Latitude 5420 Rugged

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Work tough. Travel light.

A 14-inch rugged notebook redesigned to be thinner, lighter and ready for anything. Featuring an immersive FHD display and hot swappable dual batteries.

Latitude 14 5420 Laptop

Operating System

Available with Windows 11 or Windows 10.
The harder you push us, the stronger we become.

The harder you push us, the stronger we become.

The Latitude Rugged family has been trained and tested for some of the world’s toughest jobs and most hazardous environments. Built smart and durable to ensure you never have to slow down.
Thin and powerful

Thin and powerful

Trimmed for mobility: Thinner, lighter and tougher than ever, the Latitude 5420 Rugged is more mobile than ever.   

Keeps pushing: Built to be as resilient as you are, the Latitude 5420 Rugged notebook features an automotive-grade magnesium alloy chassis for extreme impact protection.
Slows down for nothing

Slows down for nothing

Convenient power: No matter how long your shift, hot swappable dual batteries provide continuous power.

Built to last: Drop tested from 3 feet for impact resistance and certified by IP-53 ingress protection, no environment is too hazardous.

Temperature control: QuadCool™ thermal management testing allows you to stay productive even in incredibly high temperatures.

Stay connected: Seamless connectivity is at your service with USB 3.0 Type C™ support.
A stunningly clear display

A stunningly clear display

Shine on: Thrive beneath the harsh sunlight thanks to an optional 14" capacitive multi-touch outdoor viewable FHD display with up to 1000 nits of brightness.

Cool to the touch: The Latitude 5420 Rugged display is glove, pen and touch capable, so you can capture information in any setting.

Dazzling quality: Get lost in your work with integrated Intel® HD or discrete AMD Radeon™ high-performance graphics that deliver an immersive viewing experience.


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 notebook 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 testing that ensures your system can withstand real-world conditions.

We've got your business covered

ProDeploy Client Suite: We help you deploy PCs with greater speed, less effort and more control. You will direct every detail of your deployment with our TechDirect portal with an unprecedented level of control, automation and simplicity.

ProSupport: Let us make hardware and software support easy. ProSupport offers 24x7 access to in-region advanced technology experts who contact you when critical issues arise, all so you can focus on the strategic work that moves your business ahead.

ProSupport Plus: With our most complete support service for PCs and tablets, you get all the capabilities of ProSupport with predictive failure prevention, repair for drops, spills and surges and hard drive retention in the case of failure.
Ports & Slots

Ports & Slots

1. Removable Primary SATA storage Bay | 2. SD Card Slot | 3. SIM Card Slot | 4. USB 3.0 Type A | 5. Stylus (Optional) | 6. RJ-45 gigabit Ethernet network connector (Optional) | 7. 2nd serial, VGA, Display Port or Fischer USB | 8. Native Serial | 9. RJ-45 gigabit Ethernet network connector | 10. HDMI | 11. Lock slot | 12. Power In | 13. USB 3.0 Type C™ | 14. USB 3.0 Type A | 15. USB 3.0 Type A | 16. Universal Audio Jack

Additional Optional Slots:
Contacted and Contactless Smartcard with Fingerprint Reader
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Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions & Weight

1. Height: 32.88 mm | 2. Width: 347 mm | 3. Depth: 244.5 mm (excludes bumpers and handle) | Weight: Starting at 2.22kg with a single 3 cell battery and no handle

Essential accessories for your Latitude 5420 Rugged notebook

Maximize the performance of your Latitude 5420 Rugged notebook with Dell-recommended essential accessories. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Rugged Desk Dock

Rugged Desk Dock

Easily transition between workspaces with a dock that’s compatible with all Latitude Rugged devices.


  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ dual-core processor*
    7th Gen Intel® Core™ dual-core processors
    8th Gen Intel® Core™ quad-core processors + vPro™

Operating System (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro for business.)

  • Windows 11 Home
    Windows 11 Pro
    Windows 10 Home
    Windows 10 Pro
    Windows 10 Pro (Includes Windows 11 Pro License)

Video Card

  • Integrated Intel® HD 520
    Integrated Intel® HD 620
    Integrated Intel® HD UHD 620
    AMD Radeon™ 540
    AMD Radeon™ RX540


  • 14" FHD WVA (1920 x 1080) 16:9 Anti-Glare display; Optional Direct-View outdoor readable display with optional global capable touchscreen


  • 8GB 2400MHz DDR4 Non-ECC
    16GB 2400MHz DDR4 Non-ECC
    32GB 2400MHz DDR4 Non-ECC

Hard Drive

  • Up to 2TB PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive Class 40
    Up to 1TB PCIe NVMe Self Encrypting Drive Class 40
    Secondary and Third* Drive Options: 256GB, 512GB or 1TB SATA Class 20 Solid State Drive


  • 3 USB 3.0 Type A
    1 USB 3.0 Type C™ - supports power and display
    1 Native RS-232 serial port
    1 RJ-45 gigabit Ethernet network connector
    1 HDMI
    1 Universal Audio Jack
    1 Optional RJ-45 gigabit Ethernet network connector
    1 Optional Combination: RJ-45 gigabit Ethernet network connector and 2nd Serial (with optional VGA, Display Port or Fischer USB)

Optical Drive

  • External Options Only


  • 1 Lock slot
    1 SD Card Slot
    1 SIM Card Slot
    1 Optional Smart Card Reader

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height: 32.88 mm
    Width: 347 mm
    Depth: 244.5 mm
    Weight: 2.22 kg


  • Regulatory model: P46G
    Regulatory type: P46G002
    Energy Star 7.0, EPEAT

    MIL-STD-810G testing*: Transit drop 36”/.91m; single unit; 26 drops, operating drop (36”/0.91m), blowing dust, vibration, functional shock, humidity, altitude, thermal extremes

    Operating thermal range: -20°F to 140°F (-29°C to 60°C); Non-operating range: -60°F to 160°F (-51°C to 71°C)

    IEC 60529 ingress protection*: IP-53 (dust-protected, protected against dripping water when tilted up to 15°)

    Product Safety and Environmental Datasheets 
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