Best water proof rugged tablet PCs in market, Part – 1: specs, price and reviews

In this post you will find specs, price and reviews for the two - Windows 8 based rugged tablets PCs. Both the devices have highly robust water proof bodies and capable to work under very harsh weather conditions.

MobileDemand xTablet T1200 Tablet PC


MobileDemand xTablet T1200
Out of a large number of Windows 8 devices in the market, only some claim to be the most robust against harsh weather conditions and T1200 is one of them. As MobileDemand is already a well known brand for producing robust tablet and laptops, their XTablet tablet is also one of such fully rugged tablet PCs, which runs on Windows 8 operating system and claims to pass military grade tests. This robust machine is capable of handling very rough environmental conditions like rain, dust higher temperature and cold.

The company packed the device with some of the best features and optimal configuration to perform well even under stressed workload. This machine is most suitable for consumers, who expect a top grade rugged tablet and work in remote rude areas. It is designed to work under such circumstances where a normal tablet can't hold itself up. The machine is well engineered to pass MIL-STD 810G rating, which proves its higher bearing capacity.

Specs and reviews

The device boasts of a 10.4-inches display with sufficient glass protection. Running on Microsoft's newest operating platform, the device is powered up by Intel's 3rd gen core i53427U Ivy Bridge processing chipset. It embeds 64GB of RAM couples to 256GB of SSD storage. The SSD storage is very efficient to optimize reasonably fast boot up. Besides this, the customers are also provided option to add a second HDD as an added storage to the device.

If you don't want to jump to new operating platform and are used to Windows 7 OS, the company also offered you an option to select your old operating platform. This robust machine also comes packed with a number of accessories like – Bar code scanner, Office accessories, power and battery carrying options as well as docking options.

For networking, a number of connectors including – 2 USB 3.0 ports, Gigabyte Ethernet, Smart card reader and many services like PCMCIA, SDHC, GPS, 3G and 4G LTE connectivity as well as Bluetooth 4.0 available on machine. You will also find a barcode scanner, RFID reader and two cameras on the machine. Where the first is a 5 megapixels rear facing and the other is the front facing camera on this device. Its strong battery provides a user, regular 10 hours of backup support.

Pricing and availability

Being robust, this is an expensive offer from MobileDemand. This tablet comes with 3 year limited warranty and is priced at $2,930.

For more information on this robust tablet, you can navigate to its official link here -

Fujitsu Arrows Tab Q582/F waterproof Tablet PC


One of the best tablet manufacturers - Fujistu is well known for carrying its new user friendly devices in market, on regular time intervals. And for this time, this device maker has come up with a perfect solution for the users, who are working in wet weather or underwater conditions. The company, at a large consumer electronics show 'CEATAC' in Japan, showcased this new device. This new tablet, just like Sony Xperia Z, is capable of remaining intact even when you pour water over it.

The 'Arrow Tab' is the advanced version of company's Android Honeycomb slate, which was unveiled during CES show, earlier this year. The Android version is still awaited to arrive in market with its dual-core Texas instruments OMAP processing unit. It holds 16GB storage, WXGA touch capable screen and 1,280 x 800 pixels resolution.

Specifications and reviews

The 264.4 x 169.4 x 9.9 mm sized device features a 10.1-inches LED touch screen Backlit touch panel with 1,366 x 768 pixels of screen resolution and 16M colours. With textured back, dual cameras and metallic finish rounded corners, this highly portable device weights just to 574 gm only.

The robust tab is designed to run on Microsoft's Windows 8 operating platform and energized by an Intel Atom Processor Z2760 high speed processor running at 1.5GHz. It comes packed with 2GB of RAM couples to 64GB of SSD. The Fujitsu machine is the most suitable machine for game enthusiasts for enhancing multimedia gaming capability and video entertainment. Its double speakers generate very powerful bass and clear audio.

The machine runs on Xi communications network, capable to receive up to 75Mbps and 25Mbps of transmission speed. It is packed with F-Link, a new way for very fast transferring of photographs, video and data from tablet to your PC. Besides this, it also supports DLNA connectivity and LTE support. It also includes a micro USB and microSD card slot for memory expansion.

There is a finger print sensors available on machine to lock the screen, which can also be used to re-wake up it. A user may also use this finger sensor as users' authentication feature. The company claims the device to be IPX5/7 water resistant and a user can use it even while taking bath in his bathing tub.


Being highly robust, this is one of the most expensive devices from Fujitsu which is expected to be priced around 125, 800 yen, in Japan.

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