The Toughbook range of devices are designed to work under harsh conditions, where your typical computing devices may fail. The devices are capable of surviving drops of up to 4 feet and are designed to be weather/ water proof, making them ideal for outdoor use. According to Panasonic, this has made the Toughbook range of devices a favourite with a wide range of enterprise and military users across the globe.
The first device introduced today, is the Toughpad FZ-A1 tablet targetted at healthcare, pharmaceutical and construction companies. The tablet features a dual-core processor with a dedicated security processor core (FIPS 140-2 Level 2 compliant), that makes it ideal for use in secure environments. The FZ-A1 comes with a 10.1-inch anti-glare capacitive multi-touch display with digitizer and up to 500cd/m brightness with anti-reflection film, which is ideal for outdoor viewing.The Panasonic Toughbook FZ-A1 comes with 1GB RAM, 16GB storage (expandable by another 32GB), Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, 3G/ LTE connectivity, HDMI, Micro-USB, 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 2-megapixel front camera. The tablet is drop resistant from a height of 120cm (MIL-STD 810G compliant) and water/ dust protected (IP65 compliant). It comes with Android 4.0 and 10 hours battery life (user-replaceable battery). The tablet weight 0.97 kg and is now available for Rs. 75,000 across India.
Panasonic also unveiled the CF-AX2 ultrabook targeted at enterprise users on-the-go. The CF-AX2 is tablet/ notebook hybrid running Windows 8, featuring a 11.6-inches touchscreen display with 10 contact points sporting a resolution of 1366x768 pixels. The devices comes with Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage, USB 3.0 ports, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, mobile connectivity, HDMI, SD card reader and 720p webcam. The Panasonic CF-AX2 will be available in the country starting February 2013 for a price of Rs. 1,30,000.