XSLATE R12 Rugged Tablet PC

Rethink What a Rugged Tablet Should Be

The XSLATE R12, formerly manufactured by Xplore Technologies, is a next-generation tablet designed to be the only computer you'll need. It is one of the fastest rugged tablets on the market today and features powerful 2-in-1 capabilities with a magnetically-attached Companion Keyboard that’s always on standby and never in the way.

The XSLATE R12 is a highly adaptable PC platform that accommodates the working styles and aesthetic preferences of your mobile workers in mixed environments. Retire old desktops and oversized notebooks because this rugged tablet defines a new era of rugged mobile computing.

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  • Features That Go With the Workflow

    The 12.5" XSLATE R12 is prepared to multi-task in demanding work environments with its highly responsive pen and touch input capabilities, magnetically-attached Companion Keyboard, wireless connectivity options, and customised mounting options.

  • Ruggedly Appealing to Everyone

    The transformational 2-in-1 device gives you all the high performance capabilities and complete computing functions you need in a single platform. You’ll have the right connectivity and ergonomics for a quick transition from the field to a full desktop computing experience.

  • Mobility Without Compromise

    The XSLATE R12 offers more high performance feature options than any tablet PC in its class without compromising aesthetics or portability. Ergonomic, powerful, and reliable enough to be the primary PC in and out of the office.  Built rugged with both MIL-STD-810G and IP54 ratings.

The XSlate R12 mounted in a police squad car

From the Field... to Your Vehicle... to Your Office

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XSLATE R12 Rugged Tablet

Rugged Redefined

With the XSLATE R12, and its long-lasting, hot-swappable battery, you’ll always have the mission-critical computing functions and real-time insights required to do your job efficiently. You’ll also have the clarity of a bright 12.5-inch View Anywhere™ display, and easy-to-use touch, pen, voice, and camera inputs. Want to finish more data-intensive tasks? Just release the Bluetooth-connected keyboard from its “stow and go” mode and watch this rugged tablet transform into the ideal laptop replacement.

  • Dimensions and Weight

    12.93 in. x 8.17 in. x.75” (328.5 mm x 207.5 mm x 19 mm)
    2.95 lbs (1.34 kg)

  • Display

    12.5-in. Wide Viewing Angle Display
    Full-HD Resolution (1920 x 1080)
    Capacitive 10-Point Touch
    Wacom Digital Pen Input
    1000 Nit Display Brightness
    Gorilla® Glass 3

  • Processor and OS

    Intel® Core™ i7 vPro, i7, i5 or Celeron Processor
    Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit

  • Rugged Specs


  • Connectivity

    Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth® 4.2
    Optional Internal Wireless 4G LTE and GPS
    Pass-Through Antenna for WWAN, WLAN, and GPS

  • Battery

    Battery life over 9 hours
    Hot swappable lithium ion standard battery with 45WHr capacity
    Battery charge time: 2.5 hours

Success Story

With R12 Tablet-Based Solution Such as the One BATT3 Designed, All Fire and Rescue Agencies Have a Way to Quickly Coordinate and Track Assets.

R12 Rugged Tablets Improve More than Texas Officers’ Mobility
Success Story

R12 Rugged Tablets Sync with ERP System to Deliver Data Across Warehouse Facilities

  • Accessories

    See our convenient belt holsters, batteries, reliable chargers and more.

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  • Mobility DNA

    Take your mobility solution to the next level with powerful software.

    Mobility DNA

  • Zebra OneCare

    Zebra OneCare services are designed to support and enable critical business processes at an economical price point.

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