Dell Latitude 7490 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2018 Dell Latitude 7490 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell Latitude 7490

Availability

Dell Latitude 7490
Released2018
Release DateAnnounced on January 18, 2018.
Generations
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
$274.89
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
$205.00
Dell Latitude 7490 Business Laptop, 14" HD (1366x768) Intel Core i7-8650U 16GB RAM 256GB SSD Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7490 Business Laptop, 14" HD (1366x768) Intel Core i7-8650U 16GB RAM 256GB SSD Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$244.99
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
$315.89
Dell Latitude 7490 14 Laptop, Intel Core i7 8650U 1.9Ghz, 32GB DDR4, 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD, FHD 1080p, Thunderbolt 3, HDMI, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 7490 14 Laptop, Intel Core i7 8650U 1.9Ghz, 32GB DDR4, 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD, FHD 1080p, Thunderbolt 3, HDMI, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$349.98
$368.98 5% OFF

Exterior

Dell Latitude 7490
Dimensions13.3” x 8.7” x 0.69 - 0.70” (331 mm x 220.9 mm x 17.47 - 17.9 mm)
WeightStarting at 3.11 lb (1.4 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • 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 Latitude 7490
Size14 Inches
Info
  • 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 Latitude 7490
Ports
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 Latitude 7490
Processor
  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

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell Latitude 74901
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U64958.68%
2
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U81573.69%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U77169.71%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U86277.94%
5
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U1,106100.00%
01,106

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Dell Latitude 74901
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7130U1,45437.48%
2
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U1,77745.81%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U1,97150.81%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U2,98276.88%
5
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U3,879100.00%
03,879
Integrated Graphics
  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 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
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2280 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB PCIe SSD

Connectivity

Dell Latitude 7490
Wi-Fi
  • 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)
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.2
MoreOptional 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 Latitude 7490
Size
  • 42 Wh
    Prismatic, ExpressCharge Capable.
  • 60 Wh
    Polymer, ExpressCharge Capable.
  • 60 Wh
    Long Life Cycle Polymer.
Power Supply
  • 65W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter
  • 90W 7.4 mm Barrel Adapter

Software

Dell Latitude 7490
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial

Camera & Audio

Dell Latitude 7490
Camera
  • 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 ALC3246 Controller
  • 2 x 2W = 4W stereo speakers
  • Dual array microphones

Misc

Dell Latitude 7490
Sensors
  • 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 Diagnosis

Key Features

Dell Latitude 7490
At Glance
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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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell Latitude 7490.

Supports Windows 11

Dell Latitude 7490 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell Latitude 7490
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i3-7130U → Intel Core i7-8650U
4GB RAM4GB → 32GB
64GB Drive128GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU2 → 4 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell Latitude 7490 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsDell Latitude 7490
M.2x1
Upgradable memory

The Dell Latitude 7490 has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Learn more

MemoryDell Latitude 7490
Slotsx2
TypeDDR4
Speed2400 MHz

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Dell Latitude 7490.

Some models don't support Windows 11

Models with 7th Gen Intel processors don't meet the minimum requirements for Windows 11.

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-8650U inside Dell Latitude 7490 has a 94% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-7660U inside Dell Latitude 7480.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i7-8650U
3,879
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i5-8350U
2,982
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i7-7660U
1,992
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i5-8250U
1,971
Dell Latitude 7480 - Intel Core i7-7600U
1,883
Dell Latitude 7490 - Intel Core i5-7300U
1,777
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 7490 - Intel Core i3-7130U
1,454
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 7490 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell Latitude 7480. It supports up to 2400MHz versus 2133MHz of system memory on the Dell Latitude 7480.

Memory type and speed
Dell Latitude 7490 - DDR4
2,400 MHz
Dell Latitude 7480 - DDR4
2,133 MHz