Mesa 4 Rugged Tablet: Powerful Functionality in the Toughest Environments

The wait is finally over, the Mesa® 4 Rugged Tablet is here and available world-wide. Built on the success of its predecessors, the Mesa 4 brings increased performance, faster storage, and an overall more efficient device when compared to the Mesa 3. In this article, we take an in-depth look at what this new rugged device offers mobile workers in any environment.

Optimum Performance

The Mesa 4 consists of superior CPU performance (up to three times faster than the Mesa 3), providing a seamless user experience. Featuring an Intel N200 processor with a 3.7 GHz burst processor speed and up to 16 GB of RAM, this rugged tablet manages demanding applications and tasks with ease. The robust performance allows for multitasking while simultaneously limiting energy consumption to preserve battery life. Rapid access and retrieval are now at your fingertips with NVMe SSD storage options of 128 GB and 256 GB — offering up to six times faster read and write speeds of the flash storage in the Mesa 3. This superior storage ensures the integrity of all your information over time. The overall performance of the Mesa 4 Rugged Tablet meets the diverse needs of modern computing environments.

Sunlight-Readable 7-Inch Display

The 7-inch (178 mm) screen creates the perfect balance between portability and functionality. The touchscreen enhances user interaction, allowing for seamless navigation and intuitive control. Designed to combat the challenges posed by direct sunlight, this tablet has a high-visibility backlit LCD sunlight-readable display. Mesa 4 ships with an 800-nit display. Whether you’re perusing documents or navigating apps, the backlit display adapts to the ever-changing environments. Mesa 4 continues to offer users advanced touch profiles that can be selected in the device settings app. These include profiles for use with gloves, stylus options, wet conditions, and more. The portrait or landscape orientation seamlessly transitions to cater to diverse user preferences with automatic screen rotation.

Exceptional Camera

Log all your data in clear detail with the tablet’s 13 megapixels rear camera enhanced by LED illumination and the front camera with 5 megapixels. Use this valuable tool to document your surroundings with clarity. The increased performance of the Mesa 4 also aids the camera in capturing and processing images quickly.

All-Day Battery

Experience performance longevity with the Mesa 4 Rugged Tablet’s high-quality run time on its advanced battery. The included removable battery operates for over nine hours on one charge and performs under extreme temperatures, ensuring uninterrupted usage throughout your day. If that wasn’t enough, the extra optional internal battery provides hot-swap capability and provides five hours of additional runtime. You can confidently take your device on the go knowing that it can keep up with the demands of the job. Battery runtimes are a result of our internal testing and may vary depending on the applications being used.

Juniper Rugged™

The Mesa 4 tablet’s robust design features an aluminum rigid core with bumpers for shock-proof resilience, ensuring the device remains unscathed even in the most challenging environments. The IP68 rating provides increased reliability, engineered to withstand the challenges of both water and dust. Whether you find yourself navigating through rainy weather, dusty environments, or accidental spills, the tablet’s IP68 rating provides the highest protection to remain fully operational. Made to endure both scorching heat and frigid cold, this device is equipped for operating temperatures ranging from -4 F to 122 F (-20 c to 50 c). The rugged tablet is engineered to meet MIL-STD-810H test procedures including:

  • Method 501.7 High Temperature
  • Method 502.7 Low Temperature
  • Method 503.7 Temperature Shock
  • Method 507.6 Humidity
  • Method 514.8 Vibration
  • Method 516.8 Shock

Juniper Rugged

  • IP68 waterproof and dustproof
  • Shockproof: Multiple drops 4’ (1.2 m) to concrete
  • Operating Temperature: -4 F to 122 F (-20 C to 50 C)
  • Storage Temperature: -22 F to 158 F (-30 C to 70 C)

Connectivity and Inputs

The tablet’s versatile connectivity options enhance its usability across various scenarios. Enjoy swift data transfer with high-speed wireless, long-range Bluetooth, and numerous ports. The device’s functionality contains the following features:

Wireless Connectivity:

  • Long-range Bluetooth®
  • Wi-Fi 6E, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
  • 4G LTE multi-carrier capable – worldwide module


  • 12V DC power input jack
  • USB-A
  • USB-C (Data, Power, and Display out)
  • Optional RS-232 9-Pin D-Sub connector
  • Docking connector
  • Loud output speaker for noisy environments
  • Dual digital microphone input
  • Optional External Antenna port for GNSS


  • Adjustable LED backlit keys
  • Four-way directional navigation pad
  • Windows Key
  • Power Key
  • Three user-programmable function keys
  • OEM configurable/customizable


The full potential of your tablet comes with an array of accessories. This includes a removable battery, an optional internal battery that allows for additional runtime and for hot-swapping the removable battery, and an AC wall charger with an international plug kit. Take notes with ease with a securely tethered stylus and hand strap for comfort and portability. All of this is wrapped in a 2-year warranty.

Other accessories that are available for the Mesa 4 include an office stand, physical keyboard, various harnesses and carrying options, pistol grip for easy barcode scanning, 30W USBC charger, and chargers for your additional batteries.

Built to Order

Like all Juniper products, the Mesa 4 is designed and assembled in the United States. This makes it easier to customize to meet the needs of any industry including agriculture, field service, geospatial, industrial, manufacturing, military, mining, natural resources, utility mapping, and utility and public services.

Customization plays a key role in making the rugged tablet what you need it to be. Not only can Mesa 4 be customized with branding and color options, but it can be changed to integrate key hardware to make any job easier. For example, the inclusion of an optional built-in barcode imager and decoder in a rugged electronic device meets the demands of data capture in a production or logistics setting. The dual-frequency GNSS receiver ensures precise and reliable location tracking, and the optional built-in UHF RFID enhances the capability for easy communication. These features empower the rugged electronic device with indispensable tools for industries requiring precision. Condense all your electronic needs into one device with a customized order.

The Mesa 4 is now shipping and available through Juniper Systems, partners, and our dealer network. We stand by our products and want each user to have the best experience with the least amount of disruption. This is why each device is proudly supported by live and personalized customer support. Contact us today for a quote. One of our in-house experts will help you with your computing needs.

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