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First publishedin World Highways
The Handheld Group claim its new rugged notebook with touchscreen is not only faster and easier to use than other similar devices, but also better value for money.
Featuring a bright and sunlight-readable display, a 25.6cm widescreen, and weighing in at 1.5kg, the Algiz XRW also comes with Bluetooth, WLAN and GPS, as well as a built in 2 megapixel autofocus camera that allows video conferencing in the field.
The Algiz XRW keyboard and mouse touchpad, illuminated by two led lights, are fully sealed, and the notebook carries an IP65 rating against sand, dust and water. It passed MIL-STD-810G ruggedness testing, including drop tests from 1.2m, and can handle extreme temperatures from -20c to 55c.
Fitted with a powerful 2 GHz Intel Atom processor, the Algiz XRW includes a 64GB solid state disk and 2GB of DDR2 RAM. The mobile computer has a Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate operating system, similar to most office-based PCs.
An optional 3G modem provides high-speed UMTS/HSDPA/EVDO data transmission. The Algiz XRW is also equipped for Gobi 2000 technology – which means it can work on any wireless frequency wherever it is being used in the world.