Dell Latitude XT2

Dell Latitude XT

Product Name: Dell Latitude XT2

Summary:
– 12.1″ Convertible Tablet PC, Intel ULV, 2009
– Search SL’s archives for Dell Latitude XT2 news
Markets: Professional
Regions: Probably worldwide
– This Page Updated: March 5, 2009

Notes:
– E-Dock connection
– Mini-Card slot – half-mini-card slot for WLAN, half-mini-card for WWAN/GPS
– 1x USB can be used as eSATA Connector
– 1x USB connector has “PowerShare” – can charge USB devices while computer is off or on

Related Stories:
Mar 5, 2009: Dell Latitude XT2 Available in April
Feb 10, 2009: Dell Latitude XT2 Tablet Launches Today
Feb 7, 2009: Dell Latitude XT2 – February 11?
Jan 23, 2009: Dell Latitude XT2 Information Leaked on Dell.com
Mar 19, 2008: Dell Latitude XT2 – Leaked?

History:
Status: In production
Announced: Leaked Mar 2008, Documents on Dell.com – Jan 2009, Official Launch: Feb 10, 2009
Available: End of February, 2009 (Update: April 9, 2009)
Price: Starts at $2,399 USD

Related Laptops:
– Replaces the Dell Latitude XT

Updates over previous models:
– Upgraded chipset and CPU
– Upgraded Front-side Bus
– Upgrade RAM (DDR2 to DDR3)
– Upgraded graphics (from ATI to Intel)
– Change from ExpressCard/54 to ExpressCard/34

Models:

CPU/Platform/Memory:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage (ULV), 3MB L2
Chipset: Intel SFF Chipset
Front-side Bus: 800MHz
Memory: DDR3 SODIMM
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 5GB (1GB onboard, 1 slot up to 4GB DIMM)

Graphics/Display:
Display: 12.1″
Resolution: WXGA – 1280×800 at 262K Colors
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Mobile Intel GMA X4500
Graphics Memory: Up to 256MB (Shared)
Video Out: Yes
Other:

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: HDD or Solid State Drive (SSD)
Hard Drive Capacity: HDD: 80GB or 120GB, SSD: 64GB (High Performance SSD)
Optical: External DVD 8x Writer or CDRW/DVD-ROM
eSATA Port: Yes (Shared with USB)
Other:

Connectivity/Networking:
Wireless: Optional, 802.11b/g
Bluetooth: Optional
Mobile Broadband: Optional
Modem:
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: Two-channel high definition audio codec (IDT 92HD71B)
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 1x Mono speaker
Audio I/O: 1x Line-In/Microphone, 1x Line-out/Headphones
USB: 2x USB 2.0 (maybe 3x, 1x USB can be used as eSATA Connector
Firewire: 1x 4-pin IEEE 1394
PC Card/ExpressCard: 1x ExpressCard/34
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD), SDIO, SDHC, MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMC+
Keyboard/Mouse: 87-key (US/Canada), 88-key (Europe), 91-key (Japan), Touchpad
Other: Smart Card, E-Dock connection, Mini-Card slot – half for WLAN/WWAN/GPS

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: Yes, maybe optional – “UPEK TCS3 TouchStripâ„¢ strip sensor with CMOS active capacitive pixel-sensing technology”
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business
Other Software: Cyberlink PowerDVD on some systems
Drivers:
Warranty: 3-year standard

Battery:
Type: Lithium-Ion
Options: 4-cell (28Whr), 6-cell (58 Whr), Slice 48, 9-cell
Battery Life: 4-cell –

Dimensions:
Width: 11.44 – 11.68 inches / 290.6 – 296.6 mm
Depth: 8.03 – 8.9 inches / 204 – 226 mm
Height: 0.79 – 1.06 inches / 19.95 – 26.82 mm
Weight: 2.2 pounds / 1 kg (depending on battery