A new rugged widescreen tablet PC from X2 Computing
01 October 2010
Tablet PC enhances productivity in including retail, gaming, field service, healthcare, manufacturing and hospitality applicationsX2 Computing, one of the UK’s fastest growing providers of mobile computing solutions, has announced the immediate availability of the X2390i, an upgraded widescreen tablet PC. It combines an 8.9” high visibility touch display with high performance processing power to enhance productivity in a wide range of point of sale and point of service applications including retail, gaming, field service, healthcare, manufacturing and hospitality. The X2390i is based on the Intel® Z530 1.6GHz processor and is compatible with a range of operating systems including Windows® 7, XP and XP Pro Embedded as well as Windows® 7 Pro , XP Professional or Linux enabling it to be easily integrated into any environment. It is IP64 rated for water and dust resistance making it suitable for use in even the most demanding point of service applications. The TFT LCD screen is 50% brighter than other systems, with resistive touch for easy operation. Multi-touch and outdoor-viewable options are also available. The X2390i also features a 3-megapixel camera and range of fully-integrated options that offer added reliability and security over individual add-on components and provide seamless data capture for faster processing and transmission. It has optional 3G wireless WAN with GPS for enhanced mobility with wireless networking and optional RFID for inventory management applications. “These new tablet computers can be used by field service organisations to improve the efficiency of staff operating away from the office,” commented Francis Davis, Sales and marketing Director of X2 Computing. “It will enable them to bin the bags carried by field engineers and give rapid access to company information from any location using simple touchscreen commands. These powerful tablet computers also offer full compatibility with terminal services and the new generation of server-based applications in an increasingly cloud computing-based world.” The X2390i is packaged in a slim and durable casing measuring 196mm(h) x 256mm(w) x 32mm(d) and weighs just 1.1kg. It provides up to 8 hours of battery operation and has hot-swappable batteries for continuous operation as well as a range of optional battery charging accessories. A comprehensive suite of accessories are available including docking and mounting stations and brackets, battery management and a wide range of POS-centric applications.