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General Dynamics launches rugged notebook

Built to take a beating

| Posted: Mar 18, 2009 6:52 pm

The gang over at iTech News Net is showing off an interesting piece of hardware. This is the General Dynamics Itronix GD8000.

 

This new rugged notebook is something else; it is made of a polycarbonate casing a Magnesium Chassis and conforms to MIL-STD-810.

 

The GD8000 has some nice hardware under the hood too with a Core 2 Duo SL9400, 4GB of RAM, integrated 4500MHD graphics and 120GB hard drive.

 

you also get a 13.3-inch touchscreen display that can be read even in sunlight, an integrated GPS, WiFi, fingerprint reader, smartcard reader and built in cellular wireless card.

 

I think I just found the next laptop I want to take camping.

 

Take a look here

 

General Dynamics launches rugged notebook

General Dynamics announced the new Itronix GD8000 notebook that takes rugged to the next level. The GD8000 has a Magnesium chassis and impact absorbing polycarbonate casing and meets MIL-STD 810F standard. It can withstand a drop from 42-inch, 30 gallons of water blown at 40 mph and operates in temperature from -22 degrees F to 140 degrees F.

 

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