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Dell Precision 5470 is the 'world's most powerful 14-inch workstation'

Precision 5470 Lifestyle
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What you need to know

  • Dell announced the Precision 5470 today, which the company claims is the most powerful 14-inch workstation.
  • The laptop runs on a 12th Gen Intel H-series processor and up to NVIDIA RTX A1000 graphics.
  • The company also unveiled the Precision 3570, 3571, 5570, and 5770.
  • All of the new laptops will be available starting in April 2022, but pricing information has not been shared at this time.

Dell announced five new Precision laptops today, the 3570, 3571, 5470, 5570, and 5770. The highlight of the lineup is the Precision 5470, which Dell calls the "world's smallest, thinnest, and most powerful 14-inch mobile workstation." All of the new Precision laptops feature 12th Gen Intel Core processors. Depending on the model you choose, you can pair that CPU with up to NVIDIA RTX A3000 graphics.

Pricing information for the new Precision laptops has not been shared at this time, but all of them should start shipping in April 2022.

All of the new Precision devices feature Dell Optimizer, which is an AI tool that enhances performance and protects privacy. The tool can automatically dim your display when you look away from your device to protect your privacy and reduce battery consumption. Dell Optimizer allows supported PCs to connect to two wireless or two wired connections at the same time as well. Dell Optimizer features vary based on device, so make sure to check Dell's site before picking a laptop based on a specific feature.

Precision 5000 series

Dell made the biggest deal of the Precision 5470 in its press materials. The laptop features a 14-inch Infinity Edge display that's TUV-certified to reduce blue light. The 5470 has Wi-Fi 6E connectivity and supports Bluetooth 5.2.

CategoryPrecision 5470Precision 5570Precision 5770
Processor12th Gen Intel
Up to Core i9-12900H vPro
12th Gen
Up to Core i9-12900HK
12th Gen Intel
Up to Core i9-12900H
RAMUp to 64GB LPDDR5-5200 (coming soon)
Up to 32GB LPDDR5-5200 (at launch)
Up to 64GB DDR5-4800Up to 64GB DDR5-4800
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe
NVIDIA RTX A1000
NVIDIA RTX A1000
NVIDIA RTX A2000
NVIDIA RTX A3000
NVIDIA RTX A3000
StorageUp to 1TB SSD (Class 40) (coming soon)
Up to 1TB SSD (Class 40) (at launch)
Up to 1TB SSD (Class 40)Up to 1TB SSD (Class 40)
Display14-inch, FHD+, 1920 x 1200, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 100% sRGB, 500 nits, wide-viewing angle, narrow bent, TÜV low blue light
14-inch, QHD+, 2560 x 1600, 60Hz, anti-reflection, touch, 100% sRGB, 500 nits, wide-viewing angle, narrow bent, TÜV low blue light, active pen support
Full High Definition (FHD+), Non-Touch, Wide Viewing Angle (WVA), 500 nits, Native resolution: 1920 x 1200, 2.3 Megapixels, sRGB 100%, 145 PPI, Contrast ratio (minimum): 1650:1 (typical), Response time (maximum): 35ms, Refresh rate: 60Hz, Horizontal viewing angle: +/- 89 degrees, Vertical viewing angle: +/- 89 degrees, Pixel pitch: 0.1752mm, Anti-glare WLED UHD+ Touch, Wide Viewing Angle (WVA), 500 nits, Native resolution; 3840 x 2400, 9.2 Megapixels, 100% AdobeRGB, 99% DCI-P3, 290 PPI, Contrast ratio (minimum): 1600:1 (typical), Response time (maximum): 35ms, Refresh rate: 60Hz, Horizontal viewing angle: +/- 89 degrees, Vertical viewing angle: +/- 89 degrees, Pixel pitch: 0.0876mm, Anti-reflective, Touch support, with 10 touch points17-inch, FHD+ 1920 x 1200, InfinityEdge 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, sRGB 100%min, 500nits, wide-viewing angle, WLED, Low Blue Light (ComfortView Plus)
17-inch, UHD+ 3840 x 2400, InfinityEdge 60Hz, antireflective, touch, Adobe 100%min; DCI-P3 99% typ, 95%min, 500nits, wide-viewing angle, WLED, Low Blue Light (ComfortView Plus)
Ports4x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C with PowerDelivery and DisplayPort, headset4x USB-C Thunderbolt 4
WirelessIntel AX211, 2x2 MIMO, 2400Mbps, 2.40GHz/5GHz/6GHz, Wi-Fi 6E (WiFi 802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.2Intel AX211, 2x2 MIMO, 2400 Mbps, 2.40GHz/5GHz, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g, Wi-Fi 4 (WiFi 802.11n), Wi-Fi 5 (WiFi 802.11ac), Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax), 64-bit/128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP, TKIP, Bluetooth 5.2Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 | W-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2
Battery72 Whr56 Whr
86 Whr
56 Whr
97 Whr
DimensionsHeight (peak): 0.74in. (18.95mm) x Width: 12.22in. (310.60mm) x Depth: 8.27in. (210.35mm)Front: 18.54mm, (7.2in) x Rear: 11.65mm, (0.46in) x Width: 344.4mm, (13.6in) xDepth: 230.3mm, (9in)Height (peak): 0.77in. (19.54mm) x Width: 14.74in. (374.48mm) x Depth: 9.76in. (248.08mm)
Weight3.26 lbs (1.48 kg)From 4.1 lbs (1.88 kg)5.67 lbs (2.57 kg)
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Dell Precision 5470

