15 Mar 2018

Durabook Americas Expands Product Line with Introduction of Fully-Rugged U11 Tablet

Fremont, CA – March 15, 2018 – Durabook Americas, Inc., the North American branch of Twinhead International Corporation, today introduced the newest member of the DURABOOK family, the fully rugged 11.6” DURABOOK U11 tablet. The new device features an Intel® 7th Generation CPU, Windows® 10 Pro, MIL-STD-810G and 461F ratings, DOD-level security and a full HD sunlight readable LCD. The U11 is ideal for flight line maintenance, field diagnostics, and data collection applications, found in a variety of demanding markets, including defense, law enforcement and field service, where users often operating in extreme conditions.

“Many of our customers in markets like public safety, oil & gas, and the DOD love the form factor of our DURABOOK R11 and are now looking to move an eleven-inch tablet into more demanding and security-centric environments,” said Tom Wang, President, Durabook Americas. “We designed the Durabook U11 to meet the growing needs of these customers. Our new device allows companies to expand the capabilities and improve the value of their mobile worker force. Having fully and semi-rugged solutions in this range allows our customers to select the right device for their application and user environment, without compromise.”

Enterprise-Class Performance

The U11 is available with one of three Intel® 7th Generation CPUs (m3-7Y30, i5-7Y54, or i7-7Y75 with vPro), 4-16GB of RAM, and a 128-512GB quick-release SSD, giving remote workers the power to complete nearly any task in the field. The new device also features Windows® 10 Pro, the most secure Windows ever. Windows 10 meets the needs of DOD customers by offering users a layered defense to help protect, detect and respond to security threats. 

World-Class Durability

Designed for workers who face the most challenging operating environments, the DURABOOK U11 is MIL-STD-810G certified for drop (6’), shock, vibration, rain, dust, sand, humidity, freeze/thaw,  high/low temperature (- 4°F ~ 140°F), and temperature shock. The device meets MIL-STD-461G for electromagnetic interference, ANSI 12.12.01 C1D2 for explosive atmosphere, has an IP65 rating, and meets many other key specifications. It’s sealed, fanless design means dust, sand and other small particles are kept out.

DOD-Level Security

The Durabook U11 is the only 11.6” rugged tablet with a quick-release SSD, making it easy for DOD customers to remove and store vital information is a secure location, at a moment’s notice. The device also features TMP 2.0, an insertable SmartCard/CAC reader and optional Intel® vPro™ Technology, fingerprint scanner, and contactless SmartCard/CAC reader. 


U11 Quick Release SSD Design

Designed for Field Use

To meet the needs of mobile workers operating in environments that are not suited to consumer technology, including rain, direct sunlight, long times away from a power source and extreme temperatures, the Durabook U11 was designed with the end user in mind. The 11.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) LCD, features a 10-point capacitive multi-touch panel allowing users to keep their gloves on when engaging with the device, and its touchscreen operates, even when wet. The display features anti-glare and anti-reflective film, making it readable in direct sunlight. For law enforcement and military personnel, the U11 has a stealth/night vision mode, allowing operation without exposing the user in light. The device’s hot-swappable battery enable workers to operate uninterrupted when charging isn’t an option.


To increase productivity, situational awareness, customer support and bottom-line value, a mobile workforce requires world-class connectivity. The Durabook U11 features the latest Intel® Dual Band wireless AC 9260, which supports faster downloads with 160Mhz bandwidth and a maximum speed of 1.73Gbps. Bluetooth 5.0 offers improved battery life over Bluetooth 4.2. The U11 has optional 4G LTE-Advanced Pro multi-carrier mobile broadband, which delivers 10x faster download speeds, 3x faster uplink speeds compared to 4G/LTE module, and works with band 14 for FirstNet™ Public Safety Networks. An optional dedicated GPS is also available.

Available Accessories

The U11 is supported by numerous accessories, including a detachable keyboard, office dock, PMT vehicle dock with tri pass-thru, Lind car adapter, dual battery charger, x-strap and digitizer pen

Download Specifications

To see a full list of DURABOOK U11 fully rugged tablet specifications, download the spec sheet at http://bit.ly/Durabook-U11-Spec

Known for reliability, performance and attractive acquisition costs, the DURABOOK brand has a loyal customer base around the globe. DURABOOK devices are used by most branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, public safety agencies across the country, numerous field service organizations, as well as companies in oil & gas, logistics, healthcare, utilities and automotive markets.

Durabook Americas Support Services

To help its customers address the challenges and complexity of deploying and managing their mobility solutions, Durabook Americas offers a wide range of support services. These services include device customization, consulting, disk imaging, deployment assistance, installation, extended and no-fault warranty options, warranty depot repair center with 48-hour turn-around-time, live call center, device retirement, and an online support center for drivers and manuals.


DURABOOK rugged computers are available from authorized resellers. All products include a standard three-year warranty. The U11, R8300 and R11 warranty also covering accidental damage. For warranty details go to http://bit.ly/DurabookWarranty. Sales inquiries for DURABOOK products should be directed to [email protected] or 800-995-8946.

About Durabook Americas

Durabook Americas, Inc. is the North American branch of Twinhead International Corporation, a leading manufacturer and customizer of rugged computing solutions, including the globally acclaimed DURABOOK brand. Driven to meet customer needs, DURABOOK devices are designed, manufactured and tested in-house to assure maximum quality and reliability. These cost-effective ruggedized laptops, tablets, and all-in-one PCs are high-performance solutions that increase productivity, drive a clear return on investment and deliver a low total cost of ownership for government and enterprise customers in markets like oil & gas, power & utilities, field service, military, and public safety.

Durabook Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Fremont, California and provides final assembly, inventory, services, and technical support. For more information on Durabook Americas, Inc., and the DURABOOK product line, visit www.DurabookAmericas.com.


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