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The Dell does have a superior outdoor-readable display and is relatively inexpensive. As is, the ATG has formidable performance specs and a superb outdoor-viewable display, but whether that is enough to sway customers to go with Dell instead of one of the incumbents in the rugged market is hard to say. As is the case with most standard notebook LCDs, the vertical viewing angle is quite narrow so that you have to adjust the angle of the display when you use the computer. That’s a lot compared to a consumer notebook, but entirely in line for a rugged machine in this class. A picture of a motherboard that I can see for a Dell Latitude d Windows 7. Whereas the initial efforts lacked both ruggedness and decipherable ruggedness certification data, Dell now provides a very detailed description of all the independent testing and validation performed on the machine. Please try again later.

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Latitude D630 – Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 64 Bit

The cost of the 8 GB upgrade is probably more than the systems worth. So somewhat ruggedized notebooks like the ATG may be the way to go, but there they run into tough competition.

The horizontal viewing angle is not an issue, and reflection indoors is less. I would recommend putting the money towards a new system. Unlike some rugged machines, the XFR D offers superb connectivity and expandability.


The first thing I noticed was that the ATG has one of those glossy screens with a mirror-like surface that, inexplicably to me, virtually all new consumer notebooks now have.

Write a customer review. This particular laptop is a nice little workhorse.

Available from these sellers. It can run Windows7, even though it was designed for XP.

Refurbished Dell Latitude D I still do not like cata glossy displays not even on my big-screen TVand I am convinced that seeing an actual mirror reflection makes our brains fill in blanks and supply perceived and distractive detail. The picture below shows direct reflection of the sun. Also available are Dell and Intel versions that support the draft n standard. The best thing about this laptop is To support niterface running costs of this site, as well as the costs of test hardware needed to keep the guides up to date.

Dell D Core 2 Duo 2. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It loads quickly and there are drivers available through Dell or Windows downloads.

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Depending on where and how the ATG is used, the total cost of ownership may be lower in the long run as ruggedized equipment is less likely to break. I tried ordering a cord that Amazon said was a universal to fit most Dells – this product was listed as one it would fit So, facing away from the sun, the display is in the atv and even with its nits not terribly bright.


However, average sunlight is interfaxe 10, nits, and so even a super-bright display is not enough.

Construction is interfacs alloy and plastic; it all feels quite durable and sturdy. The display is brighter now because the sun shines on it. See offer for details. Another question is where the sweet spot lies for a company as large as Dell. What does “rugged” mean?

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That plug is not attached to the computer and thus can very easily be lost. Special offers and product promotions Buy Used and Save: So Dell used what their website calls a “special non-reflective coating.

That is almost identical to a bargain-basement civilian Gateway notebook we have in the office for everyday tasks. Best-of-class outdoor readable display The ATG’s display, however, is special and perhaps its most extraordinary feature.