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
OUKITEL RT3 Rugged Android 12 Tablet, 8 Inch Waterproof-Tablet, Octa Core 7GB+64GB 1TB...
  • 【IP68&IP69K Rugged Tablet】The most obvious advantage of the rugged tablet android is its durability and ability to work even in harsh environments. OUKITEL RT3 tablet has IP68 waterproof IP69K dustproof and MIL-STD-810H certification: ① 1.5m water depth 30 minutes ②30m drop protection ③360° dustproof. OUKITEL RT3 waterproof tablet also enriches our daily life, we can use it in the bathroom or pool using it to watch YouTube videos, access Facebook and Twitter and reply to emails.
  • 【Android 12 Mini Tablet 8 Inch HD Display】OUKITEL RT3 full touch screen android tablet with the best 8-inch size. 800 * 1280 high resolution, screen ratio of 14.4 : 9. OUKITEL RT3's compact body allows you to easily put him in your backpack. When you hold it in your hand to watch TV or play games, both the view and grip are comfortable. OUKITEL remarkable tablet runs Android 12, which improves the smoothness and speed of the system, making it easier to use, smarter, simpler and more user-friendly.
  • 【5150mAh Large Battery Tablet】Cheap and rugged tablets OUKITEL RT3 is equipped with 5150mAh battery, which is enough for distance learning and business meetings. ①Standby: 20 days ②Talking: 15 hours ③Music: 18 hours ④Online video: 5 hours. The gaming tablet is also paired with dual speakers with dual stereo surround sound for a true stereo sound effect. It can also be linked to an OTG cable that can charge other smartphones or tablets.
  • 【7GB+64GB & Octa-Core】OUKITEL RT3 industrial tablet pc with octa-core CPU mode (MediaTeK helio P22). And with 4GB RAM (You can add 3 GB virtual memory in settings) + 64GB ROM and 1TB TF card expandable storage space, you can store more data to meet your daily study and work needs. The rt3 gaming tablets for adults is also able to play games and watch videos without lag and run smoothly while delivering a great experience.
  • 【16MP+8MP Camera】RT3 android tablet dual camera is used to meet your photo taking needs in different working environments. Including 16MP main camera with bokeh, monochrome, panorama and professional modes. With 8MP front camera to capture and share those special moments, meet your needs of taking photos and video calls with colleagues and family.
Bestseller No. 2
HOTWAV R6 Pro Rugged Tablet 10.1 Inch 15600mAh Battery Tablet, 8GB + 128GB (1TB Expandable)...
  • 【IP68/IP69K Waterproof, Shockproof & Dustproof】-Hotwav R6 Pro Rugged tablet to feature a thick and the four corners are made of tough Bayer soft rubber that fully protects the interior from damage by water, dust, impact, and even vibration, which can dislodge components.R6 Pro rugged tablet charging port and the earphone port have rubber seals and silicone waterproof plugs.
  • 【15600mAh large capacity battery】-R6 Pro tablet pc has a built-in Super 15600mAh battery,900 hours standby time and 25 hours talk time.People who like camping, hiking and adventure can play songs while chatting with friends. When you see beautiful scenery, you can take pictures or videos at any time by R6 Pro Outdoor Tablet.You can also share with family members by FaceTime without worrying about battery power.
  • 【10,1" Display,16MP Camera】-R6 Pro Rugged Tablets PC features a 10,1" Full HD+ screen design with a resolution of 800*1280 pixels and a 90% high frequency ratio.Whether you are working or painting or watching videos,the wide field of vision will make you immersed in it.The 16MP front camera and rear camera make the imaging more fresh, and the picture quality is more delicate and bright. R6 Pro Rugged Tablet allows you to take pictures of sunsets, street scenes, and selfies with friends anytime, anywhere to capture the beauty of life.
