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DELL Latitude 12 5000
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DELL Latitude 12 5000 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 12 5000 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 12 5000 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 10GB.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The DELL Latitude 12 5000 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 12 5000 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Long Battery Life

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Latitude 12 5000 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 33h, and the average battery life is 8.7h. With a battery life of 13.5 hours, the Latitude 12 5000 has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2745391_price] (14.5h and cheaper), the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2794147_price] (14.5h and cheaper), or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841727_price] (14.5h and cheaper) all from DELL.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 12 5000 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Latitude 12 5000 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 12 5000 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.2GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Inspiron 17 5000[pl_2701798_price], or the Latitude 15 E5550[pl_2701391_price] both from DELL which is cheaper.

If this DELL notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5000[plb_2701811_price] (16GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Latitude 12 5000 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Most medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 12 5000.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think a cheaper notebook PC such as the ThinkPad E550[pl_2870445_price], and the ThinkPad E550[pl_2870445_price] both from Lenovo or you might consider a better rated notebook PC such as the 13Z940[pl_2362386_price], and the 13Z940[pl_2362386_price] both from LG are also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price] (SSD).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Latitude 12 5000 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo X250[plb_3010221_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the ThinkPad X250[pl_2800106_price], or the X250[pl_2976237_price] both from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Latitude 12 5000 has a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at including the Lenovo X250[plb_3010221_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a front camera which you might also want to look at including the X250[pl_2976237_price], or the ThinkPad X250[pl_2800106_price] both from Lenovo.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Light

The DELL Latitude 12 5000 is fairly light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago. The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 5000 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Vostro 14 5000[plb_2428047_price] (1.5kg), or the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2350979_price] (1.6kg).

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Latitude 12 5000 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between 8 and 767 solid-state drive capacity.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 310.5 millimeters, the Latitude 12 5000 is one of the narrower comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 12 5000 amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude 12 5000 have widths of between 210mm and 430mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 12 5000 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Latitude 12 5000 has a fairly small screen size (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 430[plb_2783787_price] (13.3" and cheaper), the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (13.3" and cheaper), or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705355_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 12 5000 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Latitude 12 5000 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 5000.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2701503_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841727_price] (500GB and cheaper) both from DELL.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 12 5000 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 47Wh. With a battery capacity of only 38 watt-hours, the Latitude 12 5000 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Latitude 12 5000 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855917_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this spec and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 12 5000

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Latitude 12 5000 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the Latitude 12 5000 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15 5000[plb_2701811_price] (2.4GHz), the Lenovo G50[plb_2703463_price] (2.4GHz), or the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2980549_price] (2.4GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel RealSense Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
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AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
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Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

User Reviews

(14)
Reviewed 22 August 2016 by Tomas Hutchinson
(Verified Purchase)

So, the computer runs well for my cpu intensive games, but in task manager, it says the maximum is 1.8GHz, yet the speed goes to around 2.6GHz, and that's confusing. It does run slow at start up... Read more…

Reviewed 20 August 2016 by C. Cristian R.
(Verified Purchase)

It is solid like every Dell product, fast and it responds very well.It is not Touchscreen, but Dell 5000 series are not 360* so you cannot transform them into a tablet mode, so I do not need... Read more…

Reviewed 17 August 2016 by 2ld
(Verified Purchase)

Love my new lap top. The only tiny thing that is a little bit of a pain is that the numerical key pad does not stay on, so you have to press the num lock every time when you turn it on to be able... Read more…

Reviewed 12 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Difficult transition of information from XP & Vista to Windows 10 but thats not DELL'S fault...

Reviewed 28 July 2016 by Anita mckellar
(Verified Purchase)

Brand new DELL laptop is broken. Won't switch on at all. Tried everything, looked for help on-line, called DELL, but laptop seems to have a faulty screen. Absolutely furious. Looking at on-line... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2016 by Paracha

For me this is the best purchase I made, It's brilliant and I am very happy with my laptop...

Reviewed 18 July 2016 by Me | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Operating system is naff. Dont know why microsoft keep trying to make things look good that are just not practical, go back to how it used to be! The laptop itself. Had it around 5 months now and... Read more…

Reviewed 13 June 2016 by Janie Castree
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased...

(Verified Purchase)

It's very powerful and it looks good. It's lighter than I thought it would be. I am very happy with it.

Reviewed 28 April 2016 by Ray C.
(Verified Purchase)

Does all I want from a laptop Very happy...

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