Dell Precision 3470 vs. Dell Latitude 7490: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively compared the specifications for the Dell Precision 3470 and Dell Latitude 7490 models. The report includes detailed information regarding both models' CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Dell Precision 3470 Pros

Reasons that Dell Precision 3470 is better than Dell Latitude 7490.

Significantly newer manufacturing

2022 vs. 2018

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1270P inside Dell Precision 3470 has a 140% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-8650U inside Dell Latitude 7490.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Precision 3470 - Intel Core i7-1270P
9,328
Dell Precision 3470 - Intel Core i5-1250P
9,283
Dell Precision 3470 - Intel Core i7-1260P
9,170
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i7-8650U
3,879
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i5-8350U
2,982
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i5-8250U
1,971
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i5-7300U
1,777
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i3-7130U
1,454
Supports larger memory

Dell Precision 3470 supports a larger memory capacity than the Dell Latitude 7490. It supports up to 64GB versus 32GB of system memory on the Dell Latitude 7490.

Max system memory size
Dell Precision 3470
64 GB
Dell Latitude 7490
32 GB
Supports faster memory

Dell Precision 3470 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell Latitude 7490. It supports up to 4800MHz versus 2400MHz of system memory on the Dell Latitude 7490.

Memory type and speed
Dell Precision 3470 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
Dell Latitude 7490 - DDR4
2,400 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia T550 4GB GDDR6 vs. integrated

Dell Latitude 7490 Pros

Reasons that Dell Latitude 7490 is better than Dell Precision 3470.

About 6% lighter

Dell Latitude 7490 weighed 3.11 pounds, 6% lighter than the 3.30 pounds Dell Precision 3470.

WeightDell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Pound
3.30 lbs.
3.11 lbs.
Kilogram
1.50 kg
1.41 kg
Has two more ports and slots

Dell Latitude 7490 has more ports and slots count than the Dell Precision 3470. It has twelve versus ten amount of ports and slots on the Dell Precision 3470.

PortsDell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
nanoSIM card slotNoYes
power portNoYes
RJ-45YesYes
Smart Card ReaderNoYes
Smart card reader slotYesNo
Thunderbolt 3NoYes
Thunderbolt 4Yes x2No
USB-AYes x2Yes x3
Total1012
Slightly more versatile connectivity

Dell Latitude 7490 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the Dell Precision 3470. It has seven versus six commonly used ports and slots on the Dell Precision 3470.

PortsDell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
RJ-45YesYes
USB-AYesYes
power portNoYes
Thunderbolt 3NoYes
Thunderbolt 4YesNo

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Dell Precision 3470 and Dell Latitude 7490.

Upgradable memory

Both laptops come with available RAM slots that allow you to replace or upgrade when needed.

MemoryDell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Slots
x2
x2
TypeDDR5DDR4

Prices

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

Dell Precision 3470 Price
Dell Precision 3000 3470 14" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-1250P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - 16 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD - Titan Gray
Dell Precision 3000 3470 14" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-1250P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - 16 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD - Titan Gray
By Dell
$699.77
Dell Precision 3000 3470 14" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-1250P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Titan Gray
Dell Precision 3000 3470 14" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 12th Gen i5-1250P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Titan Gray
By Dell
$825.00
Dell Precision 3000 3470 14" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1260P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Titan Gray
Dell Precision 3000 3470 14" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1260P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - 16 GB Total RAM - 512 GB SSD - Titan Gray
By Dell
$1,069.77
Dell Latitude 7490 Price
Dell Latitude 7490 Intel Core i7-8650U 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD 14" FHD Windows 10 Pro Laptop (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7490 Intel Core i7-8650U 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD 14" FHD Windows 10 Pro Laptop (Renewed)
By Dell
$264.99
$279.84 5% OFF
Dell Latitude 7490 14 HD Anti-Glare, Intel Core i5-8350U, 16GB DDR4, 256GB Solid State Drive, Webcam, Bluetooth, Windows 10Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7490 14 HD Anti-Glare, Intel Core i5-8350U, 16GB DDR4, 256GB Solid State Drive, Webcam, Bluetooth, Windows 10Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$201.99
Dell Latitude 7490 14in FHD Touch Screen Notebook Laptop, Intel Core i7-8650U 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD Windows 10 Pro Laptop (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7490 14in FHD Touch Screen Notebook Laptop, Intel Core i7-8650U 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD Windows 10 Pro Laptop (Renewed)
By Dell
$275.89
$315.39 13% OFF

