Microsoft's slick Surface slates might be the Windows tablet consumers have been waiting for, but business folks? Motion computing hopes to keep their attention, refreshing its enterprise slate with a 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Atom N600 processor, a 128GB SSD and Bluetooth 4.0 support. The 10.1-inch slab, dubbed the CL910, retains the 15.5mm frame of its predecessor, as well as the old hardware's USB port, SD card slot and Gorilla Glass protected 1,366 x 768 panel. $1,260 buys a tablet loaded with Windows 7 Professional, but will be eligible for an upgrade when Redmond's Metro overhaul hits shelves. Hit the break for the official press release, or check out the slate for yourself at the source link below.
Motion Introduces its Next Generation CL910 Tablet PC
Specifically Suited for Business Environments, the New CL910 Tablet PC Delivers Mobility, Durability and Connectivity to Mobile Professionals Across Vertical Markets
AUSTIN, TX – July 10, 2012 – Motion Computing®, a leading global provider of tablet PCs and mobility solutions, today announced the availability of its latest ultra-mobile and durable tablet PC, the Motion® CL910. Motion's latest generation of the CL-Series line of tablet PCs delivers optimized mobility, durability and connectivity that mobile professionals require across key vertical markets. Running Microsoft® Windows® and powered by the Intel® Atom™ N2600 dual core processor, the CL910 Tablet PC is ideally suited for and seamlessly integrates with business environments.
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Featuring Intel's new dual core processor, up to a 128GB solid state drive (SSD) and standard 2GB of RAM, the new CL910 Tablet PC offers improved performance while Bluetooth® 4.0 enhances peripheral device connectivity. In addition, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) offers secure information management and data protection. These enhancements help Motion continue to provide the security, manageability and compatibility users across target vertical markets, including healthcare, field service and retail, require for successful mobile deployments. The lightweight, thin design includes:
· Up to seven hours of battery life* for extended productivity
· Robust communications with optional Gobi™ connectivity with GPS, Wi-Fi® 802.11, Bluetooth® 4.0 and a wireless SIM
· 10.1-inch display with capacitive two-finger touch and high-resolution digitizer pen input and Corning® Gorilla® Glass for enhanced durability
· Front-facing camera (3.0MP) and rear-facing Web camera (1.3MP) to support documentation, video conferencing and collaboration
· A full complement of ports, including USB, SD Card, audio and HD video to simplify the use of industry standard peripheral solutions
· CL-Series SlateMate™ with Magnetic Stripe Reader (MSR) and Barcode Scanner (BCS), an integrated expansion solution for data acquisition and transaction processing
· Durable design, built to MIL-STD-810G and IP-52 standards
"Motion was recognized as a Microsoft 2012 Partner of the Year due to their focus and dedication to delivering solutions that directly address real world business challenges," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "With the CL910, Motion continues to offer enhanced technologies that help Microsoft business users experience the performance and productivity offered by tablet PCs tailored to business users in markets that depend on high performance mobile workforces."
Supported by Productivity-Enhancing Accessories and Peripherals
Motion CL-Series Tablet PCs are available with a full complement of mobility solutions tailored to improve mobile workflows. The CL-Series Locking Mobile Dock by RAM Mounts improves productivity and enhances portability, while the CL-Series ReadyDock by Advanced Technical Solutions (ATS) offers a unique option for charging, syncing, and securing multiple tablet PCs. Additionally, the CL-Series VESA Mounting Plate enables the tablet to be attached to many VESA-compliant mounts, offering both convenience and flexibility across computing environments.
"Motion's mission has always been to provide mobile workforces with the most comprehensive product line available, including rugged, purpose-built tablet PCs and productivity-enhancing accessories," said Mary Anne Gunn, director of corporate marketing at Motion. "With the latest enhancements to the CL910 Tablet PC, we are continuing to deliver on that promise with an array of solutions that are built to fit seamlessly into our target vertical environments."
Pricing and Availability
The CL910 Tablet PC is now available at a starting price of $1,259.99 USD. All Motion Tablet PCs are available through an international network of value-added resellers and distributors. For more information, please contact your local reseller or visit your local Motion website.
The CL910 Tablet PC comes standard with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, and all CL910 Tablet PC customers will be eligible for a Windows 8 upgrade upon its release.