Dell Gets Rugged With the Latitude XFR D630

Dell XFR D630 We’ve been focusing on a lot of rugged units lately, so this announcement from Dell ought to be of interest to those looking for more choices in rugged mobile units. Sporting a touch interface and more, the new Latitude XFR D630 should hold up quite well to any damage you might inflict upon it. In fact, Dell is sending us one to review, so you know what we’ll be doing to it!

Dellâ„¢ today unveiled its first fully ruggedized laptop, the Latitudeâ„¢ XFR D630. The system is one of the only in its class to simplify IT with seamless  integration into existing infrastructure and deliver extreme durability without compromising performance. The rugged laptop, intended for government and commercial customers, is available today in the U.S. and starts at $3,899.  Visit for more details.


The Latitude XFR D630 meets MIL-STD 810F standards from the Department of Defense for products that operate in extreme temperatures, moisture and altitude, to name a few. The system shares common images and components with Dell”¸s current line of Latitude laptops to greatly simplify deployment and maintenance.  Also, a patent-pending thermal management system allows the rugged laptop to use latest generation technology and deliver up to four times better graphics performance than the Panasonic CF-30.2 

  • Five times more data durability of leading competitors with solid state drives
  • Latitude ExpressCharge charges batteries at least 30 minutes faster than competitors
  • Outdoor readable screen at 500 nits
  • Integrated resistive touch technology to easily interface with the system
  • Shock isolated mounting to help protect hard drive, LCD and core electronic elements
  • Dual locking butterfly mechanisms for easy access to components 
  • Sealed keyboard designed to withstand driving rain and dust