In the past couple of years, Qualcomm has been targetting the laptop CPU market with the Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform, which was then followed up by the Snapdragon 850  and more recently the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx. The main selling point of these chips has been the always on always connected status, promising a 24h+ battery life.

Intel have been quick to hit back and OEMs such as HP have started to deliver Intel based laptops with a similar status allowing users exceptional battery life with built in broadband options.

The Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 is the latest device to target consumers that require exceptional battery life. The new laptop features a 8th Gen Intel Core WHL-U, Quad Core CPU that allows it to achieve a 24-hour battery life, this is then combined with ExpressCharge allowing you to charge the device faster.

This also features an optional broadband options via the Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 modem, giving you that always connected feature that some people require.

The laptop features a similar face unlock that the HP Envy X2 does. Branded as ExpressSign-In it features a sensor that detects your presence and automatically wakes your system. Coupled with the IR camera and Windows Hello, instantly log in to your system without lifting a finger. It also detects when you walk away and locks, so your data stays safer.

The laptop is the world’s smallest commercial 14” 2-in-1 which is 25% smaller than the previous gen weighing 3lbs

Pricing and availability is unknown at the moment. The current available specification is below:

Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 announced with 24-hour battery life 5
Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 announced with 24-hour battery life 6

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