Handheld Group’s ALGIZ 10XR rugged tablet now certified on Verizon 5G networks

Press release
9 August 2023

[Corvallis, Oregon, August 9, 2023.] Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, is announcing that its Algiz 10XR rugged Windows tablet has been officially certified to operate on the Verizon 5G wireless networks. This certification marks a significant milestone for the Algiz 10XR, as it enables seamless connectivity and enhanced communication capabilities for users across the United States.

The Algiz 10XR is purpose-built to endure the harshest environments, making it a preferred choice for professionals in industries such as field service, transportation, utilities, public safety, and more. The Algiz 10XR is engineered to meet stringent MIL-STD-810 military standards for ruggedness, ensuring it can withstand drops, vibrations, extreme temperatures, and exposure to dust and water. Its rugged design, combined with Verizon’s expansive network coverage, empowers fieldworkers to stay connected, efficient, and productive, even in the most remote and challenging terrains.

“The Verizon certification is a significant achievement for the Algiz 10XR, as it underlines our commitment to providing our customers with reliable and resilient mobile computing solutions,” said Jim Rimay, President, Handheld US. “With Verizon’s extensive nationwide 5G network, Algiz 10XR users can now experience uninterrupted data connectivity, enabling them to access critical information, collaborate in real-time, and make informed decisions on the go.”

Key features of the ALGIZ 10XR include:

  • Large 10.1-inch Full HD Display: The Algiz 10XR features a sunlight-readable capacitive touchscreen that provides excellent visibility even in bright outdoor conditions.
  • Powerful Processing: Equipped with an Intel® Pentium® quad-core processor, the Algiz 10XR ensures smooth performance for data-intensive applications.
  • Long Battery Life: The hot-swappable battery feature allows users to extend their working hours without interruption.
  • Versatile Connectivity: In addition to Verizon LTE support, the Algiz 10XR includes Wi-Fi, BT, and GNSS capabilities.
  • Enterprise accessories: For maximize efficiency, the Algiz 10XR comes with a complete ecosystem of enterprise-focused accessories.


The Algiz 10XR with Verizon certification is available for order immediately. Users with earlier versions of the Algiz 10XR should contact Handheld US for upgrade options.

About Handheld

Handheld Group is a manufacturer and global supplier of rugged mobile computers, including handhelds, tablets and customized devices. Handheld and its partners worldwide deliver complete mobility solutions to businesses in industries such as geomatics, logistics, forestry, public transportation, utilities, construction, maintenance, mining, military and security. Handheld Group, part of MilDef, is headquartered in Sweden with subsidiaries in the U.K, Germany, Switzerland, Australia and the USA.

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Marketing Director, Handheld Group
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Amy Urban
Marketing Director, Handheld US

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