Dell™ Latitude™ D420

Dell™ Latitude™ D420
Dell™ Latitude™ D420
Innovative Design:
Ultimate Mobility
Designed with usability in mind
• Next generation of Intel® mobile technology
• Dell’s QuickSet software allows users to customize
wireless, power and display settings
• Dell’s Location Profiler allows users to configure
mobility preferences for the home, office or locations
while on the road
• Optional Media Base provides flexibility to add
choice of optical and increase quantity of ports
RoadReady™ Quality:
Designed, Tested & Built for Quality
• A magnesium alloy frame and Dell’s patented Strike
Zone™ deliver a rigid and durable system
• Over 13,000 hours of testing during the development
phase to ensure RoadReadiness
• Spill-resistant keyboard helps protect the notebook
from accidental spills
• Complete your experience with optional Dell
CompleteCare™ Accidental Damage Service10
The Latitude D420 delivers durability, security and integrated
docking in a sleek, ultra-mobile notebook. The innovative design
of the D420 offers customers the choice of a media slice or
compatibility to D-Family docks for added flexibility. This lightweight
Latitude offers some of the latest Smart Security technologies
allowing customers to choose the security solutions right for their
The Latitude D420, starting at 3.0 lbs*, is designed for the traveling
professionals who demand absolute mobility. With long battery
life and extended wireless options like integrated mobile
broadband and the new Wi-Fi Catcher™ the D420 helps maintain
maximum productivity for Road Warriors.
*Starting at 3.0lbs / 1.36kg for system with 4 cell battery, and 3.17lbs / 1.44kg for system with 6 cell
battery. Weights vary depending on configurations and manufacturing variability.
Smart Security: A comprehensive but flexible security suite
• Enhanced user security with three factors of
• Help avoid data theft by hard drive encryption
• Defend against viruses and worms
• Simply manage your security needs without busting
your budget
Wireless--extended connectivity
• Quickly find a network, without opening your
notebook with the Dell Wi-Fi Catcher™
• Stay productive on the road with mobile broadband
and Wi-Fi access
• Quickly synchronize to your Bluetooth® cell phone
or PDA
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Dell Latitude D420
FEATURES Dell Latitude™ D420
Processor Type
Processor Features
Operating systems
External Display
Hard drives
Pointing Device
Intel® Core™ Solo and Duo processors 533MHz Front Side Bus & 2M Smart L2 Cache
Intel® Core™ Solo processor U1300 (1.06GHz); Intel® Core™ Duo processor U2500 (1.2GHz)
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional SP2, Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
945GMS (533MHz front side bus) with Intel onboard graphics
Min: 512MB DDR2 shared1 533 MHz
Max: 2.0GB DDR2 shared1 533 MHz
Wide-aspect 12.1” WXGA (1280 x 800 resolution) UltraSharp™
Supports up to a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 (up to 224MB shared)
30, 60, 80GB2
87-Key US; key travel 2.5mm; key spacing 18.5mm
Touch Pad - PS/2 compatible, Track Stick - PS/2 compatible
High Definition Audio codec, mono speaker, 1.0W, integrated omni-directional microphone
H: 25.4mm/1.0” x W: 295mm/11.6” x D: 209.8mm/8.25”
Starting at 3.0Lbs/1.36Kg11
Power Supply
65 Watt or 90 Watt AC adapter with cord wrapping
Primary 4-cell/28 WHr “Smart” Li-Ion battery featuring ExpressCharge™
Primary 6-cell/42 WHr “Smart” Li-Ion battery featuring ExpressCharge™
Primary 9-cell/68 WHr Li-Ion battery
56K3 v.92 Internal Modem; 10/100/1000 Gigabit4 Ethernet
Cellular Broadband6:
Dell Wireless 5500 Mobile Broadband 3G HSDPA (Cingular US)
Dell Wireless 5700 Mobile Broadband CDMA EVDO (Verizon US)
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945A/G (802.11a/g), Dell Wireless 1490 (802.11a/g), Dell Wireless 1390 (802.11g)
Dell Wireless 350 Bluetooth internal wireless card
PC Card
PCI-Express card
I/O Ports
Media Base IO Ports
Media Base Options
Modular Options
USB Memory Keys
One Type I or Type II
Support 34mm ExpressCard via a USB interface through PCMCIA adapter
SD card slot, IEEE1394, docking connector, 3 USB (one powered), VGA, headphone/speaker out, infrared port, RJ-45, AC power
Serial port, parallel port, VGA port, DVI port, 4 USB 2.0 ports, RJ-45 port, HP out
9.5mm slim 24XCDRW/DVD or 8X DVD+/-RW7
D/Port , D/Dock, D/View Notebook Stand, D/Monitor Stand
24X CD-ROM, 8X DVD-ROM5, 24X CDRW/DVD, 8X DVD+/-RW7 Floppy Disk Drive, 80GB2 Hard Drive
128MB, 256MB and 512MB USB Memory Keys8 (optional)
Physical Security
User & System Security
Network Security
Dell OpenManage™
Cable Lock Slots, Media Module and Hard Drive locks
Integrated Smart Card Reader, Trusted Platform Module 1.2 and optional UPEK® finger print reader. Dell Embassy® Trust Suite by Wave Systems
security software.
802.11 WiFi Protected Access (WPA), 802.11i (WPA2), Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and 802.1x with EAP modes
Helps reduce the total cost of ownership by enabling IT departments to manage and support networked systems. OpenManage enables software
deployment and migration, hardware configuration and system health, asset management and remote support. For more information visit:
Service & Support
New Latitude carrying cases and backpack , External USB keyboard and mouse, CRT and Flat Panel Monitors
3-Years Next Business Day On-Site Service9
*Starting at 3.0lbs / 1.36kg for system with 4 cell battery, and 3.17lbs / 1.44kg for system with 6 cell battery. Weights vary depending on configurations and manufacturing variability.
1. Up to 224 MB of system memory may be allocated to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors. 2. For hard drives, GB means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; actual capacity varies with preloaded
material and operating environment and will be less. 3. Modem 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. 4. The term Gigabit Ethernet does not connote an actual operating speed of 1 GB/sec. For high speed transmission, connection to a Gigabit Ethernet server and network infrastructure is required. 5. DVD-ROM drives may have
write-capable hardware that has been disabled via firmware modifications. 6. Mobile Broadband: You must be a Verizon Wireless or Cingular subscriber. Actual connectivity is subject to wireless service provider’s coverage area and may
be affected by equipment, topography, signal strength, environmental considerations, and other factors. Service may vary significantly within buildings. Dell does not guarantee coverage. 7. Discs burned with this drive may not be
compatible with some existing drives and players; using DVD+R media provides maximum compatibility. 8. For Memory keys, MB means 1 million bytes; total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. 9. 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. 10. CompleteCare service excludes theft, loss, and damage due to fire, flood or other acts of nature, or intentional damage. CompleteCare not available in all states. Customer may be required to return unit
to Dell. For complete details, visit <> 11. Starting weight of 3.0lbs/1.36kg is Solo processor, 12.1" display, and w/4 cell battery. Weights vary depending on configurations
and manufacturing variability.
Dell, the Dell logo, Latitude, ExpressCharge, and UltraSharpTM are trademarks of Dell Inc. Intel® and Core™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft® and Windows® are registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either entities claiming the marks and names of their products. Dell disclaims proprietary interest in the names and marks of others. Copyright 2006
Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction or distribution in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden.
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