One slightly distracting thing with this design is that the red illumination bleeds out around the keys. Below you can see the unit from the top and all four sides: Below are the two machines in the same spot in partial shade in partial shade, and viewed from an angle. They went for good performance with two dual processor options from Intel’s highly regarded Core processor lineup. Along the backside of the S see picture below are, from left to right, the power connector and another USB 2. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Some users may never implement TPM, fingerprint scanning or even passwords, whereas others may be set up in accordance with their company’s IT security procedures, or they may configure an individual system for maximum security.

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Our benchmark tests have repeatedly shown Intel’s SSDs score very high, and they seem to work particularly well with Intel’s latest processors. Its matte black and gun-metal gray color scheme is elegant, timeless, and exudes just the right degree of toughness.


Implementing gteac with resistive rather than capacitive technology has its limitations, but it does work. Our review unit had the optional nits sunlight readable LED multi-touch display that we highly recommend for anyone tetac intends to use the machine outdoors a lot.

Dell has toughened ATG and XFR versions of some of its consumer notebooks, and there are several Taiwan-based OEMs that sell durable and semi-ruggeds under various brand names and sometimes also their own.


Below is a screen capture of the very useful Getac G-Manager utility. The first picture below shows the two machines outdoors on a bright morning. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The inch wide format display pleases with reasonably high resolution x pixel and a semi-matte surface that greatly reduces reflections.

If maximum performance matters, go for a model with solid state storage, the top-of-the-line Core i7 processor, and, if it is still available for the S the getaf don’t mention ita discrete graphics card would further boost 3D and OGL performance.

Do keep in mind, though, that power settings do affect clock speed.

Below is a screen capture of the very useful Getac G-Manager utility. The keys are black with fat white labeling for maximum viewability in challenging lighting conditions. The currently most popular way of making a notebook screen readable outdoors combines various optical treatments to control internal reflection with a strong backlight.

There does not appear to be a metal frame or chassis; instead, everything is mounted onto the very gftac “KryptoShell” plastic getacc.

Below the keyboard is a flush-mounted area area that includes the touchpad, mouse buttons and fingerprint scanner. On the other hand, this also helps delineating the keyboard rather than having the labels just float in space. Our review S came with the optional red LED-based backlight that can be activated and toggled through three brightness settings via a function key combination.

Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Customers also shopped for. The display’s x pixel resolution is just high enough for most work.

The backlit keyboard with adjustable backlight provides improved visibility in low light environment, and the ergonomically designed full-sized keyboard contributes to efficient data input, resulting in enhanced work efficiency.


Too little, and even the best screen quickly becomes unreadable outdoors. Overall, getad motherboard and interior circuitry is very clean, very solid, and very well laid out.

To gehac it in perspective, that’s about the footprint of a inch MacBook Pro. You getaac return any new computer purchased from Amazon. Any returned computer that is damaged through customer misuse, is missing parts, or is in unsellable condition due to customer tampering will result in the customer being charged a higher restocking fee based on the condition of the product. Antenna lets S users manage antenna settings for the optional GPS module. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest.

Rugged PC – Rugged Notebooks: GETAC S

Most rugged notebooks, including the S, will be used outdoors and sometimes in bright, direct sunlight. English Choose a language for shopping. The two mouse buttons are also properly sized, and they have a slightly rough powdercoat finish that provides just the right amount of grip. Turning WiFi on hardly made a difference. Getac S Benchmarks and Comparisons. Push it and the screen lights up with high intensity unseen in any regular display. Below are the results: What this means is that the nits backlight of the S’s optional display is much brighter than any consumer notebook.