Introducing the new RP1600, the first octa-core rugged Android Smartphone from Gen2Wave available from Varlink

Varlink, the York-based mobile computing and data capture specialist distributor, has announced the launch of Gen2Wave's RP1600, the first Octa-core rugged Android industrial Smartphone.

The RP1600 has standout performance thanks to its 1.8GHz Octa-core processor (Samsung, Exynos5430), 3GB RAM and 16GB ROM on an Android Kit-Kat4.0 O/S, allowing high-speed parallel processing across eight apps and sufficient RAM space for multi-tasking without delay.

The RP1600 has a tested and proven IP64 rating withstanding drops up to 1.5m. Adding this to the compact 4.3 inch sunlight readable display available in either resistive or capacitive touch, this Smartphone is claimed to be ideal for durability in harsher conditions.

With the extended battery life and simple battery swapout, this device is particularly suitable for mobile workers who need business-critical information on the move in order to carry out their work in an efficient way.

The RP1600 delivers a comprehensive range of data capture and authentication platforms including a 13 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash, 1D Laser, 2D Imager, NFC, contact-type IC card reader, finger printer and OCR(MRZ) and an optional snap on MSR. This device is said to be ideal for meeting the needs of today's mobile workforce with inventory control, asset management, security and field sales and service tasks.

This device delivers a range of communication options including Bluetooth 4.0+HS, WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, and embedded A-GPS; assisting the mobile worker with real-time access to important data and increasing productivity and accuracy.

The RP1600 comes with Gen2Wave's KIOSK feature that can restrict the use of applications, limit file access, allows for website blocking and control WiFi, Bluetooth or phone usage.

This feature rich RP1600 provides users with a rugged, user-friendly, outstanding performance at an attractive price point, making it ideal for a number of industries including mobile workforce, warehousing, logistics and field service environments.

For more information or pricing on the Gen2Wave RP1600, contact the Varlink sales team on 01904 717180 or visit our website

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