Are you looking for the best rugged tablet running on Windows 10? Read this article to see which the best rugged tablet that money can buy is.

In this article you will see the Top 5 Best Rugged Tablets which are available in the stores right now.

Usually, the tablets are sensitive gadgets and are getting damaged easily if dropped, knocked or splashed with water. A rugged tablet is made to resist and be used even in tough conditions.

If you need a tablet which won’t get damaged easily then a rugged model is the choice for you.

And now let’s get started with the top 5 best rugged tablet running on Windows 10. We analyzed the best options there are available and the most popular products in this category.

We research the best rugged tablets and we decided to include these products in the top: Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2, HP Elitepad G20 rugged tablet, PANASONIC TOUGHPAD, Vanquisher 8-Inch Industrial Rugged Tablet, and Dell Latitude 7202 RUGGED Outdoor Tablet.

Bestseller No. 1
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active PRO 10.1" | 64GB & LTE (UNLOCKED) Water-Resistant Rugged Tablet, Black –...
  • ULTRA RUGGED & UNLOCKED — The 10.1-inch LTE-enabled 64gb Tab Active Pro tablet brings your business the heavy-duty tech it needs to get the job done on the road with reliable service form Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint networks. Built-in features inc
  • MILITARY-GRADE DURABILITY — MIL-STD-810G Certified and tested for drops, shocks, vibration, rain, dirt, mud, sand, water, altitude, freeze & thaw, temperature range, temperature shock, and humidity
  • LONG-LASTING BATTERY — Lasts up to 15 hours on a single charge with an easy-to-replace battery and quickly charges through the built-in POGO pin
  • WATER-RESISTANT TOUCHSCREEN — Wet Touch mode allows the touchscreen to be fully functional regardless of water and rain, while Glove Mode is perfect for cold weather or clinical environments. The Tab Active Pro can withstand being submerged in water for u
  • ADAPTABLE S PEN — IP68-Certified Samsung S Pen gives you the precision you need to write or tap no matter the conditions
SaleBestseller No. 2
Vanquisher 8-Inch Ultra Rugged Tablet Windows 10 Pro, with GPS GNSS / 7500mAH Battery/Gorilla Glass...
  • ULTRA THIN & COMPACT SIZE — With 8-inch hand-held size and less than 1.5 lbs weight, the tablet is built to fit ergonomically in one hand & lighten your load on the job, also allows for big enough display. The sturdy backhand strap makes it easy to carry & hold, ideal for field users.
  • RUGGEDIZED FOR THE FIELD — Adopting Corning Gorilla glass panel for outstanding durability. With IP67 rated housing & MIL-STD-810G military standards for drops, shocks, vibration, rain, dirt, mud, sand, water, altitude and humidity, this solid & reliable tablet can withstand wild handling in outdoor, ideal for tough jobs, extreme conditions & demanding industrial environments from mining to maintenance in all weather conditions.
  • WINDOWS BASED ENTERPRISE MOBILITY— Microsoft Windows 10 Professional operation system. Intel 14nm Atom X5-Z8350 Quad-core processor with speed up to 1.92GHz. 2G RAM, 32G ROM. Up to 128GB expandable memory through SD slot. Support OTG mode (Mouse/Keyboard). 8-inch touch screen. Support hand-writing (stylus pen optional).
  • SUPERIOR BATTERY DURABILITY — This industrial field tablet comes with integrated 7500mAh high capacity li-ion battery to ensures full day of computing and field work , without worrying about data lossing in the field. An essential production tool to get jobs done, ideal for mobile workforce, consultants, engineers, geologists, field workers, maintainance staff etc.
  • BUILT-IN GPS — Integrated U-blox GPS module (Neo-7 GNSS) for navigation & positioning without WiFi or cell signal in remote conditions. Support Windows offline map.Works with MAGNET Field for collecting land positioning data and perform GIS mapping. SDK available for customized program development. An essential & reliable tool for geological survey, construction, navigation, fleet management, vehicle tracking, asset management, field data collection etc.
Bestseller No. 3
VUCATIMES N10 10-Inch Tablet, Android 10.0, 32GB Storage, A53 Quad-Core Processor, IPS HD Display,...
