Durability tests for computer tablets

The purpose of this criterion is to award computer tablets with extra durable and robust construction and manufacture, making them better prepared to withstand the strains and accidents in everyday life. Potentially, this may reduce repair costs and extend the usable life of products.

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Points shall be awarded for products that have passed durability tests carried out according to IEC 60068, US MIL810G or equivalent. Function requirements and test specifications are found in Annex I in the EU GPP criteria for  computers and monitors. In-house tests with a stricter specification shall be accepted without the need to retest.

A maximum of X points, [X is specified by the contracting authority], are awarded, according to the following:

  • Accidental drop (X/2 points).
  • Screen resilience (X/2 points).