Durabook R8 Series
Rugged Tablet PC

The Durabook R8 Rugged Tablet PC is designed to maximize the efficiency of professional field workers in the smallest practical tablet size. The Durabook R8 is only 20mm (0.78”) thick and weighs just 860g, making it the world’s most compact tablet in the fully-rugged class. Adding to its appeal is a smooth, streamlined exterior that complements its tough image.

The Durabook R8 rugged tablet is built to meet the needs of workers in professions ranging from retail and hospitality to warehousing, logistics and field service. This tablet features a brilliant 8.0” capacitive touchscreen and high-performance, energy-smart Intel processor options for efficient use on the move. The R8 also offers an expansion slot offering the choice of: a USB 3.2 port, ethernet port and RS232 port; or a 2D Barcode Reader; or LF/HF RFID Reader; or UHF NFC RFID Reader; or Magnetic Card Reader, for seamless data-capture in a slim, light and durable device.


  • 8.0” LCD DynaVue display, 1280 x 800 pixels
  • 8th Generation Intel Core or Pentium Gold Processor 8500
  • Long-Life Battery up to 16 hours
  • Optional GPS & 4G LTE WWAN
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 & Bluetooth V5.2
  • Optional barcode, RFID or smart card reader
  • 36 Month warranty
Physical Characteristics
Width 227 mm
Height 150 mm
Depth 20.5 mm
Weight 860g
Environmental Characteristics
Operating Temperature -20 to 60°C
Storage Temperature -46 to 71°C
Operating Humidity 5 to 95%
Chassis Aluminium-Magnesium Alloy
Ingress Protection IP66
Drop Spec. 1.8m - 26 faces, MIL-STD 810H (Drop, Shock, Vibration, Rain, Dust, Altitude, Freeze/Thaw, High/Low Temperature, Temperature Shock, Humidity)
MIL-STD 461G Certified (Conduction, Radiation, Conducted Susceptibility, Radiated Susceptibility)
Stealth Mode Options for disabling LCD Backlight, LED's, Speakers, Camera flash and RF Devices for silent and unobtrusive operation
System Specifications
Processor Options Intel Core i7-1250U vPro (12th Gen), (12M Cache, up to 4.7 GHz, 2P+8E cores
Intel Core i5-1230U vPro (12th Gen) 12M Cache, up to 4.4 GHz, 2P+8E cores
Intel Pentium Gold Processor 8500, 8M Cache, up to 4.4 GHz, 1P+4E cores
System Memory Onboard 8GB up to 16GB (LPDDR4x)
Storage 128GB NVMe PCIe SSD, Optional 256GB/512GB/1TB PCIe SSD
Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics
TPM 2.0
Size 8.0″ FHD display with capacitive multi-touch screen
Pixels 1280 x800
Option 800 nits DynaVue sunlight readable
Electrical Specifications
Battery Lithium Ion, 3.8V, 3600mAh
Optional 3.8V, 7200mAh
Runtime Upto 8 Hours (Standard Battery)
Upto 16 Hours(Long Life Battery)
AC Adaptor 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 65W, DC-In Socket
Communication Specifications
Standard WiFi: 802.11ax
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.2
Optional GPS and 4G LTE multi-carrier mobile broadband
RF antenna pass-through for GPS, WWAN and WLAN1*
HF/LF RFID Reader*
USB 3.2, Ethernet, RS232*
1D/2D Barcode Reader*
Magnetic Card Reader*
User Interfaces
Touch Screen Capacitive Multi-Touch Screen
Buttons Power, Up, Down,
1x user definable key
Additional Interfaces
Standard 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (type C, support DP)
1x Thunderbolt 4
Docking Connector (20-pin Pogo)
Audio In/Out Combo Jack
Nano SIM Slot
1x Micro-SDXC Slot
Integrated Microphone and Speaker
Optional 1x Expansion Module Slot for Options
Camera 2.0 Megapixel Front Facing Camera
Optional 8.0 Megapixel Autofocus Rear Camera with Flash,
Operating System Windows 11 Pro, 64-bit
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Durabook R8 Series