New Panasonic Toughpad, Toughbook Devices are Built to Handle Anything
Panasonic’s new range of products may hold more interest for adventure seekers and mountaineers. The company today has launched two Toughpads and a semi-rugged Toughbook, an expansion of Panasonic’s Toughpad line. The company states that a growing number of organizations see value in a device that boosts employee productivity by expanding the concept of the workspace, allowing tablets or laptop users to do more while on the go between meeting rooms, job sites or office locations.
The two Toughpads, FZ-E1 and FZ-X1, are resistant from a drop of 10 feet on concrete with MIL-STD-810G specifications and is IP65/IP68 dust and water proof. Both devices sport a 5-inch 720p display with a 1.3MP front camera. Memory specification includes 32GB of internal memory which can be expanded via microSD card. The Windows 8.1-based Toughpad FZ-E1 is priced at Rs 1,19,000 while the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean version, Toughpad FZ-X1 costs Rs 1,09,000.
As for the semi-rugged Toughbook CF-54, it runs on the new 5th gen Intel Core i5-5300U vPro processor. It has a hot-swappable battery option, and its single battery can last up to 11 hours. The new semi-rugged Toughbook CF-54 is the thinnest and lightest semi-rugged PC in its category, according to Panasonic. It is priced at Rs 1,39,000.
The notebook also has a broad range of customization options. Panasonic hopes to increase its presence in the Rugged IT devices segment from 60% to 65% with these latest entrants in this department.