Panasonic India has expanded its Toughbook range of rugged computing devices with two new products - the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A1 tablet and CF-AX2 ultrabook.
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.