General Dynamics Itronix
announced the launch of the GD8200 fully rugged notebook on Tuesday
. The 13.3-incher, which happens to be the company’s first Sandy Bridge notebook, is designed to withstand military-grade abuse, and is said to be an ideal fit for “mobile users in law enforcement, the military, field service technicians and others who work in cars, trucks, even combat vehicles.”
boasts a number of durability features and is MIL-STD-810G certified for a raft of inclement conditions, including “drops, shock, vibration, extreme heat and cold and an Ingress Protection (IP) 65 rating, sealing the unit against dust and water.”
It is powered by a 2.20GHz Intel Core i7-2655LE dual-core processor with TurboBoost 2.0 technology and supports up to 8GB of RAM. Where storage is concerned, the choices include 500GB/750GB hard disk drive, 500GB hybrid HDD and 120GB/256GB solid state drive.
Further, the fully rugged notebook sports a 13.3-inch touchscreen LCD and features Bluetooth 2.1, Ethernet LAN, 4G LTE connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.1, and GPS. It is available now for a hefty $4460.