Dell Latitude E6540
The most secure and manageable laptop is also the most powerful Latitude. You can count on the
Latitude E6540 outstanding reliability for your workforce productivity.
Most secure laptop
Data is your most valuable asset. Protect it with the most
secure business laptop on the market. Latitude E6540 guards
your data with industry-leading endpoint security solutions
that include the most comprehensive encryption, strong
authentication and leading-edge malware protection.
Protect data on any device, across external media and
in the cloud with Dell Data Protection | Encryption. This
comprehensive encryption solution suite enables centralized,
remote management of endpoint security. Flexible encryption
options range from simplified BitLocker management to the
highest level of FIPS 140-2 protection commercially available
for system disks with the optional DDP | Hardware Crypto
Accelerator. Easily deploy encryption right out of the box with
factory installation and simplify compliance with one-touch
preset compliance templates.
Ensure only authorized users have access to your data with
advanced authentication options including FIPS 201-certified
smart card and fingerprint readers and RSA SecurID. Dell
Data Protection | Security Tools enables multifactor, single
sign-on and preboot authentication along with integrated
management with your encryption policies. Only Dell Latitude
E6540 provides a FIPS 140-2-certified TPM1,2 for secure
credential storage. Dell ControlVault adds another layer of
hardware security by isolating user passwords and credentials
on a separately controlled hardware chip for stronger
protection from potentially unsecured operating systems and
physical hard drives.
Stop advanced malware in its tracks with Dell Data Protection
| Protected Workspace, a proactive approach to malware
protection that automatically detects and blocks all malicious
behavior in real time — even zero-day attacks. The software
is completely unobtrusive to users so employee workflow is
uninterrupted.
Most manageable laptop
Easily manage your Latitude fleet with exceptional integrated
management capabilities that include Intel® vPro™
technology and exclusive automated tools that plug into
Microsoft System Center and Dell KACE.
Remotely manage your Latitude laptops with next-generation
Intel® vPro™ technology1 and update once and everywhere
with Dell-unique Intel vPro extensions for remote BIOS
management and hard drive wipe, even when systems are
powered off.
Save time and eliminate guesswork with Dell automated tools
and utilities for deploying, monitoring and updating systems.
Collect inventory data, enforce policies, and maintain system
health for the lifetime of your Dell Latitude laptops. Integration
into Microsoft System Center and Dell KACE appliances offer
efficient, centralized and automated management to help you
save time and money.
Create a standardized environment and simplify deployments
with long lifecycles, Dell ProSupport3,Dell Configuration and
Deployment Services, and Dell Imaging Services.
Outstanding reliability and performance
Get more done each day with a high-performance laptop
designed to work fast and reliably. From its beefy Intel®
Core™ i7 quad-core processor option to its 128-bit graphics
processing option and fast boot with performance solid-state
hybrid drive (SSHD) or solid-state drive (SSD) options, Latitude
E6540 is designed to keep pace with your busy day. Dell also
offers essential accessories recommended specifically for your
Latitude E6540 to improve productivity whether in the office
or on the go.
Swappable batteries enable long periods of productivity away
from an outlet. Desk productivity is ensured with existing
Latitude E-family docking solutions combined with Dell’s
UltraSharp monitors, wireless keyboard an mouse.
Connect and collaborate effectively with Dell docking
solutions, Bluetooth® 4.0, integrated HD webcam and mobile
broadband4 options.
Travel and work with confidence knowing your Latitude
E6540 features a business-rugged design. Its MIL-STD-810Gtested Tri-metal™ chassis, anodized-aluminum exterior and
powder-coated base combine for exceptional strength and
lasting good looks. Dell Fast Response Free-fall sensor and
rubber hard drive isolation help protect data from shocks
and vibration. For added comfort and mobility choose Dell’s
Professional carrying case.
This 15.6” Latitude is small, lightweight (starting at 5.26 lbs.)5 in
its class and offers your choice of an anti-glare HD or Full-HD
display. A backlit keyboard option enables productivity in lowlight environments.
