Best Rugged Tablets of 2016!

2016 was a very busy and exciting year for Group Mobile! We wanted to take a minute to review the most popular 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! 

Getac F110 Rugged Tablet

It’s not surprising the Getac F110 rugged tablet made our list of best selling tablets in 2016! The Getac F110 rugged tablet was designed from the inside out to survive drops, shocks, spills, vibration and more. At 3 pounds, the F110 is among the lightest large-screen, fully rugged tablets ever built. The F110 is powered by an Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz (2.8GHz) or i7-6500U 2.5GHz (3.1GHz) sixth generation processor, 4GB RAM, and a 128GB solid state drive. It has built-in 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth, and optional 4G LTE Mobile broadband to keep workers connected. Learn more about the Getac F110 here…

Xplore B10 Rugged Tablet

This award winning Xplore B10 rugged tablet made our best selling rugged tablet of 2016 list! The Xplore B10 rugged tablet is an affordable, rugged and versatile rugged tablet with a 10.1-inch-display and engineered to withstand the harshest of environments, including exposure to extreme temperatures, dust, salt water, vibrations and perfectly suited for those of us who are prone to drop! The XSLATE B10 rugged tablet weighs in at 2.4 pounds, and thanks to the B10’s slightly raised rubber edges, it feels extremely easy to grip and comfortable to hold in one hand. Ports include power, two USB, a Micro HDMI, Micro SIM, Micro SD, serial, audio and RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet. This rugged XSLATE B10 tablet is equipped with 4G LTE broadband; 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity. Learn more about the Xplore B10 here…


Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Rugged Tablet

We all know Panasonic manufactures world-class mobile computing solutions and this rugged Toughpad FZ-G1 is no exception! The Toughpad FZ-G1 features integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU for improved graphics performance with the ability to document photos in the field with superior clarity, and support graphic intensive applications. The Toughpad FZ-G1 rugged tablet is capable of operating 14 hours, with the optional long life battery pack delivering 28 hours of working activity. The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 has WiFi, Ethernet, twin USB ports, legacy serial port, Bluetooth 4.1, and an optional LTE mobile broadband module. Users can take advantage of Microsoft’s touch-enabled operating system with the capacitive 10-finger multi-touch display, and waterproof digitizer pen. Learn more about the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 here…

Durabook R11 Rugged Tablet

The Durabook R11 was chosen as one of our best sellers of 2016 and we understand why! The Durabook R11 rugged tablet is an 11.6-inch tablet designed for workers in the utilities, public safety, and government markets. It meets MIL-STD-810G and IP65 standards for durability and protection against dirt, dust, water, motion, vibration, temperature. The R11 rugged tablet functions for up to 7 hours and has a generous set of standard features including an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB solid state drive, built-in 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, integrated digital cameras, Intel high-definition audio, and a Micro SD card slot. The R11 rugged tablet can easily be mounted in a vehicle, docked in an office or carried by hand in the field. Learn more about the Durabook R11 here…

See all of our Best Rugged Tablets of 2016 here…

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