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Dell Precision 5570

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Dell Precision 5770

The rest of the Precision lineup has also been refreshed with 12th Gen chips and upgraded internals. Dell has earned a name for making some of the best business laptops, so customers looking at these devices are likely to prioritize specs and prices.

Precision 3000 series

The new Precision 3000 series laptops received a spec bump, including the latest chips from Intel and options for a range of powerful NVIDIA graphics.

CategoryPrecision 3570Precision 3571
Processor12th Gen Intel
Up to Core i7-1290P vPro
12th Gen Intel
Ip to Intel Core i9-12900H
RAMUp to 64GB DDR5-4800Up to 64GB DDR5-4800
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe
NVIDIA T550
NVIDIA RTX A500
Intel Iris Xe
NVIDIA T600
NVIDAI RTX A100
NVIDIA RTX A2000
StorageUp to 2TV SSD (Class 40)Up to 1TB SSD (Class 40)
Display15-inch, HD, 1366 x 768, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 45% NTSC, 220 nits, twisted nematic
15-inch, FHD 1920 x 1080, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 45% NTSC, 250 nits, wide-viewing angle
15-inch, FHD 1920 x 1080, 60Hz, anti-glare, touch, 45% NTSC, 250 nits, wide-viewing angle
15-inch, FHD 1920 x 1080, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 100% sRGB, 400 nits, wide-viewing angle, low blue light
15-inch, UHD 3840 x 2160, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 100% sRGB, 400 nits, wide-viewing angle, low blue light
15.6-inch, HD 1366 x 768, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 45% NTSC, 220nits, WLED, narrow bent
15.6-inch, FHD 1920 x 1080, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 45% NTSC, 250nits, wide-viewing angle, WLED, narrow bent
15.6-inch, FHD 1920 x 1080, 60Hz, anti-glare, touch, 45% NTSC, 250nits, wide-viewing angle, WLED, narrow bent
15.6-inch, FHD 1920 x 1080, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 100% sRGB, 400nits, wide-viewing angle, WLED, narrow bent, super low power, low blue light
15.6-inch, UHD 3840 x 2160, 60Hz, anti-glare, non-touch, 100% sRGB, 400nits, wide-viewing angle, WLED, narrow bent, super low power, low blue light
PortsRJ-45 Ethernet port
USB 3.2 Gen 1 port
USB 3.2 Gen 1 port with PowerShare
(2) Thunderbolt 4 ports with DisplayPort Alt Mode/USB Type-C/USB4/Power Delivery
HDMI 2.0 port
Universal audio port
MicroSD-card slot
Wedge-shaped lock slot
Micro-SIM card tray (optional)
Smart card reader slot (optional)
RJ45 Ethernet port (flip-down)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 port
USB 3.2 Gen 1 port with PowerShare
(2) Thunderbolt™ 4 ports with DisplayPort Alt Mode/USB4/Power Delivery
Headset (headphone and microphone combo) port
HDMI 2.0 port
WirelessUp to Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2Up to Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2
Battery41 Whr
58 Whr
64 Whr
97 Whr
DimensionsFront Height: 0.82in. (20.77mm) x Rear Height: 0.87in. (22.15mm) x Width: 14.08in. (357.80mm) x Depth: 9.29in. (236.20mm)Height (peak): 1.01in. (25.70mm) x Width: 14.09in. (357.80mm) x Depth: 9.19in. (233.30mm)
Weight3.5 lbs (1.48 kg)3.94 lbs (1.79 kg)

In addition to its new Precision laptops, Dell announced a new USB-C monitor and several accessories and expanded its Latitude lineup.

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