Believe It Or Not: Crete ROCKY III Water-proof Laptop

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Wow wow wow, what the hell is it? designed for military equipment, the new ROCKY III introduced by CRETE during the last COMPUTEX Taipe 2007 in Taiwan. As you see the picture above, the new ROCKY III is a water-proof laptop. Its special features include rain/dust/vibration/shock resistant design, magnesium casing, and wireless capability.

Other features include Intel Pentium Dothan Processor SpeedStep technology with 2MB cache, 512MB DDR RAM standard (expandable to 2GB), removable 20GB HDD standard, standard CD-ROM interchangeable with swappable components, 15″ XGA (1024×768) sunlight readable LCD, integrated 32-bit 3D/2D gfx core with 64MB shared RAM, sound card, Built-in stereo speakers, jack for external speakers and microphone, 89 key non Backlit KB standard, PS/2 compatible touchpad, removable 5000mAH Lithium-ion primary battery, Universal AC adapter 110-240V 50-60Hz, Auto sensing with Military Connector, 2x Type II or 1x Type III PCMCIA slots.

Regarding I/O Ports, the ROCKY III equipped with 2x Serial, 1x Paralel, 1x CRT, 1x Fax/Modem(RJ-11), 1x LAN(RJ-45), 1x DVI, 2x USB, 1x Docking, 2x IEEE 1394(firewire), 1x PS/2, 1x Mic, 1x Speaker.

No words yet about the availability and the pricing, but if you want to know about the dimension here they are: 35.1 x 29.42 x 7.87 cm and it weighs approx 13.2 lbs w/CD-ROM. [via AVING]

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