Xplore XC6 Family

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Xplore XC6

Xplore XC6 Family – iX104C6

Ultra Rugged Tablet PC

The Xplore XC6 family is the pinnacle of ultra rugged tablet technology; evolved over 5 generations of  iX104C series predecessors where each generation was tougher, more advanced than any competitive product.  The latest version is the ultimate mobile computer when  failure is not an option.

Featuring a failure rate around 1.8%, the XC6 provides robust reliability that is a fraction of its competitors’ boasted performance.  Combine a class leading IP67  environment rating,  a drop test rating of more than 2m, the brightest sunlight readable screen with compliance to MIL-STD-810G  that exceeds the specifications and you get the “GO TO” ultra rugged mobile computer.


XC6 Overview

Real World Ruggedness


Built tougher than any other rugged tablet on the market, the Xplore XC6 series outstrips the competition in performance, features, durability, and resiliency. We’ve put each XC6 ultra-rugged tablet model through rigorous challenges and tested to MIL-STD-810G and IP67 standards – and beyond – to ensure it thrives in hazardous locations and factory environments alike. The XC6 tough mobile computing platform is offered in five different configurations to suit every business environment and every one of the models boast the same ultra-rugged chassis, high-performance processing core, and durable mobile computing experience. No matter which XC6 model you choose, you’ll reap the benefits of the most rugged tablets on Earth. Experience one for yourself.

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  • Drop-Ready and Resilient Around Water and Dust Exposure

    MIL-STD-810G Certified and IP67 Rated with an industry-high 7′ drop rating

  • Processing Power to Meet your Needs

    Choose from Intel® Celeron 2980U 1.60Ghz, 4th Gen Intel® Core™, Intel i5 Processor plus Turbo Boost to i7-4650U 1.7 GHz (3.3 GHz Turbo Boost)

  • Optimized for Rugged Indoor and Outdoor Environments

    Digitizer and Multi-touch resistive display works with gloves and while soaking wet

  • Integrated SmartCard/CAC reader Option

    Multi-factor authentication protection against unauthorized data access

The Ultra-Rugged Tablet for Any Work Environment

When downtime is not an option, the XC6 series offers the toughest, most reliable tablet PC for your specific workflow. From clean rooms to Hazardous locations you will find an XC6 rugged tablet model that performs and addresses the challenges facing your team.

Key Features

Certified Proof of Ultra Rugged Performance

  • MIL-STD-810G Rated Protection Against Water, Dust, Chemicals, Vibrations, Extreme Temperatures
  • IP67 Rating (IP65 for DMCR), MIL-STD-461F certified, RE/CE-102 Certified and RS-103/CE103 Certified
  • UL 1604 and ATEX Compliant for Hazardous Areas: Operates without Causing Sparks
  • Industry’s Highest Drop Rating: 7’
  • Dustproof and Fully Submersible
  • Operating Temps: -30 °F to 140 °F (-34 °C to 60°C) / Cold start: -4 °F (-20 °C)
  • Rugged Accessories and Peripherals Immune to the Elements
XC6 Rugged Tablet Features
XC6 Rugged Tablet Power and Performance

Speed, Power and Performance?

No Problem!

  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4300U 1.9GHz (2.9GHz Turbo Boost)
  • Option for 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4650U 1.7GHz (3.3Ghz Turbo) with volume orders
  • DML: Intel® Celeron 2980U 1.60Ghz
  • Standard 4 GB DDR3L Memory (1600 MHz) Expandable to 16 GB
  • Up to 256 GB SSD-Single or Dual with RAID 0,1 options to boost read/write times and allow for data redundancy
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1 Professional or Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional
  • User-accessible bay to SSD, SIM, MicroSD allow for in-field upgrades and repairs. Greater system uptime on the job and lower total cost of ownership.
  • Only Multi-Touch Resistive Display on the market: smooth touch experience that works with gloves and while soaking wet
  • IPS Technology for enhanced contrast, colors, and viewing angle
  • Active digitizer pen for precision input

Superior Communications Connectivity

  • Integrated 4G LTE for Faster Anywhere Connectivity
  • Standard Bluetooth 4.0
  • Standard 802.11ac WiFi
  • Standard 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Optional 2M or Sub Meter GPS
  • Custom docking options are available for expanding connectivity
XC6 Rugged Tablet Communications Connectivity
XC6 Rugged Tablet Functionality

