Dell has just announced the new Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet, Dell’s first fully rugged tablet designed for performance and reliability in the harshest conditions. Boasting state-of-the art design and function, this new tablet is the most recent addition to the innovative Dell Rugged portfolio that includes the Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme flip-hinge convertible notebook, the Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme notebook and the Latitude 14 Rugged notebook.
Designed specifically for users requiring a tough yet flexible device to take with them on-the-go, the Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet features a crisp 11.6 inch Direct-View outdoor-readable HD display with gloved-enabled multi-touch capabilities. For peak performance in the most severe temperatures, the Rugged Tablet comes pre-packaged with Fourth Generation QuadCool thermal management and powerful, efficient Fifth Generation Intel Core M processors. The Rugged Tablet has up to 12 hours of battery life with two 2-cell batteries.
For reliability and manageability, the Rugged Tablet also features solid state storage up to 512GB and connectivity anywhere with 802.11ac Wi-Fi as well as an optional mobile broadband and dedicated GPS. The tablet delivers the confidence of overall data and device security with Dell Data Protection and available Intel vPro and Intel TPM 1.2.
In addition to empowering customers to be more mobile whatever the conditions, the tablet features a durable pogo-pin docking interface for modular component expansion when needed and the ability to pair with an extensive ecosystem including desk dock, vehicle dock and keyboard. The optional full-size keyboard cover for the Rugged Tablet has a customizable RGB backlight and an IP-65 rating to protect against water and dust intrusion.
Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet Specs
11.6 inch Direct-View HD display
5th-Gen Intel Core M processor
Microsoft Windows 8.1
up to 8GB RAM
up to 512GB SSD
Fourth Generation QuadCool thermal management
Optional mobile broadband / GPS
Dell Data Protection Intel vPro Intel TPM 1.2
Two swappable batteries (up to 12 hours batttery life)
312 x 203 x 24mm (dimension)
Optional IP65-certified keyboard cover
Source: Business Wire