Dell introduces Latitude 13 Education series laptops

dell latitude 13 education
Dell are introducing the new Latitude 13 Education series of laptops. The new series is built with Student use in mind from learning/education to mobility and protection. Specs include a 13.3-inch display with 1366 x 768 resoltution and touch/non-touch options. Either an Intel Celeron 2957U or Intel Core i3-4010U processor, 4GB of RAM,  500GB storage and intel Integrated graphics.

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Here are some of the design features included in the new Latitude 13 Education laptops.

  • allows learning to happen in a variety of settings
  • is subject to military-standard testing
  • features rubberised LCD and base trim for superior drop protection
  • boasts an exclusive fully-sealed keyboard and touchpad for the industry’s best spill protection
  • has superb scratch resistance with Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ on touchscreens
  • opens 180 degrees to reduce hinge stress when carried by students in unconventional ways
  • ‘tattles” on students with a network activity light that illuminates when students connect to the WLAN

Pricing starts at €584 for the Intel Celeron and €704 for the Core i3 non-touch base models with further customization available. We have inclued the official specs, press release and link to the product page below.

Feature Technical Specification
Model Number Latitude 13 Education Series (Model 3340)
Processor Options 4th Generation Intel® Celeron and Core™ Processors up to i5
Operating System Options Microsoft® Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bitMicrosoft® Windows 8.1 64 bit

Microsoft® Windows 8.1 Single Language 64 bit

Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional 32/64-bit (available through downgrade rights from Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-bit)

Microsoft® Windows 7 Ultimate 32/64 bit

Microsoft® Windows 7 Professional 32/64 bit

Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium 32/64 bit

Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Basic EM 32/64 bit

Linux Ubuntu 12.04 SP1

Memory6 Options DDR3L SDRAM 1600MHz; 2 slots supporting up to 8GB6,7
Chipset Integrated with the processor
Intel Responsiveness Technologies Optional Intel® Rapid Start Technology8, 18Optional Intel® Smart Response Technology19

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology17

Optional Intel® Smart Connect Technology9, 18

Graphics6 Options Intel® Integrated HD Graphics for Celeron CPUIntel® Integrated HD Graphics 4400 for Core i CPUs
Display Options Non-Touch: 13.3” 16:9 HD (1366 X 768) 200 nits, Trim options: Black/Cosmic Red/Sonic Blue Touch: 13.3” 16:9 HD (1366 X 768) 200 nits, Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ , anti-reflective, anti-smudge, Trim option: Black
Storage Options 500GB2 5400RPM Standard Hard Disk Drive500GB2 Solid State Hybrid Drive w/ 8GB Cache

500GB2 High-Performance Solid State Hybrid Drive w/ 16GB Cache

80GB2 SSD, mSATA

128GB2 SSD, 2.5inch 7mm

Optical Drive Options External Options only
Multimedia High Quality SpeakersStereo Global Headset Jack (global headset jack + microphone + line in)

Dual Array Microphone with Waves Noise Cancelling Software

HD Video Webcam, Dell Webcam Central Software (Windows® 7), Native support on Windows® 8.1

Network Activity Light

Battery Options 4 cell (43 WHr) Lithium Ion Battery with ExpressCharge™6 cell (65 WHr) Lithium Ion Battery with ExpressCharge™

Optional Long Life Cycle Battery available on 6-cell

Power Options 65W AC Adapter90W AC Adapter (India only)

65W BFR/PVC Free AC Adapter (optional)

65W Wall Adapter (optional)

Connectivity Options 10/100/1000 EthernetWireless LAN Options

Dell Wireless™ 1707 802.11n 1X1 Single Band Wi-Fi + BT 4.0LE Wireless Card

Intel® 2X2 Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11AC Wi-Fi + BT 4.0 LE Wireless Card*

* WiDi requires an Intel wireless card, a compatible Media Adapter (sold separately) and an HDMI or composite AV-enabled display

Mobile Broadband Options11

Dell Wireless™ DW5570 HSPA+/42Mbps Mobile Broadband Card (EMEA/APJ/ROW)

Gobi™ 4G LTE Wireless Card (Dell Wireless™ DW5808 for AT&T, Verizon, Sprint Wireless, US. Canada, generic)

Ports, Slots & Chassis mDP, HDMI, (2) USB 3.0 (1 w/ Power share); SD 4.0 card reader; RJ-45; universal mic/headset
Security Dell Data Protection | Security ToolsDell Data Protection | Encryption Software Upsell Options

Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace (1 year subscription included, Windows® 7)

TPM 1.2

Lock slot

Dimensions Non-Touch:Width: 330.9 mm (13.0”)

Depth: 243.2 mm (9.6”)

Height: 22.7 mm (0.89”) 4/6 cell (front)

Height: 22.7 mm (0.89”) 4 cell (rear)

Height: 34.0 mm (1.34”) 6 cell*

*6 cell height extend in the rear only

Touch:Width: 330.9 mm (13.0”)

Depth: 243.5 mm (9.6”)

Height: 24.4 mm (0.96”) 4/6 cell (front)

Height: 25.6 mm (1.01”) 4 cell (rear)

Height: 35.9 mm (1.41”) 6 cell*

*6 cell height extend in the rear only

Dell Education Portfolio Enables Active and Collaborative Learning, Gives Students True Voice

  • New Latitude 13 Education Series laptop is schoolyard-tough, classroom-ready, and backed by exceptional security and manageability 

“Schools need technology that empowers teachers, engages students and accommodates small equipment budgets,” said Kirk Schell, vice president, commercial PC, Dell’s Client Solutions Group. “The new Latitude 13 Education Series and recommended peripherals are designed for interactive learning.  Students and teachers will love using it, and IT support personnel will appreciate the ease of integrating the devices into the learning environment thanks to exceptional security, manageability and reliability.”  

Classroom-ready and Schoolyard-tough

Purpose-built to meet the needs of any student computing program, the Latitude 13 Education Series is well-equipped to deliver a rich learning experience, online or off.  With powerful processors, a large 13.3-inch display and a full-size keyboard, it’s ideal for content consumption and creation, durable enough to withstand bumps, drops and spills and:

  • allows learning to happen in a variety of settings
  • is subject to military-standard testing
  • features rubberised LCD and base trim for superior drop protection
  • boasts an exclusive fully-sealed keyboard and touchpad for the industry’s best spill protection
  • has superb scratch resistance with Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ on touchscreens
  • opens 180 degrees to reduce hinge stress when carried by students in unconventional ways
  • ‘tattles” on students with a network activity light that illuminates when students connect to the WLAN

With best-in-class endpoint security solutions that include comprehensive encryption, advanced authentication and leading-edge malware protection from a single source, Dell offers the world’s most secure commercial laptops. The Latitude 13 Education Series offers Dell Data Protection solutions, as well as Dell KACE and integration with Microsoft System Center.

Availability & Pricing:

The Latitude 13 Education Series is available today. Non-touch models are available in red. Touch and non-touch models are available in black. For more information please visit http://www.dell.com/ie/business/p/latitude-3340-laptop/pd.aspx?c=ie&l=en&s=bsd

About Dell

Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.ie.

About Dell Education

Dell Inc. is committed to helping students develop the knowledge and skills they need to learn and succeed in an increasingly digital world and a globally competitive workforce. As a top provider of technology and services to schools, Dell listens to and works with students, educators, administrators, parents and community members around the world to deliver innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more in and out of the classroom. Learn more about Dell in Education at www.dell.ie. Follow us on Twitter @DellEDU.

Product Page: Latitude 13 Education

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