DRS ARMOR X7et, X12kb Windows 7 and X7ad Android rugged Tablets; Specs revealed
DRS Technologies has announced new rugged tablet PCs on its ARMOR lineup, one with Windows 7 and the other with Android 3.2. The highlight of this tablets is that even though it is with rugged features, unlike most of the rugged tablet out there, it is not bulkier, but rather lightweight with neat look and design features. The tablets are dubbed ARMOR X7et and ARMOR X7ad.
The ARMOR X7et is Widows loaded device while the ARMOR X7ad is Android powered tablet. Both tablets are 7″ devices and come with multi-touch screen.
The ARMOR X7et Windows tablet is powered by an Intel Atom Z670 processor and runs on Windows 7 professional while its Android counterpart, the ARMOR X7ad is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 2, 1.0Ghz dual core processor and runs on Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS and both features a 7″ outdoor-readable multi-touch screen display.
The both tablets are coming with the MIL-STD 810G certification for its ability to withstand extreme temperature, vibration, shock and four-foot drops and also have an IP65 rating for ingress protection against dust and low pressure jets of water. ARMOR™ X7et
Windows 7 tablet weighs under 1.5 lbs and has a battery of lasting up to six hours while the ARMOR X7ad Android slate scales 1.3 lbs and features a battery lasting up to 8 hours.
Additionally, the DRS nos also offers a new convertible tablet named ARMOR X12kb with the same MIL-STD-810G certificate and comes powered by more powerful Intel Core™ i5-560UMCPU processor and features a 12.1″ sunlight-readable swivel touch-screen, one-click stealth mode that disables light and sound and running on Windows 7 Professional. The convertible tablet weighs 5.5 lbs with a battery lasting up to eight hours and has a spill proof keyboard and touchpad.
Three of the new ARMOR tablets are coming with usual connectivity options like Gobi Wireless Broadband, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, integrated GPS, and Bluetooth. Pricing and the release date for the three of the tablet are yet to be announced.