  • ✔【Android 10.0 System】This 10 inch tablet with capacitive multi-touch screen has the newest android 10.0 go system upgrade to improve system fluency, making it easier and faster for you to browse Google play, E-Mail,(Pre-installed) Facebook, Twitter , Youtube and other social software, allowing you to have more enjoyable circulation of entertainment experience
  • ✔【32GB With Expandable Memory】The tablet builds-in 32GB memory and support microSD card (microSD card sold separately) that allows you to add up to an additional 512GB of memory, keep all your favorite media with you wherever you go, such as eBooks, songs, videos, photos, music and so on
  • ✔【Long-lasting Entertainment】Tablet 10 inch with 6000mAh battery, you can watch TV shows, surfe the internet, watch videos, and listen to music freely. Charge it via using the micro-USB power adapter, or with other micro-USB power adapters that you may already have
  • ✔【Bluetooth 4.2】802.11 b/g/n/, 2.4G Wi-Fi ensures fast and steady connection. With a thin and light design and Bluetooth 4.2, Vuca Pad N10 is designed to go where your life goes. Enjoy your playlist via Bluetooth headphones and browse the web, download books simultaneously
  • ✔【VUCATIMES Customer Service】 Our professional customer service team helps you deal with any issues with might and main, if you have any problems during using, please feel free to contact us anytime
Bestseller No. 4
Ultra Rugged Android Tablet Barcode Scanner, 8-inch / IP67 Waterproof/with Zebra 1D Laser Scan...
  • RELIABILITY FOR THE FIELD — Ruggedized design and IP67 water-proof / dust-proof housing, ideal for harsh industrial environment. Can withstand moisture, extreme temperatures, drops, shocks, vibration, rain, dirt, mud, sand, water, altitude, humidity.
  • SUPERIOR HARDWARE SOLUTIONS FOR ENTERPRISE MOBILITY — Powerful Qualcomm Octa-core 2GHz CPU allows for high speed running of multiple tasks. Android 7.1 OS. 4GB system memory, 64GB storage drive. Up to 128G expandable memory through micro SD. 8-Inch touch screen.
  • FAST BARCODE CAPTURING — This rugged tablet integrates Zebra EM1350 1D laser scan engine, ideal for intensive scan demand. Can read any 1D barcodes incl. UPC/EAN, Code128, Code39, Code93,Code11 etc. at the rate 104 times/s. The scan wedge feature enables web-based warehouse & inventory applications or excel input. SDK available for customized development.
  • OUTSTANDING BATTERY DURABILITY — With integrated 10000mAh Li-ion battery, and the extraordinary low power design, the tablet standby time is up to 500hours, allows full day of field work, without worrying about data lossing in the field. An essential production tool to get jobs done, ideal for enterprise mobile solutions.
  • MULTIPLE DATA CAPTURING AND NETWORK CONNECTIVITY — Bluetooth 4.1. WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4G & 5G dual bands). Incorporated 13.56MHz RFID reader (NFC supported). Support GPS (A-GPS).
Bestseller No. 5
SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab Active2 8" Ruggedized Tablet Wi-Fi 16GB, Black (SM-T390NZKAXAR)
  • RUGGED RELIABILITY-Heavy-duty tech that gets the job done. Built-in features include an accelerometer, gyroscope, GPS and geomagnetic sensor. Note: for all Wi-Fi models, GPS technology will only activate when connected to a Wi-Fi network
  • MILITARY-GRADE DURABILITY — MIL-STD-810G Certified and tested for drops, shocks, vibration, rain, dirt, mud, sand, water, altitude, freeze & thaw, temperature range, temperature shock, and humidity
  • LONG-LASTING BATTERY — Lasts up to 11 hours on a single charge with an easy-to-replace battery and quickly charges through the built-in POGO pin
  • WATER-RESISTANT TOUCHSCREEN — Wet touch mode is fully functional regardless of water and rain, White glove mode is perfect for cold weather or clinical environments. Can withstand being submerged in water for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 5 feet of water
  • ADAPTABLE S PEN — IP68-Certified Samsung S Pen gives you the precision you need to write or tap no matter the conditions
Bestseller No. 6
MobileDemand Flex 10A w/Android 9.0 Pie Rugged Touchscreen Tablet | Ultra Lightweight | 10.1-in...
  • ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT & BUILT TOUGH - 10.1 inch display with capacitive multi-touch touchscreen is thin and lightweight at only 2.07 lbs. Easy to carry and hold in the field and at work with briefcase carrying handle & back hand strap. Enclosed in an extremely durable protective case with protective corner bumpers with oleophobic scratch-resistant screen protector
  • RUGGED TABLET FOR ENTERPRISE FIELD WORK - MIL-STD-810G, drop tested; 26 repeated drops to plywood over concrete at 5 feet & covered ports ideal for tough jobs in extreme conditions. Perfect for work in demanding industrial, outdoor & manufacturing environments. 3.7V/6000mAh battery for long days in the field. Law Enforcement Grade for Police, EMS, Firefighters, & First Responders
  • MILITARY GRADE PERFORMANCE - Android 9.0 Pie operating system, GMS Certified, VMWare Certified, MT8163 64-bit CPU, Quad-Core Cortex-A53, 3GB PC DDR3, 128GB storage, SDHC/SDXC, Micro USB OTG, USB 2.0, mini HDMI, 3.5mm standard headphone jack for superior performance. Front & rear facing camera, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/nc) & Bluetooth 4.0. Built in audio
  • READY TO MOUNT - Snap Mount Plate installed on back of case ready for quick release mobile or fixed mounting solutions. Great for field workers or mobile computing. Compatible with RAM Mounting hardware (all mounting solutions sold separately)
  • WHAT YOU GET - Includes Power Adapter, briefcase handle, hand strap (already installed on back) & a 1 year manufacturer hardware warranty
Bestseller No. 7
MobileDemand Flex 10B Rugged Touchscreen Tablet w/Keyboard | Ultra Lightweight | 10.1-in Display |...
  • ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT & BUILT TOUGH - 10.1 inch display with capacitive multi-touch touchscreen is thin and lightweight at only 2.07 lbs. Easy to carry and hold in the field and at work with briefcase carrying handle & back hand strap. Enclosed in an extremely durable protective case with protective corner bumpers with oleophobic scratch-resistant screen protector
  • RUGGED TABLET FOR ENTERPRISE FIELD WORK - MIL-STD-810G, drop tested; 26 repeated drops to plywood over concrete at 4 feet & covered ports ideal for tough jobs in extreme conditions. Perfect for work in demanding industrial, outdoor & manufacturing environments. 7.4V/3000mAh battery for long days in the field.Law Enforcement Grade for Police, EMS, Firefighters, & First Responders
  • MILITARY GRADE PERFORMANCE - Windows 10 Professional (64 bit) operating system, Intel Celeron N4100 Quad Core, 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC, type A 3.0 USB, USB-C, Mini HDMI, 3.5mm standard headphone jack for superior performance. Front & rear facing camera, WLAN IEEE Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) & Bluetooth 4.2.Realtek Audio Speakers (x2)
  • READY TO MOUNT - Snap Mount Plate installed on back of case ready for quick release mobile or fixed mounting solutions. Great for field workers or mobile computing. Compatible with RAM Mounting hardware (all mounting solutions sold separately)
  • WHAT YOU GET - Includes Power Adapter, 1 year manufacturer hardware warranty & Full QWERTY keyboard for accurate and efficient data entry. Easy attach or detach keyboard on the go. Keyboard can fold up to tablet when both not in use, great for mobile computing
Bestseller No. 8
MobileDemand Flex 10B Rugged Touchscreen Tablet | Ultra Lightweight | 10.1-in Display | Windows 10...
  • ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT & BUILT TOUGH - 10.1 inch display with capacitive multi-touch touchscreen is thin and lightweight at only 2.07 lbs. Easy to carry and hold in the field and at work with briefcase carrying handle & back hand strap. Enclosed in an extremely durable protective case with protective corner bumpers with and oleophobic scratch-resistant screen protector
  • RUGGED TABLET FOR ENTERPRISE FIELD WORK - MIL-STD-810G, drop tested; 26 repeated drops to plywood over concrete at 4 feet & covered ports ideal for tough jobs in extreme conditions. Perfect for work in demanding industrial, outdoor & manufacturing environments. 7.4V/3000mAh battery for long days in the field.Law Enforcement Grade for Police, EMS, Firefighters, & First Responders
