DRS comes up with three new rugged tablets

DRS recently released three of its new rugged devices which include two Windows 7 tablets and an Android tablet.

DRS Technologies have come up with three new models of rugged tablets of which, two are running on Windows platform and one in Android. Both the Windows based designs have Windows 7 platform of which one is slimmed-down update to the Windows 7-based X7, while the other one is a Windows 7 convertible.

The model with the X7 version is called the ARMOR X7et. This device is a bit lighter from its last year’s predecessor. But we can still say that the rugged with MIL-STD-810G and IP65 certifications. It is powered by a light Intel Atom Z670 1.5GHz processor. The earlier model had swappable batteries which are now replaced by a single battery.

The next model is a convertible notebook-tablet running on Windows 7, and is called as the ARMOR X12kb. This model sports an Intel Core i5 1.33 GHz processor and is a 12.1inch device and runs on Microsoft Windows 7 professional. It has a 1280x800pixels resolution screen which is also outdoor readable. This screen also has a dual digitizer for both pen and touch inputs.

The Android based model is called the ARMOR X7ad. Its design is almost similar to the ARMOR X7et but they are not exactly identical. The Android version is lighter and a bit smaller than the X7et. It is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core processor with a speed of 1.0GHz. It runs on Android 3.2 version. Apart from these differences both the devices feature a 7inch Transmissive 400 nit LED screen which provides a 1280x800 pixels of resolution.

All the three releases include robust connectivity options as Gobi Wireless Broadband, integrated GPS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. We can expect these devices to satisfy its customers in rugged environments with easy mobile computing. 

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Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2012-05-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)