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HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet: Top 3 Features

HP Elitepad 1000 G2, business tablets
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From road warriors to those who are always out in the field, on-the-go business users demand more from their mobile devices. In addition to supporting their business apps, mobile devices need to be able to withstand the rigors and risks of frequent travel. One such tablet is the new HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet. 

Built specifically for mobility, the HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet is designed to keep up with even the most demanding business users. It offers military-standard durability, high performance and several security tools to keep the device and business data safe.

Here are the Top 3 features of the HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet and why it makes a great business tablet. [Best Tablets for Business 2015 (and Why We Love Them)]


Mobile business users are bound to drop, scratch or otherwise damage their devices. The HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet can survive all of that and more. 

First, the device's 10.1-inch, 1920 x 1200, Full HD, multitouch display is covered with protective layers of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for screen durability. Additionally, its 8.48 x 11.24 x 1.29-inch body sports contoured edges and a specially designed, sturdy chassis to protect its internal parts. 

Notably, the ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet has passed military testing, including standards like IP 65 for water and dust resistance. The device is also treated with antimicrobials to prevent wear and tear from microorganisms. It's also perfectly safe to clean the device if it ever gets dirty.

Power and performance 

Running on Windows 8.1 and powered by an up to 2.39-GHz Intel quad-core processor and 4GB of RAM, the ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet offers high performance in any business capacity. Additionally, the device comes with 128GB of internal storage, up to 20 hours of battery life and several ports for additional functionality, including an HDMI input, two USB 3.0 ports and an RJ-45 port.

Users can also customize and expand the tablet to fit their business needs. This ElitePad is compatible with a wide range of accessories like the HP ElitePad Docking Station to transform the tablet into a desktop, HP Executive Tablet Pen to write and sketch notes on the tablet, HP Slim Bluetooth Keyboard, additional USB adapters, wireless adapters and many more.


Security is a big deal when it comes to mobility. Business users need to make sure their devices and data are safe, wherever they go. And the ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet takes no risks when it comes to securing your business. 

To ensure data and device protection, the ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged Tablet is equipped with the following security tools:

  • A security cable lock slot to prevent physical theft
  • An integrated smart card reader for high-level encryption and certification
  • Full disk encryption
  • HP Client Security to fight identity and data theft
  • HP BIOS Protection for authentication to prevent unauthorized access
Sara Angeles

Sara is a tech writer with a background in business and marketing. After graduating from UC Irvine, she worked as a copywriter and blogger for nonprofit organizations, tech labs and lifestyle companies. She started freelancing in 2009 and joined Business News Daily in 2013. Follow Sara Angeles on Twitter @sara_angeles.