xTablet T1270 Rugged Tablet Review

xTablet T1270 Rugged Tablet Review

Rugged PC Review took a look at our full size T1600 tablet in the past so decided to put the new xTablet T1270 rugged tablet review through its paces.

T1270 is now available and finding new users. Users like the traditional MobileDemand ruggedness and ease of use features, Core i5-7200U, giant 12.2″ bright screen, Windows 10 Pro, plenty of memory and drive choices as well as options like desk dock, vehicle cradles, barcode scanning 3D camera and 4G. T1270 ships with lifetime helpdesk a 3 year return to UK base warranty or 3 year xProtect accidental damage cover. All in all we believe T1270 will be a hit in the field service surveying, public sector and utilities markets.

xTablet T1270 Rugged Tablet Review Excerpt:

MobileDemand’s new xTablet T1270, the company’s biggest and most powerful tablet PC to-date, and one that may well contribute to redefine tablet PC customer expectations.

We’re not sure how the xTablet T1270 came about. Maybe those enterprising minds at MobileDemand got together and figured that light and handy tablets with 8 and 10 inch screens worked great for many tasks in the field and in factories where dedicated, touch-optimized software is used to collect data within Microsoft IT infrastructures. But that for other work — logistics, planning, positioning, financial, or advanced project work come to mind — a tablet with a larger screen is better, as is the performance users generally expect from a desktop or big laptop.

Not many tablets can meet that challenge. In fact, while the average desktop monitor measures over 22 inches diagonally, and the average laptop screen about 16 inches, most tablets are quite small, with just a few over 12 inches. And for thermal management reasons, most of the small Windows tablets are limited to lower-end Intel processors.

So what did MobileDemand come up with? In essence, a tablet that provides a larger screen and more performance for power users. The xTablet T1270’s screen measures 12.2 inches diagonally. That’s the biggest screen they have ever offered.

xTablet T1270 Rugged Tablet Review

To learn more about the xTablet T1270 Rugged Tablet Review click here take a look at the specs or get in touch with us to arrange a webinar or meeting about T1270.

xTablet T1150 Rugged Tablet Review

xTablet T1150 Rugged Tablet Review

T1150 Rugged Tablet Review

We are planning on two major additions to our MobileDemand Rugged Windows 10 Tablet portfolio before the end of 2017. The first one adds a new feature packed 10″ device to the range including removable high capacity battery, 4G comms and  a high definition screen. Rugged PC Review were given an early peek  to do a T1150 rugged tablet review in advance of public availability at the end of October.

Fitness for the task is key with T1150. 4G Integral 2D and Intel RealSense 3D scanning are all options. Along with standard fit 2 cameras Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

T1150 Rugged Tablet Review Excerpt:

“First impression matters, and the xTablet T1150 certainly makes a very good one. Here, the good/better/best certainly applies. The T1550 is a true rugged design and certainly trust-inspiring,  It looks and feels like a serious tool for the job, a rugged tablet that was designed from the ground up to handle the bumps and grind and drops that come with work in the field.

There are hefty bumpers on all four corners, the kind that aren’t just a design element but clearly afford true real-word protection. There are all the doors, compartments, locks, hooks, loops and attachment and mounting points and details that one expects from a rugged tablet. There’s nothing wrong with the gleaming etherial sleekness of premium consumer tablets, but those are detriments out there on the job where the rubber meets the road. With the the xTablet T1150, form follows function, not fashion sense.

Despite being in the same 10-inch display class as the standard Apple iPad, the T1150 is a considerably larger and heftier device. Some of that extra heft and size is due to a good deal of built-in protection, another to the presence of ports and integrated functionality. The display’s 16:10 aspect ratio is pleasant to our eyes, between the iPad’s squarish 4:3 and the narrow (or wide, depending on whether you use them in landscape or portrait mode) 16:9 aspect ratio favored by many non-Apple tablets. 

While consumer smartphones and tablets increasingly have displays taking up the entire front of a device, that makes them damage-prone and such displays really aren’t very practical. So the T1150 has a nice margin around the actual display that’s large enough to a) allow for a flush front glass surface for easy touch operation, and b) allows for easy holding of the tablet without blocking part of the LCD. The actual LCD is recessed just a bit from the housing bezel, just enough for a fairly thick screen protector”

T1150 Rugged Tablet Review

To learn more read the Review or take a look at the xTablet_T1150_Specs or get in touch with us to arrange a webinar or meeting about the T1150.

xTablet T1550 Rugged Tablet Review

xTablet T1550 Rugged Tablet Review

Rugged Tablet Review

 

Rugged PC Review carried out an xTablet T1550 Rugged Tablet Review when the device took over from the previous T1500 model.

Affordable flexibility is the key with T1550. Integral 1D or 2D scanning GPS and NFC are all options. Along with 2 cameras Wi-Fi and Bluetooth a serial port is also a standard feature something not very common on devices at this market level.

Excerpt:

While the xTablet T1550’s processor and memory make concessions in the interest of affordable pricing, the tablet’s display definitely does not. Measuring a roomy 10.1 inches diagonally — it’s very noticeably larger than the 8-inch screen of the smaller xTablet T8540 — it offers WXGA resolution. That’s 1280 x 800 pixel in 16:10 wide-format — 30% more pixel that the 1024 x 768 XGA format that was commonly used in rugged tablets (even ones with larger screen sizes) for many years, and is still being used today.

On a 10.1-inch tablet screen, that translates into 149 dots per inch (dpi), which is not very high by today’s standards, but still more than adequate. The xTablet T1550 uses 10-point projected capacitive multi-touch for effortless tapping, panning, pinching and zooming. We can’t think of many crucial operations that require more than just a couple of fingers, but Microsoft wants ten, and so ten it is.

The display is of the IPS (in-plane switching) variety that makes for perfect viewing from all angles. We cannot overemphasize how important a wide viewing angle is for a satisfying, non-disruptive viewing experience. Older and lesser display technologies are prone to often dramatic color and contrast shifts when viewed from different angles, something that we don’t consider acceptable anymore. The xTablet T1550’s IPS display is totally immune to such shifts, which makes it a pleasure to use. And outdoors the display feels brighter than its listed 320 nits luminance rating.

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To learn more read the review take a look at the specs or get in touch with us to arrange a webinar or meeting about the T1550.