You'll be able to get your hands on the Dell Latitude 5430 Chromebook on March 28, 2023, but we're not sure about the price just yet. However, it's more than likely to cross into the quadruple digit mark.
Dell Latitude 5430 Chromebook: What we know
The Dell Latitude 5430 Chromebook features a wide range of configurations. You start at a measly 12th Gen Intel Pentium Gold 8505 CPU and can rocket up toward an Intel Core i7-1255U, which is honestly more than you need for a Chromebook. There's a choice between 8GB and 16GB of RAM as well as a 64GB eMMC 256GB SSD, and 512GB SSD storage options.
There's even some variety in the type of 14-inch displays, including a clamshell and 2-in-1 options. For clamshell, there's a 1200p touch and non-touch display as well as a 1600p, 90Hz, non-touch panel. For the 2-in-1, there's only one option: 1200p, 60Hz, touchscreen.
The Dell Latitude 5430 Chromebook comes in at 3.3 pounds and 12.4 x 9.2 x 0.6~0.8 inches. For ports, you get two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one USB Type-A port, an audio jack, a lock slot, an SD card slot, a microSIM card slot, and an HDMI port.
We haven't heard any battery life claims, but the Dell Latitude 5430 Chromebook can pack either a 54Wh or 64Wh battery. Do yourself a favor and go for the latter. While Latitudes have a track record of great battery life, more is better.
We go back and forth at Laptop Mag about the value of a Chromebook especially considering its use case, and I guarantee you, there's going to be a few arguments about Dell Latitude 5430 Chromebook. We anticipate this thing is going to be expensive, but will it be worth it? Find out when the our Dell Latitude 5430 Chromebook review drops.
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Rami Tabari is an Editor for Laptop Mag. He reviews every shape and form of a laptop as well as all sorts of cool tech. You can find him sitting at his desk surrounded by a hoarder's dream of laptops, and when he navigates his way out to civilization, you can catch him watching really bad anime or playing some kind of painfully difficult game. He’s the best at every game and he just doesn’t lose. That’s why you’ll occasionally catch his byline attached to the latest Souls-like challenge.