Dell, Google Partner To Launch Latitude 5400 And 5300 2-in-1 Chromebook Enterprise

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Dell has announced the world's first Chromebook Enterprise devices in conjunction with Google. The devices also support Dell Unified Workspace, which provides a seamless (to the end user) platform for automating the deployment and management of devices across mixed OS environments.

To promote this new secure platform, Dell has announced the Latitude 5400 Chromebook Enterprise and the Latitude 5300 2-in-1 Chromebook Enterprise. The Latitude 5400 and Latitude 5400 2-in-1 are equipped with 8th generation Intel Core processors (up to a Core i7) and up to 32GB of DDR4-2666 memory (2 DIMM slots). Where the primary differences lay are with the displays on each machine.

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The Latitude 5400 is rocking a 14-inch display, which can be had in either a lowly 1366x768 resolution or Full HD (1920x1080). The Latitude 5300 2-in-1 features a 13.3-inch Full HD (1920x1080) display that can flip 180 degrees to turn the device into a versatile tablet.

The two machines are available with up to a 1TB NVMe PCIe SSD and include security-centric features like an H1 Secure Microcontroller, Verified Boot and Safe Browsing (with Sandboxing). You'll also find VMware Workspace ONE and Dell Data Guardian Cloud software installed.

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Both the Latitude 5400 and Latitude 5300 2-in-1 feature GbE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 and optional LTE connectivity via an Intel XMM 7360 modem. You'll find an assortment of USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 2) and USB 3.1 Type-A ports along with HDMI 1.4 and a uSD 4.0 memory card reader. 

“Chromebook Enterprise is a game-changer for businesses looking for a modern OS that provides end-users with speed and productivity, while offering IT the comprehensive security they need,” said John Solomon, vice president of Chrome OS at Google. “As a longtime global leader in the enterprise, Dell Technologies has a deep understanding of end-user and IT needs and is a natural fit to bring powerful devices with the benefits of Chrome Enterprise to businesses worldwide.”

The Dell Latitude 5400 and Latitude 5400 2-in-1 will be available tomorrow starting at $699 and $819 respectively.