Matched to standard tablets, rugged tablet in UAE are commonly more cumbersome, bulkier, and more costly. But when you look at what you understand and how often non-rugged tablets fail when used outside, the higher cost makes sense. In the long run, your purchase pays off because of the durability. Manufacturers like Getac & Panasonic offer thorough three-year warranties as a vote of confidence in how robust their hardware is.
Let’s have a look at different rugged tablets with a variety of screen sizes, operating systems (Windows or Android):
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1:
The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 is a rugged tablet working on Windows 10 with a beautiful 10.1” display. The FZ-G1 is thin and light (1.1 kg) compared to other tough tablets while still having full MIL-STD certification and meeting IP65 dust and water-resistant standards.
Every of that reaches a price, it is one of the more costly options, but for the price, you receive a market-leading rugged tablet from one of the best producers in the industry. The 10.1 inches screen has a 1920×1200 resolution and is bright enough to use outside in daylight. Gorilla Glass II makes the screen durable, and it can be used with gloves on.
- Intel Core i5-7300u vPro Processor
- Intel HD graphics 520
- Next-generation IPS outdoor display technology
- 1” display
- 4G connectivity available as an option
- 120cm shock resistant
- Water and dust resistant
- 13-hour battery life
- Thermal/Hello Camera option
The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-T1:
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-T1 is a Rugged Android handheld tablet; its small size is comparable to a smartphone, so it is approved for retail, delivery, inventory, and warehouse jobs that need compact handheld technology. The built-in barcode reader signifies you could get rid of your old, separate, bulky barcode reader and have an all-in-one appliance.
Panasonic recognizes that working with small devices in busy warehouses or shops can often lead to devices falling out of your hands or falling off shelves, that is why this toughpad is designed to be drop-resistant up to 1.5 meters. Panasonic has also tested the FZ-T1 fully submerged underwater in a fish tank – it came out still working correctly.
- Android 8.1
- Barcode reader
- Two user-configurable scan buttons on every side
- 2 GB RAM and 16GB flash storehouse
- 5 inches HD display with glove and rain option
- 1P68 and MIL-STD-810G rated
This rugged tablet is best befitted for use in the oil and gas industry.
The Getac EX80 Rugged Tablet is intrinsically secure, which means it’s certified for use where fire hazards may exist and are able of cross-zone operations in Zone 1, Zone 2, and non-damaging locations. This rugged tablet can work in intensive temperatures ranging from -21 degrees Celcius to 50 degrees celsius and can endure drops up to 1.8 meters.
The mid-sized 8” screen means it is more compact than the Getac F110, although – due to the additional intrinsically safe shielding – it’s slightly heavier at 1.48 kg. The IPS display is sunlight-readable, essential given that its primary use is outdoors on oil rigs or oil fields. Lumibond 2.0 touch-responsive technology on the screen means you can use it with gloves and in the rain.
- Multi-touch IPS touchscreen
- 4GB RAM
- Two programmable buttons
- 2MP front camera
- 8MP rear camera
- 8 inches LCD display
- High-Frequency RFID
- Intel Atom Processor x5-z8350 1.44GHZ 2MB Cache