  • MILITARY GRADE PERFORMANCE - Windows 10 Professional (64 bit) operating system, Intel Celeron N4100 Quad Core, 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC, type A 3.0 USB, USB-C, Mini HDMI, 3.5mm standard headphone jack for superior performance. Front & rear facing camera, WLAN IEEE Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) & Bluetooth 4.2.Realtek Audio Speakers (x2)
  • READY TO MOUNT - Snap Mount Plate installed on back of case ready for quick release mobile or fixed mounting solutions. Great for field workers or mobile computing. Compatible with RAM Mounting hardware (all mounting solutions sold separately).
  • WHAT YOU GET - Includes Power Adapter, briefcase handle, hand strap (already installed on back) & a 1 year manufacturer hardware warranty
Bestseller No. 9
7" IP67 All Weather Sunlight Readable Water Resistant Rugged Tablet PC Processor: ARM 64Bit Cortex...
  • 【Capacitive Advanced Touchscreen】 7 inch Truly Rugged 1000 CD/M2 Sunlight Readable Tablet PC with Long Life LED Backlight industrial IPS touch screen,1280px x 720px HD720 IPS / AFFS Display Aerospace-Grade Titanium Alloy Frame, Drop / Vibration Resistant Toughened Projected Capacitive Multi-Touch Touchscreen supporting Glove and Water Spray
  • 【Features】13.0MP Rear Camera and 5.0MP Front Camera 2G/3G/4G LTE Cellular Support 802.11 B/G/N WiFi Bluetooth 4.0 NFC Near Field Communication Built-in GPS Accelerometer, Orientation Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Linear Acceleration Sensor Rotation Vector Sensor, Magnetic Field Sensor, Gyroscope Sensor GPIO Port Long-life 9650mAh Battery FCC, CE, MA, CCC Rated & ROHS Compliant
  • 【Specifications】Processor: ARM 64Bit Cortex A53 Quad Core 1.5GHz x 4 Internal Memory: 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM EMCP External Memory: Micro SD Card (T-FLASH Card) Operating System: Android 7.0 Display: 7-Inch Industrial Grade 1280 x 720 HD720 IPS / AFFS LCD Display Brightness: 1000 cd/m² Sunlight Readable Cameras: 13.0MP(AF) with Flash LED Primary Camera and 5.0MP Secondary Camera Sim Card: 1.8/3.3V
  • 【Rugged Tablet PC Mobile Telematics】SIM Card Cellular Network Support: 2G/3G/4G - GSM(B2/3/5/8), WCDMA(B1/2/5/8), TDSCDMA(B34/39), TD-LTE(B38/39/40/41), FDD LTE(B1/3/7); 2G&Call: EDGE/GPRS/WAP Bluetooth: BT4.0(A2DP+EDR) WiFi: 802.11/B/G/N (2.4G and 5G) Navigation: GPS+AGPS+EPO NFC Near Field Communication: ISO14443A/B/ISO15693 Data Interface: USB Type-C 24Pin Earphone: 3.5mm Headphone Jack Power Charger: USB Type-C Battery: 9,650mAh
  • 【Package Contents】AC Adaptor with USB-C Charging Cable GPIO Cable with RS232 Connector Carrying Case
Bestseller No. 10
iView 885TPC Hercules Rugged Android 8.1 Tablet 8 Inch WiFi with 2.4/5G Band, HD Edition Great for...
  • RUGGED 8” TABLET - The iView 885TPC is the perfect 8” IPS touch screen rugged tablet for business people on the go. Pre-installed with the latest Android operating system, the Android 8.1 Oreo, dual camera, long-lasting battery, Bluetooth capabilities, powered by an Octa Core processor and 2GB of RAM, the 885TPC can multitask seamlessly for countless hours of entertainment.
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE TABLET – The Hercules tablet features top specs for optimum performance including IPS display for bright, vivid, true-to-life colors and the best viewing angles, 2.4/5GHz dual frequency for a seamless browsing and streaming experience, 2.0 and 5.0MP dual camera
  • GREAT FOR BUSINESS - The iView Hercules is our perfect rugged tablet for accident prone adults and working professionals. Need a durable tablet to withstand heavy labor environments? The Hercules comes pre-installed with a durable, shock-resistant case, is a great fit for your tablet needs.
  • GMS CERTIFIED + WORKS WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT – The iView Hercules is a GMS certified tablet, meeting Google’s performance requirement for Google apps. Control your 885TPC rugged tablet with voice command via Google Assistant. Play music, movies, audiobooks, ask Google to search for information or adjust your smart home
  • DURABLE SOFT SILICONE CASE - Each iView Hercules comes with a durable, soft silicone tablet case to protect against drops and bumps caused by kids or adults. Made of high quality, lightweight silicone material, the soft material brings a smooth, gentle touch experience and added protection

