Rugged tablets have become very popular methods of mobile computing — twenty years ago, WiFi or Google wasn't available when the first rugged tablets were manufactured. Over the past two decades, rugged tablets have become incredible thin and lightweight; displays have become shatterproof and sunlight viewable making field operations much more functional and efficient. Today, many rugged tablets are equipped with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE data-enabled capabilities, fingerprint readers and data and device secure theft protection. To meet the ever-changing demands of the modern mobile workforce rugged tablets are manufactured with added peripherals such as detachable keyboards and barcode scanners plus, vehicle and office docking stations making the transition from office to vehicle easier than ever before. Rugged tablets have evolved to function as a user's primary computing device, a promise consumer grade tablets just can't live up to. Keep reading to see our list of the most popular rugged tablets of 2016!