The Algiz XRW ultra rugged notebook computer has debuted and is available through Handheld Europe. The machine is designed to be incredibly rugged and is aimed at people who work outdoors in harsh environments such as the lumber or oil industries. The machine is also appropriate for anyone who works in an industry where they need notebook that can survive the harsh outdoors or drops.
The notebook has a full-size keyboard and 10.1-inch touchscreen that uses MaxView technology. Screen resolution for the machine is 1366 x 768. The processor is 1.6 GHz dual core Intel Atom in the machine has a 128 GB SSD. The computer also uses 4 GB of RAM and runs Windows 7 Ultimate. Other features of the computer include integrated GPS, Bluetooth, integrated Wi-Fi, and an optional 3G modem.
The rugged notebook uses optional Gobi 3000 technology allowing users to access 3G networks anywhere in the world. The computer uses a 57.72 Wh battery promising eight hours of use per charge. The machine has an integrated two-megapixel autofocus camera.
Connectivity options include an SD card slot, two USB ports, and one RS232 port. The machine also has a Kensington lock as an option for security in the field. The machine measures 260 mm, 178 mm x 40 mm and weighs 3.3 pounds. It meets military standards for drops, vibration, sand and dust resistant, water resistance, humidity, and altitude. The manufacturer claims the machine can survive drops from 4 feet.