  • 【8GB RAM + 128GB ROM & Android 12 Tablet】-Hotwav R6 Pro rugged tablet is equipped with Android 12 system,which the page is concise.And the soft color matching improves the visual effect. It also increases the protection of privacy and provides faster program loading speed, bringing you a comfortable and rich user experience.R6 Pro rugged tablet pc equipped with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM that can be expanded up to 1TB via microSD card.So you have enough space to download your favorite videos,music and photos.
  • 【8-Core Processor & Dual Speakers】-R6 pro outdoor tablet pc is equipped with MT6771 chip and 8-core processor, whether it is processing complex image work or playing large-scale games, it can run smoothly.R6 Pro rugged tablet also equipped with stereo dual speakers. Full-bodied high-bass and stereo surround sound make the sound field wider. It can be more immersive when listening to music or watching movies with friends.
Bestseller No. 3
HOTWAV R5 Rugged Tablet 10 inch Tablet Android 12(2023 New), 15600mAh Outdoor Tablet PC, Octa-Core...
  • 【HOTWAV 2023 Newest rugged tablet with IP68 IP69K & MIL-STD-810H Certified】HOTWAV R5 - Latest 10 inch tablet from HOTWAV! Equipped with Android 12 system and 10.1 inch HD+ Corning Gorilla Glass (Scratch Resistant) , HOTWAV R5 waterproof tablet pc meets the military standard of MIL-STD-810H, also IP68 and IP69K certified. Perfect for cleaners, farm workers, foresters, miners and construction workers. The most cost effective rugged tablet.
  • 【15600mAh Large Battery, Power Saving, OTG】 This 10 inch Rugged Tablet PC comes with 15600mAh large battery, which supports 900 hours standby, 30 hours video, 25 hours talk. This rugged Tablet has a power saving mode, you can enable this mode saves to more battery capacity. Equipped with 9V2A (18W) fast charging function, this rugged android tablet also supports OTG reverse charging , like a large capacity mobile power supply, this HOTWAV R5 outdoor tablet can charge your phone at any time.
  • 【10.1 inch HD+Upgrade Corning Gorilla Glass】HOTWAV R5 rugged tablet pc has a 10.1 inch HD+ screen, which equips the 10 inch tablet with good brightness, high contrast, strong sense of hierarchy and vivid colors. The10.1 inch HD+ screen with a resolution of 1280*800 and a brightness of 450 NIT offers you a broader visual experience.
  • 【4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, Android 12 tablet PC】HOTWAV R5 android 12 rugged tablet comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage .The Large storage can fully meet your daily entertainment. It is aslo Equipped with MT6762 octa-core processor, you won't have any stress multi-tasking,playing and downloading. The latest Android 12 lets you switch quickly and smoothly between different apps, also protect your privacy.
  • 【16MP Rear Camera +16MP HD Front Camera】 The HOTWAV R5 android tablet pc equipped with a 16MP rear camera and a 16MP front camera. Dual cameras on the front and back can capture every beautiful moment of your life.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active PRO 10.1" | 64GB & LTE (UNLOCKED) Water-Resistant Rugged Tablet, Black –...
  • ULTRA RUGGED and 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, ATandT, 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 and 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
Bestseller No. 5
Dell Latitude 7220 Rugged Tablet - 11.6" Full HD - Core i5 8th Gen i5-8365U Quad-core (4 Core) - 16...
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U (6 MB cache, 4 cores, 8 threads, up to 1.60 GHz Turbo, 15 W)
  • Windows 10 Pro (Windows 11 Pro license included), English, French, Spanish (Dell Technologies recommends Windows 11 Pro for business)
  • 16 GB, LPDDR3, 2133 MHz, integrated
  • 256 GB, M.2, PCIe NVMe, SSD, Class 35
  • WLAN Chassis No NFC 11.6 FHD 1000 nit Outdoor-Readable Glove-Capable Touchscreen w/Gorilla Glass
Bestseller No. 6
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active3 Enterprise Edition 8” Rugged Multi Purpose Tablet |128GB & WIFI & LTE...
