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Dell Latitude E5540 Series Owner's Manual



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Table 1. System Information
DRAM bus width64-bit
Flash EPROMSPI 32Mbits + 64Mbits
PCIe Gen1 bus100 MHz
External Bus FrequencyDMI (5GT/s)
Table 2. Processor
  • Intel Core i3 series
  • Intel Core i5 series
  • Intel Core i7 series
L3 cacheup to 8 MB
Table 3. Memory
Memory connectortwo SoDIMM slots
Memory capacity2 GB, 4 GB, or 8 GB
Memory typeDDR3 SDRAM 1600 Mhz
Minimum memory2 GB
  • NOTE: A 64-bit operating system requires a minimum of 4 GB memory.
Maximum memory

16 GB

  • NOTE: Each SoDIMM slot supports maximum of 8 GB memory.
  • NOTE: A 64-bit operating system is required for the 16 GB memory in use.
Table 4. mSATA Support
with Express Card I/O and Discrete Graphic Configuration No mSATA support on both Latitude E5440 and Latitude E5540.
 for other configurationsmSATA is supported on both Latitude E5440 and Latitude E5540.
without Express Card I/O on Discrete Graphic and all UMA Graphic Configurations
  • Supports mSATA and WWAN on Latitude E5440
  • Supports mSATA on Latitude E5540.
Table 5. Audio
Typefour-channel high definition audio
ControllerRealtek ALC3226
Stereo conversion 24-bit (analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog)
 Internalhigh definition audio
 Externalmicrophone-in/stereo headphones/external speakers connector
Internal speaker amplifier 1W (RMS) per channel
Volume controls hot keys for volume control and mute control
Table 6. Video
Typeintegrated on system board
 UMAIntel HD Graphics 4600
 DiscreteNvidia GeForce (N14M-GE) Discrete Graphics Card, 2 GB Graphics
Table 7. Communications
Network adapter10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet (RJ-45)
  • Internal wireless local area network (WLAN)
  • Wireless wide area network (WWAN) (E5440 only)
Table 8. Ports and Connectors
Audio (optional)one microphone/stereo headphone/speakers connector
  • one 15-pin VGA connector
  • 19-pin HDMI connector
Network adapterone RJ-45 connector
USB 2.0
  • one 4–pin USB 2.0–compliant connector (E5440)
  • two 4-pin USB 2.0-compliant connectors (E5540)
  • NOTE: The USB 2.0 connector at the back of the Latitude E5540 computer, gets deactivated, when the Latitude E5540 computer is connected to the docking station.
USB 3.0two USB 3.0–compliant connectors
Memory card readerone 8-in-1 memory card reader
Docking portone
Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) portone (E5440 only)
Table 9. Display
 Latitude E5440
  • HD(1366x768), WLED
  • HD+(1600 x 900)
 Latitude E5540
  • HD(1366x768), WLED
  • FHD (1920 x 1080)
 Latitude E544014.0"
 Latitude E554015.6"
Latitude E5440:  
 Height192.5 mm (7.57 inches)
 Width324 mm (12.75 inches)
 Diagonal355.60 mm (14.00 inches)
 Active ares (X/Y)309.40 mm x 173.95 mm
 Maximum resolution
  • 1366 x 768 pixels
  • 1600 x 900 pixels
 Maximum Brightness200 nits
Latitude E5540: 
 Height210 mm (8.26 inches)
 Width360 mm (14.17 inches)
 Diagonal394.24 mm (15.60 inches)
 Active area (X/Y)344.23 mm x 193.54 mm
 Maximum resolution
  • 1366 x 768 pixels
  • 1920 x 1080 pixels
 Maximum Brightness 220 nits for HD, 300 nits for FHD
Operating angle 0° (closed) to 135°
Refresh rate 60 Hz
Minimum Viewing angles:  
  • +/- 40° for HD
  • +/- 60° for FHD
  • +10°/-30° for HD
  • +/-50° for FHD
Pixel pitch:  
 Latitude E54400.2265 mm x 0.2265 mm
 Latitude E5540
  • 0.2520 mm x 0.2520 mm for HD
  • 0.1790 x 0.1790 for FHD
Table 10. Keyboard
Number of keysUnited States: 86 keys, United Kingdom: 87 keys, Brazil: 87 keys, and Japan: 90 keys
Table 11. Touchpad
Active Area:  
 X-axis80.00 mm (3.15 inches)
 Y-axis45.00 mm (1.77 inches)
Table 12. Battery
Type4, 6 or 9-cell "smart" lithium ion
  4-, 6-, and 9-cell20.00 mm (0.79 inch)
  4- and 6-cell208.00 mm (8.18 inches)
  9-cell214.00 mm (8.43 inches)
  4- and 6-cell48.08 mm (1.89 inches)
  9-cell71.79 mm (2.83 inches)
  4-cell240.00 g (0.53 lb)
  6-cell344.73 g (0.76 lb)
  9-cell508.20 g (1.12 lb)
 4-cell14.8 VDC
 6- and 9-cell11.1 VDC
Temperature range:  
 Operating0 °C to 50 °C (32 °F to 122 °F)
 Non-Operating–40 °C to 85 °C (–40 °F to 185 °F)
  • NOTE: The battery pack is capable of safely withstanding the above storage temperatures with 100% charge.
  • NOTE: The battery pack is also capable of withstanding storage temperatures from –20 °C to +60 °C with no degradation in its performance.
Coin-cell battery 3 V CR2032 lithium coin cell
Table 13. AC Adapter
FeatureLatitude E5440Latitude E5540
Type65 W 90 W adapter
Input voltage 100 VAC to 240 VAC100 VAC to 240 VAC
Input current (maximum) 1.7 A1.5 A
Input frequency 50 Hz to 60 Hz50 Hz to 60 Hz
Output power 65 W 90 W
Output current 3.34 A (continuous)4.62 A (continuous)
Rated output voltage 19.5 +/– 1.0 VDC19.5 +/– 1.0 VDC
Temperature range:   
 Operating0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
 Non-Operating–40 °C to 70 °C (–40 °F to 158 °F)–40 °C to 70 °C (–40 °F to 158 °F)
Table 14. Physical
PhysicalLatitude E5440Latitude E5540

Front - 27.70 mm (1.09 inches)

Back - 32.20 mm (1.27 inches)

Front - 25.20 mm (0.99 inch)

Back - 28.65 mm (1.13 inches)

Front - 28.25 mm (1.11 inches)

Back - 33.60 mm (1.32 inches)

Front - 26.00 mm (1.02 inches)

Back - 29.70 mm (1.17 inches)

 Width338.00 mm (13.31 inches)379.00 mm (14.92 inches)
 Depth235.00 mm (9.25 inches)250.50 mm (9.86 inches)
 Weight (minimum)1.99 kg (4.40 lb) 2.42 kg (5.35 lb)
Table 15. Environmental
 Operating 0 °C to 35 °C (32 °F to 95 °F)
 Storage–40 °C to 65 °C (–40 °F to 149 °F)
Relative humidity (maximum): 
 Operating10 % to 90 % (non condensing)
 Storage5 % to 95 % (non condensing)
Altitude (maximum): 
 Operating–15.24 m to (–50 ft to ft ft)
 Non-Operating–15.24 m to 10,668 m (–50 ft to 35,000 ft)
Airborne contaminant levelG1 as defined by ISA-71.04–1985

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