Latitude Rugged Tablet 12

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Intelligently tough.

12" Rugged Tablet meets rigorous military-standard requirements. Made with shock-absorbent materials and compression-sealed from sand, dust and liquids.

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Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet


Every aspect of the new Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet has been designed and tested to conquer the most extreme conditions.

Every aspect of the new Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet has been designed and tested to conquer the most extreme conditions.
You work hard. So does your Rugged.

You work hard. So does your Rugged.

Performance you can count on: You have everything you need to run your projects with powerful, efficient fifth-generation Intel® Core™ M processors and up to 512GB of fast, reliable solid state storage. 

Longer battery life: The Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet powers you through a full shift of projects on the go, and lets you stay untethered with optional dual hot-swap batteries so you never have to shut down apps while changing out a battery.
Tools for the toughest situations.

Tools for the toughest situations.

Tested beyond the limits: No matter where you work – an offshore oil rig, limestone quarry, or overseas military base, carry the Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet with confidence knowing it has been tested for extreme conditions, and proven by MIL-STD-810G and IP-810G certification. Additionally, HZO® Protection has been applied to the inside of the device to help keep the tablet safe from water, rain and other environmental risks.

Equipped for real life: Build a productivity solution for any extreme situation with an extensive ecosystem that offers options such as a desk dock, vehicle dock, or a full-size keyboard with an IP-65 rating that protects against water and dust intrusion. 

Connect anywhere: Stay on the grid and in touch with what’s important using 802.11ac Wi-Fi, optional mobile broadband and dedicated GPS.
Security you can trust

Security you can trust

With the same protection offered across Latitude and Optiplex lines, you can have peace of mind knowing your important data stays private.
  • Protect data on any device across external media and in the cloud from advanced malware with Dell Data Protection | Encryption. DDP | E is available from the factory so that IT admins can enable centralized, remote management of encryption policies to easily meet compliance regulations right out of the box.
  • Ensure only authorized users have access to your data with authentication options including FIPS 201-certified smart card, fingerprint readers or contact-less smart card reader.
  • Secure credential storage is provided with a FIPS 140-2-certified TPM. Dell ControlVault adds another layer of hardware security by isolating user passwords and credentials on a separately controlled hardware chip.
Outstanding reliability

Outstanding reliability

The Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet is subjected to rigorous testing to ensure world-class dependability in the most demanding of conditions.
  • Built to withstand harsh use in military, industrial and field environments; proven by independent testing to MIL- STD-810G and IEC ingress protection ratings
  • Corning Gorilla Glass touch display offers an optimal viewing experience with reduced reflectivity, glove-capable multi-touch and outstanding durability.
  • Your device is also backed by optional enterprise-level Dell ProSupport 24x7 to minimize downtime, all the time.


  • 5th Generation Intel® Core™ M dual-core processors

Operating System

  • Windows 10 Pro


  • Up to 8GB 1600MHz LPDDR3


  • Intel® Integrated

Video Card

  • Intel® HD Graphics 5300


  • 11.6” HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 Direct-View outdoor-readable display with glove-capable multi-touch and Gorilla® Glass 3

Optical Drive

  • External Options Only

    Docking Options
    USB Docking Only


  • USB 3.0, micro serial port, mini HDMI, microSD card reader, stereo audio combo jack (All protected by port covers and HZO® liquid protection technology)


  • Pogo-pin connectors: Docking/keyboard (bottom) and modular expansion (back)


  • Optional peripherals: Keyboard cover, kickstand, handle, shoulder strap, hand strap, carry cases, active stylus, extended I/O module (2x USB 3.0, Ethernet), barcode and magnetic stripe reader module

    Optional docking: Desk dock with spare battery charging, third-party vehicle docking solutions


  • Dimensions: (WxDxH) 12.3” x 8.0” x 0.96” (312 x 203 x 24 mm)
    Weight: Starting at 3.57 lbs. (1.62 kg) with single 2-cell battery

Battery Life

  • Up to 12 hours of battery life two 2-cell batteries and integrated graphics


  • Battery
    2-cell (26 Whr) lithium-ion battery, optional second 2-cell (26 Whr) lithium-ion battery supporting hot-swap

    A/C Adapter
    45W AC adapter


  • Cable lock slot
    Smart card reader
    Contactless smart card reader
    Fingerprint reader
    TPM 1.2
    ControlVault™ advanced authentication
    Dell Security Tools
    Dell Data Protection | Encryption
    Dell Backup and Recovery


  • Regulatory model: T03H
    Regulatory type: T03H001 Energy Star 6.0, EPEAT 

    MIL-STD-810G testing*: Transit drop (48”; single unit; 26 drops), operating drop (36”), blowing rain, blowing dust, blowing sand, vibration, functional shock, humidity, salt fog, altitude, explosive atmosphere, solar radiation, thermal extremes, thermal shock, freeze/thaw, tactical standby to operational 

    Operating thermal range: -20°F to 145°F (-29°C to 63°C);
    Non-operating thermal range:
    -60°F to 160°F (-51°C to 71°C) 

    IEC 60529 ingress protection*: IP-65 (dust-tight, protected against pressurized water)
    Hazardous locations*
    : ANSI/ISA.12.12.01 certification capable (Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C,D), CAN/CSA C22.2.
    Electromagnetic interference*: MIL-STD-461F certified

    Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
    Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
    Dell and the Environment
Essential accessories for your Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet

Essential accessories for your Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet

Maximize the performance of your Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet with Dell recommended essential accessories. Look for these great products and more at checkout. 
Rugged Tablet Desk Dock

Rugged Tablet Desk Dock

Maximize your productivity when the job brings you back to the office. The Rugged Tablet Desk Dock connects your tablet to a large monitor, keyboard/mouse or other peripherals as well as charging spare batteries.
Keyboard Cover with Kickstand

Keyboard Cover with Kickstand

Increase your productivity in the field by adding an IP-65 rated full-size keyboard with customizable RGB backlight to your Rugged Tablet. The keyboard cover also offers additional screen protection and comes with a kickstand.
Extended IO Module

Extended IO Module

Connect your rugged tablet to more devices and extended capability with a module that provides 2 additional USB 3.0 ports and an Ethernet connection.
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