Xplore Technologies Introduces Its First Fully Rugged Android Tablet, the RangerX

  Xplore Technologies Introduces Its First Fully Rugged Android Tablet, the

    The new lightweight tablet provides powerful performance for the most
            demanding projects in the most challenging conditions

Business Wire

AUSTIN, Texas -- July 10, 2013

Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), the manufacturer of the world’s most
powerful, longest-lasting and rugged tablets on the market, today announced
that it has introduced the RangerX—the company’s first rugged Android tablet,
which blends sleek versatility with Xplore’s proven powerful rugged
performance. The new lightweight tablet provides the largest storage capacity
on the market, has a brilliant outdoor viewable display and is certified as
being fully rugged, holding both IP65 and MIL-STD 810G ratings.

Xplore Technologies' RangerX rugged Android tablet (Photo: Business Wire)

Xplore Technologies' RangerX rugged Android tablet (Photo: Business Wire)

“With more than 15 years of testing, research and development, Xplore has
demonstrated the ability to bring proven technology to the rugged space,” Mark
Holleran, president and chief operating officer for Xplore Technologies, said.
“We’re adding to that legacy with the RangerX, the most durable Android tablet

The lightweight 10.1 inch tablet is ideal for field service applications in
industries such as utilities, energy, warehousing, logistics, transportation,
military and public safety. In addition, the RangerX is the only rugged
Android tablet to provide an optional integrated module with Gigabit Ethernet
and HDMI-In connections, making it ideal for satellite, cable, broadband and
telecommunication providers.

“Our customers in the carrier space want to be able to reduce the number of
tools their field service workers need to get the job done,” added Holleran.
“With the capability provided by the optional HDMI-In and Gigabit Ethernet,
not only do they have the perfect tool for work-order management, but they can
also validate and diagnose installation or service issues on-site with one

The RangerX is 2.2 pounds, and looks and feels more like a contemporary tablet
than a traditional rugged device. The tablet has a battery life up to 10 hours
to maximize time in the field and boost productivity, which allows for a full
working shift on one charge. In addition, the tablet’s vibrant outdoor
viewable, multi-touch display allows for seamless transition from indoors to

“The RangerX is not only fully rugged, but also offers a wide range of
multifaceted capabilities to adapt to the needs of enterprise, field service
and data collection workers facing various elements,” Philip S. Sassower,
chief executive officer and chairman of the board for Xplore Technologies,
said. “The new RangerX highlights our commitment to expand our product
offerings in order to meet specialized customer needs.”

Fully Rugged and Powerful

The new RangerX tablet comes standard with Xplore’s well-known rugged

  *Rugged for any Extreme Environment: Waterproof and dustproof (IP65) and
    designed to survive real world conditions (MIL-STD 810G)
  *Lightweight Platform: 2.2 pounds with a 10 hour battery life
  *Powerful Performance: Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 Processor, 32GB of storage
    (expandable to 192GB of RAM) and Google Android 4.0.4
  *Full Communications Suite: Bluetooth 4.0.4, GPS and Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
  *Brilliant Display: IPS 1366 x 768 resolution and a multi-touch screen
  *Expansive Inputs/Outputs: 5MP Rear and 1.2MP 720P Front Cameras, HDMI-Out,
    USB ports, RFID reader and more

Versatile for any Industry

The RangerX is fully optimized with features designed for all environments,

  *Telecommunications and Cable: Optional HDMI-In and RJ-45 features allow
    telecommunications and cable workers to consolidate all equipment into a
    single device—an industry first.
  *Warehousing, Logistics, etc.: Integrated RFID and NFC capabilities come
    standard in the RangerX, increasing operational efficiency and accuracy in
    distribution centers, warehousing, logistics and transportation
    industries. In addition, the RangerX is compatible with all major
    Bluetooth and USB barcode scanners.
  *Military: The common access card (CAC) reader option and FIPS 140-2
    compliancy provides the most secure rugged experience for government and
    military operations.

Starting at $1,349, the RangerX lowers total cost of ownership and increases
overall operational efficiency. It comes with a standard three-year warranty,
and is currently available through Xplore channel partners. For a list of
channel partners, please visit www.xploretech.com/company/partners/.

The RangerX is the latest edition to Xplore’s portfolio. The fully rugged
Android tablet complements Xplore’s existing iX104C ultra-rugged product line.
The iX104C devices are optimized to perform in extreme conditions and
hazardous environments, and deploy high-end enterprise level applications with
confidence and reliability.

Supporting Information

  *For more information on Xplore Technologies: www.xploretech.com
  *Read more about the RangerX: http://www.xploretech.com/products/RangerX
  *Follow Xplore on Twitter: @XploreRuggedPC

About Xplore Technologies®

Xplore Technologies Corp. has been a leading global provider of truly rugged
tablets since 1998. With nearly 90,000 deployments, Xplore tablets are among
the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, withstand nearly any
hazardous condition or environmental extreme, and feature competitive pricing
and significant ROI. The company's products are sold on a global basis, with
channel partners in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. Xplore
Technologies’ tablets are deployed across a variety of industries and sectors,
such as energy, military operations, manufacturing, distribution, public
services, public safety, government, and other areas with hazardous work
conditions. For more information, visit the Xplore Technologies website at

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