  • UNLOCKED ON THE GO —Compatible with Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile Networks
  • MILITARY-GRADE DESIGN (MIL STD 810H, IP68 S Pen plus Anti Shock): Conquer the elements and don’t sweat the accidents. Dust, dirt, sand and water won’t get in your way with the IP681 rated Galaxy Tab Active3 and it’s S Pen. It’s even MIL-STD-810H2 compliant, so you can drop it from a height of 1.5M and it’ll absorb the shock.
  • LONG-LASTING, FAST-CHARGING and REPLACEABLE BATTERY plus NO BATTERY MODE: Power through any project thanks to a long-lasting battery that won’t stop until your day does. Need to work even longer. The battery is also fast charging and replaceable, so you won’t lose a second in the field. The Galaxy Tab Active3 works in No Battery Mode when it’s connected to a dedicated power source making it a great in vehicle or fixed kiosk solution.
  • WIRELESS DeX: Do more with a single device. With Samsung Wireless DeX, you can boost productivity and use your Galaxy Tab Active3 like a PC — that way you save money and your team can bring important tools into tough environments without having to haul around multiple devices or even a cable.
  • ENHANCED TOUCH CAPABILITY : The gloves don’t have to come off, so your team stays safe and dry while they get more done. With enhanced touch capabilities settings, they can take advantage of an intuitive touchscreen, even while wearing gloves at work.
Bestseller No. 7
Rugged Tablet Android 11, OUKITEL RT1 10000mAh Large Battery 10.1 inch 1920*1200 FHD Screen,...
  • 10000mAh Large Battery : OUKITEL RT1 rugged tablet comes with 10000mAh battery and intelligent power saving technology, which allows you to enjoy 22 hours of video, 7 hours of gaming, 350 hours of standby time and 21 hours of calling. It also features 9V/2A Type-C fast charging power adapter and OTG function, it can be used as power supply.
  • 10.1 inch FHD Display: OUKITEL RT1 military tablet features a wide and vivid 1920*1200 IPS resolution screen and 16:10 aspect ratio, making it ideal for watching movies, playing games, or working, the 10.1 inch FHD large display immerse yourself in a wonderful world. The Corning Gorilla glass makes the screen wear-resistant and scratch-resistant.
  • 4GB RAM+64GB ROM Storage: The OUKITEL RT1 tablet has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, it can be expanded up to 128G with external memory cards (not included). You can run multiple applications without crashing and to meet the demands of your daily entertainment and work, and save a lot of your favorite music, videos, and photos.
  • Waterproof and Anti-drop: The outdoor tablet OUKITEL RT1 has passed IP68, IP69K, and MIL-STD-810G tests. It is a completely waterproof, drop-proof, and dust-proof tablet. It is ideal not only for outdoor sports enthusiasts and outdoor workers, but also for the elderly, children, housewives, and anyone else who requires a rugged tablet!
  • Android 11 System: The OUKITEL RT1 Tablet is powered by the Android 11 system, which allows it to complete tasks quickly and without lag. Power saving mode can raise battery consumption while also extending battery life. High privacy protection, simple page design, various color modes, and the ability to customize your favorite style themes.
Bestseller No. 8
OUKITEL 10 in Android Tablet 20000mAh, RT2 Rugged Tablet 8GB+128GB 1TB Tablet Waterproof Tablet 4G...
  • It can work with T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, Mint Mobile, Republic Wireles, etc. As an upgrade to OUKITEL RT1,OUKITEL RT2 features the latest Android 12,battery capacity (20,000mAh) and memory space (8GB RAM+ 128GB ROM),IP68/IP69K waterproof and MIL-STD-1210G certified. 2X similar to OUKITEL RT1. Great value for money!
  • 【20000mAh Large Battery Rugged Tablet】OUKITEL RT2 tablet has a battery life of about 40 Days in standby mode, 16 hours for talking, 15 hours for playing games, 50 hours for music playback and 15 hours for video. With Tpye-C (9V/2A) fast charging capability. The tablet can also be used as a mobile power source, it can charge other smartphones or tablets (OTG function).
