The best Android tablet of 2020: Mesa 3 Rugged Tablet

Meet the Mesa 3 running Android

The new Mesa 3 Rugged Tablet running Android 9.0 with Google Mobile Services is now available and represents Juniper Systems’ most advanced Android-based rugged handheld to date. The Mesa 3 offers powerful new functionality while retaining impressive features from the popular Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet. Its octa-core processor is ready to run even the most demanding field data collection application, while its rugged ergonomic design is ready to handle a long day on the job in some of the harshest environments out there. It is backed by Juniper Systems’ world-class support and durability. We can’t wait for you to get your hands on the Mesa 3 running Android, the best Android tablet of 2020.

Rugged Android tablet

Powered by Android 9.0 with Google Mobile Services (GMS), Mesa 3 running Android offers the flexibility you need with portability and a familiar interface. Its Android operating system gives you access to a large selection of applications thanks to Google Play Store integration. This allows you to have the data collecting, mapping, G-suite, and general applications that you need to get the job done.

The Mesa 3 Android also easily attaches to an M2/3 Dock to allow for use with a keyboard, mouse, and monitor while in the office. Once you hit the field, simply undock the device and take your office anywhere.

Powerful processing power

The Mesa 3 running Android was built to run the most demanding applications while in the field. The tablet’s system on a chip (SoC) is headlined by an octa-core processor from Qualcomm®. The SoC also features 6GB of LPDDR4X system memory (RAM). This SoC represents a significant shift in computing power and brings the Mesa 3 Android in line with other high-end Android devices.

Storage on the Mesa 3 running Android includes 64GB of flash storage as well as expandable storage thanks to the device’s user-accessible MicroSDXC card slot.

All-day usability

Nothing stops your work faster than a dead battery. Mesa 3 running Android retains the same impressive all-day battery life as the Mesa 2. The included 43.2 Watthour (Whr) removable battery offers 10-12 hours of battery life.

For additional continuous runtime, the Mesa 3 running Android features hot-swap battery capabilities to keep you moving all day. By adding an optional internal 21.6 Whr battery you provide the Mesa 3 with an additional 5-6 hours of battery and gives the device the ability to remain running while the removable battery is switched. Hot-swapping is easy and can be done quickly in the field to reduce unwanted downtime.


The Mesa 3’s display is optimized for on-the-job use. Coming in at 7 inches, it provides a great viewing experience and room to work while in the field. Did we mention it has best-in-class sunlight viewability? Rest assured you will be able to see the work you are doing, even in the brightest of conditions. Featuring a 1280×800 resolution screen that is sharp and still helps with battery life. The screen is also polarized for optimal viewing with or without polarized sunglasses.


Featuring a wide range of connection protocols and 4G connectivity, the Mesa 3 is always field ready. The Mesa 3 includes long-range Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with bands for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, and 4G LTE unlocked for use with many wireless carriers. This is a powerful Android tablet with cellular capabilities ensuring the work never slows down.


The Mesa 3 running Android features a USB-C 3.1 port, 12V DC power input jack, and USB 3.0 port. The Mesa 3 also features a grid of pins along the side of the device for connection to the M2/3 Dock and attachable keyboard. The M2/3 Dock features additional USB ports, ethernet port, and HMDI for connecting to a display.

Built Juniper Rugged

When we say our products are Juniper Rugged, it communicates the pride we take in a well-designed rugged tablet. The Mesa 3 running Android is no different. The device is rated IP68, making it waterproof and dustproof. It is also designed to stand up to MIL-STD-810G test procedures. This includes various military standard stress tests, including drop, shock, altitude pressure, high and low temperatures, and various other stress tests.

The Mesa 3 is built for what you do. Your time is valuable, your data is invaluable. Rest assured that your data is safe in a Juniper Systems’ rugged tablet.

Carefully designed and supported

Designed and assembled in the United States, the Mesa 3 Rugged Tablet promises device longevity and durability. In addition, each device is supported by live and personalized customer support representative whenever it’s needed. Our robust support website also provides the tools and information necessary to maintain your Mesa 3 for years to come. All Mesa 3 Rugged Tablets come with a 2-year warranty, with additional support and care plans available.

Your Office, anywhere

The Mesa 3 is built rock solid and field ready. With best-in-class features including an ultra-rugged ergonomic design, sunlight-readable display, and all-day battery life, the Mesa 3 provides the ultimate device for mobile data collection applications. Its racing-fast processor and ergonomic design ensure maximum efficiency and minimal fatigue. With all the functionality you need packed into one ultra-tough tablet, the Mesa 3 will truly become your office, anywhere. See the Mesa 3 Rugged Tablet running on Windows 10 here.

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