Dell announces new Latitude Rugged Laptops with 1000-nit displays

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Dell today announced the new Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme and the Latitude 5424 and 5420 Rugged notebooks. Apart from the ruggedness that is expected from these laptops, there are some new improvements delivered by Dell. To make the visual experience better, Dell has included 1000-nit full HD displays with better color gamut support that offer better viewing in both indoors and outdoors. Dell is also introducing hot-swappable dual-batteries packing a combined charge that can last more than 14 hours allowing anyone to work with zero down-time. The 7424 and 5424 Rugged notebooks offer an optional Blu-Ray burner. And the new 5420 Rugged Notebook is up to 22% lighter and thinner for increased accessibility.

Dell has included “Windows Hello” facial recognition, latest generation of Intel quad-core processors, workstation-class AMD graphics chips, various storage options and a new active cooling solution in all three of these devices. Dell is also offering optional next-gen Cat16 4G/LTE for customers who are looking for mobile connectivity option. Dell is also planning to support FirstNet with Band 14 access as an available option for Dell’s Rugged line very soon.