Feature
Technical Specification
Processor Options
4th Generation Intel® CoreTM up to i7 processors
Operating System Options
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium 32/64 bit
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional 32/64 bit
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Ultimate 32/64 bit
Linux Ubuntu 12.04
Memory7,9 Options
DDR3L SDRAM 1600MHz; 2 slots supporting up to 16GB
Chipset and Intel Responsiveness
Technologies
Mobile Intel® QM87 Express Chipset
Optional Intel® Rapid Start Technology6
Optional Intel® Smart Response Technology1,12
Optional Intel® Smart Connect Technology13
Graphics8 Options
Intel® Integrated HD Graphics 4600
Optional 128-bit Discrete Graphics with 2GB memory
Display Options
15.6” HD (1366x768) Anti-Glare LED
15.6” FHD (1920x1080) Anti-Glare LED
Storage9 Options
Standard 320GB Hard Disk Drive
Up to 1TB Solid State Hybrid drive
500GB FIPS Self-Encrypting Drive1
Solid State Drives up to 256GB Encrypted Solid State Drive
Dell Fast Response Free Fall Sensor and HDD Isolation (standard on the motherboard)
Optical Drive Options
DVD-ROM, DVD+/-RW
Multimedia Options
High Quality Speakers, stereo global headset jack, integrated noise reducing array microphones
Integrated HD video webcam and Dell Webcam Central software
Battery Options
6-cell (60Wh) Lithium Ion battery with ExpressCharge™
9-cell (97Wh) Lithium Ion battery with ExpressCharge™
9-cell (87Wh) 3 Year Limited Hardware Warranty10 Lithium Ion battery
Power Options
651, 901 or 130 Watt AC Adapter options
90W Auto/Air DC adapter (optional)
Connectivity
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Wireless LAN and WiMAX Options:
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235 + Bluetooth® 4.0
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
Dell Wireless 1506 (802.11g/n 1x1)
Mobile Broadband11 & GPS Options:
Dell Wireless™ 557011 HSPA+ (42Mbps) Mini Card
Ports, Slots & Chassis
Stereo global headset jack, Memory card reader, Docking connector, VGA, HDMI, USB3.0 (4)
Network connector (RJ-45), SIM card connector, 1 full (WWAN) and two half (WLAN, DDPE1) card slots
Optional1 SmartCard Reader/Contactless Smartcard Reader/Fingerprint Reader with 54mm Express Card
Optional1 SmartCard Reader/Contactless Smartcard Reader/FIPS certified Fingerprint Reader with 54mm
Express Card
Kensington slot
Input Device Options
Dual pointing keyboard: standard or backlit, Multi-touch Touchpad
Dimensions & Weight5
Width: 379.00 mm (14.92 inches)
Height: 33.4mm (1.31 inches)
Depth: 250.50 mm (9.86 inches)
Starting weight: 5.64lbs / 2.56kg
Recommended Accessories
In the office: Dell UltraSharp monitors; MDS14 Dual monitor Stand
Keyboard: Dell KM632 wireless keyboard & mouse combo; Dell KB813 Smartcard keyboard
On the go: Dell Professional carrying case; Dell WM514 wireless mouse
Regulatory and Environmental Compliance
Regulatory Model: P29F, Regulatory Type: P29F001
ENERGY STAR 5.2 (Windows OS)
EPEAT Registered. For specific country participation and rating, please see www.epeat.net
BFR/PVC free15
Systems Management
Intel® vPro™ Technology’s advanced management features (optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN)
Warranty & Support Services
Limited Hardware Warranty10; Standard 3-year On Site Service after Remote Diagnosis14. Optional 3 year
Dell ProSupport offers premium support from expert technicians and 24x7 global availability14. 4 year and
5 year service and support options3.
Configuration Services3
Factory Image load. BIOS Customization. Hardware Customization, Asset Tagging and Reporting.
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1. S
ome items will be available post-RTS. Offering may also vary by country and by configuration. For complete details, refer to the Technical Guidebook available on dell.com.
2. Offering not available in select countries, in particular: China or Russia. WiFi enabled connection required. System must be on or in sleep mode with application running to update.
3. Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more information, visit www.dell.com/servicedescriptions.
4. Offering available in select countries.
5. Weights vary depending on configuration and manufacturing variability.
6. Intel Rapid Start requires a Solid-State Drive (SSD) or properly configured HDD + SSD
7. A 64-bit operating system is required to support 4GB or more of system memory.
8. Significant system memory may be used to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors
9. GB means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; actual capacity varies with preloaded material and operating environment and will be less.
10. Limited Hardware Warranty: For copy of Ltd Hardware Warranty, write Dell USA LP, Attn: Warranties, One Dell Way, Round Rock, TX 78682 or see www.dell.com/warranty.
11. Mobile Broadband: Subject to wireless provider’s broadband subscription and coverage area; additional charges apply.
12. Intel Smart Response Technology requires a 32GB SSD setup as secondary storage device.
13. Intel Smart Connect requires an SSD or mSATA drive and either Intel WLAN or DW1550 WLAN. System must be on or in sleep mode with application running to update.
14. Onsite Service after Remote Diagnosis: Remote Diagnosis is determination by online/phone technician of cause of issue; may involve customer access to inside of system and
multiple or extended sessions. If issue is covered by Limited Hardware Warranty (www.dell.com/warranty) and not resolved remotely, technician and/or part will be dispatched, usually
within 1 business day following completion of Remote Diagnosis. Availability varies. Other conditions apply.
15. Dell Latitude laptops are brominated flame retardant free (BFR-free) and polyvinyl chloride free (PVC-free); meeting the definition of BFR-/PVC-free as set forth in the iNEMI Position
Statement on the ‘Definition of Low-Halogen Electronics (BFR-/CFR-/PVC-free)’. Plastic parts contain less than 1,000 ppm (0.1%) of bromine (if the Br source is from BFRs) and less
than 1,000 ppm (0.1%) of chlorine (if the Cl source is from CFRs or PVC or PVC copolymers). All printed circuit board (PCB) and substrate laminates contain bromine/chlorine total less
than 1,500 ppm (0.15%) with a maximum chlorine of 900 ppm (0.09%) and maximum bromine being 900 ppm (0.09%).