Hardware & Infrastructure
News
1/17/2007
06:48 PM
Connect Directly
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

Dell Launches Its First Semi-Rugged Notebook

The new Latitude ATG debuts in the U.S. but will be available overseas soon.

Looking to extend its reach outside the cubicle and home desktop, Dell has started selling its first notebook for customers working in tougher environments.

The new Latitude ATG D620 is listed as "semi-rugged," which means it's tough, but not unbreakable. The all-terrain grade computer meets military standards for vibration, humidity and altitude, and is designed to withstand bumps, moisture and other elements encountered by people working in the field.

Among the features are a shock-mounted hard drive, spill-resistant keyboard, port covers and high durability paint. The notebook is designed to withstand conditions commonly associated with military environments, construction sites, and police and emergency work.

The portable computer also includes a 14-inch LCD display that's one and a half times brighter than most mainstream corporate notebooks for better viewing in sunlight. The Latitude ATG is available in the United States. It'll be offered in other regions in the next couple weeks. Pricing starts at $2499.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
The Business of Going Digital
The Business of Going Digital
Digital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest - July 22, 2014
Sophisticated attacks demand real-time risk management and continuous monitoring. Here's how federal agencies are meeting that challenge.
Flash Poll
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.