Best Rugged Tablets of 2016

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! 



Best Rugged Tablets of 2016

  1. Xplore XSLATE B10

    Xplore XSLATE B10

    The Xplore XSLATE B10 rugged tablet's core construction features a lightweight magnesium alloy mid-frame in an ultra-portable form factor for the greatest rugged reliability. Featuring MIL-STD-810G and IP65 ratings, the XSLATE B10 is engineered to protect critical data under the most demanding conditions such as multiple 5' drops, heavy rain, blowing sand and dust, continuous vibration, temperature extremes, and more.

    Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows 7 Professional, 64-Bit
    Processor: Intel Core i5-5350U Processor 1.8 GHz (2.9 GHz Turbo) with vPro Technology
    Memory: 8GB DDR3L RAM
    Storage: 128GB solid state drive
    Display: 10.1" WXGA (1366 x 768) Rugged IPS LED Backlit Display
    Communications: 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth, LAN: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) GPS: Integrated, 2.5m accurate satellite
    Camera: Integrated Rear 8 Megapixel Camera with Flash, Integrated Front 1080P Full-HD Webcam
    Battery: Up to 8 Hour Battery Life (5300mAhr, 39.2Whr, Single Battery)
    Warranty: 3-Year Warranty

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    Regular Price $2,849.00 Special Price $2,735.00
  2. Durabook R11

    Durabook R11

    The Durabook R11 is a large-screen rugged tablet that combines great performance and an 11.6 inch multi-touch display. The R11's compact design is less than one-inch thick and less than 12 x 8 inches in size. Weighing under 3 pounds, this rugged tablet is among the lightest large-screen, fully rugged tablets on the market.

    Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows® 10 Pro
    Processor: Intel Core i5-420U 1.60GHz
    Memory: 4GB RAM
    Storage: 128GB Solid State Drive
    Display: 11.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) LCD Panel with Capacitive Multi-Touch.
    Wireless: Intel Centrino AC7260 Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.0
    Cameras: front-facing full HD camera and rear-facing 5MP camera
    Other: Intel high-definition audio, Micro SD card slot (supports SDHC and SDXC)
    Battery: One 4130mAH Li-Polymer battery pack: 7hrs
    Warranty: 3-year "Peace of Mind" warranty
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G and IP65

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    Regular Price $1,899.00 Special Price $1,619.00
  3. Getac F110: The Thinnest & Lightest Rugged Tablet

    Getac F110: The Thinnest & Lightest Rugged Tablet

    The F110's compact design is less than 1 inch thick and just more than 12 x 8 inches in size. At 3 pounds, this rugged tablet is among the lightest large-screen, fully rugged tablets ever built. The Getac F110 meets MIL-STD-810G and IP65 standards for durability and protection against dirt, dust, water, motion, vibration, temperature and other factors that would quickly damage a commercial-grade tablet.

    Standard Configuration
    Model: Basic
    Processor: Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5GHz
    Memory: 4GB DDR4
    Hard Drive: OPAL 2.0 128GB solid state drive
    Display: 11.6" TFT LCD HD (1366 x 768) 800 NITs QuadraClear sunlight readable LCD display with multi-touch technology
    Communication: WiFi , Bluetooth (v4.0 class 1)
    Power Supply: AC Adapter (65W, 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz), Hot swappable Dual Li-Ion battery, 461F ready
    Camera: 8MP autofocus rear camera & FHD webcam (not available on all models)
    Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
    Warranty: 3-year bumper-to-bumper warranty - Protects all major system components and even covers accidental damage!
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G, IP65

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    $2,099.00
  4. Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Rugged Windows Tablet

    Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Rugged Windows Tablet

    The rugged Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 tablet PC (also known as the FZ-G1) runs the Windows Professional operating system and is an ideal productivity tool for mobile workers. The Toughpad FZ-G1 weighs only 2.4 pounds and is designed to MIL-STD-810G and to IP65 specifications to protect against environmental conditions and accidental situations, such as bumps, drops, or exposure to wind, heat, and rain. 

    Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
    Processor: Intel Core i5-6300U 2.40GHz
    Memory: 8GB RAM
    Storage: 256GB Solid State Drive
    Display: 10.1" WUXGA 1920 x 1200 with LED backlighting; 10-point capacitive multi touch + digitizer daylight-readable screen – 800 nit
    Wireless: Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth v4.1, Classic mode/ Low Energy mode, Class 1, Dual high-gain antenna pass-through
    Cameras: 8MP rear camera with auto focus and LED light & webcam with microphone
    Battery: Li-Ion battery pack (11.1 V, 4200 mAh (typ.), 4080 mAh (min.) )
    Warranty: 3-year limited warranty, parts and labor
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G and IP65

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    Regular Price $2,799.00 Special Price $2,749.00