If you’ve been wondering about whether a long-life Qualcomm Snapdragon PC is for you, Dell would like a word. Dell’s new 14-inch Latitude 7400 2-in-1 achieves a simply incredible 18 hours of battery life using a powerful Intel 8th-gen Whiskey Lake processor. It also offers a full complement of ports and a slightly gimmicky feature called ExpressSign-in (yes, it’s really spelled that way).
As our review shows, Dell has designed a stylish business notebook optimized for life on the road. It’s also optimized for IT rather than personal budgets, as our review unit clocked in at a whopping $2,800. But if you want a business laptop with all-day battery life and performance, the Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 delivers.
Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 basic specs
Other than a surprisingly subpar webcam, Dell’s Latitude 7400 2-in-1 is optimized for the road warrior: A compact form factor, 1080p display, and a massive battery mean you’ll be able to work for hours.
- Display: 14-inch (1080p) touch
- Processor: Intel 1.9GHz Core i7-8665U (Whiskey Lake)
- Graphics: Intel UHD 620
- Memory: 8GB-16GB LPDDR3 (16GB as tested)
- Storage: 128GB-256GB NVMe PCIe SSD (256GB as tested)
- Ports: Two USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C (Thunderbolt 3, Power Delivery/DisplayPort); Two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A; HDMI 1.4; microSD; optional microSIM WWAN
- Camera: 720p HD Camera (user-facing); Windows Hello capable
- Battery: 52Wh, 78Wh (78Wh as tested)
- Wireless: Qualcomm QCA61 802.11ac (2×2); Bluetooth
- Operating system: Windows 10 Pro
- Dimensions: 12.59 x 7.87 x 0.59 inches
- Weight: 3.30 pounds, 4.08 pounds with charger (measured)
- Color: Aluminum
- Options: Fingerprint sensor inside power button; contact smartcard reader
Price: $2,802 (Dell.com) as configured; starts at $2,379
A robust, yet chunky build
The Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 invades the long-battery-life territory defined by Lenovo and Qualcomm’s power-sipping Snapdragon through sheer brute force. Almost the entirety of our…