Japanese tech Giant Panasonic has unveiled Toughbook CF-33 rugged 2-in-1 laptop at MWC 2017 event in Barcelona. The laptop comes with a 12-inch display and an unprecedented 3:2 screen aspect ratio. Besides this, the laptop boasts many firsts along with Microsoft Surface book like feature. Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 mainly targets to reach defense services, government agencies, and service technicians.
Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 features a 12-inch display with 1440×2160 pixels resolution. The display offers anti-reflective high brightness of 1200 units with unprecedented 3:2 screen aspect ratio. The laptop is powered by an Intel Core i5-7300U vPro processor paired with 8GB RAM. The new laptop runs on Windows 10 or Windows 7 Professional operating system.
The laptop has been launched in two variants – 2-in-1 detachable laptop and the tablet only variant. Toughbook CF-33 comes with a 256GB of SSD storage. The device comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel webcam for video calling.
Coming to the connectivity, Toughbook CF-33 tablet variant comes with 4G LTE, HDMI, USB 3.0, LAN, microSDXC, and headset ports. The laptop variant offers USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI, LAN, Serial, SDXC, and VGA ports. The IP55 digitiser pen gives accuracy while working, writing, or giving signatures.
The IP65-rating device is dust and water resistant up to certain level. The tablet unit weighs around 1.53kg and the whole laptop unit weights 2.76kg.
“Target industries for the device include police, emergency services, government agencies, defense, field service workers, maintenance, and service technicians in the utilities and telecommunications field,” the company said in its release.
The rugged Toughbook laptop is designed for using even bright sunlight or in heavy rain. The Toughbook laptop price starts at EUR 3,552 (Rs. 2.51 lakhs approx) the tablet variant starts at EUR 2,992 (Rs. 2.1 lakhs approx). The Toughbook CF-33 rugged 2-in-1 laptop will be available starting next quarter this year.