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Latitude 5430 Rugged Laptop

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A Rugged for any environment

The lightest*, most powerful* 14" semi-rugged laptop in the industry with enhanced battery life, 5G connectivity and up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors.

Operating System

Available with Windows 11 or Windows 10.
Plays well with harsh environments

Plays well with harsh environments

24x7 operations with dual hot-swappable batteries with up to 25-hour* battery runtime and Express Charge Boost for up to a 35% charge in 20 minutes, so you can be always on.

Unmatched screen responsiveness with gloved-touch capability and up to 1100-nits of brightness for direct-sunlight viewability.

No job is too rugged for a laptop that’s temperature-tested from –20°F to 145°F, drop-tested from up to 3 feet and IP-53 rated for a high-degree of protection against dust, dirt and water ingress.

When the work is hard, Rugged works harder

Boost performance and productivity with a rugged laptop powered by the latest generation Intel® Core™ Processors.

Collaborate from anywhere with 5G mobile-broadband connectivity option for faster data-transmission rates, lower latency and increased capacity even in remote environments.

No app is too demanding in the field with professional grade NVIDIA® T500 class discrete graphics option.
Connectivity, exactly when you need it

Connectivity, exactly when you need it

Easily dock, connect and share with any device using the USB-C Thunderbolt 4 port that supports two 4K external displays and 40Gb/sec data-transfer rates.

Limit downtime with WiFi 6E connectivity via secure 6GHz band for higher bandwidth that speeds streaming and data transfers and increases collaboration from the field.
5G Capable

5G Capable

With the 5G-capable Dell Latitude 5430 Rugged Laptop, transmit data faster than ever before, with lower latency and increased capacity.
FirstNet Ready™

FirstNet Ready™

With the FirstNet Ready™ Dell Latitude 5430 Rugged Laptop, first responders and public safety organizations can get priority access to the fast, reliable and high-capacity LTE network core.

Privacy, security and support anywhere in the field

Privacy across devices and workflows with TPM 2.0 ControlVault™ advanced authentication, Contacted and Contactless Smartcard reader and touch fingerprint reader options.
Get support wherever you are with Next Business Day On-Site Support and automated and predictive ProSupport tools that identify and correct red flags before they become issues.
Only Dell offers industry-leading encryption, authentication including optional touch fingerprint reader and leading-edge malware prevention from a single source right out of the box. Plus, with Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace, your data is safe across all endpoints, including external media, self-encrypting drives and in public cloud storage.
The world's most manageable laptop is built to allow flexible and automated BIOS and system configurations through Dell Client Command Suite free tools. We make it easy to deploy, monitor and update your Latitude fleet.
Features a durable, built-to-last chassis that has undergone extensive military-grade MIL-STD 810G&H testing that ensures your system can withstand real-world conditions.
 Dell Optimizer

Dell Optimizer

Dell Optimizer for Rugged empowers high-end users with ExpressResponse* for performance optimization of storage heavy apps.

Optimized for the best connectivity, ExpressConnect* provides the world’s first simultaneous multi-network connection for faster data and video downloads.

Unified Workspace

Our modern deployment solution, ProDeploy in the Unified Workspace allows you to revolutionize the way deployment gets done. By spending just one hour for set up, IT can then hand deployment to Dell and have preconfigured systems shipped directly to the end users--wherever they are.
Dell Endpoint Security for the Unified Workspace helps manage growing cyber risks while embracing workforce transformation. With Dell SafeGuard and Response powered by Secure works, gain actionable insight to help quickly and efficiently prevent, detect and respond to cyber-attacks—keeping your environment free from harm.
We integrated our hardware management solution Dell Client Command Suite with VMware Workspace ONE, allowing you to take advantage of unified endpoint management (UEM) and manage the firmware, operating system and applications for all devices from the Workspace ONE console. UEM simplifies the management of the entire environment saving IT time from having to work between separate consoles for PCs and phones.
ProSupport Plus continues to be the only predictive and proactive support in the market. When compared to key competitors, ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist reduced time to resolve a failed hard drive with up to 11x faster time to resolution*.

Advancing Sustainability

Eco-Labels: This product is EPEAT Silver and ENERGY STAR qualified (on select configurations). EPEAT registration varies by country. For specific country participation and rating, please see
Products and Packaging
Products and Packaging
Products and Packaging: Dell Technologies is transitioning to products and packaging made from recycled or renewable resources, and improving products’ energy efficiency. We are also working towards reducing our greenhouse gas emissions within our operations and with our direct supply chain partners. Read more about our commitment to sustainability and our 2030 Social Impact goals here.
Carbon Footprint
Carbon Footprint
Carbon Footprint: One of Dell’s primary goals is to minimize our environmental impact. We aim to reduce the carbon footprint of our products throughout their lifecycle, from development to recycling and everything in between. Learn more about this product’s carbon footprint here.
Windows 11
Windows 11 Pro - designed for hybrid work.The most productive and secure version of Windows yet—but simple for IT.
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Ports and Slots

Ports & Slots

1. Smart Card reader (Optional)
2. Stylus
3. Stylus lanyard
4. microSD Card reader / Nano SIM slot
5. 2nd TBT4 (Optional) / USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
6. Choose one: 2nd RS-232 / 2nd RJ-45 / 3rd USB Type-A / Fischer USB 3.0 / Blank
7. RJ-45 Network port
8. RS-232 Serial port
10. TBT4 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
11. 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
12. Universal Audio Jack
Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions & Weight

1. Height: 1.32 in. (33.6 mm )
2. Width: 13.39 in. (340 mm)
3. Depth: 8.66 in. (220 mm)
Starting Weight: 4.35 lbs (1.97 kg)(with a single 3-cell battery)

We’ve got your business covered

Get 24x7 proactive, automated support and onsite service when you need it with Dell ProSupport. Let our team give you back valuable time so you can take care of business.
ProSupport Plus
ProSupport Plus
Get anytime priority access to expert support with AI-driven predictive analytics and Accidental Damage Service to protect against drops, spills, surges and more.

Accessories & Services

Essential accessories for your Latitude 5430 Rugged Laptop.
 Shoulder Strap
Shoulder Strap
Attach and carry your rugged laptop, anywhere, with the shoulder strap.
Rugged Backpack
Rugged Backpack
Protect your rugged laptop in the field, with the rugged backpack.
Dell Thunderbolt  Dock – WD19TBS
Dell Thunderbolt Dock – WD19TBS
Boost your PC’s power up to 130W with ExpressCharge on the world’s most powerful and first modular dock with a future-ready design.



Dell Support

From drivers and manuals to diagnostic tools and replacement parts, Dell Product Support has you covered!

Intel® Core™ Processors

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