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Best Rugged Tablets Windows 10

Number 5 in the top is Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 is a tablet for the ones working in the field; it is not a toy.

Its main advantages are the rugged, waterproof design and that it comes with an S pen. Taking notes with S pen is a useful features when you are in the field.

Some users reported that it was slow and not responsive until they made the recommended updates.  So be sure to update this product to the latest software version in order for things to run smoothly.

The pros of this tablet are: it is small compact and easy to carry and a good work companion in harsh environments.

The cons of this product: the specs are modest compared to non-rugged devices of the same price and it is quite heavy.

In conclusion: Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 is a tool for getting the work done in the field.

Number 4 in the top is the HP ElitePad G2 1000 rugged tablet

It is a powerful 10.1-inch tablet which is shock resistant. It is also water and dust resistant.

Another useful feature of this tablet is that its display is very bright and you will able to use the tablet even in bright sunlight.

And the battery life is really good – up to 10 hours battery life.

The HP ElitePad runs on Win 8.1 Pro (Win10 Pro Upgrade) which makes it easy to use and its interface is user friendly.

The pros of this tablet are: it is well protected from shocks, dust and water; the display makes it easy to use outdoors in bright sunlight.

The cons of this product: it is more expensive than rival tablets and its processor is slower than Intel Core i5.

In conclusion: a powerful rugged tablet which is well built.

Number 3 in the top is the PANASONIC TOUGHPAD FZ-G1

This is another 10.1 inch rugged tablet. It is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB pf RAM therefore it moves quick and smoothly and it won’t be a problem running the latest apps or games.

The hard drive is generous – 256 GB and fast and it a S.S.D.

The pros of this tablet are: large screen and a powerful processor with enough RAM.

The cons of this product: it has only and USB port.

In conclusion: a good rugged tablet with a large screen and fast hard drive.

Number 2 in the top is the Vanquisher 8-Inch Industrial Rugged Tablet PC

Vanquisher is an 8 inch rugged tablet designed for time sensitive people working out in the field, for mobile workforce, consultants, engineers, and field geologists etc. who have the demand for real time data entry and reporting.

This tablet has many uses: data collection, navigation, construction engineering, land Surveying, road layout, automotive diagnosis, field maintenance, vehicle tracking, industrial measurement, asset management, warehouse & logistics management etc.

It offers industrial-grade protection for water-proof, rain-resistant and dust-proof which makes it a good option for harsh conditions. Because it features a solid construction and it is compact it is also suitable for places like bars and restaurants to serve as a P.O.S.

The battery life is also appreciated by the users, this tablet has enough battery for the daily tasks and it can be used for more than 8 hours when it is fully charged.

The Vanquisher is powered by Windows 10 Professional which is reliable and user friendly.

The pros of this tablet are: it offers 1.2m drop survival to wood floors even while it is operating, it is solid built and it is a good option for restaurants, bars and for people working in the field.

The cons of this product: the screen may be considered quite small and you should opt for a 10 inch tablet if you need a larger screen. Have a look at Dell Latitude 7202 which is next in the top if you want a large screen.

In conclusion: a reliable 8 inch tablet appreciated by the people who work in the field and need to real time data entry and reporting.

Number 1 in the top is the Dell Latitude 7202 RUGGED Outdoor Tablet

This rugged tablet meets military-standard requirements. It is constructed with shock-absorbent materials and compression-sealed from sand, dust and liquids.

The technical specifications are really good. Dell Latitude offers a lot of computing power because it comes with an Intel Core M-5Y71 Processor paired with 8 GB of RAM. Therefore your apps will be loaded fast.

Another big plus of this tablet is the screen. It is large for a rugged tablet: 11.6 inches and it offers HD graphics and a capacitive touch screen which also works when you are using gloves.

The pros of this tablet are: the large screen and the military-standard protection.

In conclusion: if you need a military-grade rugged table which also offers a large screen go for the Latitude 7.

That was the top best 5 rugged tablets. Which one is your favorite? Use the comment box to express your opinion.

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