Dell Latitude E6420 XFR






When you want the next step in rugged laptops for your tough work environment, the Latitude™ E6420 XFR notebook offers strong performance and reliable data protection in a design that’s built to withstand the most challenging environments.

  • Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7 Professional
  • Real-world rugged: Get protection from drops, spills, dust and related workplace hazards with the E6420 XFR laptop’s BallisticArmor™ protection and testing to high defense-grade standards.
  • Field-ready: Enjoy a clear view of your work even in direct sunlight with the 14″ WLED display featuring Direct Vue™ technology.
  • Flexible design: Expand your possibilities with optional hot-swappable media bay modules, including batteries, USB 3.0 drives, optical drives, hard drives and a legacy I/O module2.

Redesigned for work in your world

Be ready whenever and wherever duty calls with the fully rugged, completely redesigned Latitude E6420 XFR. BallisticArmor™ rugged technologies such as PR-72™ chassis material, PrimoSeal™ ingress protection and QuadCool™ thermal management offer protection against accidental drops, water, dust, and extreme temperatures and help make the E6420 XFR suitable for virtually any working environment. Additionally, the Latitude E6420 XFR has been independently tested to MIL-STD-810G, IP-65, MIL-STD-461F and UL1604 standards.

With its blazing performance and versatile usability, the Latitude E6420 XFR offers the features you need for work in rugged environments, including a 14.0” HD antiglare LED display with Direct Vue™ technology for sunlight readability and an optional resistive touch screen.

Just as tough on the inside, the E6420 XFR is packed with dual-core processing performance, optional discrete graphics, and long battery life with a 6-cell ExpressCharge™ battery (for recharging to 80% in an hour) and an optional 12-cell battery slice. Optional hot swappable media modules, including USB 3.0, optical drives, battery, hard drive and a legacy I/O module2, enable increased productivity and flexibility while in the field.

The Latitude E6420 XFR provides real-world rugged durability, go-anywhere productivity, confident security and the efficient manageability you’ve come to expect from the Latitude E-Family.

Real-world rugged

Doing business today means working anytime, anywhere. You need a laptop to keep up with your work and the tough environments around you. The Latitude E6420 XFR combines world-class performance with fully rugged design, giving you a truly field-ready computing solution.

  • Get protection from harsh environments including extreme temperatures and humidity thanks to BallisticArmor™ technologies stringent independent MIL-STD-810G testing and IP-65 certification.
  • Keep out the elements with PrimoSeal™ ingress protection, which provides an IP-65 level of protection against water and dust.
  • Worry less about accidental drops thanks to rugged chassis materials, including PR-72™, and a redesigned bumpering system, which helps protect from drops of up to six feet.
  • Stay cool with the third-generation QuadCool™ thermal management system, which delivers efficient cooling in extreme conditions with quiet operation and low power usage.

Go-anywhere productivity

Get long-lasting power and performance to make your job in the field easier. Latitude E-Family laptops are built with your work in mind, offering great features to help increase productivity in extreme environments.

  • Stay productive with 6-cell ExpressCharge™ batteries that (recharge to 80% in one hour) as well as extended battery options.
  • Experience peak performance – even in deserts and tropical forests – with Intel® Core™ processor options, high-bandwidth DDR3 memory, wireless connectivity options and 512MB discrete graphics options.
  • Perform more tasks in the field when you use optional hot-swappable media bay modules, including a DVD drive, second battery, 320GB hard drive, USB 3.0 ports or a legacy I/O module.
  • Work the way your job demands with an optional touch-enabled display that conveniently allows you to interact with your laptop without a keyboard.
  • See your work anywhere with an impact-resistant, outdoor-viewable, DirectVue™ 14″ WLED display.


Control of ownership

Manage, secure and maintain your Latitude E6420 XFR as easily as you do your entire fleet of E-Family laptops — from planning and deploying to ongoing maintenance and support.

  • Confident security: Know your data is secure with Dell Data Protection and encrypted hard drive options, and get control over who can access to your data with Dell ControlVault™, contactless smart card and fingerprint reader login access options.
  • Management made easy: The Latitude E6420 XFR fully rugged laptop is remote manageable and provides Intel® vPro™ Technology advanced management features with Intel WiFi Link WLAN option for easy monitoring and out-of-band system management.
  • Easily plan: Easy product migrations with Latitude’s long life cycles, transitions, and advance looks at upcoming software and hardware changes.
  • Latitude commonality: Use the Latitude E6420 XFR fully rugged laptop with other Latitude E-Family power supplies and accessories.
  • Trusted member of the team: Know you have a partner with Dell for supporting your systems with a wide range of customizable service and support options, including Dell KACE™ system management appliances.



