Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged, i5-7300U
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Reviews for the Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged, i5-7300U
The Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet definitely isn’t a device for the average consumer. For the target market of professionals who work in more extreme conditions that may experience above or below-normal operating temperatures or weather conditions, the Latitude 7212 is definitely a solid, rugged choice for getting the job done. With the optional accessories, it can function as a laptop, be mounted or docked in various ways, and offer extended battery life, serving a number of different requirements and work conditions.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 95% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 95%
Source: PC Mag
The Dell Latitude 7212 is a well-designed, tough detachable Windows tablet that can take pretty much anything you (and nature) can throw at it. And compared with the rugged competition it's a relative bargain.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Laptop Mag
The Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet is an excellent choice for businesses and government agencies that need a laptop with this kind of durability. If you're an architect who needs to bring a tablet to construction sites or a police officer who needs a device to take on the beat, for example, you'll really benefit from the Latitude's ability to survive drops that would destroy a regular tablet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
CommentIntel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
7300U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.1 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process. Compared to the older Core i7-7500U, the i5 offers only 3 MB L3 cache but the same Turbo clock speed.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.
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83.67%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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