Dell‘s popular Latitude line of laptops are getting a makeover as the company is announcing a number of new models that are much thinner and lighter that previous Latitude models starting at $599. The Latitude 3000, 5000 and 7000 series laptops will feature Intel’s latest Haswell processors and are expected to be released in the coming weeks.
The Latitude 7000 series is the only ultrabook in the bunch as it has been engineered to meet Intel’s requirements by offering a slim design, long-lasting battery life and solid-state drives for better performance and faster boot times. The Latitude 7000 series includes the Latitude 12 E7240 ultrabook, which features a 12.5-inch screen and the Latitude 14 E7440, which features a 14-inch screen. The 7000 series will be available next month starting at $1,049.
The Latitude 3000 and 5000 series don’t fit into the ultrabook category, but are still built with performance in mind and will be made available in multiple screen sizes. The 3000 series will be available in two models: the Latitude 15 3000, which features a 15.6-inch display, and the Latitude 14 3000, which has a 14-inch display. As for the 5000 series, Dell will offer a 14.1-inch and 15.6-inch option when it’s available for sale.. The 3000 series will be priced starting at $599, while Dell didn’t reveal pricing for its 5000 series.