IFA 2017: Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Tablet Launched

Dell has launched a new Latitude tablet along with Alienware monitors. The new Dell 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet is aimed at the users prone to accidental drops and shocks. The new tablet can handle extreme environments, including the desert, overnight mountain camps, beaches, etc. Read more to find about Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Tablet Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Tablet

Price and Availability

Price $1,899 (approx Rs 1.2 lakhs)

The Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme tablet is available in the US at a starting price of $1,899 (approx Rs 1.2 lakhs). The new tablet was announced at IFA, Berlin. The company also unveiled two new 34-inch Alienware gaming monitors with Nvidia’s G-Sync support.

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Dell Latitude 7212 Specifications

Processor Intel Core M-5Y10c/ Intel Core i3-7100U
Internal Storage 128GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD
Display 8-inch, IPS, HD (720p)
OS Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 7 Pro
Camera Optional integrated FHD video web camera
Battery 2-cell (26 Whr) lithium-ion battery + optional second 2-cell (26 Whr) lithium-ion battery
Dual SIM No

The new Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme tablet runs Windows 10 Pro and Windows 7 Pro (with a sixth-generation Intel Core i5 processor). It comes with an option of sixth or seventh generation Intel processors. You can choose from 8GB or 16GB RAM along with 128GB to 1TB PCIe SSD. The rugged tablet sports an 11.6-inch touchscreen display with full HD (1080p) resolution. It comes with dual, hot-swappable (26 Whr) lithium-ion batteries which offer up to 19 hours of battery life.

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Dell Latitude 7212 Features

The Rugged Extreme Tablet can survive in adverse temperatures, -20 to 145 degrees Fahrenheit (-29 to 63 degrees Celsius), thanks to MIL-810G certification. The Latitude 7212 comes with IP65 rating against dust and water intrusion. Connectivity options include USB-C, GPS, and an optional 4G LTE modem.

Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Tablet

Dell is also offering a number of accessories with the new tablet including a rugged dock, rugged keyboard cover, rugged battery charger, rugged shoulder strap, rugged extreme handle, and rugged IO module. It comes preloaded with Windows 10 Pro.

The new tablet weighs almost 1.3kg. You can also attach an RGB backlit removable keyboard cover for extended typing sessions. The touch screen works with gloves which is great for extremely cold environments.

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The extreme tablet is perfect for industrial or field use. Dell states that rugged tablet aims to cover everything from construction to defense services. Certain configurations are vPro certified to comply with your company’s IT infrastructure easily. Will you go for the Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet? Let us know in the comments section below.

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