Dell Launches Latitude Rugged Extreme Devices in India

New Delhi, India, December 10, 2014: Dell, the world’s fastest-growing integrated IT company, today announced the launch of the Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme notebook and the Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme convertible notebooks in India, for customers who require sturdy machines for ruggedized work environments.


Real-World Rugged with Anywhere Productivity 

The Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme devices are solutions which are designed keeping in mind the  hazards faced by users who operate in extreme conditions such as dust, moisture, drops, vibration, extreme temperatures and other such conditions, in  fields such as military service, manufacturing, construction, heavy industries etc. Latitude Rugged Extreme notebooks are independently tested to military standards including drops up to six feet, as well as ingress protection, emissions and hazardous materials certifications by a third-party testing facility.1 These tests are carried out uniquely, in order to test the devices’ capability to withstand separate hazards in equally intense proportions. Ruggedness implies sophisticated engineering using solid materials in order to endure extreme conditions. The Dell Latitude Rugged devices are built to withstand ruggedized work environments created using impact-resistant ultra-polymers and sturdy magnesium alloy.

Beyond Survival

Dell provides the tools, users need to stay productive and work efficiently in all conditions. Apart from enabling technological capability in any condition, the devices are feature packed with durable pogo-pin docking, a customizable RGB keyboard, native serial ports, a privacy shutter on the webcam and stealth mode. These devices also enable connectivity with a blazing performance from power-efficient fourth-generation Intel processors, 802.11ac wireless3, available mobile broadband4 and discrete GPS.

Security, Management, Reliability

Extending its promise to deliver a secure, manageable, reliable and secure experience to customers, Dell Latitude Rugged laptops perform in the harshest and most hazardous conditions. The Latitude 12 Rugged and Latitude 14 Rugged laptops make system management easy with remote management capability including available Intel® vPro™ technology for efficient out-of-band management. Customers are able to protect their data with an array of data protection and encryptions including TPM 1.2, Dell Data Protection | Encryption and ControlVault™ advanced authentication.

Indrajit Belgundi, Director & General Manager, End User Computing, Dell India said, “The Dell Latitude Rugged devices are a game changer when it comes to servicing the needs of a highly intense job, being carried out in difficult conditions.  With the introduction of these unique products, we believe that many industries in India can benefit from a niche technology that has been built for their business. The Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme devices offer end to end computing functions with the added assurance of protection and sturdiness in hazardous environments, be it for military services, Oil & Gas sector, the government, manufacturing or construction. With these devices, we not only aim to deliver technology solutions, but in fact solutions which can withstand challenges as well as their users do.”

The Latitude Rugged Extreme line-up also features the following innovations:

−         Direct-View outdoor-readable display for productivity in harsh sunlight that reduces glare and reflectivity with less reliance on backlighting (resulting in longer battery2 life)

−         Resistive multi-touch on the Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme for recognizing intuitive gestures while wearing thick gloves

−         The industry’s first rugged “flip-hinge” convertible display with the Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme

−         Docking commonality across the Dell Rugged Extreme portfolio, regardless of form factor for cost savings over time

−         Sealed, customizable “RGB” backlit keyboard enables work in all lighting environments and features an “instant stealth” mode to go incognito

−         Up to 16GB of memory5 and up to 512GB solid state storage

−         Full HD webcam with a privacy shutter

−         Eight megapixel bottom camera with flash on the Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme

−         USB 3.0 and native serial on all Rugged Extreme products with dual serial/RJ-45 on the Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme 

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme will be available at a starting price of INR 239999 (excluding local taxes)

Dell Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme will be available at a starting price of INR 229999 (excluding local taxes)

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