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Dell is new Latitude 3140 is a small laptop with an Intel Alder Lake-N processor with low power consumption and a relatively affordable price… if you choose an entry-level model. It was designed for the education market and is available to anyone at Dell.com.
Prices range from $339 to $879 depending on processor, memory, storage, and whether you’re going for a clamshell notebook or a 2-in-1 convertible tablet, among other things.
For an entry-level price, you get a notebook with an 11.6-inch non-touch display with 1366 x 768 pixels, an Intel processor N100 chip, 4 GB of LPDDR5x-4800 memory, 64 GB of eMMC storage and a 41- Wh battery.
But you can also upgrade to a model with an Intel processor N200 chip, 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of PCIe NVMe solid-state storage.
Convertible tablet design models feature a 360-degree hinge and touchscreen display covered with scratch-resistant Dragontrail Pro glass and support for a Dell Active Pen. You can also write on the screen with a #2 pencil.
These convertible models also come with a larger 53Wh battery and feature a 5MP outward-facing camera, as well as the standard 1MP webcam available on all models.
Regrettably all Dell Latitude 3140 models have displays with 1366 x 768 pixels. There is no option for a 1080p or higher display. The laptop also lacks some features typically found on higher priced models, such as a backlit keyboard or a fingerprint sensor.
However, the laptop supports WiFi 6, comes with a 65W power adapter and has a range of ports including HDMI 1.4, 3.5mm audio, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A and USB Type-C.
The Dell Latitude 3140 laptop measures 301 x 205 x 21 mm (11.8″ x 8.1″ x 0.8) and weighs 1.35 kg (about 3 pounds), while the Latitude 3140 2-in-1 has the same size but slightly larger weighs 1.42 kg (3.1 pounds).