Getac X500 – Most Powerful Rugged Notebook
Getac Inc has introduced its new flagship rugged notebook, which is designed to work in the most extreme working environment.
The new X500 model has magnesium alloy case and is MIL-STD-810G certified for ruggedness and shock protection, It also bears the IP65 rating that protects the unit from water and dust, and also can be safely operated where potentially flammable or explosive materials may be present.
The notebook is fitted with 15.6-inch (1366 x 768) QuadraClear sunlight-readable LED-backlit display with a brightness of 1000 NITs. Under the hood it is equipped with Intel’s powerful Core i7 2.66GHz processor, NVIDIA’s GeForce GT330M MXM graphics with 512MB VRAM, up to 8GB of RAM and a shock-mounted hard drive – 320GB HDDor 160GB solid state drive. Connectivity includes Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1 and optional GPS and 3G.
The X500’s standard configuration is loaded with I/O ports and connectors including three USB 2.0 ports, one USB/eSATA combo port, two RS-232 serial ports, two PCMCIA ports, an ExpressCard, a SmartCard, dual RJ-45 ports, HDMI, VGA and a full-sized keyboard with numeric pad.
“Designed for our core military customers, the new X500 is the most powerful and configurable rugged notebook we’ve ever made,” said Jim Rimay, president, Getac. “New from the ground up, the X500, with it’s signature design, combines the best features of our B300, M230 and A790 models all while providing over twice the performance of the A790.”