Perhaps you have never thought about the toughest technological devices on the planet. It is understandable if you haven’t. After all, most of us will never have to ensure that our laptop can withstand temperatures of -60 degrees or work efficiently even after enduring a 6 foot fall. However, other people in society, like military personnel, engineers and construction workers, have different requirements. They need to be able use their devices in extremely harsh conditions, from below zero temperatures to above 40 degrees Celsius. Quite simply, they need to have the toughest tech devices on the planet.
To give you an idea of just how tough these tech devices need to be, we have put together a list of the top rugged hardware available in the world today and categorized it in terms of specs and also, questioned why exactly it is so tough. Furthermore, our infographc below introduces the concept of rugged IT; what it is and what are the standards that need to be met. To get the lowdown on rugged IT and to find out what is actually worthy of being called a “tough device”, check out our insightful infographic.