E-series: Identifying Notebook Model

E-series: Identifying Notebook Model

Article Summary: Where to identify the model of system of Dell E-Series Notebooks.

Model Identification

Applies To:

  • Latitude E6 Series (i.e. E5450, E5250, E5450, E5550 ...)
  • Latitude E5 Series (i.e. E5440, E6540, E6440, E5540 ...)
  • Latitude E4 Series (i.e. E5430, E6530, E6430, E5530 ...)
  • Latitude E3 Series (i.e. E5420, E5420m, E6420, E5520 ...)
  • Latitude E2 Series (i.e. E5410, E6510, E6410, E5510 ...)
  • Latitude E Series (i.e. E5400, E6500, E6400, E5500 ...)
  • Latitude ST - under the base cover
  • Latitude 2120 - on base

On the latest Dell Notebooks the model identification stickers has been moved to the base instead of being printed on the front facing plastics.

The Notebook Model can be seen within the system BIOS (Tap the F2 key at the Dell logo during boot)

Model Ident

E6420 Base

E6420 Example Above (See 4)

Chassis Bottom Features
1. Docking Port - Used for connecting the laptop to a docking station and slice battery.
2. Water Drainage Slot - For draining water that falls on keyboard.
3. Speakers - Sound output.
4. Country of Origin(COO) Label - Contain model name and country made info.
5. Battery release latches - Lock the battery into the device.
6. Battery - Lithium-ion battery.

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Article ID: SLN153476

Last Date Modified: 01/06/2015 02:07 PM

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