Why Choose xTablet Flex 10 Over an iPAD Air
Ever since users started entrusting their field based productivity needs to iPAD’s and Android tablets manufacturers on the Microsoft platform have had a problem. A vast number of users have been looking for devices able to run Windows apps whilst being more robust than a consumer product but avoiding the steep cost overhead of traditional WinTel rugged tablets.
xTablet Flex 10 is an entry level 10″ Windows 8.1 tablet with enough computing horsepower to run all but the most demanding applications. Ruggedness is provided by the pre-installation of a purpose made protective case, carry handle and back strap along with a super tough screen protector.
Why Choose xTablet Flex 10 over an iPAD Air – 3 Reasons
We love the iPAD Air but for many field based users who are looking to run traditional Office and desktop apps buying a device that does not run these apps natively can be an issue. Adding an aftermarket case for ruggedness can also prove problematic.
xTablet Flex 10 ships with a bang up to date environment comprising 4GB RAM, 64GB drive, WiFi Bluetooth and Windows 8.1. The unit runs on Intel’s Bay Trail-T Z3770 processor and has a plethora of ports, 2 cameras Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity as well as an e-compass ambient light sensor, G-sensor and gyrometer.
The xTablet Flex 10 has a super sharp 10″ display which utilises 10-point capacitive multi-touch and also has a capacitive stylus. WUXGA resolution with 1920 x 1200 pixels in 16:10 wide-format. Learn More.
2 versions with Wi-Fi are available at launch and are now shipping. Rates include UK delivery. What is the difference between the 2 versions? In comparison a Wi-Fi 64GB iPAD Air is currently around £465 (£559 inc UK VAT) + a protective case.
- Windows 8.1 with Bing at £532 (£638.40 inc UK VAT)
- Windows Professional 8.1 at £646 (£775.20 inc UK VAT)
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Real Life Computing
As well as the protective case xTablet Flex 10 is available with a variety of carry solutions and a vehicle cradle. The unit is rated to MIL-STD-810G so is able to survive 26 drops from four feet onto concrete. The screen protector enables the unit to survive a ten-ounce steel ball being dropped from three feet onto the screen.
So why choose xTablet Flex 10 over an iPAD Air ? Simple – when your mobile workforce needs a entry level rugged tablet that runs Microsoft apps…