Document, Tag Critical Data and Document

  • Integrated, secure CAC reader ensures data access to critical information matches user’s security clearance
  • Geotagging to generate images with stamped GPS coordinates
  • Save and share (email, Internet upload) function for quick turnaround
  • Simple image organization and gallery settings
  • Multi-language capability for global use

Real Time Collaboration

  • Integrated barcode-capable 5 Megapixel Camera (Rear)*
  • Integrated 720P HD Camera (Front)*
  • Stereo Speakers With High Definition Audio
  • Noise Cancelling Microphone

*Not on DML models

XC6 Rugged Tablet for Collaboration

Specifications at a Glance

XC6 SPEC Sheet


Performance (OS / RAM / Processor)

  • Intel® Core™ i5-4300U 1.9 GHz (2.9GHz Turbo) with vPro™ Technology
  • RAM from 4GB to 16GB
  • SSD Storage from 64GB to 256GB
  • RAID 0,1 Capable (with Dual SSD Drives)


  • 1300 NITs Backlighting – Highest Available
  • 600:1 Contrast Ratio, 178° Viewing Cone
  • Resistive Display: Touch Input Unaffected by Gloves, Wet Environments


  • Extended Life 10-Cell Li-Ion Battery (81.4 WHr), up To 8.5 Hour Battery Life
  • User-Removable, Warm Swap Capabilities


  • TPM 1.2
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • CAC Reader (optional)

Detailed Specifications


i5-4300U 1.9 GHz (2.9GHz Turbo Boost)

Optional for Volume Orders, Build to Order: i7-4650U 1.7 GHz (3.3GHz Turbo Boost)

System Memory

4 GB DDR3L (1600 Mhz)

Expandable up to 16GB DDR3L (1600 MHz)

User-accessible Bay

System Storage

Hi-Perf 128GB SSDs

Optional Dual SSDs for 256GB

CAC Configuration: 240GB standard storage, expandable up to 480GB

User-Accessible/ Removable Dual Drive Cartridge

RAID 0,1 Capable (with Dual SSD Drives)

SATA 6GBPS Bandwidth Performance

Additional Storage with MicroSD

Operating System

Windows® Professional 10, 64-Bit

Windows® 8.1 Professional, 64-Bit

Windows® 7 Professional, 64-Bit, 32-Bit


Intel 8 Series Chipset

I/O Ports

USB 3.0 x 2

RJ-45 10/100/1000 LAN

MicroSD & MicroSIM Socket

Serial Port 9-pin (RS232/RS422/RS485) (Standard VGA Or HDMI-Out Option)

Combination Headphone/Speaker and Mic Jack

XPL Proprietary expansion port for GPS attachment (Top) and Wireless Docking Option (Side)

Docking Connector

DC IN (12-20 VDC)


Extended Life 10-Cell Li-Ion Battery (81.4 WHr)
Up To 8.5 Hour Battery Life
Warm Swap Capabilities
Optional:  xDefend Battery Warranty Program


Stereo Speakers With High Definition Audio

Noise Cancelling Microphone

Integrated Barcode Capable 5 Megapixel Camera (Rear)

Integrated 720P HD Camera (Front)

Dimensions & Weight

11.2” (284.4 mm) x 8.25” (209.5 mm) x 1.6” (40.7 mm) (W x H x D)

5.4 lbs (2.4 Kg)

Status Indicators

Power, Charge/DC-In, SSD LEDs

Power Supply

Auto-Sensing 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz

19 VDC External Power Supply

Other Characteristics

Programmable Application Buttons

Power On/Resume button, Reset button, Screen orientation

Magnesium Chassis / Industrial Strength Frame


Transit Drop – Operating: 7’ (2.13 M) Drop Direct To Plywood over Concrete, while System Is Operating, 26 Drops

Transit Drop – Operating: 4’ (1.22 M) Drop Direct To Concrete, while System Is Operating, 26 Drops

Ingress: IEC (60529) Ingress Tested To An IP67 Standard (CAC: IP67); Submersion-Resistant, Dust-Tight

Vibration: Minimum Integrity, Vehicle Vibration, Us Highway Truck Vibration

Wind Driven Rain: 4”/Hr (101.6 mm/Hr), 40 Mph Wind, 30 Min. Per Side

Blowing Sand and Dust: 30 MPH Wind Source, 30 Min.

