Dell Latitude 5480 Review and Specifications

May 1, 2020
Dell Latitude 5480 Review and Specifications

Dell’s 14-inch Latitude 5480 business laptop is the successor to the Latitude 14 E5470. As such, the notebook offers a no-frills but durable design, excellent performance and a compelling array of security features. The “Mainstream” Latitude 5000-series sits between the less expensive “Essential” 3000-line on one side and the “Premium” 7000-series on the other. Designed for mainstream business people, Dell Latitude 5480 packs strong performance and long battery endurance into a sturdy package. Starting from $769 ($1,562 as examined), Dell’s notebook has the manageability and security options corporate IT offices require, along with the deep key journey and an accurate touchpad/pointing stick. With the most potent hardware selected, the price quickly climbs to above $2000.

Dell Latitude 5480

As a 14-inch business notebook, our Dell Latitude 5480 is of course not without competition. During the review, we’ll take a look at how the 5480 compares to the other business-savvy machines like the Lenovo ThinkPad T460 and the HP ProBook 440 G4. For those who don’t mind its bothersome touch screen, the Dell Latitude 5480 has a lot to offer.

Dell Latitude 5480 14 I5-7200U 8GB

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Specifications – Dell Latitude 5480

Display 14-inch 1366 x 768 pixels
Dimensions 13.1 x 9.0 x 0.88 (inches)
Weight 3.52 pounds
Processor 2.5 GHz 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor
Operating System Windows 10 Pro
Storage 256 GB SSD
Secondary Storage none
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 620
Video Memory Shared
  • Intel® Dual-Band Wireless-AC 8265 Wi-Fi  
  • BT 4.2 Wireless Card (2×2)
Audio Realtek ALC3246
  • 3 USB 3.0 (one with PowerShare)
  • 1 HDMI
  • 1 External uSIM card tray option
  • 1 SD 4.0 Memory card reader
  • 1 Headset/mic combo jack
  • 1 Optional Contacted SmartCard Reader and touch
  • Fingerprint Reader
  • 1 Display Port over USB Type-C™
  • 1 Noble Wedge Lock slot
Optical drive none

Where To Buy

Dell Latitude 5480 14 I5-7200U 8GB

Read More: HP Spectre x360 (late 2016) Review

8.5 Total Score

The Dell Latitude 5480 offers speedy performance and over 11 hours of battery life, but a dim screen holds it back.

Keyboard and TouchPad
Graphics and Audio
Hardware and Performance
Battery Life
  • Speedy performance
  • Long battery life
  • Strong Audio
  • Durable chassis
  • Dull, dim display
  • Slow SSD
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