Dell Latitude 9420 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Dell Latitude 9420 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell Latitude 9420

Availability

Dell Latitude 9420
Released2021
Release DateAnnounced on March 20, 2021.
Applicable Models
  • Dell Latitude 14 9420
  • Dell Latitude 9420 Laptop
  • Dell Latitude 9420 2-in-1
  • Dell Latitude 9420 Laptop or 2-in-1
  • 2021 Dell Latitude 9420
Generations
Dell Latitude 9420 Price
Dell Latitude 9420 14" 2.5K 2-in-1 Touchscreen (Intel Core i7-1185G7 vPro, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Rechargeable Stylus) Business Laptop, Backlit, Fingerprint, Thunderbolt 4, Webcam, Wi-Fi 6E, Win 11 Pro
Dell Latitude 9420 14" 2.5K 2-in-1 Touchscreen (Intel Core i7-1185G7 vPro, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Rechargeable Stylus) Business Laptop, Backlit, Fingerprint, Thunderbolt 4, Webcam, Wi-Fi 6E, Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$1,498.00
Dell Latitude 9420 14" Laptop i7-1185G7 16GB RAM 512 GB SSD Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 9420 14" Laptop i7-1185G7 16GB RAM 512 GB SSD Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$539.99
Dell Latitude 9000 9420 14" Touchscreen Convertible 2 in 1 Notebook - QHD+ - 2560 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1185G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 3 GHz - 16 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD - Titan Gray
Dell Latitude 9000 9420 14" Touchscreen Convertible 2 in 1 Notebook - QHD+ - 2560 x 1600 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1185G7 Quad-core (4 Core) 3 GHz - 16 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD - Titan Gray
By Dell
$799.99
2021 Dell Latitude 9420 Laptop 14 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen - i7-1185G7 - Quad Core 4.4Ghz - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
2021 Dell Latitude 9420 Laptop 14 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen - i7-1185G7 - Quad Core 4.4Ghz - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - 1920x1200 FHD+ - Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$909.99
Dell Latitude 9000 9420 Laptop (2021) | 14" FHD+ | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM | 4 Cores @ 4.4 GHz - 11th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Latitude 9000 9420 Laptop (2021) | 14" FHD+ | Core i7 - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM | 4 Cores @ 4.4 GHz - 11th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$829.99

Exterior

Dell Latitude 9420
Dimensions12.22 x 8.47 x 0.33 ~ 0.54 inches (310.59 x 215.18 x 8.43 - 13.91 mm)
Weight
  • 2.8 lbs. (1.27 kg)
    Latitude 9420 Laptop
  • 3.2 lbs. (1.4 kg)
    Latitude 9420 2-in-1
Colors
CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver
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.

Display

Dell Latitude 9420
Size14 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.

Ports

Dell Latitude 9420
Ports
Dell Latitude 9420 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™️ 4
    USB-C, 40Gbps, Power Delivery, DisplayPort.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x MicroSD card slot
    v4.0.
  • 1 x MicroSIM slot
    Optional.
  • 1 x Universal Audio Jack 
    3.5mm jack.
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
Right
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) with PowerShare.

Internal Specs

Dell Latitude 9420
Processor
  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™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell Latitude 94201
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19585.11%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G71,31393.52%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G71,404100.00%
01,404

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Dell Latitude 94201
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98081.83%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G74,45091.49%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G74,864100.00%
04,864
Integrated Graphics
  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™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Info
    • Onboard memory
    • Type: Dual-Channel LPDDR4X
    • Speed: 4267 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 32GB
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSD

Connectivity

Dell Latitude 9420
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210 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)
  • Intel® 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)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
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).

Battery

Dell Latitude 9420
Size
  • 39.7 Wh
    2-cell, supports ExpressChargeBoost.
  • 59.6 Wh
    2-cell, supports ExpressChargeBoost.
Power Supply
60W 65W 90W
USB Type-C power adapter.

Software

Dell Latitude 9420
OS
  • Windows 10
    Home Pro Pro Education Enterprise
  • Windows 11
    Home Pro Pro National Academic
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee® Small Business Security 30 Day Free Trial

Camera & Audio

Dell Latitude 9420
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Built-in SafeShutter
    The industry's first automatic SafeShutter* knows when to open and close for added privacy or take control with keyboard mute keys. Aimed at malicious hackers, these keys provide an extra layer of hardware security ensuring the mic is muted and SafeShutter is closed.
  • Supports ExpressSign-in 2.0
    Get to work faster than ever on the world's first business PC with Intel® Visual Sensing Technology*. It detects your presence to instantly wake and log you in via the IR camera and Windows Hello, all without lifting a finger. It locks when you walk away, so your work stays safer.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC711-CG Audio Controller.
  • Realtek ALC1319D Amplifier Controller.
  • Stereo speakers with Realtek Waves MaxxAudio® Pro.
  • 2 x 5W = 10W stereo speakers
  • Quad-array microphones

Misc

Dell Latitude 9420
InkingSupports Dell Active Pen.
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
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
Warranty3 Years ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

Key Features

Dell Latitude 9420
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:10 QHD+
14”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
3.0 lb
1.36 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 9420 Ports
Optional
4G LTE
Supports
Wi-Fi 6E
Supports
Facial Recognition
Supports
ExpressSign-in
Detect your present
Optional
Fingerprint Reader
Power Button
Dual
Thunderbolt 4
Ports

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell Latitude 9420.

Supports Windows 11

Dell Latitude 9420 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell Latitude 9420
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-1135G7 → Intel Core i7-1185G7
4GB RAM8GB → 32GB
64GB Drive128GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU4 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell Latitude 9420 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsDell Latitude 9420
M.2x1

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Dell Latitude 9420.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Dell Latitude 9420 is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemoryDell Latitude 9420
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR4X
Speed4267 MHz

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Significantly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1185G7 inside Dell Latitude 9420 has a 24% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-10810U inside Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Latitude 9420 - Intel Core i7-1185G7
4,864
Dell Latitude 9420 - Intel Core i5-1145G7
4,450
Dell Latitude 9420 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1 - Intel Core i7-10810U
3,911
Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1 - Intel Core i7-10610U
3,042
Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1 - Intel Core i5-10310U
2,992
Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1 - Intel Core i5-10210U
2,933
Supports larger memory

Dell Latitude 9420 supports a larger memory capacity than the Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1.

Max system memory size
Dell Latitude 9420
32 GB
Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1
16 GB
Supports faster memory

Dell Latitude 9420 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1. It supports up to 4267MHz versus 2133MHz of system memory on the Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1.

Memory type and speed
Dell Latitude 9420 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
Dell Latitude 9410 2-in-1 - LPDDR3
2,133 MHz