Panasonic India today launched its rugged 2-in-1 Toughbook CF-33 in India today priced at 2,70,000 INR. The Toughbook is IP67 water and dust resistant certified and has been designed for use in extreme conditions.
The Panasonic Toughbook includes a 12-inch QHD (2160 ×1440) anti-reflective high brightness outdoor display (up to 1200cd/m²) that has an unusual 3:4 aspect ratio and supports dual touch digitizer input, that is you can also use the touch display with a stylus. You can also operate it with gloves put on.
The Toughbook CF-33 is powered by Intel Core i5-7300U vPro processor coupled with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD storage. Since this is a 2-in-1 device, you can also separate the display part and use Toughbook as a tablet. On the tablet part, you will find USB 3.0, HDMI, Ethernet, microSD-XC and audio ports and the backlit keyboard dock includes 2x USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port along with serial and VGA port.
The CF-33 has an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera that can be used for video calling. Other features include Windows 10 OS, 10 hours of battery backup, Barcode Reader, Smartcard Reader, Contactless Smart Card Reader and Fingerprint Reader.
“Users today are looking to do more with rugged devices than ever before. With the evolving needs of enterprise and government sectors, we are transforming with times to offer best computing solutions for our customers. Old bulky laptops present safety concerns, portability issues and are not very resilient to damage. We at Panasonic are constantly looking to offer products that not only improve the efficiency, but enhance productivity and bottom-line performances for a number of years,” said Mr. Vijay Wadhwan, Business Head System and Solution Business, Panasonic India.
Toughbook CF-33 Key Specifications:
|Battery Life||Up to 20 hours with twin swappable batteries|
|Weight||2.76 kg in laptop mode – with the detachable tablet weighs 1.53 kg.|
|Ports||USB 3.0, HDMI, Ethernet, microSD-XC and audio ports and the backlit keyboard dock includes 2x USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port along with serial and VGA port.|
|Performance||Windows 10 Pro, Intel® i5-7300U, 8GB RAM (project options 4GB and 16GB) and 256GB SSD (project option 128GB and 512GB).|
|Camera||2MP webcam/ 8MP rear|
|Ruggedness||The Toughbook comes with a magnesium chassis, and IP65 rating and drop resistant up to 120 cm|
|Display||12″ 10-finger capacitive touch QHD screen (2160 x 1440 pixels). The device includes an IP55 digitizer pen for workers in toughest of weather conditions and 1200cd/m² of brightness.|