Dell Latitude D600

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Dell Latitude D600

As one of the world's leading notebook brands, Dell Latitude products are known for their reliability, high performance, low cost of ownership, platfo...

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Review of "Dell Latitude D600"

published 22/04/2004 | shonaritchie
Member since : 27/08/2003
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Pro Sleek, easy, fast
Cons Not the lightest
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"Dell D600"

This is a sound investment for anyone.

The machine is so easy to use that it would be perfect for a first-timer. At the same time, it has everything the more advanced user requires.
It comes with Windows XP, MSN messenger and all the usual programmes.

The on-screen style and layout are very clear, making the system simple.

This laptop installs all new hardware (printers, scanners) with complete ease, which is handy for those of us who get angry when technology goes wrong!

The machine is strong and very durable. I think mine will stay in shape and style for many years to come.

The retail price is around £1,300. Look out for a second hand one as it will probably be in an 'as new' state.

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  • shotgun_norman published 09/06/2005
    This tells nothing really about the laptop in question!
  • Popalee published 04/10/2004
    You included some good points in your review but it is a good idea to include more information and detail.
  • C_W_Monkey published 26/05/2004
    welcome to ciao... everyones first reviews are rated somewhat helpful.. read some reviews, get a feel for it (I had my first 3 reviews removed they dragged my points down so much!)...But it's a good start, hope to see some more from you and see them evolve a bit
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Product Information : Dell Latitude D600

Manufacturer's product description

As one of the world's leading notebook brands, Dell Latitude products are known for their reliability, high performance, low cost of ownership, platform compatibility and excellent service and support. The new D-Family builds on the success and traditions of the C-series, optimizing the latest performance and productivity features and making them available to the mobile professional through a fully customizable business solution. The Latitude D600 gives you desktop PC performance out on the road. Featuring the Intel Pentium M processors up to 1.6GHz and the Intel 855PM chipset, users gain access to the very latest mobile processing technologies. The latest Intel Pentium M processors incorporate a series of new architectural advances that optimize the performance of your notebook giving users advanced notebook processing power and enhanced battery life for extended mobility. The Mobile Latitude D600 supports up to 2GB of system memory and the latest ATA-100 hard drives as well as new USB 2.0. Every Latitude D600 is wireless-enabled, incorporating an integrated dual-band antenna and MiniPCI WiFi Intel PROWireless 2100 802.11b wireless LAN card as standard giving the user Intel Centrino mobile technology. The Latitude D600 also offers a choice of either a Dell TrueMobile 1300 802.11 b/g wireless LAN card or a Dell TrueMobile 1400 802.11 a/b/g wireless LAN card. As well an optional Dell TrueMobile 300 Bluetooth wireless option, the Latitude D600 also features as standard an integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet 4 chip supporting Wake-on-LAN from all power states and integrated 56K v.92-capable modem supporting Wake-on-Ring.

Product Details

Product Description: Dell Latitude D600 - 14.1" - Pentium M - Win XP Pro SP1 - 256 MB RAM - 30 GB HDD

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Win XP Pro SP1

Processor: Intel Pentium M 1.3 GHz / 1 MB Cache

Memory: 256 MB DDR

Storage: 30 GB HDD

Optical Drive: DVD

Display: 14.1" 1024 x 768 / XGA

Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 - 32 MB DDR

Networking: 802.11b , Gigabit Ethernet , fax / modem

Dimensions (WxDxH): 31.5 cm x 25.7 cm x 3.1 cm

Weight: 2.1 kg

Manufacturer Warranty: 3 years warranty

General

MPN: DELLUK-44113

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Pentium M 1.3 GHz

Cache: L2 - 1 MB

Front Side Bus: 400 MHz

Chipset: Intel 855PM

Platform Technology: Intel Centrino

Memory

RAM: 256 MB

Max RAM Supported: 2 GB

Technology: DDR SDRAM

Speed: 266 MHz / PC2100

Form Factor: SO DIMM 200-pin

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots: 1

Storage

Main Storage: 30 GB HDD

Optical Drive: DVD-ROM - removable

Read Speed: 8x

Display

Type: 14.1"

Resolution: 1024 x 768 ( XGA )

Widescreen: No

Colour Support: 24-bit (16.7 million colours)

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: AGP 4x - ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 - 32 MB DDR SDRAM

Sound: Stereo speakers

Compliant Standards: AC '97

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad, Track Stick

Communications

Wireless: 802.11b

Network Interface: Gigabit Ethernet

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.92

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Installed Qty: 1

Max Supported Qty: 2

Capacity: 48 Wh

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ( 1 free ) ¦ 1 x Smart Card ( 1 free ) ¦ 1 x CardBus ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 1 x serial - RS-232 - 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9) ¦ 1 x parallel - IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP) - 25 pin D-Sub (DB-25) ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output - 7 PIN mini-DIN ¦ 1 x infrared - IrDA ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone mono 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x audio - line-out/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45

Software

Software Included: Drivers & Utilities

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), administrator password, system password, hard drive password

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 31.5 cm

Depth: 25.7 cm

Height: 3.1 cm

Weight: 2.1 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 3 years warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 3 years - on-site ¦ Limited warranty - battery - 1 year

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