A lightweight 8” Rugged Tablet with:
IP67 and MIL-STD-810G Protection
Intel Cherry Trail or BayTrail Atom CPU and Windows or Android OS
2GB (Bay Trail) or 4GB (Cherry Trail) Memory, up to 128GB Storage and a Sunlight Readable Display
High-sensitivity GPA and option for military-grade GPS (>1m accuracy)
Only 10.1 mm thin and 930g
3G/4G LTE, Barcode Scanner, NFC Sensor, Active Stylus Pen, Docking Station, Vehicle Mount.

General Details

Flint 8

FLINT rugged tablets are a new generation of tough and durable mobile computing machines for professionals in the field that combine performance, advanced features, precision instruments, system flexibility and extensibility in a light weight, attractive and highly affordable package.

Atom Performance

Designed around Atom™ Cherry Trail (x5-Z8300 and x5-Z8500) and Bay Trail (Z3735F) processors, FLINT 8 takes full advantage of the features of this processor, including up to 1.83 MHz clock speed, Intel® Gen 7 and Gen 8 Full HD graphics, up to 8GB of memory, up to 128GB Storage, Dual-band WiFi, 3G/4G LTE broadband, a long-life battery, up 5MP rear camera.

Fully Rugged

What you expect from a rugged tablet is toughness, and FLINT 8 excels in that. Gorilla Glass 3 display, IP67 dust and water tight, MIL-STD-810G extreme temperature operating conditions and multiple drops from 1.22m endurance, sealed ports and hard rubber corners, … prove that FLINT 8 is built tough down to the smallest detail so you can efficiently carry on your mission in the harshest environments with a peace of mind.

Military-Grade GPS

FLINT 8 is the only rugged tablet in its class that offers the option of having Precision Point Positioning (PPP) GNSS with Military Grade position measurement accuracy. Using high performance ublox NEO-7P module, FLINT 8 can pinpoint your desired location register down to below 1m accuracy.

Large Selection of Options and Accessories

Professionals using computers in the field require various features and capabilities in order to complete their mission successfully. FLINT 8 offers options and accessories designed to respond to this requirement. High-quality stylus pen for handwriting, NFC and 1D/2D barcode readers, docking station, rugged external battery, hand strap, carrying bag are some of the options you can order with FLINT 8 to complete your rugged field computing package.

Features & Video
  • Fully Rugged construction: Gorilla Glass 3 display impact proteaction; IP-67 dust proof and water immersible (depth of 1m); MIL-STD-810G operable under -20°C (-4°F) to +60°C (140°F), and can withstand 26 drops from 1.22m (4ft) hight
  • Flexible selection of operating systems from different versions of Windows® or Android
  • Intel® Bay Trail Quad Core 3735For Cherry Trail Quad-Core x5-8300/8500 Processor with Intel® HD Graphic guarantees high performance with any application
  • Crisp and Bright, Sunlight Readable 8″ IPS 1280×800 LCD with multi-point glove-sensitive and LED back light touchscreen
  • Built-in IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G WCDMA and optional 4G LTE
  • Up to 6 hours of Battery Power with a 8500 mAh Lithium-ion polymer battery
  • Capable of recording HD video with 5MP Rear camera with Auto Focus, plus 2MP Front camera for video communication
  • An assortment of integrated accessories: NFC sensor, 1D and 2D barcode scanner, fingerprint scanner, barcode reader, and 4G LTE
  • Weighs only 630 g with batteries
Operating System (1) Microsoft® 8.1 / 10
Android 4.4, 5.1
Double Boot Configurable
Display 8″ IPS HD Display, 1280 x 800 (10:16)
10 Point Capacitive Touch (glove-sensitive)
Sunlight Readable
Backlight LED
Gorilla Glass 3 Tempered Displa Glass (9H Hardness Classification
Optional Capacitive Handwriting Screen
CPU (2) (3) Intel® Bay Trail-T Atom™ Z3735F Quad Core (2M Cache, up to 1.83GHz)
Intel® Cherry Trail Atom™ x5-Z8300 Quad Core (2M Cache, up to 1.84 GHz)
Intel® Cherry Trail Atom™ x5-Z8500 Quad Core (2M Cache, up to 2.24 GHz)
GPU Intel® Gen 7 (Bay Trail) or Gen 8 (Cherry Trail) HD Graphics
Memory 1GB / 2GB DDR3L 1333MHz RAM
4GB DDR3L 1600MHz with Intel® Cherry Trail Atom™ Processors
Storage 32GB (Optional 64GB, 128GB)
Micro SD up to 32 GB
Camera 2.0 MP Front
5.0 MP Rear with Auto Focus
Audio Two High Quality Speakers (8Ω/0.8W)
One Built-in Microphone
GPS (4) High-Sensitivity GLONASS, QZSS, GPS (ublox NEO-7N Module)
Accuracy:  2-2.5m GPS;
Militiary-Grade PPP GPS Option:
Precise Point Positioning (PPP) GNSS (ublox NEO-7P Module)
Sensors G-sensor
Wireless Technologies (5) Dual-band (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0
3G WCDMA (Standard)
4G LTE (Optional)
Ports & Connectors One Full-size USB 2.0 (5-pin)
One Micro USB
3.5 mm Stereo Headphone jack
Micro HDMI
POGO-PIN Docking Connector
Micro SD
SIM card slot
Expansion Slots External T-Flash Card
SIM Card Slot
Power & Battery Lithium-ion Polymer Battery (8500 mAh, DC 3.7 V, 3 A)
> 6 hours Continuous Operation
Power adaptor (5V / 3A)
Environmental Temperature Operating Temperature : -20°C to +60°C (MIL-STD-810G Method 501.5 & 502.5)
Storage Temperature: -30°C to +70°C (MIL-STD-810G Method 501.5 & 502.5)
Humidity 5-95% without condensation (MIL-STD-810G Method 507.5)
Drop 1.2m (4-ft) drop (MIL-STD-810G Method 516.6 Procedure IV)
Mechanical Shock Operating : 40g, 11ms, Terminal sawtooth (MIL-STD-810G Method 516.6 Procedure 1, Functional Shock)
Non-operating : 75g, 8~13ms, Terminal sawtooth (MIL-STD-810G Method 516.6 Procedure V, Crash Hazard Shock)
Water Immersion down to the depth of 1 meter (IP-67)
Dust Fully Dust Proof (IP-67)
Physical Characteristics Dimensions 235.8 x 140.8 x 13.5 mm
Weight 550 g
Warranty Standard 1 -Year  Limited Warranty on Parts & Labor
120 Days Free Technical Support
Extended Up to 4-Year Optional Warranty
Package FLINT 8 Rugged Tablet
Charger (Optional UK, EU, AU or USA Plug)
USB Cable
Hand Strap
User Manual and Warranty Card
Options & Accessories Docking Station with 3xUSB 2.0, 1xRJ45, DC input, additional battery charger
Vehicle Mount and Charger
Capacitive Handwriting Feature with Active Stylus Pen
NFC, 1D and 2D barcode scanner
Rugged 18,000 mAh External Power Pack
Rugged 10,000 mAh Solar Powered External Power Pack
Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard, Speaker and Headphone
Backpack, Waist-Shoulder bag and Rugged Case
Specifications Notes: (1) Android 5.1 is available with Cherry Trail chipset.

