Dell launches industry’s first fully rugged convertible notebook that easily transforms into a tablet
Dell today announced the launch of both the Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme notebook and the Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme convertible notebook for customers who require powerful solutions that can survive unforgiving conditions. The Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme solutions are purpose-built to withstand hazards such as dust, moisture, drops, vibration, extreme temperatures and other punishing conditions faced by users in fields such as military service, public safety, manufacturing and first response. Latitude Rugged Extreme notebooks are independently tested to military standards including drops up to six feet, as well as ingress protection, emissions and hazardous materials certifications by a third-party testing facility.
The Latitude 12 and 14 Rugged Extreme notebooks enable productivity anywhere with long battery life-up to 8.5 hours and up to 14 hours, respectively-to power an entire shift. They also feature efficient fourth-generation Intel Core processors, speedy solid state storage and discrete graphics options for the Latitude 14. To stay connected and collaborate, both models also offer a suite of wireless capabilities3, including available mobile broadband4 and dedicated GPS.
The Dell Latitude 12 and 14 Rugged Extreme are built to endure worst-case conditions with the most robust materials available, including impact-resistant ultra-polymers and sturdy magnesium alloy. Data is protected from the elements with sealed doors and compression gaskets while enabling performance at high temperatures with fourth-generation QuadCool thermal management. The Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme convertible notebook begins at $3,649 and will be available on May 6th. The Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme begins at $3,499 and will be available in mid-May.