GammaTech’s New 11.6″ Durabook R11 is the Lightest Rugged Tablet in Its Class

Sept. 21, 2014

Fremont, CA – September 16, 2014 – GammaTech Computer Corp., a major international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers, introduces the DURABOOK R11, the lightest (2.73 pounds including battery) 11.6″ rugged tablet PC in its class. Versatile enough to be at home in any number of rugged applications, the R11 comes with a powerful 4th generation Intel® Haswell Core™ processor, a host of exclusive features, and options for customization.

“The new GammaTech DURABOOK R11 proves that tablets can exceed MIL-STD 810G, the industry standard for ruggedness, while remaining thin, lightweight and offer exceptional performance,” remarked Jen Chen, GammaTech president. “How a tablet performs the tasks at hand in the field is equally important. The R11 offers customers the choice of Microsoft Windows® 7 Professional or Windows 8.1 software, processors and a host of options to meet their specific needs.”

Ruggedly Built

Along with its ability to withstand four-foot drops, shocks, and vibrations, the GammaTech DURABOOK R11 tablet also has an IP65 rating for dust and water-sealing protection. Its wide operating temperature range of -14 F ~ 131 F means it can stand up to the daily wear and tear encountered in office or field settings. Qualifying under the strict MIL-STD 461F Army Ground and Air Force standard* allows the R11 to be confidently used by military forces.


Exceptional Features

The unit’s powerful 4th generation Intel Haswell Core processor provides superb visual and graphic performance. Standard models come with the i5 version. It has an 11.6″ HD (1366×768) LCD anti-reflective display with a capacitive multi-touch panel and a water tolerant design, meaning it can be used even in wet environments and/or while the user is wearing latex gloves.

The R11 includes built-in G-sensor, gyroscope sensors, and a light-ambient sensor; Intel high- definition audio; M2-SATA SSD 64GB/128GB storage; a Micro SD card slot that supports SDHC and SDXC; and a front-side, full HD camera as well as an integrated rear-facing 5MP camera. Wireless communications are provided by Intel Centrino Wireless AC 7260 NGW 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC and Bluetooth 4.0 Class 1.

A lithium-polymer battery pack provides a battery life of 6-7 hours, based on configuration. Security features include computrace support BIOS, administrator password, TPM 1.2, Kensington lock, and boot password protection.

Array of Options for Customization

All GammaTech computers can be customized to customer specifications. With a wide array of options, the R11 tablet is no exception. Options include an Intel Core processor i7; M2 SSD storage; sunlight-readable display; digitizer and active stylus pen; barcode scanner, supporting 1D, 1D/2D barcodes; and an integrated GPS/WWAN (LTE Module). Expansion module options include: NFC/RFID, MSR & CAC (magnetic stripe reader and common access card), or smart card (CAC only).

Optional accessories for the R11 tablet include a car adapter, desktop cradle, vehicle dock, x-strap, hand strap and more.

Multi-Industry Functionality

The rugged R11 tablet is right at home in a variety of office or field settings. The DURABOOK line of rugged tablets are already used by: field service (commercial and residential), health care, transportation, field sales, retail, public safety, military, fire/EMS and hospitality. The unit is equally appropriate for any other mobile application, where real-time information is vital and is subject to constant movement, bumpy rides, or use in damp or dusty areas.

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The GammaTech DURABOOK R11 tablet will be available in Q4 through authorized resellers nationwide and at

*MIL-STD 461F certification in process

GammaTech Award-Winning Products

GammaTech has a well-earned reputation and a long history in producing computers for the rugged market. It has been named a multiple winner in Government Security News’ Homeland Security Awards in the Best Rugged Computers category.

About GammaTech Computer Corporation

GammaTech Computer Corporation is a leader in the design, manufacture and sales of cost-effective, high-performance mobile computing solutions throughout North America. Its award-winning line of rugged and hardened notebook and tablet computers are designed and built-to-order to increase productivity and effectiveness for business, military and civilian government, healthcare, fire, public safety and a host of other entities. GammaTech offers a complete portfolio of products that deliver the power and performance needed in the most demanding work environments. This results in increased productivity and accelerated return on investment. GammaTech is headquartered in Fremont, California, which provides the final assembly, inventory, service and technical support.

For more information, visit GammaTech at

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