(2) Type of CPU is specified when ordering.

(3) Cherry Trail chipset option is available starting 1 May 2016.

(4) PPP GPS option requires longer lead time.

(5) Installation of 4G LTE module will lower the size of battery pack to 7000 mAh.



Docking Station

FLINT 8 Docking Station is a versatile addition to your FLINT int 8 Rugged Tablet. It is built to be used on desktop, and is powered by Flint 8’s charger/adapter.

The Docking Station can charge a FLINT 8 Rugged Tablet and an additional battery pack at the same time, and provides 3 USB 2.0 and an RJ-45 Fast Ethernet ports for extra network and device connectivity.



USB Adapters

One of the simplest and most affordable ways of extending the connectivity of your FLINT 8 is to use USB adapters. CETRIX supplies adapters that convert your USB/Micro-USB port to Gigabit Ethernet, DVI, VGA, HDMI, and various audio outputs. These adapters are USB 3.x and USB 2 compliant, and do not require separate power source.


Headsets, Speakers & Keyboard

Amplifying and reproducing mobile device audio is essential for serious tasks when working in outdoors or with others in a group. FLINT 8 accessories include a Rugged, Waterproof Speaker, Hi-Fi Headsets, and rugged IP65 Keyboard all connecting to FLINT 8 through Bluetooth to make it as comfortable and versatile as possible when using in different environments.

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Rugged Power Banks

CETRIX offers rugged power banks to complement FLINT 8’s battery for long work hours. These are small enough to fit into carrying bag or backpack, but provide 10-14 hours of additional battery power.

The long-life model is an 18,000 mAh power bank that is equipped with two USB outlets and one flashlight for working at night. The solar powered model is a 10,000 mAh battery that is suitable for locations with lots of sun, which makes it self charging even in the field.


Vehicle Mount & DC Converter

CETRIX provides FLINT 8 owners with accessories that enable efficient use of their powerful rugged tablet inside a vehicle even while it is moving. A heavy-duty, shock absorbing mount with three degrees of freedom protects FLINT 8 from sudden shocks while makes it easy for the user to position the tablet in the most convenient way for active usage.

Two types of DC converters, one using cigarette lighter for power source with Micro-USB outlet, the other one a waterproof converter directly connected to the vehicle fuse box with two full USB outlets provide a choice of installation in any vehicle.


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Rugged tablets are made to be used outdoors. Taking a rugged tablet such as FLINT 8 to the field requires a heavy duty, durable but flexible carrying bag with additional pockets and compartments for accessories.

As part of FLINT 8 accessories, CETRIX provides a Backpack and a Waist-Shoulder bag that is especially made for Flint 8 with high quality material and attention to details for long life and efficient usage in any environment.


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