  • 【Android 12 & 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM】The OUKITEL RT2 rugged tablet is equipped with the latest Android 12 and features an octa-core CPU high-performance chipset with the processing power needed for demanding applications, global browsing and 3D gaming. 8GB of RAM is large enough to run multiple applications simultaneously. Up to 128GB of internal storage. You can even have up to 1TB of storage space by inserting a Micro SD card. You can easily use the tablet to watch movies, take photos, listen to music, and be a gaming enthusiast.
  • 【16 M Dual Camera & 10.1" Large Screen Tablet】OUKITEL RT2 is equipped with 16 MP dual camera, has 10.1" FHD+ screen, the screen material is IPS. 14.4:9 aspect ratio, 1200 x 1920 resolution makes every detail lifelike, bring you the ultimate visual feast.
  • 【Dual SIM 4G Tablet and 5G WIFI】The OUKITEL RT2 triple defense tablet has 2 slots to support two 4G cards, 5G Wi-Fi for faster Internet speeds; and efficient 4.2 Bluetooth. Bring home an immersive cinema experience with gyro sensor functionality, dual speaker configuration and low power amplification for richer, higher quality sound throughout the room. More features: FM radio, parental controls, eye protection mode.
Bestseller No. 9
MobileDemand Flex 10B Windows 11 Pro Rugged Touchscreen Tablet with Keyboard – Ultra Lightweight...
  • DESIGNED FOR ENTERPRISE USE – The Flex 10B enables mobile data entry and instant access to mission critical data and other necessary information. Stay productive even in the harshest industries with the Flex 10B. Engineered to perform in field service, energy, construction, public safety, agriculture, manufacturing and warehousing. Law Enforcement Grade for Police, EMS, Firefighters, & First Responders.
  • ULTRA RUGGED WINDOWS TABLET - Take the durable Flex 10B anywhere without worrying about damage from drops or spills. Sealed buttons and ports, shock absorbing rubber corner bumpers and a rigid shell provide extreme durability and protection. The ruggedized Windows tablet has passed the MIL-STD-810G; a 4-foot drop, 26 times on every face, side, edge, corner, and surface so you can feel confident it will protect your device drop after drop. The large, 10.1” capacitive multi-touch screen is covered with an oleophobic, scratch-resistant screen protector.
  • EASY TO CARRY AND HOLD - Designed for the mobile frontline worker, the lightweight, industrial tablet includes a briefcase handle for easy and convenient device carrying while on the move, helping to prevent accidental drops. Also included is the ergonomic, glove-fitting back hand strap enabling frontline workers to easily hold the tough tablet in the palm of their hands while actively using the device. The hand strap’s flexible elastic bands are secure yet comfortable, eliminating strain from holding the device for an extended period.
  • READY TO MOUNT - The Flex 10B can be mounted nearly anywhere, thanks to MobileDemand’s patented Snap Mount Plate paired with RAM Mounts’ substantial eco-system of rugged and versatile mounting solutions. The snap plate, preinstalled to the back of the tablet, quickly and easily snaps into the optional mounting rail which can be securely attached to walls, beams, counters, carts, desks, vehicles, forklifts, trailers, tractors; wherever the work may be. All mounting solutions sold separately.
  • PRODUCT DETAILS - Windows 11 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 and rear facing camera, WLAN IEEE Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth 4.2, Realtek Audio Speakers (x2).
SaleBestseller No. 10
Dell Latitude 12 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet i5-7300U 8GB 256GB SSD FHD Touch GPS (Renewed)
  • Intel Core i5-7300U (Dual-core, 3M Cache)
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 8GB
  • Wi-Fi|GPS|Bluetooth|Built-in Webcam|Touchscreen|
  • Intel HD Graphics 620

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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.

Do you have other suggestions for the top? Do you own a rugged tablet you like? Comment below to let us know.