Anyone looking for a good US made convertible tablet PC need not look any further than MobileDemand from Hiawatha in Iowa, they have come up with the rugged xTablet C1200. This is a serious piece of kit and is ideal for people who have jobs that take them to extreme locations and yet these are jobs that still require the use of a computer, but in this case one that can be taken almost anywhere the xTablet C1200 is such a computer.
For storage, the rugged Tablet PC relies on a choice of 64GB-256GB Solid State drives (a shock-mounted HDD option is also available), while the tablet also comes with an Express 34 card slot, SDHC card reader, and I/O ports with USB, e-SATA, serial, audio and smart card reader, a 1.3 mega-pixel camera, as well as WLAN and WWAN compatibility, optional Bluetooth and Gobi 2000 radio for 3G communication and GPS.
These are main features and specs for the Mobile Demand xTablet C1200; 12.1 inch 1280 × 800 pixel resolution convertible TFT back lit touch screen with a sunlight readable display, powered by an Intel Core i5 520UM processor with Turbo Boost up to 1.86GHz, comes with an Intel HM55 chipset, there is the 2 GB RAM (upgradeable up to 8GB), a choice of 64 GB to 256 GB Solid State drives. Or if required there is a shock mounted HDD option available, Express 34 card slot, SDHC card reader, I/O ports with USB, e-SATA, serial, audio and smart card reader, a 1.3 mega pixel camera, as well as having WLAN, WWAN compatibility, optional Bluetooth, with Gobi 2000 radio for 3G communication and last but not least there is the GPS.
The price and availability will become known when the MobileDemand xTablet C1200 is launched later on in the year.
MobileDemand xTablet C1200 Specs
12.1″ (307.34 mm) diagonal widescreen, 1280(W) x 800(H) (WXGA) Color TFT LED backlight, Touch screen standard, Digitizer optional, Optional resistive touch panel, Sunlight readable LCD optional
Intel Core I3-330UM/i5-520UM, 1.06 GHz (1.866 GHz max.turbo frequency), 3MB L2 Cache, DMI
Dual Channel DDR-3 800/1333, 8GB max.
1.3 megapixel integrated, color
Wireles: Intel WiFi Link 1000 (1×2)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR (option)
Operating System: Windows 7 32 bit, 64 bit
Security: Dual Kensington lock slots
Removeable HDD and SSD modules
64-256 GB SSD
External data rate of 3.0 Gbps
High definition audio
Stereo supports two 1.5W speakers
SDHC card reader
Mini Express card slot
1 x USB
1 x e-SATA/USB 2.0 combo
1 x D-sub VGA
1 x Ethernet
1 x audio
1 x docking connector
1 x DC-in
MobileDemand xTablet C1200 Battery:
Std. capacity Li-Ion 6-cell
Total: 5200mAH, 3S2P, 11.1V, 57Wh
Battery operation: 4 hours minimumSecond battery:
Polymer 3-cell Total: 4000mAH, 3S1P
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions: 12.9″ W x 10.9″ H x 1.59″ D
(328 mm W x 277 mm H x 40.8 mm D)
Weight: 5.5 lb. (2.5 kg) – base configuration