Comparison of similarly configured MacBook Pro and Dell Latitude D820

I received my Latidude D820 a few days ago. The Latitude D820 is close to the price of the MacBook Pro so I thought I’d compare the two.

Apple
MacBook Pro
Dell
Latitude D820
Processor Intel
Core 2 Duo 2.16GHz (T7200) – 4mb L2 Cache
Intel
Core 2 Duo 2GHz (T7200) – 4mb L2 Cache
RAM 2gb 2gb
Hard Drive 120gb, 5400rpm 80gb, 7200rpm
Display 15.4″
TFT Widescreen
15.4″
WXSGA+
Video ATI Radeon
X1600, 128mb
NVIDIA Quadro
NVS 100M, 256mb
Optical Drive Matshita
6x DVD+/R
TSST
8x DVD+/-R
Wireless Airport
Extreme 802.11n
Intel
3945 802.11 a/g
Bluetooth Yes No
VGA/DVI Output DVI VGA
USB 2.0 ports 2 5
Remote included Yes No
Battery Standard 6-cell Standard 6-cell
Operating
System
Mac
OS X 10.4.9
Windows
XP Professional
A/C Adapter 85W MagSafe
Power Adapter
90W Adapter
Firewire Yes Yes
Backlit Keyboard Yes No
Display Ambient
Light Adjustment
Yes Yes
Max Resolution 1400×900
(see notes below)
1680×1050
(not as bright or clear Mac display)
Built-in camera Yes No
Internal Modem No Yes
Size 14″
x 9.5″ x 1″
14.2″
x 10.3″ x 1.4″
Weight 5.4
lbs
6.2
lbs
List Price $1999
(model no longer available)
$2265
(model no longer available)
Score
(Green=1 pt, Red, -1pt)
8 -8
Non-shaded items are considered equivalent. Compiled by Garrett Nafzinger https://www.nafzinger.com/

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