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DELL Latitude 12 E7240
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DELL Latitude 12 E7240 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.4GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.4GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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12 Reasons For

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

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

DELL ultrabooks have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 12 E7240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this spec and age. 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the XPS 13, the XPS 13 ($1,948.96), or the XPS 13 all from DELL which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the Toshiba Z930 (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this age and type is Intel Core i3-2xxx and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 range from 4GB to 16GB.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 have maximum internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.7GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Latitude 12 E7240 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Latitude 12 E7240 is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most common memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 12 E7240.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Light

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 12 E7240 the weights range from 870g to 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. The Latitude 12 E7240 is fairly light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

Other 1.4kg heavy portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, or the DELL XPS 13 ($1,948.96).

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X240 (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The average width of portable PCs of this type and age is 330mm, and the widths range from 280mm to 420mm. The Latitude 12 E7240 is one of the narrower notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago (only 310.5 millimeters) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Latitude 12 E7240 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a front camera including the U410, the U410, or the T440s all from Lenovo.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Latitude 12 E7240, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider including the DELL Latitude 14 E7440, or the Toshiba Z30.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 12 E7240. Ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 64GB and 1.1TB.

We compared all the other 128GB total storage capacity laptops to this laptop and we think the HP Pro, and the Toshiba Z30 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (180GB and cheaper).

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 11" to 18".

If this DELL notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U772 (14" and cheaper), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (14" and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 1GHz, the fastest is 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz. The processor clock speed of the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (1.6GHz and cheaper), or the Fujitsu LifeBook U772 (1.8GHz and cheaper).

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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 typical of many ultrabooks that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Latitude 12 E7240 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider include the Asus C4006H, or the Lenovo X1 Carbon.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E7240

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this ultrabook was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, and the Asus C4006H which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Specification

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