Dell Latitude 5521 (2021) Specs: Full Specifications

Here's what you need to know about the 15.6” Dell Latitude 5521 (2021) specifications including display size, resolution, processor, RAM, storage, camera, battery, and more.

Dell Latitude 5521 (15”)

The 2021 Dell Latitude 5521 features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 6-core Intel Core i5-11400H up to 8-core Intel Core i7-11850H with the boost speed up to 4.80 GHz. It has a display size of 15.6 inches and when it comes to dimensions, it is 14.09 inches long, 9.19 inches wide, and 0.89 inches thickness.

What's New in Dell Latitude 5521

Here's what you need to know about 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.

Dell Latitude 5521 Specs

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Dell Latitude 5521

Availability
Released2021
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
Stores
Dell Latitude 5521 Price
Dell Latitude 5521 Laptop - 15.6" HD (1366x768) AG Display - 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5 6-Core - 16GB - 256GB SSD - Windows 10 pro
Dell Latitude 5521 Laptop - 15.6" HD (1366x768) AG Display - 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5 6-Core - 16GB - 256GB SSD - Windows 10 pro
By Dell
$1,499.00
Dell WD19 180W Docking Station (130W Power Delivery) USB-C, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort, Black
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$259.99
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Dell Latitude 5520 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
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$1,084.99
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Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Triple Display Docking Station (D3100), Black
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$138.05
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Dell Latitude 5000 5521 Laptop | 15.6" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM | 6 Cores @ 4.5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
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$1,502.59
Dell Thunderbolt Dock- WD19TBS 130w Power Delivery
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$288.49
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DisplayDell Latitude 5521
Size15.6 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
ExteriorDell Latitude 5521
Dimensions14.09” x 9.19” x 0.89” (357.80 mm x 233.30 mm x 22.67 mm)
Weight3.95 lb (1.79 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.
PortsLeft
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4 (40Gbps), Power Delivery, Native DisplayPort 2.0 Alt Mode video output.
  • 1 x SmartCard Reader 
    Optional
Right
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps).
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) with PowerShare.
  • 1 x Ethernet
    Flip-Down RJ45 port
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x MicroSD Card reader
  • 1 x Universal Audio jack
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
Back
  • 1 x External eSIM card slot
    Optional.
Internal SpecsDell Latitude 5521
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    16 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA GeForce MX450, 2GB GDDR6
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
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
ConnectivityDell Latitude 5521
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
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.2
EthernetGigabit Ethernet
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
WWAN: 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.
BatteryDell Latitude 5521
Size
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge.
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell Polymer, Long Life Battery, ExpressCharge.
  • 97 Wh
    6-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge.
Power Supply
90W 130W
USB Type-C adapter.
SoftwareDell Latitude 5521
OS
Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial
Camera & AudioDell Latitude 5521
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.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual-array microphones
MiscDell Latitude 5521
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.
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
Warranty1 Year Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis

Dell Latitude 5521 Price

Here is the latest price update for Dell Latitude 5521.

Dell Latitude 5521 Price
Dell Latitude 5521 Laptop - 15.6" HD (1366x768) AG Display - 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5 6-Core - 16GB - 256GB SSD - Windows 10 pro
Dell Latitude 5521 Laptop - 15.6" HD (1366x768) AG Display - 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5 6-Core - 16GB - 256GB SSD - Windows 10 pro
By Dell
$1,499.00
Dell WD19 180W Docking Station (130W Power Delivery) USB-C, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort, Black
Dell WD19 180W Docking Station (130W Power Delivery) USB-C, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort, Black
By Dell
$259.99
Was: $279.99
Dell Latitude 5520 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
Dell Latitude 5520 I5 11-1135 G7 8GB
By Dell
$1,084.99
Was: $1,229.98
Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Triple Display Docking Station (D3100), Black
Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Triple Display Docking Station (D3100), Black
By Dell
$138.05
Was: $169.99
Dell Latitude 5000 5521 Laptop | 15.6" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM | 6 Cores @ 4.5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
Dell Latitude 5000 5521 Laptop | 15.6" FHD | Core i5 - 512GB SSD - 8GB RAM | 6 Cores @ 4.5 GHz - 11th Gen CPU
By Dell
$1,502.59
Dell Thunderbolt Dock- WD19TBS 130w Power Delivery
Dell Thunderbolt Dock- WD19TBS 130w Power Delivery
By Dell
$288.49
Was: $384.99

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