Panasonic is known to make rugged devices, especially with its Toughbook Series. Today at MWC 2017, Panasonic has launched another Windows 10 Powered Rugged Toughbook CF-33 2-in-1 detachable laptop. It’s the convertible form factor which makes things interesting. Earlier today, HP also launched one of their rugged devices, the Pro X2
Features and Specification:
- Designed for outdoor use in bright sunlight or heavy rain.
- Houses a 12″ 10-finger capacitive Dual touch QHD screen (2160 x 1440 pixels).
- Suitable for workers who need to operate touch screens with gloves.
- Built for daylight readability or where the brightness is in excess. It includes an IP55 digitizer pen designed to work with Windows Ink.
- There’s a choice of two models: a 2-in-1 detachable laptop (tablet with keyboard dock), or tablet only.
- Powered by Windows 10 and up to a 7th generation Intel Core processor
- A 2MP webcam with stereo microphones and 8MP documentation rear camera
- Supports Windows Hello
- A 4G LTE option, and the option for the latest U-Blox NEO-M8 GPS for precise navigation
- USB 3.0, HDMI, LAN, micro SD-XC and headset ports
- Twin hot-swappable batteries offer you the ability to extend the battery life and change the battery while in use
- The sleek Desktop Port Replicator allows the Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 2-in-1 detachable laptop to be used as a high-performance desktop device. The four-bay battery charger is ideal for large organizations where the ability to charge multiple batteries can reduce work downtime
The company recently launched a Toughbook style Windows 10 Mobile devices. Read more about it here.
The US pricing and availability of the Panasonic Toughbook CF-33:
It will be available in May 2017 starting around $4,099. This price is for tablet with keyboard and $3,499 for the tablet-only. More here