Handheld launches ultra rugged Nautiz PDA

It has been a long time since I wrote about a new PDA; it feels like a throwback to 2002. A company called Handheld has unveiled its latest ultra-rugged PDA packed with features for workers on the go. The PDA promises to be the most robust on the market.

The PDA is called the Nautiz X7 PDA and crams a fast 806MHz CPU inside the ruggedized chassis running Windows Mobile 6.1. The device has 3G cellular capability, a 3MP camera with flash and autofocus. The PDA also has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, a digital compass, altimeter, and a G-sensor.

The compact PDA weighs 490 grams, is IP67-rated, and passes MIL-STD-810F for drops up to 1.2 meters. The device is also good for operating in temperatures of -30C to 60C. Storage is to 4GB of flash and it has 128MB of RAM. the device also has a full VGA touchscreen and a SDIO card expansion slot. The product is available now at undisclosed pricing.