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Background and Identification
The Dell Latitude E5500 is a 15.4" laptop in the Latitude Series, released in 2009 to replace laptops in Dell's D Series. This device is identified by the small reflective Dell logos on the top cover, and below the screen, and Latitude designation and model number stenciled on above the keyboard (left side).
The following are some of the specs and features for this device.
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs (up to 2.66GHz)
RAM: Up to 4GB 800MHz DDR2 RAM
Screen: 15.4" Premium WXGA, WXGA+ or WXGA+ with TrueLife
Storage: 7200RPM Free Fall Sensor up to 160GB, 5400RPM Encrypted Hard Drive up to 120GB or 5400RPM to 250GB
Optical Drives: CD-RW/DVD-ROM or DVD +/- RW
Dimensions: 13.99" x 10.24" x 1.48", 6.36 lbs
OS: Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Business or Windows Vista Business with Downgrade Rights Service to Windows XP Professional
This Model has a plastic but robust case. This was made to be flexible but compact for travel. The price for this device was listed at $549.
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