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Today, Panasonic is introducing the latest iteration of its flagship TOUGHBOOK, the TOUGHBOOK 33. It comes with Intel Comet Lake processors, more RAM, more storage, Wi-Fi 6, and more.
Announced earlier this week, Panasonic's new rugged Android tablet has hot swappable batteries, an 800-nit display, MIL-STD-810H certification, 4G LTE connectivity, and a whole lot more.
Dell announced a new Windows 10-powered rugged tablet today, called the Latitude 7220 Rugged Extreme. It can withstand drops of up to four feet, extreme temperatures, and has Whiskey Lake CPUs.
Garmin has a huge line of wearable products, but its latest offering will give users an option that can withstand immense amounts of punishment thanks to its rugged exterior and specifications.
Following up on the success of its BV6000 rugged phone, the Hong Kong-based company has released a sequel in the form of the IP68, IP69K and MIL-STD-810G-certified BV6800 Pro, starting at $189.99.
Google has expanded it Android Enterprise Recommended programme in order to incorporate rugged devices into the line-up. These devices must meet certain requirements set out by Google to be listed.
Samsung has unveiled the next iteration of the firm's rugged tablet, Galaxy Tab Active2, which aims at business users providing them an extremely durable tablet with decent performance.
Caterpillar is back with two new extremely rugged low and mid-range smartphones, S31 and S41, that are built to take heavy abuse, thus providing durability and performance at affordable prices.
The design of Samsung's Galaxy S8 active - the rugged version of its new flagship phones - has been revealed, and shows that it won't have the same curved display as the 'standard' Galaxy S8 and S8+.
While water and dust resistance have been features touted by some recent high-end smartphones, NOMU puts its ruggedized $250 flagship phablet through a wash cycle to test its resilience.
Panasonic took MWC 2017 as an opportunity to unveil a new device in its Toughbook line. The CF-33 is a 12-inch standalone tablet and 2-in-1 device, designed to run in very tough conditions.
Archos has announced a rugged tablet called the 'Archos 101 Saphir' presumably targeted at budget-conscious customers. The device is powered by Android 7.0 Nougat and offers modest specifications.
The rugged version of Samsung's Galaxy S7 flagship features a shatter-resistant 5.1-inch display, a generous 4000mAh battery, and IP68 dust- and water-resistance, along with many other high-end specs.
Today, Panasonic announced the new Toughbook 20, that is aimed at users that require a more rugged and tough device. The highly versatile laptop will arrive in 2016 with a price tag starting at $3099.
The S6 Active is almost a clone of the standard S6, featuring the same 5.1" 1440p display, Exynos 7420 SoC inside, and 16MP optically stabilized camera. But it has a rugged design an beefier battery.
Arbor Solution has unveiled a new tablet called the Gladius G1052C, a ruggedized tablet for commercial users. It supports editions of Windows 7 and 8, but it is also upgradable to Windows 10.
Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S6 active, its new 'ruggedized' flagship with an octa-core Exynos processor, 5.1-inch Quad HD AMOLED, 16MP rear camera and a rather generous 3500mAh battery.
Panasonic has announced some big updates to its Toughpad 4K tablets, with Intel Broadwell processors, up to 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, HDMI-in and a 20-inch display with 3840x2560px resolution.
Samsung has released a rugged version of its popular flagship, the Galaxy S5. The S5 Active will be exclusively on the AT&T and will come in three colors. The S5 Active is available starting today
Samsung looks set to expand its Galaxy S4 range with three new devices: a smaller 'Mini' version; 'Activ', designed for 'rugged' use scenarios; and 'Zoom', featuring a 16MP camera.
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