The Enduro Series was introduce at [email protected] yesterday. This new line of rugged notebooks and tablets are specially designed to provide durability, portability and performance especially for first responders and industrial manufacturing workers.
With an increasingly modern workforce, more and more mobile devices are being deployed in the field where they are subject to harsher handling. Enduro, our new line of rugged notebooks and tablets, was created to provide our customers with the durability and performance that gets the job done.Andrew Chuang, General Manager, Rugged Computing, Acer Inc.
Acer Enduro Notebooks
Acer Enduro N7 Rugged Notebook
MIL-810G and IP65 certified, the Acer Enduro N7 has been engineered to withstand drops onto the hardest flooring and to resist the ingress of dust and water. It is able to withstand hold or cold environments, and its 700-nit 14-inch FHD screen enables the contents on the screen visible whether you are indoor or outdoor.
The Enduro N7 also come with a detachable battery on top of its built-in battery. The detachable battery itself gives you a 10-hour long battery life so users can be working long hours on site without worrying about running out of battery.
Apart from being durable, the device is packed with a quad-core 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 CPU to withstand heavy workload. Securing the Enduro N7 would be a hardware-level Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 that checks for any signs of intrusion during startup and the Acer Enduro Manageability Suite (AEMS) will serve to help protect the device while making it easy to deploy services or system configurations across many devices. Through Windows Hello, the device come with a fingerprint sensor to support more secure logins.
Acer Enduro N3 Rugged Notebook
The Acer Enduro N3 on the other hand is engineered to resist drops and water. It is ideal for those who needs to move around worksites such as architects, project inspectors, event managers, agricultural plant personnel and those who loved outdoor adventures. It achieved MIL-STD 810G and IP53 certifications, while maintaining a thin-and-light frame of just 24.85 mm at just 1.985 kg. To achieve water-resistant wear and tear, the device is reinforced with Corning® Gorilla® Glass to protect the display from water and the unique water-resistant Aquafan™ below the keyboard features drainage holes to remain dry.
This device is packed with the new 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, 32 GB DDR4 RAM, with an optional NVIDIA® GeForce® MX230 GPU, 512 GB PCle Gen3 NVMe SSD and 13-hour battery life to achieve non-compromising performance. It is secure against cyber threats by the Discrete Trusted Platform Module, AEMS, and password-protected HDDs that comes with the device.
Acer Enduro Tablets
Acer Enduro T5 Rugged Tablet
Like the Enduro notebooks, the Acer Enduro T5 tablet is a durable 10-inch Windows tablet is designed to be durable for long working hours and extreme working environments. It is packed with a 7th Gen Intel Core m3 processor that will be able to power workloads by logistics and manufacturing workers.
On top of the MIL-STD 810G and IP65 certifications and AEMS, accessories such as docking stations, hand grips, shoulder straps, 4-point shoulder straps, car chargers and car holders are available to expand the functionality and mobility of the Enduro T5.
Like the Enduro N7 notebook, the Acer Enduro T5 comes with a battery that can be swapped to enable continuous usage through out a long day.
Acer Enduro T1 Rugged Tablets
The Acer Enduro T1 on the other hand is a flexible tablet that can be converted into a 10.1-inch notebook via an optional portfolio keyboard for the ET110-31W variant. The device is MIL-STD 810G and IP54 certified, with an Intel Celeron processor and 64 GB of eMMC storage space.
The other variant of the Enduro T1 tablet will be the ET107-11A which is a compact and durable 8-inch Android tablet. Its is also MIL-STD 810G and IP54 certified and come with a range of optional accessories and programmable keys that enable it to be adapted to a variety of unique environments.
Both the Enduro T1 tablets can be used while wearing gloves.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Enduro N3 will be available in North America in August starting at USD 899; and in EMEA in June, starting at EUR 999. For the rest of the devices, the prices and availability in the market is yet to be announced.