Durabook Launches First Fully Rugged Fanless 8-Inch Tablet with 12th Gen Intel(R) Processor
The R8 is the world’s only fully rugged 8-inch fanless tablet with 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, delivering a unique combination of exceptional performance and ultimate portability for the modern mobile worker.
TAIPEI, September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Durabookthe global rugged mobile solutions brand owned by Twinhead International Corporation, today announced the launch of its new R8, the world’s first fully rugged 8-inch fanless tablet featuring 12e 1st Generation Intel® Core™ processors for exceptionally powerful performance.
“Durabook devices are designed to meet the growing demands of field workers operating in some of the toughest industries, including manufacturing, transportation, logistics, field services and utilities, as well as responsible services. law enforcement and government agencies,” said Twinhead’s CEO. Fred Kao. “These operators often need both high performance and portability, which are two conflicting needs – now there’s R8. The R8 meets all of these requirements head-on, enabling personnel to increase efficiency and performance in even the harshest environments.
Breakthrough Computing Performance
The only 8″ rugged tablet on the market powered by 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, the R8 offers an unmatched combination of power and portability, weighing just 0.86 kg (1.9 lbs). Its Pentium® processor Gold delivers up to 450% faster performance than competing devices with Intel® Atom® processors and up to 800% for devices using Intel® Core™ processors.In addition, Intel® Iris Xe graphics increases computing power to process large amounts of data, images and video feeds in real time, providing a reliable mobile solution to support digital and remote operations for various business applications.
Fanless design for the harshest environments
The R8’s fanless design provides unlimited customization capability and is purpose-built to handle the heaviest workloads while meeting the demands of the toughest environments including oil, gas and mining. Designed to fit in the palm of your hand for ultimate mobility, the R8 is built with durability in mind. MIL-STD-810H certified to withstand drops up to 6 feet, the device is also IP66 and ANSI/UL C1D2 certified. This makes it the ideal tool for field service professionals in a wide range of industries who need remote assistance to capture and access critical information while running diagnostics accurately and efficiently across all industries. conditions, including potentially explosive atmospheres.
Unparalleled clarity and ultimate functionality
Featuring an 8″ LCD (1280×800) with Durabook’s exclusive DynaVue® technology and up to 800 nits of brightness, the R8 provides exceptional viewing in all conditions, including direct sunlight. Optimized for use in all tough work environments, it also offers multi-touch performance capability with four user-selectable modes whether you’re using a stylus, finger, glove or in the rain for ultimate versatility. latest rugged tablet also offers supreme functionality. Expansion options include barcode reader, Ethernet RJ-45, RS-232 serial port, RFID/NFC reader, smart card and magnetic stripe reader to increase the friendliness for workers working outside the traditional office environment.
Exceptional connectivity with long-lasting capability
Durabook knows that workers in the field need reliable, durable and highly versatile devices with continuous connectivity, which is why the R8 is designed to meet these requirements. Thunderbolt 4 technology delivers more powerful and flexible connectivity with the modern workplace, while advanced wireless capability including Intel® WI-FI 6E AX211, Bluetooth® V5.2, LTE and GPS improves communication and field productivity. Plus, the tablet’s ultra-long battery life of up to 16 hours enables continuous performance, minimizing downtime for maximum productivity, while its interchangeable battery allows operators to use the device over multiple shifts without having to stop and recharge.
The new R8 starts to $1,249 and is available for purchase now.
For more information, please visit: https://www.durabook.com/en/products/r8-tablet
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Durabook is the primary brand of Twinhead International Corporation in Taiwan, a world renowned manufacturer of rugged mobile solutions for over 30 years. All Durabook devices are designed, manufactured and tested to the highest standards to ensure maximum quality and reliability. Committed to engineering and service excellence, Durabook products have been widely adopted by government and enterprise customers, including oil and gas, utilities, field service, military and public safety for over a decade.
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