If you are looking for an ultra mobile notebook which has been specifically designed to take a few knocks, then the new General Dynamic GD2000 might well be worth a look.
The pocket-sized GD2000 fully-rugged, ultra-mobile notebook is equipped a 5.6” LED WSVGA outdoor viewable DynaVue display with a 1024 x 600 resolution and is powered by an Intel Celeron M ULV722 (1.2 GHz) 800 MHz processor supported by 2GB DDR3 DRAM and includes the option to install either a 64GB or 128GB SSD for storage.
The GD2000 Notebook is also fitted with a hot swappable 7600-mAh Lithium-ion battery pack and has been designed to be used with expansion modules that enable the notebook to add additional functionality.
The GD2000 measures just 1.8H x 6.6W x 4.8D inches in size and weighs 2.4 pounds, and comes with a backlit keyboard and optional mobile broadband and WiFi connectivity if required.
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet, but as soon as it becomes available we will let you know.
Source : SlashgearFiled Under: Gadgets News, Hardware, Laptops