Availability

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Released20222018
Release DateAnnounced on March 31, 2022Announced on January 18, 2018.
Pricing
  • $1,589.00
    i5-1250P, 8GB, 256GB,  FHD.
  • $1,700.45
    i7-1270P, 8GB, 256GB,  FHD.
  • $2,133.01
    i7-1270P, 16GB, 512GB, FHD Touch, IR Camera, Fingerprint.
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Applicable Models
  • Dell Precision 3470 Workstation
  •  14” Dell Precision 3000 Series Mobile Workstation
  • 2022 Dell Precision 3470 Mobile Workstation
  • Dell Precision 34570 (12th Gen Intel 28W P-Series)
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Generations-

Exterior

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Size Comparison
Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Dimensions12.65 x 8.35 x 0.82 ~ 0.96 ~ 0.92 in (321.35 x 212.0 x 20.95 ~ 24.60 ~ 23.60 mm)13.3” x 8.7” x 0.69 - 0.70” (331 mm x 220.9 mm x 17.47 - 17.9 mm)
Weight3.30 lbs. (1.49 kg)Starting at 3.11 lb (1.4 kg)
Colors
Titan Gray
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Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Full-size keyboard and 10 Key Numpad.
    • Optional backlit key.
  • Touchpad
    • Dimensions: 4.53 x 2.64 in (115 x 67 mm)
    • Large touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Keyboard
    • Full size, optional backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • Touchpad
    • Size: 4.0 x 2.04 in (101.7 mm x 52 mm)
    • Supports Microsoft Precision multi-touch gesture.
    • Have dedicated left and right-click buttons.

Display

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Size14 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 14" FHD
    1920 x 1080 157 PPI 250 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch NTSC 45% color gamut 600:1 WVA 3.1W
  • 14" FHD Touch
    1920 x 1080 157 PPI 300 nits Anti-Glare Touch NTSC 72% color gamut 600:1 WVA 4.1W
  • 14" FHD LBL SPL
    1920 x 1080 157 PPI 400 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 WVA Super Low Power (SLP) Low Blue Light 2.5W
  • 14.0” HD
    1366 x 768 112 PPI 200-nits 60Hz 300:1 anti-glare non-touch 2.8 W
  • 14.0” FHD
    1920 x 1080 157 PPI 300-nits 60Hz 600:1 anti-glare non-touch 3.8 W
  • 14.0” FHD SLP
    1920 x 1080 157 PPI 300-nits 60Hz 1000:1 anti-glare super low power panel (SLP) non-touch 1.99 W
  • 14.0” FHD Touch
    1920 x 1080 157 PPI 300-nits 60Hz 1000:1 anti-glare touchscreen 4.1 W

Ports

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Dell Precision 3470 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery,
  • 1 x Smart card reader slot
    Optional
Right (7)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), One with PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps, Flip-down
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot
Dell Latitude 7490 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 Smart Card 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 nanoSIM card slot
    Optional
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x lock slot

Internal Specs

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1250P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.10 → 4.70 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1270P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.20 → 4.80 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 28W
  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
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1250P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1270P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  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
MemoryMemory Slots
  • 2 x DDR5 SODIMM slots
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: DDR5-4800MHz
  • Minimum Memory: 4GB
  • Maximum Memory: 64GB
Memory 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
Discrete Graphics
Optional NVIDIA T550 (4GB GDDR6)
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StorageHard Drive Slots
  • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slots
Hard Drive Configurations
  • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen 4 x4 SSD
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2280 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB PCIe SSD
Fans Number1-
Cooling InfoIndustry leading thermals with single-fan Dual Opposite Outlet (DOO) and User Selectable Thermal Tables (USTT).-

