If you are looking for the ultimate in laptop toughness then maybe the new Getac B300 might be the ideal thing to be checking out. It’s big, tough and more than that is looks tough too! This laptop has been tested to meet military standards, so that just shows that the B300 is can take most things that are thrown at it with ease.
So we know that it’s tough and now we it must be time to take a closer look at what the B300 actually has to offer, with the 13.3 inch screen offering TFT LCD XGA with a 1024 x 768 of pixel resolution and a QuadraClear sunlight readable display with touchscreen. It is running on the Microsoft Windows 7 Professional operating system and powered by the Intel Core i7-3520M vPro Processor 2.9GHz, Max 3.6GHz, with Intel Turbo Boost Technology.
There is support from the 4 MB L3 Intel Smart Cache, Mobile Intel QM77 Express chipset and video is coming from the Intel HD Graphics 4000 card. Memory starts off with 4 GB of DDR3 which is expandable to 8 GB, 500 GB SATA hard disk drive (HDD) and there is an optional SATA solid state drive (SSD) with 128 GB to 256 GB.
Getting online is easy with the 10/100/1000 base-T Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth (v2.1+ EDR class 2) and the Intel Centrino Advance-N 6205; 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless LAN. Other features include the one fast USB 3.0 (9-pin) port, two fast USB 3.0 eSATA Combo ports, LAN (RJ45), HDMI and an External VGA (15-pin; D-sub). This is a big machine but only measures in at 11.9 inch (W) x 10.35 inch (D) x 2.36 inch (H) and weighs in at a heavy 7.7 pounds with the Li-Ion smart battery (8700mAh) installed that Getac say will offer the user up to 15 hours of battery life.
Getac has put a starting price of $5,200 but this is for the basic model and that means the cost just keeps going up depending on the specifications required.