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Motion F5

We have collected and analyzed 9 expert reviews and 10 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 67/100 and users rate it 92/100. The average review date is Nov 12, 2008. We have compared these reviews to 296192 reviews from other Tablet Computers. The alaScore™ for this product is 78/100 = Good. Last update: Apr 18, 2014.

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Motion Computing F5


Convertible tablets are a growing presence in the mainstream markets, largely at the expense of their slate tablet counterparts. What started out as a battle between the two has fizzled in favor of convertible tablets' rotating screens and integrated...

RFID and bar code scanner. Sleek design with carrying handle. Semi-ruggedized to withstand spills and drops. Outdoor-viewable screen. Built-in Sprint EV-DO modem

Miserable performance scores. Only hospitals can afford it. Lack of connectivity ports might make customers look elsewhere

The Motion Computing F5 is a slate tablet that's aimed squarely at health-care professionals and field workers, as it integrates niche features only they can take advantage of.

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The little tablet that could


The Motion F5v Tablet PC is perfect for medical-type uses, and it could probably find a home in places where the environment is less than ideal.

Light, large screen; good performance; handle placement makes carrying easy

Pen can be less than perfectly responsive; USB port difficult to access

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Review: Motion Computing's Vertical-Focused F5


An increasing number of service and commercial businesses have been trying to use tablets to boost productivity and workflow. Motion Computing introduces the F5 for the vertical market.


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Motion Computing F5 Tablet PC Review


The F5 is obviously aimed toward the vertical market with its military standard specs, but it's still consumer friendly. Companies can adopt this slate tablet for construction sites or warehouse distribution. The integrated bar code scanner and webcam...

Semi-rugged design ; Water resistant and can withstand drops ; Lightweight ; View anywhere screen ; 3-year field warranty

No USB ports on the body, have to have dock ; White and grey color gets dirty easily

Overall my impressions of the F5 are good. It's magnesium alloy chassis is durable, but still lightweight. The design is solid and fun to play with. Keep in mind the F5 is not meant to be a consumer tablet. It is for business use and field work. Motion...

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beauty in Motion F5 Tablet PC


my uncle is having this Motion F5 I trust this because it is from Motion Computing which is a mobile computing and wireless communications leader, combining world-class innovation and industry experience so professionals in industries such as...

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Quick review of Motion F5


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Power and Performance


The outer magnesium chassis makes it durable.Despite its compact dimensions, the sturdy build has led to a surprisingly heavy weight of 1.6kg - more than some ultraportable laptops however uniform wait distribution makes it easy to hold. It never...

Water resistant and can withstand drops

No ports on the body.

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Motion F5


Motion Computing F5 specifications * Intel Core Solo processor 1,2 GHz Intel Core Solo 1.2Ghz * 945GM chipset 945GM chipset * 2 GB of DDR2 SDRAM with 2 GB of DDR2 SDRAM * 1.8 "hard drive with 40 GB 1.8" hard drive with 40 GB * 10.4-inch TFT XGA (1024 x...

Bar code scanner and webcam is the perfect

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newest technology from motion F5


F5 has launched a motion is a latest technology which has many outstanding market. Motion F5 is the perfect example of a hardware built for the purpose. With a strong design, bright display and the nature of the advanced technology, the Motion F5 is...

ease in business

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nice computer


Motion Inc. has appear the latest flat-panel anthology Motion Accretion F5, for the processor 1.2GHz Intel Core Solo, abutment for the 40GB harder drive, but aswell abutment for the 32GB SSD. Handle architecture is actual new, actual solid...

Cool and practical and convenient

no Disadvantages


Product Specifications

The sealed Motion F5 series is a rugged, highly mobile tablet PC providing electronic clipboard functionality that is the ideal productivity tool for field workers who compute and enter data while standing or walking. Its lightweight, rugged design, superior ergonomics, integrated features and adaptable capabilities provide "on-site, real-time" productivity in the harshest environments. Take hold of your workday with the Motion F5 series. This rugged, ergonomic tool is ideally suited to complement the demands of your day, no matter where your work takes you. No longer do you have to sacrifice size and weight for outstanding performance. Light weighing with an integrated handle, this ergonomic tool is ideally suited to complement your demanding work day. The Motion F5 Tablet PC series offers true mobility with Intel Centrino technology.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card/Speaker(s)


Run Time (Up To):3.75hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:10.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):26.4cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Flash Memory

Installed Size:2GB


Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Motion Computing
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Motion F5

Input Device

Type:5-way navigation button / Digital pen / Digitizer/Digital pen / 5-way navigation button / Digitizer/Stylus / Bar-code reader / Touch-screen


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Cellular Enhancement Protocol:CDMA 2000 1X EV-DO Rev. A/EDGE / GSM / HSDPA / WCDMA
Cellular Network Supported: Yes
Type:None/Wireless cellular modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11n
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth/Bluetooth / 802.11 a/b/g/n

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Professional/Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Tablet PC Edition downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Tablet PC Edition downgrade/Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.06GHz/1.2GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:U1400/U2200/U7500
Type:Core 2 Duo/Core 2 Solo/Core Solo


Installed Size:1GB/2GB/2GB / 1GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE/Serial ATA/Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Hard Drive Features:Solid State Drive
Type:Portable/Solid state/Standard

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:32GB/40GB/64GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Tablet PC
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino/Intel Centrino Duo
Recommended Use:Corporate business
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader/Fingerprint reader / SmartCard reader/Fingerprint reader / SmartCard reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950