Laptop water damage is common issue. According to research 30% of notebook damage is caused by spills. Some manufacturers offer models that can withstand water, dust, cold, and even drops. There are several tests and certificates, and they should show how resistant the device really is. These are water-resist laptop computers that you can take and use almost anywhere, and under almost any conditions.
Panasonic presents the Toughbook 31, waterproof laptop with MIL-STD-810G and IP65 certification. This includes but is not limited to a 6 foot drop, shock and vibration, water, dust and sand, altitude and extreme temperatures. The Toughbook 31 is offered in three basic configurations that can be customized with a range of options.
Processor options: Intel Core 2.53GHz or 2.40GHz or 2,26GHz
2GB RAM Optional upgrade to 8GB
160GB Hard Drive Optional upgrade to 250GB
Display: 13.1" High brightness outdoor display
Weight: 7.9 lbs (3.59kg) or 8.2 lbs with long-life battery (3.73kg)
This fully rugged laptop comes with MIL-STD 810G certified and IP65 compliant to protect the machines from shock, water and dust. The Getac B300 laptop has magnesium alloy case, shock mounted hard drive, Waterproof backlit mechanical membrane keyboard, sealed I/O prevents from damage and up to 26 hours of battery life.
Processor: Intel Core Duo 1.6GHz
120GB Hard Drive
Display: Daylight-viewable 13.3"
Weight: 7.7 lbs (3.5kg)
General Dynamics GD8000
The GD8000 waterproof laptop was designed using extreme environment testing procedures. This fully rugged IP65 Rated notebook is designed to meet and even exceed military rugged requirements MIL-STD 810G. Improvements include increased durability, a bigger, more visible screen and better battery life. It will also survive a fall from 3.5 feet to the hard ground.
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.86Ghz
2GB RAM (maximum capacity 8GB)
160GB Hard Drive
Display: 13.3" Touchscreen LED-Backlit
Weight 6.25 lbs (2.83kg)
Dell Latitude E6400
If you have a tough job in a tough environment, Dell has the great solution for you. The Dell Latitude E6400 XFR is a business notebook, based off the standard E6400 with a new water, heat, dust and vibration requirements. The PR481 ballistic armor provides twice the impact protection of magnesium alloy to make it full-rugged and waterproof.
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz
Display: 14.1" DirectVue sunlight-readable
128GB Hard Drive
4GB RAM (maximum capacity 8GB)
Weight: 8.15 lbs (4.05kg)
Amrel ROCKY RF
Amrel Incorporated specializes in rugged notebooks and ruggedized laptops for military and industrial use. Used by warfighters to operate robots, police cars, and workers to pour concrete, this notebooks have been customized for the toughest jobs. Amrel ROCKY unit can function in a dust storm and that it is a water resistant laptop. With all of the hardware and software solutions available, you’ll definitely be pleased when purchasing this rugged laptop.
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz or 2.0 GHz
Display: 17" WXGA Anti-Reflective
250GB Hard Drive
2GB RAM (maximum capacity 4GB)
Weight: 12.13 lbs (5.5Kg)