The Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme is very powerful in terms of protection while other laptops don’t think much about protection in laptop. This laptop has best Armor and Shield. Extreme has water resistance, shock proof body, and can survive in extreme temperatures. Extreme is way more powerful in terms of internal and external parts than other laptops. Extreme is powered with Intel Core I5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 256 GB of solid state drive. The price of this laptop is $4729 due to it’s extreme toughness.
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Display & Touchscreen
Dell Latitude 12 has 11.6 Inch resistive touch display. Resistive touch display is different than normal capacitive touch display. Capacitive display recognizes it’s input based on electrical conductivity while resistive display has additional layer on screen which recognizes input based on pressure. Resistive display gives facility to use touch screen wearing gloves or stylus that’s included with it. Capacitive display does not give facility to touch wearing gloves.
The Dell Latitude 12 has been designed by keeping in mind the very harsh environment. It’s design makes that clear which is made up by combination of durable metal and plastic that make up the device’s chassis and chunky rubber bumpers on its corners. The lid of Latitude is made from big plastic clasp. Latitude has floating frame of display which has size of 11.6 inch. Latitude also has touchscreen which can be rotated 180 degrees. Above the display there is a privacy shutter which covers webcam and mic.
Dell Latitude has button in front for locking it’s screen rotation. Volume rockers are located in front near lock, all the ports are located on left, right and back of laptop. each port is covered with compression gaskets with foam insulation and sturdy, plastic latches. all ports are covered to achieve water proof facility in Latitude. Latitude also has stylus situated near ctrl key. Stylus is collapsible attached with spiral cord. Latitude weighs 6 pounds, this laptop is a beast of it’s kind and bigger than any other laptops with 11.6 inch screen.
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The Dell Latitude 12 has military-grade 810G rating. which certifies it to last more. Latitude can have no effect if dropped from 72 inches height when it is off and 36 inches when it’s in use. Latitude can survive in temperatures from -20 degrees to 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Latitude has an additional protection against electromagnetic interference with military-standard 461F. Latitude can handle dust, and also it can give total protection from water jet at any angle.
Touch and Keyboard
The Dell Latitude 12 comes with good quality though the space between keys is less but it’s still comfortable and easy to work with. The keyboard also has back light which can be changed to four colors available such as red, green, blue and white. Latitude also has a Stealth button on keyboard which can shut all the lights and power off when required. The touchpad is of size 3.5×2 inch, it has thick back and two buttons for left and right mouse click, it also has gesture touch.
Ports and Camera
The Dell Latitude 12 comes with dual camera. Webcam is hidden inside the privacy shutter which can capture images and videos at 720p. The second camera is mounted on the bottom of the laptop which can be used by transforming laptop into tablet, the second camera is of 8MP which can captures well.
The Dell Latitude 12 has 1 USB 2.0 slot, 1 USB 3.0 slot, other ports like HDMI, Serial Port, VGA, Ethernet, it also has PCMCIA reader and an Express Card slot. It also has Finger Print Scanner.
The Dell Latitude 12 is powered with Intel Core I5-4300U processor with 1.9GHz speed, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. The configuration is best for daily use and works smoothly with high graphics videos, games, etc. The Latitude scored 5,768 On Geekbench 3, It can transfer 4.9GB of data in SSD in just 27 seconds which works at speed of 188.6MBps.
|CPU||1.9 GHz Intel Core i5-4300U|
|Operating System||Windows 8.1|
|RAM Upgradable to||16GB|
|Hard Drive Size||256GB|
|Hard Drive Speed||n/a|
|Hard Drive Type||mSATA SSD|
|Graphics Card||Intel HD Graphics 4400|
|Wi-Fi Model||Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260|
|Touchpad Size||3.5 x 2 inches|
|Ports (excluding USB)||RJ-45|
|Ports (excluding USB)||Headphone/Mic|
|Ports (excluding USB)||HDMI-out|
|Ports (excluding USB)||ExpressCard/54|
|Ports (excluding USB)||VGA|
|Ports (excluding USB)||USB 3.0|
|Ports (excluding USB)||USB 2.0|
|Card Slots||SD memory reader|
|Warranty/Support||3- year basic hardware service with 3 year mail-in service|
|Size||12.2 x 8.6 x 1.6 inches|