Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), manufacturer of the world’s most powerful, longest-lasting and ultra-rugged tablets on the market, has been ranked as a top three manufacturer for tablets by market intelligence firm
. In its 2013 Tablet Competitive Assessment, Xplore Technologies placed third overall, following Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc., respectively.
From a roster of 19 leading tablet vendors, Xplore Technologies is ranked highly for its good portfolio balance between implementation and innovation. Xplore Technologies recently broadened its product offerings with the launch of the
, its first rugged Android tablet, helping to diversify the company’s portfolio and placing it ahead of the majority of vendors in the report.
“We’ve been designing, testing and manufacturing rugged tablets for more than 15 years, proving our expertise and leadership in the market,” said CEO and Chairman for Xplore Technologies Philip S. Sassower. “Ranking third as a top tablet vendor behind industry giants Samsung and Apple is a great testament to the company’s exceptional products and high standard of rugged, mobile technology development for our customers.”
Xplore Technologies’ iX104C5 ultra-rugged tablet product line can withstand a seven-foot operating drop to concrete, complete exposure to four inches of rain an hour blowing at 40 mph for 30 minutes per side, and blowing dust and sand at 30 mph for 30 minutes. The ultra-rugged line is also completely upgradeable and field replaceable, which minimizes downtime and improves efficiency in the field.
Xplore recently expanded its market reach with the RangerX, a rugged lightweight 10.2 inch tablet that is ideal for field service applications. The rugged Android tablet comes in at 2.2 pounds and has a battery life up to 10 hours, helping to boost productivity on the field.
About Xplore Technologies®
Xplore Technologies Corp. has been a leading global provider of truly rugged tablets since 1998. With nearly 90,000 deployments, Xplore tablets are among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme, and feature competitive pricing and significant ROI. The company's products are sold on a global basis, with channel partners in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. Xplore Technologies’ tablets are deployed across a variety of industries and sectors, such as energy, military operations, manufacturing, distribution, public services, public safety, government, and other areas with hazardous work conditions. For more information, visit the Xplore Technologies website at