Dell Latitude
D505
embarks upon a new generation of
The Latitude™ D505 notebooks are designed for users who require essential productivity and dependable
quality at a great value. Even with its affordable price, the D505 notebooks don't skimp on features,
using the Intel® Pentium® M or Celeron® M processors and choice of either a 15.0" or 14.1" Active
Matrix (TFT) display. The D505 also offers Intel Centrino™ Mobile Technology featuring the Pentium M
processor, the 855GME chipset and Intel® Pro Wireless MiniPCI card.
technologies, form factors, intuitive
Intuitive Form Factors & Design
Continuing with the Latitude core
values of commonality, consistency
and compatibility, Latitude D-Family
designs and innovative common
docking and module solutions. Dell
Latitude notebooks offer mobile
computing solutions optimized for
business users.
The Latitude D505 notebooks are designed to be both easy to use and easy on your budget. Located on
the side of the unit, the modular bay's innovative latch is designed for easy insertion and removal of the
various D-Family module options. Protecting your investment is important and the D505’s internal
magnesium alloy frame helps to provide structural rigidity to protect what's inside your notebook.
Docking Solutions
Latitude's ingenious D-Family docking solutions allow you to view your system at a whole new level. The
Latitude D/View notebook stand elevates the notebook's LCD to a more comfortable viewing position,
replacing the need for an external display and offering the convenience of an all in one desktop solution.
Enjoy the convenience of D-Family docking with the Latitude D/Port Advanced Port Replicator1.
Dell Wired and Wireless Communications Solutions
Every Dell Latitude D505 notebook features a wireless networking mini-PCI card, 56K2 V.92 capable
modem and 10/100 wired network card as part of the standard offering. Included in the wireless
standard offering is a choice of either the Dell Wireless LAN solutions or the Intel® Pro Wireless MiniPCI
card. The Dell Latitude D505 also features an optional TrueMobile™ 300 integrated Bluetooth solution.
Performance and Value with Intel® Celeron® M Processor and 855GME Chipset
The Dell Latitude D505 notebooks features Intel® Pentium® M and Celeron® M processors, which utilize
a micro-architecture incorporating a power-optimized 400MHz front side bus and aggressive clock gating
designed for higher performance & lower power. The Pentium M processors feature 1 or
2 MB of power managed cache and Intel SpeedStep® Technology. The new Celeron M processor
provides good performance at a great value, and includes 512 KB of level 2 cache. The D505 notebooks
also incorporate the Intel® 855GME chipset, which offers integrated graphics capability with 4X AGP
and USB 2.0 support. The integrated graphics utilize the system memory as a shared resource for both
system memory and graphics needs, dynamically allocating a portion of the memory to graphics based on
the graphic demands of the applications currently in use. Up to 64MB of memory can be allocated to
graphics, and with integrated video acceleration, you can view high quality, full frame rate DVD on your
notebook or connected external display with exceptionally low power consumption.
International Service and Support3
The Dell Latitude D-Family offers you a superb selection of notebooks, each of which is designed to exceed
your expectations and backed by Dell's exceptional service and support. The D505 comes standard with 1
or 3 year Next Business Day On-site4 service and International programs across 40 countries.
Easy as
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Dell Latitude D505
SYSTEM
I/O PORTS
MODULE BAY
DOCKING OPTIONS
MANAGEABILITY
SECURITY
WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
OPTIONS
MOBILE ACCESSORIES
SERVICE & SUPPORT
Processors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Intel® Pentium M® Processors up to 735 (1.70 Ghz, 2MB L2 cache);
Intel® Pentium M® Processors up to 1.60 Ghz (1MB L2 cache);
Intel® Celeron M® Processors up to 340 (1.50 Ghz, 512KB L2 cache)
Operating System Versions Available . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Microsoft® Windows XP® Professional Service Pack 1
Microsoft® Windows XP® Home Service Pack 1
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 SP4 (with Windows® XP Professional license and media)
Dell recommends Microsoft® Windows® XP
Cache . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .512KB on-die L2 cache - Celeron M processors;
1MB on-die L2 cache - Pentium M processors up to 1.6GHz;
2MB on-die L2 cache - Pentium M processor 725 or 735
Chipset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Intel 855GME Chipset
Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double Date Rate (DDR) SDRAM (shared)5 at 333MHz (PC2700); Standard - 128MB;
Maximum - 2.0GB; Memory module capacities - 128, 256, 512MB and 1GB
Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Choice of 14.1" or 15.0" XGA TFT LCD; 1024 x 768 with 16.7 million colors or
15.0" SXGA+ TFT LCD; 1400 x 1050 with 16.7 million colors
Maximum External Resolution (CRT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1600 x 1200 (UXGA) x 16.7 million colors @ 85Hz (Pan mode on LCD/TV if active)
Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Intel® 855GME integrated UMA graphics chipset
Hard Disk Drives* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30GB ATA-100; (4200RPM); 40GB ATA-100 (5400RPM); 60GB ATA-100 (4200RPM)
*Optional 40GB (5400) 2nd HDD Module for media bay
Modem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56K2 v.92 internal modem
Wired LAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/100 Ethernet LAN, DMI 2.0 compliant
Wireless LAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Standard Intel® Wireless 2200 WLAN (802.11b/g) Mini-PCI, Wi-Fi® compatible;
Optional Intel® Wireless 2100 WLAN (802.11b) Mini-PCI, Wi-Fi® compatible;
Optional Dell Wireless 1350 WLAN (802.11b/g) Mini-PCI Card, Wi-Fi compatible
Optional Dell Wireless 1450 Dual Band WLAN (802.11a/b/g) Mini-PCI, Wi-Fi compatible
PC Card Slots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .One Type I or Type II
Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Intel AC97; Integrated Stereo Speakers
Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Primary battery - Smart Lithium-Ion (6-cell/53WHr) with external LED battery gauge and ExpressChargeTM capability
Primary battery - Smart Lithium-Ion (4-cell/32WHr) with external LED battery gauge and ExpressChargeTM capability
Secondary module battery - Smart Lithium-Ion (6-cell/48WHr) with LED battery gauge and ExpressChargeTM capability
Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87-Key US; 88-Key Europe; 91-Key Japan; Key travel - 2.5mm; Key spacing - 19mm
Pointing Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Touch Pad - PS/2 Compatible
Power Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-Watt AC adapter with cord wrapping
System Dimensions/Weight* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31.8mm/1.25" (h) x 273mm/10.75" (w) x 338.4mm/13.32" (d)
14.1" with 4-cell and airbay: 5.07 lbs (2.28 kg); 14.1" with 4-cell and CD-ROM: 5.60 lbs (2.54 kg);
14.1" with 6-cell and CD-ROM: 5.82 lbs (2.64 kg)
15" with 4-cell and airbay: 5.31 lbs (2.40 kg); 15" with 4-cell and CD-ROM: 5.84 lbs (2.65 kg);
15" with 6-cell and CD-ROM: 6.06 lbs (2.75 kg)
*Weights vary depending on configurations and manufacturing variability.
