Getac Inc. has upgraded its lightweight E100 fully rugged tablet PC with an improved CPU, expanded storage capacity to accommodate larger digital files, and a solid state drive.

Weighing 3 pounds, the E100 is housed in an rugged magnesium alloy case. It meets MIL-STD-810G and IP65 standards for durability and protection against dirt, dust, water, motion, vibration, temperature and other factors. The standard solid state drive further protect files and documents from vibrations, accidental drops, and other physical abuse.

Getac has also incorporated its advanced LED backlight and anti-reflective technologies into the E100 with an 800 NITs sunlight readable display with touchscreen. An embedded backup battery allows hot-swapping with spare batteries.

A 1.6GHz processor offers up to 5 hours of battery life. The rugged tablet PC also includes an RS-232 serial port, two USB ports, an option for dual smart card readers for special applications and requirements, embedded microphone, 812.11a/g/n wireless LAN, Giga LAN and Bluetooth 2.0 as standard features with optional 3G Network connectivity for those who need wireless in the field. A fanless design provides cool, quiet operation.