TB8-20, a good rugged tablet for land surveying

The TB8-20 is a nice rugged tablet.  This rugged tablet has some great features:

  • All-terrain Android tablet
  • Built-in data collection and communication
  • 8-inch multi touch screen
  • Free mobile device management

All-terrain Android tablet TB8-20

This rugged tablet is made for rough conditions. It does not matter if it rains or if the sun shines bright. This TB8-20 will do well and make you have the job done. You can use it everywhere thanks to the IP67 rating and because of passing the MIL-STD-810 testing.

The TB8-20 tablet is tough. It can survive multiple drops, extreme temperatures and altitudes. But it also resists humidity, water and exposure to dust.

And usually in those areas with rough conditions there is no possibility to charge your tablet. For the TB8-20 that does not matter because it has a long battery life. Besides you can change the battery in the field as well.

Built-in data collection and communication

This rugged tablet has great connectivity. It of course has a Wifi connection. But you can also use a SIM card to use mobile data when there is no Wifi. This helps you to work in the cloud.

Also it has a Bluetooth module integrated. That makes it easy to use this rugged tablet with other devices like GNSS receivers for land surveying. And of course this TB8-20 has all the sensors like the compass sensor that you need to use it in combination with land survey app Apglos Survey Wizard.

8-inch multi-touch screen

This rugged tablet will give you bright and beautifull graphics on an 8-inch capacitive screen wherever you are. It is designed with 10-point multi-touch. Besides that the screen is very strong.

And this rugged tablet has a special rain- and glove-mode. So the screen of this rugged tablet is very well utilised.

Benefits of the TB8-20

So this rugged tablet has nice features. And that means it also gives you lots of benefits when you are using the TB8-20.

You can work with this rugged tablet in any terrain and in all circumstances. And that is a great benefit. You don’t have to worry that this tablet will stop working because of some weather conditions. So it is trustworthy.

And it has a long battery life. This means you don’t have to worry about the tablet running out of power. When you charge the TB8-20 on time then you will be able to use it when you want and for how long you want.

But the biggest benefit of the TB8-20 is of course that it works with land survey app Apglos Survey Wizard. You can read more about this land survey app here.

As you can see the combination is great. So when you get this tablet make sure you also install Apglos Survey Wizard on it. Then together with a GNSS receiver you have a perfect combination to land survey.

Specifications of rugged tablet TB8-20

So yes, this rugged tablet has good features and nice benefits. But in the end it is all about how it performs. And you can see a lot of how it will perform in the specifications. So here are the specifications of this rugged tablet.

Dimensions of TB8-20

  • 237 mm x 144 mm x 14 mm (9.3” x 5.6” x 0.56”)


  • 660 g (1.45 lb)


  • Qualcomm® msm8953, Octa-core, 2.2GHZ


  • Adreno 506????

RAM and Storage

  • 4 GB DDR3/ 64 GB eMMC

Operating System

  • Android 10.0 GMS certified


  • 8” capacitive multi-touch (10 points)
  • flove/wet finger supported
  • 1280×800 pixels
  • 500 nits
  • Sunlight readable


  • 9000 mAh, field replaceable


  • Power
  • Volume up
  • Volume down
  • A1
  • A2
  • Menu
  • Home
  • Back


  • USB 3.0 type C
  • microphone

Communication of TB8-20

  • Network: GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
  • WCDMA: B1/B2/B5/B8
  • TDD-LTE: Band38/Band39/Band40/Band41
  • FDD-LTE: Band1/Band2/Band3/Band4/Band5/Band7/Band8/Band17/Band20/Band28
  • Bluetooth: BT 4.2
  • SIM-card: 2x Nano SIM


  • GPS


  • Rear: 16 megapixel (Sony IMX298) auto-focus
  • Front: 8 megapixel (OV8858)


  • G sensor
  • Light sensor
  • Gyro
  • E-compass

Environment specifications of TB8-20


  • -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
  • MIL-STD-810H


  • -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
  • MIL-STD-810H

Drop / Shock

  • Drop testing: 1.2 m (4 ft)
  • MIL-STD-810H


  • MIL-STD-810H

Sand / Dust

  • IP67, IEC 60529


  • IP67, IEC 60529



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