If some of us want the lightest tablet on the market, there’s also some people who want a tablet designed to be used in extreme conditions, like workers on a site. For them, Xplore Technologies launched the Bobcat tablet, a rugged Windows 8.1 device that offers a thin case for a product like this, only 21.8 mm in thickness.


Xplore Bobcat weighs 1.088 grams and the company let users to choose between Windows 8.1 operating system or Windows 7 Pro OS solution. This Bobcat tablet comes with a MIL-STD-810G certification, which means it can handel a number of 5 foot drops to concrete and still working like new.


Bobcat packs a 10.1 inch display with a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, an Intel Bay Trail processor clocked at 1.9 GHz, 4 GB of RAM memory, 128 GB of SSD storage and a battery that offers up to 8 hours of autonomy. We get two USB 3.0 ports, a microHDMI port, an Ethernet port, a microSD card reader, a microSIM slot, a 5 megapixel camera and a 720p front-facing camera.

Bobcat tablet can also work in extreme temperature conditions, from -4 to 140 degrees F ( -20 to 50 degrees C), and it packs an IP65 rating that offers dust and water protection for up to four hours. This tablet will have a $2.199 pricetag on the market.