyPro® or MozyEnterprise®
    • RSA NetWitness® Endpoint
    • Absolute® Endpoint Visibility and Control
    • VMware Workspace ONE
    • RSA SecurID Access
Hardware-Based Security
  • Shunt Circuit
  • Dell Client Command Suite : On-Prem & Cloud Dell Optimizer
  • Dell Power Manager Support assist : PCs & OS Recovery (Excalibur)
  • Dell SafeBIOS - Off-Host Verification
  • Dell SafeBIOS - Indicator of Attack
  • Dell SafeID Vmware Carbon Black Endpoint: Standard, Advanced, Enterprise Absolute Visibility Absolute Control Absolute Resilience
  • Netskope Cloud Access
  • Security Broker (CASB)
  • Netskope Secure Web Gateway
  • Netskope Private Access
  • Optional Dell Data Security and Management Software
  • Dell Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise
  • Dell Data Guardian
  • Dell Encryption Enterprise
  • Dell Encryption Personal
  • Dell Threat Defense
  • MozyPro or MozyEnterprise
  • RSA NetWitness Endpoint
  • RSA SecurID Access
  • VMware Workspace ONE
  • Absolute Endpoint Visibility and Control
  • Vmware Carbon Black Endpoint + Secureworks Threat Detection & Response
  • Carbonite
  • Dell Supply Chain Defense
Warranty3 Years ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service1 Year Hardware Warranty with Mail-In Service

Dell Latitude 9430 vs. Dell Latitude 5531: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Dell Latitude 9430 and Dell Latitude 5531.

Dell Latitude 9430 vs. Dell Latitude 5531

Dell has released the Latitude 9430, a 14-inch machine, in early-2022. It is powered by up to 10-core Intel Core i7-1265U with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics (96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz).

On the other hand, we have the 15.6-inch Latitude 5531 was introduced by Dell around the same time in early-2022. It comes with up to 14-core Intel Core i7-12800H with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. It has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce MX550 with 2GB GDDR6.

The Dell Latitude 9430 has a 14-inch display which is slightly smaller than the 15.6-inch Dell Latitude 5531. In addition, the Dell Latitude 9430 weighs 2.8 lbs. about 44% heavier than the 1.94 lbs. Dell Latitude 5531. Moreover, measured at 12.22” x 8.47” x 0.54”, the Dell Latitude 9430 is much more portable than the Dell Latitude 5531 at 14.09” x 9.19” x 0.89”.

There are a toal number of 7 ports and slots available on Dell Latitude 9430. That includes a Thunderbolt 4 port, an HDMI port, a microSD card slot, a microSIM card slot, a headphone jack, a lock slot, and a USB-A port. With that said, it has four ports and slots fewer than the Dell Latitude 5531 that has two Thunderbolt 4 ports, a Smart Card Reader, two USB-A ports, an HDMI port, an RJ-45 port, a microSD card slot, a headphone jack, a lock slot, and a microSIM card slot.

Moving over to upgradability, Dell claims that the Dell Latitude 9430 supports up to 32GB 5200 MHz LPDDR5 memory. However, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Fortunately, it comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future.

For Dell Latitude 5531, it supports up to 64GB 4800 MHz DDR5 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.

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