Getac launches upgraded V100 and V200 rugged convertible laptops
Getac has announced in a press release that it is launching upgraded versions of the V100 and V200 convertible laptops. Designed for military, field service, public safety and maintenance industries, the IP65- and MIL-STD-810G-certified notebooks are based on a Windows 7 Professional operating system and are 251% (V100) and 177% (V200) faster than their predecessors.
According to the manufacturer, the portable computers are powered by an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3320M CPU (2.6GHz – 3.3GHz) vPro, but can be configured with up to an Intel Core i7-3520M vPro chip that packs two processing cores clocked at 2.9GHz – 3.6GHz and the Intel HD 4000 graphics controller. In addition, the V100 is equipped with a 1024-by-768 10.4-inch display (1200NITs), whereas the V200 sports a 12.1-inch display (1200NITs) of 1280-by-800 pixels native resolution. Both multi-touch, glove-friendly panels feature Getac’s own QuadraClear anti-reflective (sunlight readable) technology.
Users are reportedly also provided with 4GB (up to 8GB) of internal DDR3 1333MHz RAM, a 500GB rotating hard drive and an optional Solid-State Drive with a storage capacity of up to 256GB. Housed in a full magnesium alloy case, the rugged laptops offer two USB 3.0 ports, FireWire, GPS receiver, an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 802.11 a/b/g/n module, a 56K modem and Bluetooth 4.0 (options: 4G LTE, 3G Gobi and SiRFstarIV GPS).
Other specs supposedly include a waterproof membrane keyboard, an 8700mAh hot-swappable battery, Trusted Platform Module 1.2 and a Kensington lock for enhanced security and.