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Review Dell Latitude 6430u


    Review Dell Latitude 6430u ultrabook

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    Laptops and Ultrabooks for professional use produce very few manufacturers to count the number of fingers of one hand is enough, it's Lenovo, HP, Fujitsu and Dell. Last on the list the manufacturer offers the average user of a family of ultrabooks Dell XPS (XPS 12, XPS 13), but do not forget about the professional users with specific requirements to the level of functionality. It's about a model for pro Dell Latitude 6430u Us to discuss in this review.


    Ultrabook Dell Latitude 6430u Is different as calm and to some degree even inexpressive design. It is unlikely that you will remember for the main memory "chips" for its completion, because they simply do not. The only feature of the design, somehow diluting the main panel appears dark silver rim sidewalls. However, if you look to this ultrabook inside, you will find that his body is reinforced

    Frame made of magnesium alloy, the keyboard is protected against ingress of water, and the ultrabook has successfully passed 14 tests on protection standard MIL-STD-810G. It is this, rather than visual appeal is much more important advantage for the business model.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    Cover ultrabook finished rubberized plastic, placed in the center of the panel metal ring logo Dell. In the lower left corner of the display unit is placed a group of three LED modes, information from which is read, even with the lid closed.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    The base case Dell Latitude 6430u Also has a coating of plastic softtach, here you will find a small area of perforation of the CPU fan and slider to lock the removable battery. We were hit with a configuration of 60 Wh battery, is also available in a lighter, but less than the standalone version with half the battery capacity. It is interesting that all service information, including the serial number and model pre-installed hidden under the battery.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    The sides of the body are made of silver material, which is quite easy to scratch the metal connector at the periphery of the inaccurate switching (see photo left sidewall, near the port D-sub). The height of the sidewalls on the rear face and distant parts of the sidewalls fully comply with the thickness of the housing foundation, but the part closest to the user considerably narrowed.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    Almost half of the rear face of ultrabook Dell Latitude 6430u Is perforation, which is hidden under the radiator cooling system. On either side of him posted HDMi ports and a USB / eSATA combo. Pointed front edge is completely free on the right face handed a card reader memory card slot USB 3.0, RJ45 network port and a Kensington lock. Finally, on the left side there are: an optional card reader SmartCard, slider off the wireless modules, combined audio port, a second connector USB 3.0, analog D-sub video output jack and charger.


    Opening the lid ultrabook, you can easily put it on the table. Naturally, the work in this position of the screen in a normal situation makes no sense, however, this feature is useful when connecting to some docking stations or the use of exotic models use outside the office.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    In the model of Dell Latitude 6430u Used 14-inch TN-matrix with a matte finish and a resolution of 1366 by 768 or 1600 by 900 points (to our tests the first option). The measured brightness range was from 25 to 160 cd/m2 in the range of 15 shades. The colors and viewing angles are typical of TN-matrices notable features not seen.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    Operating panel ultrabook is made of the same "rubberized" material as the cover and the lower part of the body. At its lower right corner of a fingerprint sensor placed. Above the keyboard, you can find the power button, three LED mode and three touch-sensitive buttons in controlling. To position the cursor can be used immediately two controls: the classic touchpad with separated keys and hardware poyntstik in the center of the keyboard, complete with three buttons under the space.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    Island style keyboard Dell Latitude 6430u Placed in a recess or irregular, a navigation unit ("arrow",PageUp, PageDown) Submitted a separate group. Concave surface of the character keys that allow the fingers "automatically" get into the center of the button. As we mentioned, the keyboard is spill-resistant and in addition is equipped with adjustable backlighting. Cyclical pressing Fn + right Combination allows you to select the keyboard light levels: off, 25%, 50%, 75%, 100%.


    Like any other date ultrabook, Dell Latitude 6430u Is equipped with energy-efficient processors Intel Ivy Bridge, from affordable Intel Core i3-3217U and ending with enough performance Intel Coire i7-3667U. For the graphics subsystem in any event be responsible solution integrated into the processor Intel HD Graphics 400, installing a discrete graphics card is not provided.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u

    In the body there are two SODIMM-sockets supporting up to 8 GB of RAM each, that is, as in this model can be installed 16 GB of RAM. Storage of user data based on SSD 128GB or 256 GB.

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    Depending on the region in the Dell Latitude 6430u Can set one of four types of Wi-Fi-module and an optional 3G-modem, the SIM-card which is hidden under a removable battery.

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    Recall that the capacity can be 30 or 60 Wh, while in the first case the weight of a 14-inch ultrabook will be only 1.69 kilograms, but we measured autonomy in this case should be divided by two.

    The results

    As a result, Dell Latitude 6430u - ergonomic business ultrabook with a number of features (TPM, Intel vPro, SmartCard, etc.) that will be demanded by professional users. Normal buyer who are looking for a home or ultrabook typical office use is unlikely to appreciate these advanced features, and certainly considers the cost model (more than $ 1,500 in the considered configuration) high.

    Review Dell Latitude 6430u


    + Reinforced magnesium frame structure, compliance with MIL-STD-810G + Practical softtach-coated body panels

    + Ergonomic spill-resistant backlit keyboard, touchpad + poyntstik + Good endurance version with a battery of 60 Wh Do not like it

    - The relatively high cost

    - Featureless design, silver edging sides easily scratched

    - The ports on the rear face

    Dell Latitude E6430u (210-E6430u-5W)

    Type Notebook

    Screen size, inches


    Type of matrix

    TN + film

    Type of covering the screen


    Screen Resolution


    Processor Type

    Intel Core i5-3427U

    Frequency, GHz


    Pre-installed OS

    Windows 8 Pro

    Mass, kg


    Dimensions in mm

    338,2 x229, 7x20, 9


    Intel QM77

    The amount of memory (Std / Max)


    Hard disk, GB

    128 (SSD)

    Optical drive


    Graphics card, memory

    Intel HD Graphics 4000

    External Ports

    2x USB 3.0, e-SATA/USB, VGA, HDMI, audio-port

    Expansion Slot


    Card reader




    Network Adapter


    56K modem










    Battery capacity, mA. ch


    Battery voltage, V


    Review Dell Latitude 6430u


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