  • Intel® CoreTM i7 (2640M)
  • Intel® CoreTM i5 (2520M)

Operating System

  • Genuine Windows® 7 Professional, No Media, 32-bit, English
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Professional, No Media, 64-bit, English
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Professional,w XP Mode, No Media, 32-bit, English
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Professional,w XP Mode, No Media, 64-bit, English
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate, No Media, 32-bit, English
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate, No Media, 64-bit, English
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate,w XP Mode, No Media, 32-bit, English
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate,w XP Mode, No Media, 64-bit, English


    • Up to 8GB4 DDR3 SDRAM at 1333Mhz – 2 DIMMS


  • Mobile Intel® QM67 Express Chipset

Video Card

  • Graphics5 Options

    Intel® HD Graphics 3000
    NVIDIA®NVS™4200M (DDR3 512M) Discrete Graphics with Optimus


  • 14.0” HD (1366×768) wide-view outdoor-viewable LED with Direct Vue™ technology
    14.0” HD (1366×768) wide-view outdoor-viewable resistive touchscreen LED with Direct Vue™ technology
    Both with impact resistant protective front glass

Hard Drive

  • Up to 256GB3 Solid State hard drive

Optical Drive



  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet

    Wireless LAN and WiMAX Options:
    Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
    Intel® Centrino® Advanced -N + WiMAX 6250
    Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
    Dell Wireless 1501 (802.11 b/g/n 1×1)
    Dell Wireless 1530 (802.11 a/g/n 2×2)

    Mobile Broadband5 & GPS Options:
    Dell Wireless™ 5630 Multi-mode HSPA-EVDO Mini Card (Gobi™ 3000) with A-GPS6
    Dell Wireless™ 5550 Single-mode HSPA Mini Card with A-GPS6
    Dell Wireless 5800 (LTE/4G) Mobile Broadband6
    Dedicated GPS and antenna, SiRFstarIV™6
    Triple RF-passthough

    Bluetooth Option:
    Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth® 3.0


  • Physical Security:
    Steel-reinforced Cable Lock Slots, Media Module and Hard Drive Locks.

    User & System Security:
    SmartCard Reader, optional Contactless SmartCard Reader/Fingerprint Reader
    TPM 1.28
    ControlVault – secure credential management within a trusted boundary


  • High Quality Speakers
    Stereo headphone/Microphone combo jack
    Integrated, noise reducing array microphones
    Optional Integrated FHD video webcam and Dell Webcam Central software

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • Ports:
    Network connector (RJ-45)
    USB 2.0 (3) – 1 USB/eSATA combo
    Stereo headphone/Microphone combo jack
    Docking Connector, VGA, HDMI, Serial
    Legacy I/O module6 (RJ-11, RJ-45, serial) option via optical bay
    USB 3.0 Module option via optical bay


    Memory card reader, 54 mm ExpressCard
    1 Full and 2 Half Mini Card Slots

    E-Port XFR

    Dimensions & Weight7
    Width: 14.0″/356.1mm (15.3″/389.3mm with bumpers)
    Height: 11.7″/296mm (12.1″/308.3mm with bumpers)
    Depth: 2.2″/56.8mm (2.6″/67mm with bumpers)
    Starting weight: 8.8 lbs / 3.99 kg (with 6-cell battery and no optical drive)

    Single Pointing Backlit Keyboard
    Optional rubberized red back-lit keyboard
    Multi-touch Touchpad
    Resistive-touch Panel Option (Single Point glove touch)


  • 90W AC Adapter
    90W Auto/Air DC adapter (optional)

    Battery Options

    6-cell (60Wh) Lithium Ion battery with ExpressCharge™
    12-Cell (84WH) Rugged High Capacity Lithium Ion Battery Slice
    3-cell (30Whr) E-Modular Bay II Battery


  • Regulatory and Environmental Compliance
    Regulatory Model: P21G
    Regulatory Type: P21G001
    Energy Star 5.0
    EPEAT® Registered (see for specific registration rating/status by country)

    Environmental Testing and Certification See Summary of Independent Environmental Testing for details
    Independently Tested to MIL-STD-810G for:
    6ft Transit Drop – Method 516.6 Procedure IV; Humidity – Method 507.5 Procedure II
    3ft Operating Drop – Method 516.6 Procedure IV; Salt Fog – Method 509.5 Procedure I
    Blowing Rain – Method 506.5 Procedure I; Altitude – Method 500.5 Procedures I, II
    Blowing Dust – Method 510.5 Procedure I; Explosive Atmosphere – Method 511.5 Procedure II
    Blowing Sand – Method 510.5 Procedure II; Temperature Shock – Method 506.5 Procedure I
    Vibration – Method 514.6 Procedures I (Categories 4,24), II; Freeze/Thaw – Method 524 Procedure III
    Functional Shock – Method 516.6 Procedure I; Tactical Standby to Operational – Method 501.5 Procedure III
    Solar Radiation – Method 505.5 Procedure I
    Independently Tested MIL-STD-810G Temperature Ranges
    Method 501.5, 502.5 Procedures I, II:
    Operating: -20°F to 145°F (-29°C to 63°C)
    Non-Operating: -60°F to 160°F (-51°C to 71°C)
    Other Independent Certifications:
    IP-65 Certified Ingress Protection – Dust-tight and protected against pressurized water ingress
    UL16048 Certified for Hazardous Locations (Class 1, Division 2, Zones A, B, C, D)
    MIL-STD-461F Certified for Electromagnetic Interference
    Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
    Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
    Dell and the Environment

Systems Management

  • Intel® vPro™ Technology’s advanced management features (optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN)



Dell Price $453200