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Review: Dell Latitude E6540

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Dell Latitude E6540 – is a modern business notebook equipped with the system of data protection and dressed in a robust housing. But while it has a relatively large size and relatively high weight. Let’s see how well it fit to perform various business tasks.

Design

Design Dell Latitude E6540 is simple. Its lid has a silver coating made of brushed aluminum. It is not no jewelry other than a small logo Dell, covered with chrome paint.

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Almost all producers set metal caps on their business laptops, especially when it comes to premium devices. This is important in order to protect the laptop from any damage, because the loss of data is unpleasant to anyone, especially the owners of the business units.

Frame the keyboard and palm rest are covered with high-quality Soft-Touch plastic that not only looks expensive, but also quite comfortable to hold. The bottom of the laptop has a powder coating. This solution was also applied to security. However, in this “armor” there is a minus: The computer looks pretty bulky and has a large mass, making transportation of the device can be problematic.

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Input Devices

Keyboard Dell Latitude E6540 is almost entirely occupied by the working panel. There is also a unit of additional keys that will be needed for many users full business notebooks. The keyboard backlight is bright enough to work in poorly lit environments. In this case, the keyboard has a good average speed and quick results, which is good for working with text.

Touchpad for E6540 is not too big and is slightly offset to the left. Nonetheless, the touchpad supports multi-touch gestures modern, though because of his size to make them is not always convenient. Also, the touchpad has two physical keys that work quietly and have a good return. However, for those who do not like to use the touchpad, Dell provided a trackpoint. The trackpoint is a classic: it has good navigation accuracy, so if you get used to it, you might find this more convenient input device.

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Screen

The 15.6-inch display Dell Latitude E6540 has a fairly high resolution of 1920 X 1080 pixels. All the colors seem pretty bright and deep. Even the smallest details are transmitted fairly accurately. Viewing angles are also good. Their wide enough to watch movies and videos in the company of a few people. And thanks to the high brightness and anti-reflection coating you will easily be able to work outdoors.

Performance

On board, Dell Latitude E6540 is a powerful and modern processor Intel Core i7-4800MQ with a clock speed of 2.7 GHz. In addition, Dell Latitude E6540 has 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB SSD-drive and discrete graphics AMD Radeon HD 8790M with 2GB of internal memory. This configuration is suitable not only for a variety of business challenges, but also to run video games and demanding programs.

Interfaces

As befits a business laptop, Dell Latitude E6540 has a huge number of different ports. On the right side of the device are two ports USB 3.0, 3.5 mm combined audiodzhek, optical drive and power button Wi-Fi.

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On the left side of the Dell Latitude E6540 is another USB 3.0, video connector HDMI, memory card slot and a lock slot Kensington. Another USB 2.0 port, and VGA are on the back of the laptop.
 
Verdict

Dell Latitude E6540 – it’s really a good choice for solving business problems. The word “powerful”, “fast” and “reliable” immediately come to mind while working on this device. But as the cost of corporate devices is better to use a less expensive laptops that will have the least thought-out design, but the right performance.

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