The Latitude E6500 is thoughtfully designed not just for looks, but to survive a long day on the job.It is longer-lasting
paint finishes and robust metal hinges, the Latitude E6500 is more durable than ever.Work more comfortably with a precision-
tuned keyboard that offers stronger key durability.Roam the halls in style with sleeker, slimmer profile that was inspired by
feedback from thousands of users,meet the laptop that can last as long as your work day.
Hands down, the Dell Latitude E6500 is a performance winner.Now that Windows 7 is finally on the street, it is time for
another technology refresh; this time the entire department traded up to the Dell “Latitude E6500 Notebook” computer. Dell
constructed the business-class notebook of a magnesium alloy, rugged paint finish and tough metal hinges, which makes the
“Latitude E6500” more durable than older Dell portable offerings.
The slate black (it can also be had in red and blue) “Latitude E6500” doesn’t feel any heavier than the notebook it replaces,
a Dell Latitude 8 series, which makes carrying the portable desktop replacement everyday easy on the shoulders and back. But
the “Latitude E6500” is far more capable than the Latitude D820 checking in with 4GB of Ram, an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
and 15.4-inch Premium WXGA LED display.
The “Latitude E6500” comes very close to being a full fledged, full feathered desktop replacement;the unit houses your choice
of Intel Core 2 Duo Processors; mine shipped with the base P8600 running at 2.40GHz with 3MB L2 cache, on a 1066MHz FSB. And
while the D600 only sported USB 2.0 ports, the ruggedized “Latitude E6500” has 4 including a combo USB/Power port and combo
USB/eSATA.The “Latitude E6500” can be fitted with a maximum of 8GB of Dual Channel DDR2 RAM, and 250GB HHD. However, there a
number of hard drive choices including solid state drives with a capacity of up to 128GB.
Starting at some 5.2-pounds the “Latitude E6500” feels comfortable while typing on the broad, full featured back-lit
keyboard, that is complemented by a pointing stick and a touch pad;both of which have their own sets of mouse buttons. The
feel of the keyboards’ keys reminds me of the IBM keyboards of old that felt good on the fingers and felt almost metallic and