Dell Latitude X1

Dell Latitude X1
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Product Name: Dell Latitude X1
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Manufacturer: Dell
Announced: March 2005
Available: March 2005 (Possibly now discontinued)
Price: Originally $1935+ (Possibly now discontinued)
Markets: Worldwide


Related Laptops:
– Latitude X1 is a rebadged/branded version of the Samsung Q30
– Possibly replaced by Dell Latitude D410 and Dell Latitude D420

– Weight: 2.5 pounds
– Around one inch thick
– Dell’s Shock Zone (Protects Hard Drive)
– Strengthened and sealed keyboard design
– Dell’s ExpressChargeTM technology optimizes battery charge time, allowing you to recharge batteries in about an hour

Manufacturer’s Description:
At 2.5 lbs.1, with a 12.1″ wide aspect screen, the X1 is Dell’s smallest and lightest notebook. Ideal owner: Road warriors seeking maximum portability in a sleek design with no compromise in performance

Dell Latitude X1

CPU: Intel Pentium M 733 ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) – 1.1GHz, 2MB L2 Cache
Chipset: Intel 915 GMS
Front-side Bus: 400MHz
Memory: DDR2 SDRAM 400MHz
Memory Capacity: Up to 1.28GB (1 slot + 256MB onboard)

Display: 12.1-inch
Resolution: 1280×768 WXGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 900
Graphics Memory: Up to 128MB (Shared)
Other: VGA Out

Hard Drive: IDE Ultra ATA up to 60GB, 4200rpm
Optical: Optional External
Other: Dell’s “Shock Zone” to protect hard drive

Wireless: Intel® ProWireless 2200 (802.11b/g)
Modem: 56K capable v.92 Fax modem
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit
Bluetooth: Optional Dell Bluetooth 350
Mobile Broadband: Dell TrueMobile 2350 Broadband Router (optional)

Audio Chipset: Audio type/controller: AC97 (Soft Audio) / ICH6
Speakers: One internal speaker
Audio I/O: Line-out (speakers/headphone), Microphone in
USB: 2x USB 2.0 (One used as Dell D/Bay connector (USB 2.0 compliant connector plus power pin; can be used for D/Bay or USB devices))
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: None
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital – SD, CompactFlash
Other: 84 Key US Keyboard, TouchPad

Dell’s External D/Bay Module allows use of optical media or second hard drive:
– DVD (8X), CD-RW/DVD_ROM Combo Drive (8X/24X/24X/24X) DVD+/-RW6 7(8X)
– 2nd 40GB44 hard drive (modular bay)
– Floppy Disk Drive Module: 3.5″, 1.44MB

Other: System, Administrator, Harddrive passwords, Integrated TPM 1.1b

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista™ Ultimate, Windows Vista™ Business, Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Windows® XP Professional, Windows® XP Home Edition
Other Software: WordPerfect®, Trial security software, Dell Jukebox, Dell Media Experience, Paint ShopTM Studio® Trial, Photo AlbumTM Starter Edition, Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 6.0
Warranty: 3 Year Mail-In Economy Plan (Dell Business Plan) (other options – see

Options: “Smart” Lithium Ion – 3 cell 27Whr, Optional 6 cell 53Whr
Battery Life: 3-cell: around 3 hours, 6-cell – Up to 6.2 hours

Width: 11.26 inches (286mm)
Depth: 7.7 inches (196.8mm)
Height: 0.98 inches (25mm)
Weight: 2.52 pounds (1.14kg) with 3-cell battery


LAPTOP Magazine – July, 2005 – 3/5 Stars – The Latitude X1 makes some sacrifices to fit into its tight frame and is a bit pricey at $2,229, but it’s worth considering for road warriors looking to travel lightly.

CNET Reviews – March, 2005 – 7.0/10.0 – Don’t let the small, stylish case fool you–the Latitude X1 serves up the features and the power that business users demand. – March, 2005 – Article about the X1’s release.