The Japanese firm Fujitsu today announced its waterproof Windows 8 tablet at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. The waterproof Windows 8 tablet can be submerged in one meter of water for maximum 30 minutes, as per reported by the spokeswoman at the company’s booth in MWC today.
The company however, refused to give the live demonstration of their waterproof Windows 8 tablet at MWC, but the spokeswoman at company’s booth assured the water resistance of the tablet.
The waterproof Windows 8 tablet from Fujitsu Arrows Tab Q582/F is powered by an Intel Atom Z2760 processor code-named Clover Trail. Other features of Arrows Tab Q582/F include 10.1 inch screen, 64GB internal storage capacity and 2GB of RAM. The Windows 8 tablet from Fujitsu has an integrated Fujitsu LTE modem for broadband connectivity and offers 10 hours of battery life.
The company has not yet announced the worldwide availability of Fujitsu Arrows Tab Q582/F but it will ship in Japan next month for ¥125,000 (US$1330). According to the Fujitsu spokeswoman at MWC, the tablet will first reach the European countries before hitting the market shelves of U.S.
Fujitsu waterproof Windows 8 tablet Arrows Tab Q582/F is tagged much pricier than the other Windows 8 tablets like Microsoft’s Surface Pro with a price tag of $899 and Asus’ VivoTab, which is available for sale for $499.