Are you works on field service sectors or oil filled and looking a rugged tablet that has robust design, operate at Android OS and match for hard work environments? If you are, you must take a look at the Z710 tablet from Getac. Comes with a rubberized shell casing and Gorilla Glass 2 display screen that combine with LumiBond technology and meet MIL-STD 810G certified, as well as IP65 rated make Getac Z710 can survive in extreme work environments.
The LumiBond technology that backed with an LED backlit panel and capacitive touch sensor make the 7 inch TFT LCD WSVGA display offers better responsiveness when users touch the screen, even if you wearing the gloves. The display also support stylus and can produce a native resolutions at 1024 x 600 pixel and QuadraClear™ sunlight technology offers clear, crisp, bright and beautiful colors, even in outdoor.
Unlike the Getac E110 tablet, this models will be preloaded with the 2.3 versions of Android Gingerbread as the operating system has dual camera, the 5 Megapixel auto focus camera that located on the back for take aphotos or record video and HD webcamera on the front for face to face video communications. Inside, it powered by Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 dual core processor that has a base clock speed at 1GHZ, integrated PowerVR SGX540 to enhanced graphics performance and 16GB of Flash storage with microSD card slot for expanded memory space up to 32GB
As the rugged tablet, the Z710 Android tablet can withstand from dropping up to six feet (1.82m), dust, moisture and can works at extreme temperatures from -4°F to 122°F. Like other Zetac’s rugged device, the device also has a lot of useful features for increase productivity and security for industrial users, such as barcode/RFID reader, File Manager, dual external antenna for SiRFstarIV™ GPS and WWAN.
In term of size, it measures 8.58 x 5.6 x 1.06 inch (21.8 x 14.2 x 2.7 cm) with weighs at 800 g (1.77 lbs). It shipped with 7600mAH Lithmum Polymer smart battery for up to 10 hours of battery life on single charge. Other specifications are standart stereo speakers, microphone for video calls, double USB 2.0 port, Docking connector for extar interface and battery, Bluetooth v2.1+EDR, 802.11 b/g/n WLAN and optional 3.5G networks support.
On the press release, the company claims if they rugged tabket is the “world’s most compact and robust Android tablet that available on the market at this time. The President of Getac Europe, Peter Molyneux said, ” The Z710 tablet has the capacity to redefine the way technology is used in the field. With LumiBond technology, users will save time and boost productivity in sectors where users typically wear gloves to provide protection within hazardous working environments. The device is engineered to enhance business performance on-the-go and in tough conditions”.
Of course, with this configurations, Getac Z710 rugged tablet will be has high price than other 7 inch tablet. The company announced if the WiFi only models will be has price tag around at $1500, while the 3.5G model will be release for cost at $1799. If you interest, both of the Z710 tablet will be hits market in next month. If you want to know more features and capabilities of this device, you can take a look at the video review below.