• GETAC X500

Getac X500
Military-Rugged 15" Notebook


  • Ultra rugged and expandable
  • 15,6" widescreen Sunlight-Readable Display
  • Full HD display (1920 x 1080)
  • Core i7 CPU and up to 16 GB RAM
  • Intel® vPro™-Technology

DeviceLarge High-Definition Display.

The X500 features a massive 15.6 inch Full HD 1080p widescreen display delivering crystal-clear high def. Configure yours with the NVIDIA® GeForce® 745M discrete graphics with 2GB of dedicated memory and you will get faster speeds (frames per second) with incredible responsiveness.

Sunlight-Readable Display.
Available on every X500 is the advanced QuadraClear® display. Getac's QuadraClear® solution combines proprietary technologies for both screen brightness and anti-reflectivity to reduce the sunlight's reflectivity and provides a more effective contrast rate than other displays, while still maintaining the battery life you need in the field.

The QuadraClear® display is powered by LEDs that provide an energy efficient display that is mercury-free, durable and consistent in brightness over time.

Next Generation Processors.

With a state-of-the-art 2.9 GHz Intel® Core® i7 dual core processing technology, the X500 is the most powerful fully rugged notebook on the market today. The dual-core processor is ideally suited to handle the multi-tasking necessary in todays complex work environments.

Add Full PCI or PCIe Cards.
The X500 offers an expansion chassis that truly distinguishes itself from other rugged notebooks. With two slots for either PCI or PCI Express, the X500 with expansion chassis combines the expandability of a desktop computer with the portability of a rugged notebook.

RAID Storage.
The X500 can be configured with dual 500GB drives with RAID 0 or RAID 1 with Windows Server 2012 providing either maximum capacity and performance or mirror drives for maximum protection, depending on your needs. For a full rugged server with up to 5TB of storage and dedicated RAID card supporting RAID 0, 1 & 5 - visit the X500 Server page.

Operating System  

Windows 8 Professional
Windows 7 Professional


Intel® Core™ i7-4610M vPro™ Processor 3.0GHz, Max 3.7GHz, with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
- 4MB Intel® Smart Cache
- Mobile Intel® QM87 Express chipset

Intel® Core™ i5-4310M vPro™ Processor 2.7GHz, Max 3.4GHz, with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
- 3MB Intel® Smart Cache
- Mobile Intel® QM87 Express chipset

VGA Controller  

Intel® HD Graphics 4600i
Optional NVIDIA® GeForce® 745M 2GB discrete graphic controller


15.6" TFT LCD FHD (1920 x 1080)
Optional 800 nits QuadraClear® sunlight readable display with touchscreen

Storage & Memory  

8GB DDR3 expandable to 16GB
Optional SATA SSD 128GB / 256GB / 512GB


LED backlit membrane keyboard with integrated numeric keypad
Optional LED backlit rubber keyboard

Pointing Device  

- Optional pressure sensitive touchscreen
- Glide touchpad with scroll bar

Expansion Slots  

Optional PCMCIA Type II x 1
ExpressCard/54 x 1
Smart card reader x 1
SD Card Reader x 1

Multimedia Bay  

DVD super multi drive
Optional 2nd battery
Optional 2nd storage: HDD 500GB ; SSD 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB
Optional SATA HDD 1TB

IO Interface  

Serial port (9-pin; D-sub) x 2
External VGA (15-pin; D-sub) x 1
Microphone (Mini-jack) x 1
Audio output (Mini-jack) x 1
DC in Jack x 1
USB 3.0 (9-pin) x 2
USB 2.0 (4-pin) x 1
USB 2.0 / eSATA Combo x 1
LAN (RJ45) x 2
Optional IEEE 1394a x 1
HDMI x 1
Docking connector (80-pin) x 1
Optional RF antenna pass-through for GPSii, WLAN and WWAN

Communication Interface  

10/100/1000 base-T Ethernet
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260, 802.11ac
Bluetooth® (v4.0 class 1)iii
Optional SiRFstarIVTM GPS
Optional Gobi™ mobile broadband


Getac Utility
Adobe® Reader®

Security Features  

Intel® vPro™ Technology
TPM 1.2
Fingerprint scanner
Smart card reader
Kensington lock


AC adapter (90W, 100-240VAC, 50 / 60Hz)
Li-Ion smart battery (10.8V, 8700mAh)iv
Optional Mutlimedia Bay 2nd Li-Ion smart battery (10.8V, 8700mAh)

Dimensions & Weight  

410 x 290 x 65 mm
5.2 kgv

Rugged Features  

MIL-STD-810G certified and IP65 certified
MIL-STD-461F certifiedvi
Optional ANSI/ISA 12.12.01vii
Full magnesium alloy case
Shock-protected removable HDD
Vibration & drop resistant

Environmental Specifications  

- Operating: -20°C to 55°C
- Storage: -40°C to 71°C

- 95% RH , non-condensing


i Share memory size may vary by different operating system and RAM size.

ii Optional RF antenna pass-through for GPS, PCI or PCI-Express Expansion Unit are mutually exclusive options.

iii Bluetooth performance and connectable distance may be subject to interference with the environments and performance on client devices, users may be able to reduce effects of interference by minimizing the number of active Bluetooth wireless devices that is operating in the area.

iv Battery life testing conducted under MobileMark 2007. Battery performance will vary upon software applications, wireless settings, power management settings, LCD brightness, customized modules and environmental conditions. The battery has a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced by a Getac service provider. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings.

v Weight varies from configurations and optional accessories.

vi MIL-STD-461F 90W AC adapter sold separately.

vii PCI expansion unit or PCI-E option is not available with ANSI / ISA 12.12.01 configurations.

viii Tested by a national independent third party test lab following MIL-STD-810G.