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Dell Latitude 6430u

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Dell Latitude 6430u Notebook review: no frills or flash

gearburn.com
8 March 2014
  • Conclusion: During the brief time spent with the 6430u, it handled Redmond’s latest and greatest without breaking a sweat, though dealing with the OS itself was perhaps not the easiest. This where the advantages and benefits of a laptop that has a bigger trackpad (or a touch capable display) came through.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dell Latitude 6430u (HD+)

PC Magazine
11 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The Dell Latitude 6430u (HD+) adds a 1,600 by 900 display to a formidable business laptop, and packs some multimedia oomph as well.
  • Pros: Sweet HD+ (1,600 by 900) resolution screen. Compatible with WiGig wireless dock. Good keyboard. Good multimedia creation scores.
  • Cons: Relatively short battery life for a business ultrabook. A bit pricey for what it offers.
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Overall 9
8.5
Performance 10
9.6
Battery performance 9
9.2
Display 8
7.7
Weight 9
8.9
Noise 10
9.5
Gaming performance 7
7.1
Connectivity 7
7.4
Keyboard 8
8.4
Temperature 8
7.6

Review Update Dell Latitude 6430u HD+ Ultrabook

Notebookcheck
25 May 2013
  • Summary: Pixel-dense. Dell's 14-inch business ultrabook is now available with the sought-after display resolution of 1600x900 pixels. Is the price-competitive Latitude 6430u HD+ a viable alternative to the outrageously expensive Lenovo X1 Carbon?
  • Pros: High resolution, Sturdy construction, Battery is replaceable, High performance, Easy to maintain, Very quiet, Long battery life, resolution works well for getting work done, price is appealing.
  • Cons: Gets a little warm during idle, Keyboard feedback is lacking, Comparatively heavy and thick, Why are there no IPS panels available for business notebooks? Better viewing angles and increased usability outdoors would be clear benefits. Also, where's the WiGig docking station? We would have liked to review it with the ultrabook.
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Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook Review

YugaTech
17 April 2013
  • Summary: To conclude, the Dell Latitude 6430u is perfect for executives or office-centric users who spend most of their time working on documents and presentations. The large display and above average processing power is also good enough for some games and movies in case you want to kick back and relax. In addition, it has a good battery life, a really nice keyboard, and full set of ports.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
15 March 2013
  • Conclusion: But Dell gets so much else so right with this system, it's hard not to recommend. Best-in-class battery life? Check. Superb backlit keyboard? Check. Removable battery for hassle-free replacement a couple of years down the road? Check. The Latitude 6430u is a little pricey—in part due to its three- instead of one-year warranty (with mail-in service; next-business-day on-site service adds $72). But it's an easy pick as Editors' Choice for business ultrabooks.
  • Pros: Excellent keyboard, Long battery life and removable battery
  • Cons: Screen lacks touch and sports mediocre resolution, Expensive in review configuration
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Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook Review

mobilephonereviewss.com
11 March 2013
  • Conclusion: The Dell Latitude 6430u is a business Ultrabook that's good enough looking for executives yet durable enough to drag to off site sales calls month after month. It offers solid Ultrabook level performance with ULV Intel third generation CPUs and it's powerful enough for business tasks and downtime with HD movies and even some light gaming. It's not as thin and light as classic 3 pound Ultrabooks like Dell's own XPS 13, but it is significantly lighter than the Dell XPS 14.
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Overall 7
7.0

Dell Latitude 6430u

MobileTechReview.com
6 March 2013
  • Conclusion: The Dell Latitude 6430u is a business Ultrabook that's good enough looking for executives yet durable enough to drag to off site sales calls month after month. It offers solid Ultrabook level performance with ULV Intel third generation CPUs and it's powerful enough for business tasks and downtime with HD movies and even some light gaming.
  • Pros: Lovely design, removable battery and serviceable parts. Solid build and durable. Quick charging and good battery life.
  • Cons: Truly uninspired TN display with low contrast and brightness. Heavy for an Ultrabook, pricey as business machines tend to be.
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Overall 5
5.0

Review: Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook

Wired
4 February 2013
  • Excerpt: When did “business laptop” become a euphemism for a machine that’s stripped down and overpriced? Are the corporations of the world so flush with cash that basic features and value are no longer concerns? Dell’s Latitude 6430u , an ultrabook designed for the business market, is a case study of what’s going awry in the business computing space in 2013. But let’s start with the good. Dell has built this ultrabook with the best of intentions.
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Overall 8
8.3
Performance 10
9.7
Battery performance 9
8.7
Display 7
7.2
Weight 9
8.9
Noise 8
8.3
Gaming performance 7
7.0
Connectivity 7
7.4
Keyboard 8
8.4
Temperature 8
8.3

Review Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook

Notebookcheck
26 January 2013
  • Summary: Slimmed down business. As the only Ultrabook thus far to satisfy a multitude of standardized military reliability tests, the build quality of the 6430u is sure to meet the needs of practically every business user out there. Though powerful on the outside, is its internal performance up to par?
  • Pros: Rigid magnesium alloy construction, Removable battery, Fast application performance, Easy serviceability, WWAN options through AT&T/T-Mobile/Sprint, Almost silent during office workloads, The 6430u still feels like a Latitude despite being much thinner. By maintaining the magnesium alloy chassis, the notebook is also built tougher than most Ultrabooks while allowing easy access to the battery and internals.
  • Cons: Average quality display, Very warm even when idling, Average keyboard feedback, No dedicated docking stations or modular bays, No options yet for higher resolution display, Slightly heavier and thicker than many competing Ultrabooks, Options for a higher resolution display and compatibility with the large selection of Dell docking stations would benefit business users to a great extent. The competing and much more expensive HP Folio 9470m Ultrabook includes a speciali...
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Overall 8
8.0

Dell Latitude 6430u Review

LAPTOP Magazine
17 January 2013
  • Summary: With its attractive yet durable design, strong performance and solid battery life, the $1,278  Dell Latitude 6430u is a strong choice for mobile professionals. Consumers looking for a lighter business notebook with a better display and pointing stick might want to check out the $1,349 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon . However, they'll lose VGA and Ethernet and have to pay slightly more.
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