There are indicators for both WiFi and Bluetooth located on the right hand screen hinge of the D While not absolutely necessary on a business notebook, it would have been nice to have a few more control buttons like play, pause, etc. I narrowed my selection down to three offerings: Under normal usage like word processing, web browsing, and a little light movie-watching you can expect times of about 4 hours or possibly even longer. Another minor issue is with the amount of play in the WiFi catcher switch a nifty feature that allows me to detect WiFi networks without booting up more on this later. When performing more demanding tasks such as during the Battery Eater Pro burn-in and battery life test or rendering 3D graphics the fan speeds up but it is not at all offensive.

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Please enter a valid email address. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. Dell Latitude D keyboard and touchpad view large image.

I was pleasantly surprised to find the Windows XP Home install free from the bloatware that so often plagues notebooks these days. At least on the D you get stereo sound with a speaker on either side of the keyboard; on eell cousin the Latitude D there is but one speaker.

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Using Sennheiser HD headphones plugged into the side-mounted headphone jack, the sound improves significantly and is clear, accurate, and mostly distortion-free.

Visit our network of sites: I have not had a single hang, lockup, freeze, or BSOD so far. The dlel underside and lid of the laptop feel like metal but, unfortunately, the wrist rests are plastic. Left side view of D ports view large image.


Dell Latitude D820

Since this laptop was going to have to last me through at least four years of college, it needed to be able to take a beating. Your answer needs to include more details to help people. After having pulled the trigger, I realized that I did not select the option edll the Bluetooth card.

The notebook is attractive but it is not going to win any design awards. There is less light leakage than on my Dell FPW monitor and significantly less than other notebooks like the Dell Inspiron e The screen is I would, however, have preferred omitting or relocating the Windows key in favor of a larger space bar.

Screen The screen is most likely the Achilles heel of the D, if it has one. The screen is most likely the Achilles heel of the D, if it has one. It sports inoffensive aesthetics from an experienced manufacturer of corporate notebooks. Compared to the rest of the notebook, it sounds like a turbofan engine spooling up when it reads a CD or DVD.

I think I made the right choice here because the WUXGA display would have yielded fonts and icons too small for even my young eyes. Light indicators for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth view large image. Posted on Jan 02, Click “Add” to insert your video. Soon after I began my research for a notebook computer, I came to the conclusion that I wanted a business-oriented machine.


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e820 That left me with the perennial value-king Dell. Apple MacBook Pro 2. Dec 13, Dell Latitude D Notebook. Pictured above on the left side you can see the wi-fi catcher, the orange glowing light indicates no wireless access points have been found after pushing the catcher view large image The screen has a high degree of torsional rigidity thanks to the magnesium alloy panel backing it resulting in little flex and no screen distortion when twisting the screen frame.

Input Methods Dell Latitude D keyboard and touchpad view large image Like most corporate notebooks the D comes with both a touchpad and a pointing nub, the latter of which has long since disappeared in the consumer market.

Dell Latitude D Review (pics, specs)

EXE Kindly Accept my solution if it was helpful. This machine, with its Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Underside shot of the Dell Latitude D, the hard drive and stike zone can be found here view large image There is not much to say regarding the aesthetic design of the notebook. d82

This represents the absolute lower limit. Front side view of D view large image.