New Algiz 7 rugged tablet from Handheld offers ultra-mobile ruggedness

Handheld has launched a new rugged Tablet loaded with built-in features plus IP65 and MIL-STD 810G ruggedness.

The Algiz 7 rugged tablet PC is a mobile 7-inch widescreen tablet that runs Microsoft Windows 7 Professional operating system and features an Intel Atom 1.6 GHz processor with 64 GB Solid State hard drive and 2 GB of DDR2 RAM.

The Algiz 7 comes standard with Bluetooth, WLAN and GPS as well as a built-in 2-megapixel camera with LED light. Optional 3G cellular capabilities provide high-speed GSM/UMTS/EVDO data transmission. The Algiz 7 is ready for Gobi 2000 technology and has built in antennas; this means users will be able to work on their choice of wireless frequency anywhere in the world. Handhelds MaxView screen technology is the latest in outdoor view ability ensuring a high level of outdoor screen visibility. The hot-swappable 2400 mAh dual battery pack lets users change batteries without shutting down, thus giving them the run time needed from their tablet.

Handheld Algiz 7 Tablet PC Video Review

Hitting the sweet spot
Jerker Hellstrm, CEO and chairman of the Handheld Group, commented: With the development of the Algiz 7 our target was set high and we are very pleased to conclude that not only have we achieved this target but actually surpassed it. Our new product meets all the market requirements, lightweight, powerful, massive safe storage, ultra rugged, best in class screen, all features fully integrated and hot swappable batteries. The fact that we are able to offer this at a very compelling price makes it all the more attainable. The Algiz 7 hits that sweet spot and will undoubtedly be just what the field users have needed. Hellstrm continued: Not all our customers will be familiar with the benefits of Gobi 2000 technology. It supports both 3G and EVDO. This is truly a technology that allows our users to go anywhere in the world and use the Algiz 7 with high speed data networks.

The Algiz 7 will be shown at trade shows all over the world in the coming months and orders can be placed immediately. First customer shipping will begins this month (March).

Handheld at a glance
The Handheld Group AB is a worldwide supplier of rugged mobile computers and PDAs. Handheld and its partners deliver complete mobility solutions to businesses in industries such as logistics, forestry, public transportation, construction, military and security. The Handheld Group has local offices in Finland, the Netherlands, Italy and the USA.

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