Serial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-pin connector; 16550-compatible, 16-byte buffer
Parallel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25-hole connector; normal, bi-directional or ECP
Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-hole connector
Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .One headphone and one microphone
Universal Serial Bus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Two USB 2.0-compliant connectors
Docking Connector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .280-pin for the D/Port Advanced Port Replicator
S-Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-pin mini DIN (S-Video to composite video adapter is available as an option)
Modem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .RJ-11 port
Ethernet LAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .RJ-45 port
IEEE 1394 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-pin, Mini-1394, Non-powered
Infra Red . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Infrared sensor compatible with IrDA Standard 1.1 (Fast IR) and IrDA Standard 1.0 (Slow IR)
Standard Modules (included) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CD-ROM Drive: 24X
Optional Modules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Floppy Disk Drive Module: 3.5", 1.44MB; USB dongle for external FDD operation;
DVD-ROM - 8X; CDRW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive (24X/24X/24X\8X); 4XDVD+RW (4X/2.4X/8X\16X\10X\24X);
8XDVD+RW (8X/4X/8X\24X\16X\24X); 40GB Second HDD; Second 6-cell/48WHr Smart Lithium-Ion Battery
D/Port Advanced Port Replicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ports Offered: Power input, RJ-11, RJ-45, DVI, VGA, S-Video, Parallel, Serial, 2-PS/2, S/PDIF, 4 USB
2.0, external D/Bay port, headphone
Dell OpenManageTM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dell OpenManage™ is designed to reduce the total cost of ownership by enabling customers to manage,
support and track systems in a networked environment. IT managers can remotely manage standard and
portable specific attributes such as battery status, power management settings, PC Card information,
and docking system connections. Asset Tag and Property Ownership Tag editing is also supported for
comprehensive asset management. Dell OpenManage™ adheres to industry standards such as CIM and
DMI specifications. For more information, visit www.dell.com/openmanage.
Mobile User Security - Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Primary system password, Administrator password, Hard Disk Drive password
Mobile Physical Security - Cable Lock Slots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lock slots to secure system, system hard drive and docking solutions
Mobile Physical Security - Media Module Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Media modules can be locked to prevent removal
Dell TrueMobile 300 Bluetooth Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bluetooth 1.2 with BQB and BQTF Certification
Dell TrueMobile 1170 Access Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SNMP and Remote Management features; IEEE 802.11b industry standard; Wi-Fi® compatible
Dell TrueMobile 2300 Wireless Broadband Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Fast Ethernet ports, DHCP server capability and NAT firewall built-in. Interoperable with IEEE
802.11b/g compliant systems, WECA Wi-Fi standard compliant
Mobile Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64MB6 or 128MB6 USB memory keys; Latitude Deluxe Nylon Carrying Case;
Latitude Deluxe Leather Carrying Case; Second 65 Watt AC Adapter; Optional 90 Watt AC Adapter;
Optional Dell Combination Power Adapter; 17 country-specific power cords;
External D/Bay (supported on D/Port only); D/View Notebook stand (can only be used
with D/Port Port Replicator); D/Monitor Stand (can be used with D/Port);
USB Keyboard & mice; External CRT or Flat PanelMonitors;
Dell A215 external speakers; S-Video to TV-Composite Out Cable
SERVICE & SUPPORT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 or 3 Year Next Business Day On-site4 Service
Dell PCs use genuine Microsoft® Windows®.
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1. The D505 is not compatible with the D/Dock Expansion Station. 2. Download speeds are limited to 53Kbps. Upload speeds are less (about 30Kbps). Speeds can vary by line condition and modem manufacturer. Analog phone line and service required. 3.
Program may be provided by third party. Availability limited. Other conditions apply. See www.dell.com/us/en/gen/services/service_service_plans.htm for current list of eligible systems and selected countries. External devices excluded; availability of specific
parts varies in each country. 4. Service may be provided by third-party. Technician will be dispatched if necessary following phone-based troubleshooting. Subject to parts availability, geographical restrictions and terms of service contract.
Service timing dependent upon time of day call placed to Dell. U.S. only. 5. Up to 64 MB of system memory may be allocated to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors. 6. For writeable storage devices, MB means 1 million
bytes; total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. Dell, the Dell logo, Dell Latitude and TrueMobile are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Dell Inc. Intel, Intel inside logo and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel
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