Dell Latitude E4300

Dell Latitude E4300

Summary: 13.3″ WS, Intel Montevina, September, 2008, Business oriented

Last Updated: August 12, 2008

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– Replaces Dell Latitude D430
– Same family as Dell Latitude E4200

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Product Name: Dell Latitude E4300
Official Page: – Small Business
Manufacturer: Dell
Announced: Leaked: March 21, 2008, Appeared on – June, 2008, Officially Announced August 12, 2008
Available: September, 2008
Status: In production
Markets: Business/Professional

– Multiple colors – Regatta Blue, Royal Red, Quartz Pink

– Intel Montevina chipset
– Target weight: Starting at 3 pounds
– LED-backlist display
– eSATA Port
– Smart Card / Contactless Smart Card Reader
– Magnesium alloy back/base
– Optional colors
– Encrypted and Solid State Drive options
– Bluetooth 2.1 and GPS options
– Blu-Ray option in optical drive
– Display Port and eSATA ports
– Backlit-Keyboard option
– Much better power management software (Dell ControlPoint)

Updates over Dell Latitude D430:
– E-Series is new
– Magnesium Alloy casing
– Optional Colors
– Upgraded platform, CPU, Memory, Chipset
– 13.3″ Display
– Intel Turbo Memory 2.0
– Integrated battery slice
– Backlit keyboard option
– Better internal antenna design
– “Inverted” motherboard for better thermal management
– Full-disk hardware-based encryption

Manufacturer’s Description:
Built thin and light for the road warrior or executive, the Dell LatitudeTM E4300 combines sleek looks, durability and advanced wireless connectivity.

CPU: Standard Intel Core 2 Duo
Chipset: Intel Montevina/ GS45 Express Chipset
Front-side Bus: 1066MHz
Memory: DDR3 800MHz Dual-Channel
Memory Capacity: Up to 8GB

Display: 13.3″ LED-backlit LCD
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD (GMA)
Graphics Memory:
Other: VGA Out, Display Port

Hard Drive Type: 2.5″ Mechanical Serial ATA (SATA) or Solid State Drive (SSD)
Hard Drive Capacity: SSD: 64GB, 5400rpm: 250GB, 7200rpm: Up to 160GB, 5400rpm encrypted – up to 120GB
Optical: Integrated DVD Writer, including Blu-Ray option
Other: eSATA Port, free fall sensors on 7200rpm drive, also encrypted and solid state drive options, also external modular ay for either optical drive or second hard drive

Wireless: Dell Wireless 1397 (802.11g), Dell Wireless 1510 (802.11 a/g/n 2×2), Intel® WiFi Link 5100 [802.11a/g/n (1×2), Intel WiFi Link 5300 [802.11a/g/n (3×3)
Modem: No
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit
Bluetooth: Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth 2.1
Mobile Broadband: Ultra-Wideband UWB, WiMAX Ready, Dell Wireless 5720 (EvDO & GPS) Mobile Broadband Mini Card, Dell Wireless 5530 (Tri-band HSDPA 7.2/HSUPA 2.0 & GPS) Mini-Card

Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 1x speaker, digital microphone
Audio I/O: Line-in / Line-out
USB: 2-3 USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard/34
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD), MultiMedia Card (MMC)
Other: eSATA, Docking solutions offer PCI-Express slot

Docking Options:
E-Port Plus: Optimized for dual-monitors (VGA, 2x DVI, or 2x DisplayPort with HDMI support through an adapter), 6x USB 2.0 ports, 1x eSATA port, Serial, Parallel, and PS/2 ports, supports 2x displays up to 2560×1600 through Display Port
E-Port: – 1x VGA, 1x DVI, 1x Display Port, Legacy-free – 6x USB 2.0, and 1x eSATA

Biometric/Fingerprint: Build-to-order (BTO) Fingerprint reader
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): TPM 1.2
Other: Smart Card / Contactless Smart Card Reader, custom-fit privacy screens, Full-disk hardware-based encryption

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, Vista Business, Vista Business 64-bit, Vista Home Basic, XP Professional
Other Software:

Options: 3-cell or 6-cell, plus high capacity battery slice
Battery Life:

Width: 12.2 inches / 310 mm
Depth: 8.6 inches / 217.4 mm
Height: 1 – 1.1 inches / 25.4 – 29 mm
Weight: 3.3 pounds / 2.75 kg (4-cell battery)

Dell Latitude E4300 Reviews and Articles: – Press Release, August 12, 1008
Engadget – July 29, 2008 – More details, PowerPoint
Engagdget – March 21, 2008 – Sneak peak