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# 215456 28-Jun-2017 13:59
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We need your help to find a cheap, rugged tablet (probably android, but doesn't really matter), so run a browser-based communication system.

 

The screen needs to be at least 10 inches.

 

It will need to handle splashes, knocks, etc, and be cleaned with a damp cloth.

 

We're going to need multiple tablets, so they need to be on the cheap side.

 

 

 

Thanks!


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  # 1808227 28-Jun-2017 14:06
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Whats the budget as Rugged devices are not cheap.

 

The market is full of Windows tablets that are rugged, Not too many android ones but you could try your luck on ali express.




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  # 1808244 28-Jun-2017 14:21
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We don't have a budget as such. We just want to see how cheap we can get.

 

 

 

This is the best I found after a cursory check with AliExpress:

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/10-1-Windows-10-Rugged-Tablet-PC-ip65-Waterproof-phone-2G-RAM-GPS-Wifi-8000mAH-Clamshell/32760619809.html

US $399.80

 

Good thought, thanks.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1808251 28-Jun-2017 14:26
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havenplaygame:

 

We don't have a budget as such. We just want to see how cheap we can get.

 

 

 

This is the best I found after a cursory check with AliExpress:

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/10-1-Windows-10-Rugged-Tablet-PC-ip65-Waterproof-phone-2G-RAM-GPS-Wifi-8000mAH-Clamshell/32760619809.html

US $399.80

 

Good thought, thanks.

 

 

 

 

I would be going with something that has rubber protruding edges and a lip around the display to stop face down smashes etc. 
The one listed there i personally wouldn't go with.
Is this for education in a school or in home use? Does the govt subsidize a device for this? 
Have you looked into leasing devices?
 


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  # 1808271 28-Jun-2017 14:58
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Android with rugged case may be more cost effective.

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  # 1808272 28-Jun-2017 14:59
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gzt: Android with rugged case may be more cost effective.

 

 

 

IP rated rugged cases are equal value to the tablet the OP listed.
As its going to be wiped with damp cloths, You dont want moisture building up inside.



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  # 1808307 28-Jun-2017 15:24
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iPad with suitable case ? 





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  # 1808308 28-Jun-2017 15:26
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@xpd good idea.

 

Have a look here OP?

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/ipad-rugged-case_reviews.html

Maybe get a used or ex lease Ipad?


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