The Getac Z710 rugged Android tablet.
The Getac Z710 rugged Android tablet.
Photo credit: Photo courtesy of Getac, Inc.
IRVINE, Calif. — September 4, 2012 — Getac, a leading innovator and manufacturer of rugged
computers, introduces its Z710 rugged Android tablet designed to perform in extreme work
environments. From its 7-inch, scratch-resistant Gorilla® Glass touchscreen display and MILSTD
810G / IP65 certification for shock, dust, and moisture, to its sophisticated SiRFstar GPS
sensor, advanced communications features, and photo/video capabilities, the Getac Z710 is
truly the "everything tablet" for professionals who find themselves in the most extreme work
environments around the world.
Thanks to Getac’s proprietary LumiBondTM technology, the Z710 is the only rugged tablet built
with a glove-friendly touchscreen display. LumiBond integrates Gorilla® Glass, a capacitive
touch sensor and an LED panel, which provides unprecedented touch sensitivity—even with
industrial gloves—while maintaining its durability in any work condition.
Portability, communication features, and information access are a few of the solutions that field
professionals demand from their rugged devices, and the Getac Z710 addresses them all.
Measuring approximately 8.5 x 5.6 inches (just over one inch thick) and weighing less than two
pounds, the Z710 can be easily transported anywhere. In addition, maintaining communication
with the home office and other field workers is never an issue. The Z710 provides a variety of
built-in communications options including WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, and RF pass-through SiRFstar
GPS for pinpoint location accuracy, an HD webcam, and a 5MP still camera. Together, these
communications tools ensure that field workers based in even the most remote areas of the
globe are able to maintain open communication and easily perform critical job functions. Additionally, barcode scanning and RFID configurations allow for quick and easy data capture.
"We built the Z710 rugged Android tablet with the end user in mind," explains Jim Rimay,
President, Getac. "Many field service sectors, such as public utilities, logistics, and automotive,
require communications and data capture devices to operate in harsh environments and we
designed the Z710 to provide the support these professionals need in the field."
In addition to the array of data capture, communication features, and connectivity capabilities,
the Z710 is one the most rugged tablets of its kind. MIL-STD-810G certified to withstand drops
up to six feet, IP65 certified for dust and liquid, and certified to operate in extreme temperatures ranging from -4° F to 122° F, the Getac Z710 is designed to exceed the requirements of the most important entity of all—the people who use it.
The new Getac Z710 starts at $1,499 with a 3G-equipped version starting at $1,799 MSRP* and
will begin shipping in October. The Z710 is backed by a 3-year, bumper-to-bumper warranty.
Getac, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Getac Technology Corporation. Getac Technology
Corporation, a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group (2011 consolidated revenue
25.3 billion USD) was established in 1989 as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply
defense electronic products. Getac’s business coverage includes rugged notebooks, rugged
tablet PCs, and rugged handheld devices for military, police, government, communications,
manufacturing, and transportation applications, ranging from fully rugged to commercial-grade
rugged. Getac’s strong R&D capabilities allow it to provide a high level of customization and all-aspect hardware–software integration solutions. Apart from the rugged computing business,
Getac is also involved with the design and manufacture of plastic and lightweight metal
components. The acquisition of Waffer Technology in 2009 has made Getac the world’s third
largest aluminum–magnesium alloy producer. For more information, visit us.getac.com or follow
us on twitter @GetacUS.
* Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price for base configuration. Standard and optional features vary depending on purchased configuration. Actual prices determined by individual resellers and may vary. Specifications, availability and price subject to change without notice.
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