Dell has announced the new XT2 XFR Rugged Tablet PC with Multitouch, its first rugged tablet PC and also the industry’s smallest rugged Tablet PC. It is a 12.1-inch rugged convertible tablet that comes with a sunlight viewable, capacitive multi-touch gestures-enabled display and is tested to meet MIL-810G standards for operation in harsh environments and IP54 for Ingress Protection and resistance to moisture and dust. It was designed especially for the needs of customers in the military, police, border patrol, field service organizations, factory fulfillment and first responders.
The Tablet is based on the Dell XT2 and is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and has up to 5GB of DDR3 RAM. The device also features QuadCool Thermal Management System for excellent performance, even in extreme temperatures from minus 10 degrees to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. It can be equipped with optional hot-swappable modules including GPS, optional bluetooth 2.1 and WiFi 802.11 a/g/n, optional mobile broadband, optional expansion sliver that provides camera/light, serial, and RJ11 inputs.
The new Dell Latitude XT2 XFR is available with 4-, 6- and 9-cell battery options and has a starting price of $3599.