Rugged PC Review’s full review of the Dell Latitude E ATG semi-rugged notebook. Dell’s Latitude laptops are well-respected business machines, and the ATG- branded editions ratchet these hard-wearing corporate workhorses. Dell Latitude E ATG – 14″ – Core i5 M – 4 GB RAM – GB SSD – English overview and full product specs on CNET.

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That sort of detail adds expense, but also means the wires will never get crimped, adding to reliability. It is a 9-cell affair that packed a full 97 watt-hours and looked like another 3-cell extension had been grafted onto the also-available 60 watt-hour standard battery. But what about 4th generation “Haswell” chips?

Maybe that accounted for the difference, or perhaps the new screen is different. But let’s take a closer look at the Dell ATG. That’s all reasonable and acceptable, but since Dell does refer to MIL-STDG testing, the actual results should be available to prospective customers.

Unfortunately, most vendors of semi-rugged laptops and other mobile computing gear are vague when describing just how much abuse a product can take. However, field personnel may wear gloves and they want to be able to open and close the LCD lid without taking them off.

Dell Latitude E ATG – 14″ – Core i5 M – 4 GB RAM – GB SSD – English Overview – CNET

HP’s tiny 2-in-1 ain’t perfect — but it’s getting close HP’s tiny 2-in-1 ain’t perfect — but it’s getting close by Lori Grunin. Please share our article, every link counts! The flat but slightly concave keys are black with white letters, numbers and symbols. Design, look, and feel While sharing Dell’s “Latitude” brand name with e64330 sorts of business-oriented Dell laptops and even tablets, the ATG is really a different animal.

The other part is that what generally falls into the “semi-rugged” category doesn’t sound very impressive. Nvidia is looking to shake up the gaming laptop scene with powerful new GPUs, while other PCs pitch added privacy. Then, of course, there is the carry handle, something consumer laptops simply don’t have. From bottom to top, they are the dual-core 2. Dell’s history in rugged notebooks It’s always good to know how things came about, and here’s the ATG’s history. Notebook Camera Integrated Webcam.


With regard to LCD outdoor viewability, Dell has been a pioneer. In this era of “retina” displays and smartphones with full x pixel p resolution, however, the ATG’s screen lis beginning to look a atgg coarse.

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Optical Storage Drive Type. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Dec 19, Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. That’s a wider version of the x XGA standard still very common in vertical market custom software. The methods Dell applied reduced overall reflectivity and resulted in a very good effective contrast ratio. Single Review, online s6430, Medium, Date: And if almost watt-hours is still not enough, Dell offers an optional secondary 30 watt-hour battery that fits into the media bay as one of several swappable media bay modules e630 are 3-cell battery, optical drives, secondary hard drive, additional USB 3.

This latest fortified laptop model means Dell qtg something to offer to customers who want a computer that can handle more abuse than run-of-the-mill consumer notebooks, but without the cost of the full rugged treatment as in Dell’s own E XFR.

Laptops by Justin Jaffe 4 days ago.

Dell Latitude E6430 ATG – 14″ – Core i5 3340M – 4 GB RAM – 128 GB SSD – English

Should you buy a refurbished iPad? Intel Centrino Advanced-N Some are still staying with the old 4: While the ATG version offers significantly more protection against damage than standard Latitude models, it also benefits from the timely inclusion of advanced and state-of-the art electronics mass market manufacturers like Dell have easy access to.

Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. An attractive and overall very competent contender in the semi-rugged laptop market Very solid and well-made Excellent performance with third generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors Impressive battery life Optional nVidia discrete graphics Bright display with good outdoor viewability Protective bumpers and protective doors for all ports Clean, uncluttered backlit keyboard Very responsive capacitive touch pad Resistive touch screen available Reasonable starting price But keep in mind: The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.


For a good number of years they got progressively larger, wider, and glossier. That means first removing the w6430 rear corner guards rubberized plasticand then undo seven small Philips head screws.

Microsoft Office Trial. However, Intel’s rapid succession of processor generations is trying even for a company the size of Dell, and so, for now, the ATG is still equipped with Intel third generation “Ivy Bridge” processors, and not 4th generation “Haswell” chips.

Looking at it from below, however, results in significant color shifts. Debuting just ahead of CESthe updated two-in-one gets a premium redesign and improved pen functionality.

How tough are Dell rugged notebooks humorous? There is no separate keypad, but keypad functionality is available with the usual number keys assigned to the numbers 7, 8, 9, and the letters uio, jkl, and m.

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We do wish the consumer E’s optional higher resolution x pixel display would be available for the ATG. The ATG’s screen has a perfect horizontal viewing angle.

On the left side, from left to right, are a USB 2. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Dec 17, To see what kind of performance the so-equipped ATG can deliver, e643 ran our standard benchmark suite, Passmark Software’s PerformanceTest 6. We reviewed a lot of laptops in Lenovo’s top 2-in-1 perfected. Next we put some load on the ATG.