Dell Latitude 14 5404 Rugged

Dell Latitude 14 5404 is a rugged laptop powered by 4th generation Intel Core processors. Comes with heavy-duty components, it can withstand drops, vibration, and shocks. IP-52-rated means it’s protected against dust and dripping water when tilted up to 15°. QuadCool thermal management makes it able to last under extreme temperatures. Its 14-inch Outdoor-readable display looks clear even under direct sunlight. Glare and reflections are reduced without draining battery. The display is also available in resistive gloved-capable touch version. Processor choices for this series include certain ULV processors from 4th generation Intel Core family. It’s powered by your choice of Intel Core i3-4010U, i3-4030U, i5-4310U, or i7-4650U. All processors support hyper threading technology. They have integrated HD Graphics 4400, except for i7-4650U which has more powerful HD Graphics 5000. Those i5 and i7 models support vPro technology. Frequency (and Turbo frequency for i5 & i7) for each types are listed below.

Dell Latitude 14 5404 Rugged

Dell offers various options for storage, from a 500 GB 5400 RPM standard HDD, 1 TB SSHD, 500 GB mSATA SED SSD, or up to 512 GB mobility SSD. Two DIMM slots inside allows it to have up to 16 GB system memory (1600 MHz DDR3L). This rugged laptop comes with customizable RGB backlit keyboard or rubberized RGB backlit keyboard. You can customize RGB backlit based on environments to keep your keys visible. This thick laptop has many ports including a stereo headphone/microphone combo, dual USB 3.0, dual USB 2.0, two native RS-232 serial ports, two RJ-45 ports, a pogo-pin docking connector (optional), VGA, as well as HDMI. The manufacturer also offers some docking options. Resistive touchpad is used instead of capacitive one because of its better resistance to dust and water. 10/100/1000 gigabit Ethernet LAN provides fast wired networking. For wireless LAN, it’s equipped with either or Dell Wireless 1707 802.11n or Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11ac. Mobile broadband and GPS are optional only. Both FHD video webcam with privacy shutter and DVD+/-RW are also optional features. Designed for business, it’s equipped with advanced security features such as steel-reinforced cable lock slot, SmartCard reader TPM 1.29, ControlVault advanced authentication, Dell Data Protection | Encryption, NIST SP800-147 secure platform, and optional fingerprint reader.

Dell Latitude 14 5404 Specifications

Operating System
Linux Ubuntu 12.04
Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 Pro (64-bit)

i3-4010U (2 cores, 1.7 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
i3-4030U (2 cores, 1.9 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
i5-4310U (2 cores, vPro, 2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
i7-4650U (2 cores, vPro, 1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.3 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache)

Mobile Intel Lynx

HD (1366 x 768 pixels), 16:9 aspect ratio
Outdoor-readable display
Optional resistive touchscreen

Graphics Card
i3-4010U, i3-4030U, i5-4310U: Intel HD Graphics 4400
i7-4650U: Intel HD Graphics 5000

128 GB, 256 GB or 512 GB mobility SSD
500 GB 5400 RPM HDD

System Memory
2 DIMM slots
Up to 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L

Optical Drive
DVD+/-RW (optional)

High-quality speakers
Noise-reducing array microphones

Inputs & Controls
Customizable RGB backlit keyboard or rubberized RGB backlit keyboard
Resistive touchpad

Input/Output Ports
1 x stereo headphone/microphone combo
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
2 x native RS-232 serial ports
2 x RJ-45
1 x pogo-pin docking connector (optional)
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI

Docking options:
Rugged desk dock
Third-party vehicle docking
Shoulder strap

Memory card reader
ExpressCard 54 mm or PCMCIA
Two M.2 slots

10/100/1000 gigabit Ethernet LAN

Triple RF-passthough (GPS, mobile broadband, WLAN) (optional)

WLAN options:
Dell Wireless 1707 802.11n single band Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11ac dual band 2×2 (up to 867 Mbps) + Bluetooth 4.0 + vPro

Mobile broadband (optional):
Dell Wireless 5808E multi-mode Gobi 5000 4G LTE card (US and Canada only)
Dell Wireless 5809E multi-mode Gobi 5000 4G LTE card (Europe, Asia Pacific)

GPS (optional):
SiRFstarV dedicated GPS and antenna

FHD video webcam with privacy shutter (optional)

Battery options:
6-cell 65 Whr Lithium-ion
9-cell 97 Whr Lithium-ion
6-cell 58 Whr Lithium-ion
9-cell 87 Whr Lithium-ion long life cycle

Adapter options:
65W or 90W AC adapter

Dimensions and Weight
Width: 13.66” (347 mm)
Depth: 9.57” (243 mm)
Height: 1.73” (44.4 mm)
Weight: starting at 6.6 lbs (2.95 kg) (with 6-cell battery, no ODD)

Security Features
Steel-reinforced cable lock slot
Fingerprint reader (optional)
SmartCard reader
Contactless SmartCard reader
TPM 1.29
ControlVault advanced authentication
Dell Data Protection | Encryption
Dell Backup and Recovery
Dell Security Tools
NIST SP800-147 secure platform

Other Features
Intel vPro (i5/i7)
MIL-STD-810G testing
IEC 60529 ingress protection, IP-52 certified (dust-protected, dripping water-protected when tilted up to 15°)
QuadCool thermal management
Operating thermal range: -20°F to 140°F (-29°C to 60°C)
Non-operating range: -60°F to 160°F (-51°C to 71°C)

Dell Latitude 14 5404 Rugged

Ivan Andrianto

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