Connectivity

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Wi-Fi
  • Realtek RTL8822CE Wi-Fi 5
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 5 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Bluetooth 5.0
  • Intel AX211 Wi-Fi 6E
    Up to 2400 Mbps Triple Band 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Bluetooth 5.2
  • Intel AX211 Wi-Fi 6E
    Up to 2400 Mbps Triple Band 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax No Bluetooth
  • 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)
BluetoothOptional Bluetooth
5.0 5.2
Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2
EthernetIntel I219-V/Intel I219-LM Gigabit Ethernet controller 
10/100/1000 Mbps.
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More-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)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A (DW5816e) Japan/ANZ/India/South Korea/Taiwan)

Battery

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Size
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, Long Cycle Life, ExpressCharge Boost.
  • 42 Wh
    Prismatic, ExpressCharge Capable.
  • 60 Wh
    Polymer, ExpressCharge Capable.
  • 60 Wh
    Long Life Cycle Polymer.
Power Supply
90W 130W
USB-C power adapter.
  • 65W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 90W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter

Software

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
OS
  • Windows 11
    Home Pro Pro National Academic
  • Windows 10 Pro Image Factory Installed.
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30-day trial
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial

Camera & Audio

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Camera
  • HD Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 720p at 30 fps, 78.60 degrees viewing angles.
  • FHD Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 1080p at 30 fps, 87.60 degrees viewing angles.
    • With 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.
  • Optinal Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3246 Controller
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual array microphones

Misc

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
Sensors
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in feature.
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Ambient Light Sensor (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
SecurityHardware Security
  • Windows Hello - Fingerprint Reader (optional)
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 FIPS 140-2 Certified
  • TCG Certification for TPM (Trusted Computing Group)
  • One wedge-shaped lock slot
  • Mechanical privacy shutter for the camera
  • One Dell Lockable port cover (optional)
  • Control Vault 3 Advanced Authentication (optional) FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certified
  • Fingerprint Reader with Control Vault 3
  • Contacted Smartcard reader with Control Vault 3 (optional) FIPS 201 Certified
  • Contactless Smartcard, NFC/FPR with CV3 (optional)
  • Chassis Intrusion Detection
  • Battery Intrusion Detection
  • RPMC SPI Flash
  • SPI Flash Tamper Detection/Prevention 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
System Management
  • Dell Power Manager (DPM) version 3.0 or later
  • BIOS complies with Dell SMBIOS implementation spec (DSIS)
  • SW and Drivers MUP/DUP compliant
  • Dell Command | Configure (DCC) version 4.0 or later
  • Dell Command | Monitor (DCM) version 10.0 or later
  • Dell Command | Update (DCU) version 3.0 or later
  • Dell Command | Update Catalog (DCUC)
  • Dell Command | Deploy (DCP)
  • Dell Command | Integration Suite for System Center(DCIS) version 5.0
  • Dell Command | Intel® vPro™ Out of Band (DCIV)
  • Dell Command | PowerShell Provider version 2.0 or later
  • Dell Command | Deploy Driver Pack Catalog version 1.0 or later
  • 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
Warranty1-year hardware warranty with on-site/in-home service after remote diagnosis3 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis

Key Features

Dell Precision 3470Dell Latitude 7490
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.30 lb
1.50 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1270P
12C/16T, 2.20 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,665
Single Core
Geekbench 5
9,328
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
4800 MHz DDR5
Dell Precision 3470 Ports
Nvidia
T550
4GB GDDR6
Up to
FHD IR Camera
With Intelligent Privacy & ExpressSign-in
Optional
Fingerprint Reader
In the power button
Large
Precision Touchpad
For enhanced productivity
2 x Thunderbolt 4
With DisplayPort & power delivery
Advanced Thermals
With Dual Opposing Output (DOO) fan
Released in Early
2018
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.11 lb
1.41 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-8650U
4C/8T, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,106
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,879
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
2400 MHz DDR4
Dell Latitude 7490 Ports

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