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DELL Latitude 12 E7240
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DELL Latitude 12 E7240 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

DELL is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

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 portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago processor families range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a very big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Latitude 12 E7240 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most laptops that have been available for a similar time to 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of this type and age.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 12 E7240, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 12 E7240 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 12 E7240.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 12 E7240. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Latitude 12 E7240 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Light

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Narrow

At only 310.5 millimeters, the Latitude 12 E7240 is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The narrowest portable PC that was released more than two years ago is 38mm wide and the widest is 430mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240, the Latitude 12 E7240's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 12 E7240, the Latitude 12 E7240 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 12 E7240. The average display brightness of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 240 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL Latitude 12 E7240 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Big Display Response Rise/fall

With a display response rise/fall of 20 milliseconds, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has one of the bigger display response rise/falls amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest display response rise/fall of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 12 E7240 is 8ms, the biggest is 35ms, and the average display response rise/fall is 14ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E7240

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 12 E7240.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Pixel Pitch
Display Response Rise/fall
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i74600, dell i74600u, dell e7240i7124, dell e7240i7124t, dell e7240i7124tp, dell e7240i7124tpn, dell e7240i7124tpnw
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