TabletKiosk® Upgrades Sahara Slate PC® i500 line of Enterprise Tablets with New Intel® Processors and Expanded Functionality Newest Tablet PCs Feature Enhanced Graphics Performance, Greatly Improved Battery Life, Integrated Front and Rear Facing Cameras, and True RS-232 Serial Connectivity.
TORRANCE, Calif., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TabletKiosk, a leading provider of slate-style Tablet PCs and customized mobility solutions for the enterprise, today announced two new additions to its flagship line of 12.1" Tablet PCs. The Sahara Slate PC i575 and Sahara Slate PC i535 are premium, enterprise-grade Tablet PCs powered by 3rd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors and offer enhanced performance and security features, greatly improved battery life and expanded connectivity.
The new Sahara Slate PC i575 and i535 Tablet PCs offer many upgraded features over the existing models that make them even more valuable for business use, including:
- Improved performance, greatly enhanced battery life, and hardware embedded security features with 3rd generation Intel Core vPro™ processors
- User upgradable to 16GB of RAM and 1.0TB HDD or 480GB SSD
- Built-in front and rear facing cameras
- 2x USB 3.0 ports, DisplayPort 1.2 and Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45)
- WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 (LE) Dual Mode
- A true—not USB emulated—RS-232 Serial Port for interoperability with legacy industrial devices
"I am very excited about the release of these new Sahara Slate PC Tablet PCs and the incredible value they offer our enterprise customers," said Martin Smekal, President and CEO of TabletKiosk. "In addition to improved battery life and security features, the new Sahara Slate PCs feature a true RS-232 serial interface to control and communicate with legacy equipment used in various industries including Diagnostic Automotive Testing, HVAC system control, Advanced A/V systems and CNC manufacturing."
To extend the backward and forward compatibility between product generations, all of the same interchangeable accessories created for the original Sahara Slate PC i500 models can be used with the new Sahara Slate PC i575 and i535. Additionally to ensure operating system continuity for large scale deployments, the two new models will run Windows® 7 Professional, Windows® 8 Pro or Linux.
"Because the new Sahara Slate PC i500 tablets are based on 3rd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors, customers can be confident that they will have the compatibility, performance and security features needed in the most demanding commercial environments," said Jason Kennedy, Intel Business Client Marketing Director. "In addition, these tablets offer the durability, functionality, and flexibility needed for computing on the go, anywhere at any time."
Sahara Slate PC i575 and i535 Tablet PCs will begin shipping at the end of June. For additional details, pricing, or to place an order please visit www.tabletkiosk.com.
TabletKiosk is an early innovator of business Tablet PC solutions for the enterprise and was one of the first to offer touch screen enabled Windows tablets. The company regularly integrates modern technology with key legacy components to create forward thinking mobile systems, while still providing backwards compatibility and long product life cycles.
As a manufacturer and distributer of proven mobile computing solutions since 2003, the company's line of Tablet PCs, including the Sahara Slate PC, has been widely used in Healthcare, Hospitality, Government and Manufacturing both as TabletKiosk branded and OEM / private label deployments. For more information about TabletKiosk, visit www.tabletkiosk.com.
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