Performance for your vision
Dell’s thinnest, lightest and smallest 15" mobile workstation is more powerful than ever. With enhanced graphics, stunning design and a best-in-class display.
Create without limits
Built to power your ideas
Small yet mightyDesigned to impress: Performance has never looked better on Dell’s thinnest and lightest mobile workstation. The sleek, compact design fits a 15.6-inch display into a 14-inch frame and is now available in two colors.
Show off your work: An InfinityEdge display with up to an OLED PremierColor ensures brilliant, virtually borderless viewing.
Enhanced viewing: Upgrade to an optional UHD touch screen that features 100% Adobe RGB with either 500nits or an OLED display with 100% DCI-P3.
Quick office integration: Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C with x4 PCIe and HDMI 2.0 ports enable 4K video connectivity at 60 frames per second.
Stays cool: A revolutionary cooling system with dual fans improves airflow and keeps your system cool under heavy workloads.
Seamless sign-on: The optional Windows Hello fingerprint reader ensures that you and only you can access your work. Simply place your finger on the sensor and just like that, you’re ready to take on the next task. Or upgrade to the Windows Hello IR Camera and sign on with one look.
Improve productivity with Dell Precision OptimizerTuned performance: Free with your mobile workstation, the Dell Precision Optimizer (DPO) automatically tunes your workstation to run specific programs at the fastest speeds possible. It’s the only workstation-optimizing software that lets IT administrators enhance the PC remotely through SCCM and KACE integration.
Premium, customized performance: Upgrade to the new Dell Precision Optimizer Premium version, the world’s first AI-based performance optimizer software for workstations*. This program learns the behavior of any user-specified applications, identifies optimization opportunities using machine learning and applies performance improvements.
Your work can count on itIndependent Software Vendor (ISV) certification: Precision workstations are tested to ensure the high-performance applications you rely on every day run smoothly. Dell ISV certifications cover the most popular independent software applications.
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Seamless sign on
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Essential work accessories for your Precision 5540
Maximize the performance of your Precision 5540 with the ultimate work accessories designed to increase productivity at your desk.
Dell Thunderbolt™ Dock | WD19TB
Dell UltraSharp 27 Monitor | U2718Q
Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse | KM717
Essential mobile accessories for your Precision 5540
Enhance the mobility of your Precision 5540 with accessories designed to keep you powered up, protected and connected on the go.
Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter | DA300
Dell Timbuk2 Authority Backpack | 15"
Dell Portable Thunderbolt™ 3 SSD, 1TB
Specialized tools for your Precision 5540
Keep your productivity high with professional tools designed to enhance every interaction with your Precision 5540.
3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro Wireless
X-Rite Colorimeter i1Display Pro
- Intel® Core™ Processor i5-9400H (4 Core, 8M Cache, 2.5GHz up to 4.3GHz Turbo, 45W, vPro)
Intel® Core™ Processor i7-9750H (6 Core, 12M Cache, 2.6GHz up to 4.5GHz Turbo, 45W)
Intel® Core™ Processor i7-9850H (6 Core, 12M Cache, 2.6GHz up to 4.6GHz Turbo, 45W, vPro)
Intel® Core™ Processor i9-9880H (8 Core, 16MB Cache, 2.3GHz up to 4.8GHz Turbo, 45W, vPro)
Intel® Core™ Processor i9-9980HK (8 Core, 16MB Cache, 2.4GHz up to 5.0GHz Turbo, 45W)
Intel® Xeon® E-2276M (6 Core Xeon®, 12M Cache, 2.8GHz up to 4.7GHz Turbo, 45W, vPro)
Operating System (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro for business.)
- Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
Windows 10 Pro for Workstations 64 bit
Windows 10 Home 64 bit
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit
NeoKylin 6.0 64 bit
- Intel® UHD Graphics P630 On Xeon®
Intel® UHD Graphics 630 On Everything else
NVIDIA Quadro® T1000 w/4GB GDDR5
NVIDIA Quadro® T2000 w/4GB GDDR5
- 15.6", FHD, 1920 x 1280, Anti-Glare, IPS, Non-touch 72% color gamut sRGB
15.6", UHD, 3840 x 2160, Anti-Glare, IGZO, Touch 100% color gamut RGB
- 8 GB, 1x8 GB, DDR4, 2666 MHz, Non-ECC SDRAM
16 GB, 2x8 GB, DDR4, 2666 MHz, Non-ECC SDRAM
32 GB, 2x16 GB, DDR4, 2666 MHz, Non-ECC SDRAM
64 GB, 2x32 GB, DDR4, 2666 MHz, Non-ECC SDRAM
- 2.5 in, 500 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA HDD FIPS
2.5 in, 500 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA HDD
2.5 in, 1 TB, 7200 RPM, SATA HDD
2.5 in, 2 TB, 5400 RPM, SATA HDD
M.2 2280, 256 GB, PCIe, Class 40 SSD
M.2 2280, 512 GB, PCIe, Class 40 SSD
M.2 2280, 1 TB, PCIe, Class 40 SSD
M.2 2280, 2 TB, PCIe, Class 40 SSD
M.2 2280, 512 GB, PCIe, Class 40 SSD Opel SED
M.2 2280, 1 TB, PCIe, Class 40 SSD Opel SED
M.2 2280, 512 GB, PCIe, Class 50 SSD
M.2 2280, 1 TB, PCIe, Class 50 SSD
- Touch Fingerprint Reader with Control Vault 3.0 (Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification)
Intel® vPro™ Technology (iAMT 12) (optional, requires Intel® WiFi® Link WLAN and a vPro™ compatible processor), Dell Client Command Suite available (dell.com/command), Factory Installed Dell Client Command | Update, Dell Command | Power Manager
Intel® Platform Trust Technology
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
Support for Computrace and SmartCard Reader
Fingerprint reader or FIPS Fingerprint reader
- 3 Year(s) Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis
3/4/5 Year(s) ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
3/4/5 Year(s) ProSupport Plus with Next Business Day Onsite Service
- Backlit, 10 Key keypad, dual point
- 1 Thunderbolt™ 3 Type C™
2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port with PowerShare
1 HDMI 2.0
1 Power Adapter Port
1 Headset jack
1 Fingerprint reader on power button (optional)
1 Type C™ to Ethernet Dongle (optional)
- 1 SD card reader
1 Wedge Lock Slot
Dimensions & Weight
- Height: 11.48/16.82mm (0.45/0.66") x Width: 357.23mm (14.06") x Depth: 235.47mm (9.27")
Weight: 1.78Kg (3.93lbs)*
- HD Camera
Audio and Speakers
- High Quality Speakers
Universal Audio Jack
Noise reducing array microphones
- Aluminum Platinum Silver LCD Cover
Aluminum Titan Gray LCD Cover
- Qualcomm® QCA61x4A 802.11ac Dual Band (2x2) Wireless Adapter+ Bluetooth 4.2
Intel® Dual Band Wireless AC 9560 (802.11ac) 2x2 (No Bluetooth)
Intel® Dual Band Wireless AC 9560 (802.11ac) 2x2 + Bluetooth 5.0
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 2x2 .11ax 160MHz + Bluetooth 5.0
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 2x2 .11ax 160MHz (No Bluetooth)
Intel® XMM 7360 LTE-Advanced
- 3 Cells, 56 Whrs ExpressCharge Capable Battery
6 Cells, 97 Whr ExpressCharge Capable Battery
- Regulatory Model: TBA
Regulatory Type: TBA
EPEAT Registered. For specific country participation and rating, please see www.epeat.net
Trade Agreements Acts(TAA) configurations available
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
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