Durabook R8 | APC Technology Group




Extreme Power, Ultra Compact 8 Inch Rugged Tablet

Combining the mobility and flexibility of its pocketable form with a business-focused design, the Durabook R8 fully rugged tablet offers a unique combination of revolutionary computing power, rugged features and high portability to withstand the most challenging environments.

Powered by Intel® 12th Generation processors, it is designed for professional operations close to the edge, where it is needed most. The R8 features an 8” LCD display with Durabook’s proprietary DynaVue® technology for an exceptional viewing experience even in direct sunlight.

Weighing in at just 1.9lbs, the Durabook R8 sports a fanless and yet versatile expansion design for ultimate functionality. Its IP66 rating, six-feet drop resistance, MIL-STD 810H and ANSI/UL C1D2 certifications make the R8 more rugged than other comparable devices on the market, making it the most reliable mobile device to support digital and remote operations for all kinds of professional applications.

Revolutionary Computing Performance

Equipped with the latest Intel® 12th Generation processors with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics, the Durabook R8 rugged tablet targets mobile workers of all kinds seeking superior performance in a compact, lightweight form. With unprecedented new computing power of Intel® Core™ and Pentium® Gold CPUs, the R8 is enhanced to cater for congested data processing and offers multi-tasking without compromise.

Plus, the high-speed data transmission capability of Thunderbolt™ 4, Intel® Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth® V5.2 elevate exceptional connectivity even further to support ease of use.

Compact Size, Yet Fanless

Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, the R8 is easy to carry and easy to wear. Featuring a unique fanless design, the R8 weighs just 0.86 kg (1.9 lbs) making it the most compact, comprehensive 8″ tablet on the market. In addition, the R8’s smooth, streamlined exterior complements its rugged image for extra appeal.

Comprehensive technical support from APC Technology Group 

In addition to being an official distributor in the UK for Durabook, APC's own team of computing specialists are on hand to offer advice and support for its customers looking to upgrade to the latest Windows operating environment. Whilst the update process should be seamless, our team offer first-line support for all hardware and technical issues on Durabook products provided by APC.

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Official Durabook rugged tablet and laptop accessories

As an authorised Durabook distributor, our team can advise on a comprehensive range of accessories designed to boost productivity for Durabook's rugged mobile computing solutions. From docking stations and replacement batteries to screen protectors - APC has accessories to keep you working in the field for longer.

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Graphics Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
  • 128GB NVMe PCIe SSD
  • Optional 256GB/512GB/1TB PCIe SSD
  • Integrated 2.0 MP front-facing camera
  • Optional 8.0 MP auto-focus rear camera with flash
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology (per CPU options)
  • TPM 2.0
  • NIST BIOS compliant
  • Stealth mode
  • Night vision mode
  • Optional smart card reader1,2
  • Optional LF/HF-RFID (NFC) reader1,2
  • Optional UHF-RFID (NFC) reader1,2
Wireless Connectivity
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (802.11 ax)
  • Bluetooth® V5.2
  • Optional GPS and 4G LTE multi-carrier mobile broadband
  • Optional RF antenna pass-through for GPS, WWAN and WLAN1
Media Bay / Expansion Slot
  • Optional magnetic stripe reader1,2
  • Optional smart card reader with LF/HF-RFID (NFC) or UHF-RFID (NFC) or RS232/RJ45/USB 3.2 Gen1 (type A)1,2
Drop Rating

6 ft

IP Certified IP66
ANSI/ISA 12.12.01 Yes
Aluminum-Magnesium Alloy Chassis Yes
I/O Ports
  • Thunderbolt 4 x 1
  • USB 3.2 Gen2 (type C) x 1 (support DP)
  • Audio in/out (combo jack) x 1
  • microSD card (microSDXC) x 1
  • Docking connector (20-pin Pogo) x 1
  • Nano SIM card x 1
  • DC-In jack x 1
  • Optional USB 3.2 Gen1 (type A) x 12
  • Optional 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ45) x 12
  • Optional serial port (RS232) x 12
  • Optional 1D/2D barcode reader x 12
  • Optional RF antenna pass-through for GPS, WWAN and WLAN1
Rugged Specifications
  • MIL-STD-810H certified
    • Drop, Shock, Vibration, Rain, Dust, Altitude, Freeze/Thaw, High/Low Temperature, Temperature Shock, Humidity
  • MIL-STD-461G certified
    • Conduction, Radiation, Conducted Susceptibility, Radiated Susceptibility
  • ANSI/UL 121201, Class I, Division 2
  • IP 66 certified
  • Aluminum-magnesium alloy chassis
  • Port covers
  • Sunlight readable display
  • Optional swappable battery technology

Choice of processor:

  • Intel® Core™ i7-1250U (12th Gen) Processor with vPro™ (12M Cache, up to 4.7 GHz, 2P+8E cores)
  • Intel® Core™ i5-1230U (12th Gen) Processor with vPro™ (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)
  • 8.0” LCD (1280 x 800)
  • 800 nits DynaVue® sunlight readable display with capacitive multi-touch screen
  • Optional with digitizer
  • User selectable touch mode for finger/water, glove or stylus programmable function
Warranty 3-year limited warranty as standard
  1. Contact APC Technology Group for feature availability.
  2. Mutually exclusive options.
  3. Tested using the MobileMark 2014 battery life benchmark. Results may vary under different situations including hardware configuration, software, operating conditions, power management settings and other factors.
  4. The system will stay operating (within 300 seconds in standby mode) when user swaps the battery.
Storage Temperature

-46°C ~ 71°C / -51°F ~ 160°F

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