UMPC ready for harsh conditions

    Taiwanese company Arbor has announced a full-featured UMPC G0710 based on the Intel Atom processor. This device has been certified according to IP-54 and military standard 810F. This means that the device is not afraid of shock, falling onto a hard surface from a height of up to 1.2 meters, shaking, moisture, dust and exposure to aggressive environments.

    Arbor G0710 is equipped with a 7-inch touch screen with a resolution of 1025x600 pixels, a 2-megapixel camera on a CCD-matrix, a microphone, bluetooth and Wi-Fi modules, a gigabit network card, two USB ports, a 1.8-inch hard drive and 1 GB of RAM. To control the computer uses 8 function keys located on the front panel.
    The dimensions of the device are 210x160x30 mm, weight - 1.4 kg. There is no data on the cost of this UMPC yet.
    Previously, Panasonic introduced a similar product - its secure Intel Atom-based computer is called the Toughbook CF-U1. It also complies with IP-54 and 810F standards. The Toughbook CF-U1 ultra-mobile PC uses an Atom Z520 chip operating at a clock frequency of 1.33 GHz with a system bus frequency of 533 MHz. The amount of RAM is 1 GB, the role of the drive is played by a solid-state drive based on flash memory (SSD) with a capacity of 16 GB (it is possible to install SSD on 32 GB). The 5.6-inch display supports WSVGA (1024 x 600 pixels) and is easy to read even in direct sunlight.
    The dimensions of the ultraportable computer are 180 x 148 x 55 mm, and the weight is about one kilogram. The claimed battery life reaches nine hours. The role of the software platform can be played by the operating system Windows XP or Windows Vista.
    The novelty is positioned for use in enterprises and in the field. The Toughbook CF-U1 will go on sale in August at a price of $ 2,500 in the basic configuration.


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