Salt Fog: 5% Saline Exposure, 48 Hr Exposure

Explosive Atmosphere: HazLoc CID2, ATEX

Other Characteristics: Piston Sealing, Rugged SSD Cartridge

Other Tests: Functional And Crash Shock, Contamination by Fluids, Fungus

Size/Resolution: 10.4” XGA LED IPS Display (1024 x 768)

Backlighting: 1300 NITs Backlighting (Highest Available), Direct Sunlight-Readable

Contrast Ratio: 600:1

Other Characteristics: IPS Display: Vivid Colors and Higher Contrast, Ambient Light Sensor (ALS), NVIS Compatible

Viewing Cone: 178°

Graphics: Mobile Intel HD Graphics GT2-4400

Touch Input: Dual-Mode Auto-Sensing 10 Finger Touch

Resistive Display: Touch Input Unaffected by Gloves, Wet Environments

Pen/Digitizer: Active Pen Input

WLAN: 802.11ac (Intel 7260)

WWAN (Optional): Integrated AT&T LTE Configuration: Sierra Wireless EM7355

or EM7305

GPS: Optional 2M or Sub-Meter Antenna GPS

Bluetooth 4.0

LAN: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet

Other: Programmable Radio Toggle (Wireless On/Off)

TPM 1.2

Kensington® Cable Lock Slot

Fingerprint Scanner

CAC Reader (optional)

Other: Intel VPro, AMT 9.5

Computrace Agent Option

Xplore Camera (Photo And Video)

Connection Manager


Operating Temp: -30° F to 140° F (-34° C to 60° C)

Cold Start: -4°F (-20°C)

Storage Temp: -60° F to 160° F (-51° C to 71° C)

Humidity: 3% to 95% Non-Condensing

Temperature Shock: -60° F to 160° F (-51° C to 71° C)

Altitude: 50,000 Ft (15240 M) Operating

Other Tests: Solar Radiation

Standard 3 Year Limited Warranty

Extended warranty & xDefend programs available.
Optional:  xDefend Battery Warranty Program

Emissions & Immunity

Emissions: FCC Part 15, CE Mark EN55022 (CISPR22) Class B, E-Mark (xDock), EN 61000-3-2, CSA ICES-003, Issue 5

Immunity: EN55024, EN61000-3-3

Safety: UL And EN60950-1 2nd Ed, ATEX Zone 2/ Category 3 Compliant, UL 1604 (ANSI/ISA 12.12.01-2012, CSA C22.2 No. 213-M 1987 (R2008)) Class I/Division II (Z: A, B, C, And D) Certified

CAC Configuration Not Available

Optional GPS uses Top-attachable module

Display Not Direct Sunlight-Readable, Does not have 178° Viewability

Processor: Intel Celeron 2980U 1.60Ghz

– i7 option not available

System Storage: 64GB SSD standard, expandable to 128GB

CAC Configuration Not Available

Cameras Not Available

Mobile Intel HD Graphics

Display Not Direct Sunlight-Readable, Does not have 178° Viewability

Optional GPS uses Top-attachable module

i7 Processor option not available

CAC Configuration Not Available

Display Not Direct Sunlight-Readable, Does not have 178° Viewability

XPL Proprietary expansion port – side only

Not Tested for: Transit Drop, Vibration, Wind-driven Rain, Blowing Sand & Dust, Salt Fog, Functional and Crash Shock, Contamination by Fluids or Fungus, Altitude, Solar Radiation

Operating Temp: -4° F to 95° F (-20° C to 35° C)

Temperature Shock: -60° F to 122° F (-51° C to 50° C)

XPL Proprietary expansion port – side only

MIL-STD-461F Certified; One of the only Tablets usable on both Military frontlines and fixed-wing aircraft

RE/CE-102 Certified and RS-103/CE103 Certified.

Screen Viewable in Both Direct Sunlight and Night Vision (NVIS) Situations

Integrated, Secure CAC Reader Ensures Data Access to Critical Information Matches User’s Security Clearance (Supports Standard ISO 7816 Smart Cards and is FIPS 201-1 and CCID Compliant)

Optional Sub-Meter GPS for Pinpoint Accuracy

“Quiet Mode” Operating Capability Supports “Lights Out” Use Cases