Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 vs. Dell Latitude 7420

Here is a side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 and Dell Latitude 7420 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7

Dell Latitude 7420 image

Dell Latitude 7420

Key FeaturesLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
At Glance
Released in
2019
16:9 4K UHD
14”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
2.40 lb
1.09 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-10710U
6C/12T, 1.10 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,051
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,786
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2133 MHz LPDDR3
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
AvailabilityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Released20192021
Release Info-
  • Announced on January 05, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available on January 12, 2021
Pricing-Starting at $1,548.99
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
Generations-
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 Price
Latest_Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 14" FHD IPS Anti-Glare 400 nits Display, 10th Generation Intel Core i5-10210U Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Fingerprint Reader, Backlit Keyboard, Window 10 Pro
Latest_Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 14" FHD IPS Anti-Glare 400 nits Display, 10th Generation Intel Core i5-10210U Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Fingerprint Reader, Backlit Keyboard, Window 10 Pro
By Lenovo
$1,185.52
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7, 14.0" FHD IPS 400 nits Anti-Glare, Intel i5, UHD Graphics, 8GB, 256GB SSD, Win 10 Pro, BT5.0, Carbon Fiber, Black
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7, 14.0" FHD IPS 400 nits Anti-Glare, Intel i5, UHD Graphics, 8GB, 256GB SSD, Win 10 Pro, BT5.0, Carbon Fiber, Black
By Lenovo
$899.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Gen : 14-Inch fhd IPS Screen, 16GB RAM, 512GB Nvme SSD, Win 10 Pro, i7-8565U, Black
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Gen : 14-Inch fhd IPS Screen, 16GB RAM, 512GB Nvme SSD, Win 10 Pro, i7-8565U, Black
By Lenovo
$1,370.77
Was: $1,530.77
Dell Latitude 7420 Price
Dell Latitude 7420 14" Intel Core i5-1145G7 256GB PCIe SSD 16GB FHD Touch (1920X1080) 300 NIT IR Cam Win 11 Pro (Certified Refurb)
Dell Latitude 7420 14" Intel Core i5-1145G7 256GB PCIe SSD 16GB FHD Touch (1920X1080) 300 NIT IR Cam Win 11 Pro (Certified Refurb)
By Dell
$699.00
Dell Inspiron 14 Plus 7420 Laptop - 14 inch, 2.2K 16:10, Intel Core i7-12700H, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD, Intel Iris Xe, 2 Yr Onsite + AntiVirus, Dell Migrate, Windows 11 Pro + Office 365 - Atlantic Blue
Dell Inspiron 14 Plus 7420 Laptop - 14 inch, 2.2K 16:10, Intel Core i7-12700H, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD, Intel Iris Xe, 2 Yr Onsite + AntiVirus, Dell Migrate, Windows 11 Pro + Office 365 - Atlantic Blue
By Dell
$974.99
Was: $1,299.99
Dell Latitude 7000 7420 14" Notebook - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1165G7 Quad-core (4 Core) - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD
Dell Latitude 7000 7420 14" Notebook - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1165G7 Quad-core (4 Core) - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD
By Dell
$971.77
Was: $1,073.00
ExteriorLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Size Comparison
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Dimensions12.71” x 8.54” x 0.58” (323 x 217 x 14.95 mm)
Width: 12.71” (323 mm)
Depth: 8.54” (217 mm)
Height: 0.58” (14.95 mm)
  • 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
WeightStarting at 2.40 lbs (1.08 kg)
  • 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
Colors
Black
  • Carbon Fiber
  • Aluminum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
  • 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.
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Size14 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 14” UHD (3840 x 2160)
    IPS, glossy, Dolby Vision™ HDR 400, 500 nits.
  • 14” WQHD (2560 x 1440)
    IPS, anti-glare, 300 nits.
  • 14” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, low power, anti-glare, 400 nits.
  • 14” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, PrivacyGuard, anti-glare, 400 nits.
  • 14” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, anti-glare, touchscreen, 300 nits.
Dell 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
 
PortsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort.
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Full-size USB-A ports always on.
  • 1 x Network extension for Ethernet/side mechanical docking
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x WWAN slot
  • 1 x Power button
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot
Dell Latitude 7420 Ports
Dell Latitude 7420 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    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
    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
Internal SpecsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Processor
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.80 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  7. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U
    6 cores, 12 threads, 1.10 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  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
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 71
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U64545.94%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U63845.44%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U80457.26%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U76554.49%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U94467.24%
6
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U95768.16%
7
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U1,05174.86%
Dell Latitude 74201
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19585.11%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G71,31393.52%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G71,37497.86%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G71,404100.00%
01,404
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 71
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U2,13243.83%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U2,41949.73%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U2,32747.84%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U2,42549.86%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U2,93360.30%
6
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U2,94260.49%
7
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U4,78698.40%
Dell Latitude 74201
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98081.83%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G74,45091.49%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G74,48792.25%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G74,864100.00%
04,864
Integrated Graphics
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  4. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  7. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  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
Memory
  • 8GB 16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
  • Memory Info
    • Onboard Memory
    • Type: Dual-Channel LPDDR4x
    • Speed: 4267 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 8GB 16GB 32GB
      Dual Channel
Storage
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe (Replaceable).
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Wi-Fi
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9560 2x2 AC
    Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
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 5.1
More-WWAN
  • 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)
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51 Wh
  • 42Wh | 3-cell 63Wh | 4-cell
    ExpressCharge capable battery
  • 42Wh | 3-cell 63Wh | 4-cell
    Long Life Cycle battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 18.3 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
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Power Supply65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.
65W 90W
USB Type-C adapter.
SoftwareLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Lenovo Vantage
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial
Camera & AudioLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • IR & 720p HD Camera with microphone
  • 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.
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree far-field microphones
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual digital microphones
MiscLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7Dell Latitude 7420
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Proximity Sensor (optional)
Security
  • Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities
  • Match-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader
  • dTPM 2.0 chip
  • ThinkShutter camera cover
  • Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyGuard
  • Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyAlert*
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Kensington lock slot
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Warranty-3 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 vs. Dell Latitude 7420: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 and Dell Latitude 7420.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 vs. Dell Latitude 7420

Lenovo has released the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7, a 14-inch machine, in 2019. It is powered by up to a hexa-core Intel Core i7-10710U with a boost clock speed up to 4.70 GHz. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® UHD Graphics (24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz).

On the other hand, we have the 14-inch Latitude 7420 was introduced by Dell about two years later in early-2021. It comes with up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-1185G7 with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. It has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics (96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz).

Both Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 and Dell Latitude 7420 have the same 14-inch display size. In addition, The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 weighs 2.40 lbs. about 12% lighter than the 2.70 lbs. Dell Latitude 7420. Moreover, measured at 12.71” x 8.54” x 0.58”, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 is slightly more portable than the Dell Latitude 7420 at 12.65” x 8.22” x 0.68”.

Moving over to upgradability, Lenovo claims that the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 supports up to 16GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3 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 7420, it supports up to 32GB 4267 MHz LPDDR4X memory. Like Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Luckily, it has a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace or upgrade when needed.

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