Panasonic unveils ‘Toughbook’ CF-20 for harsh environments including public safety and defense

  • As enterprises venture into diverse areas of business, mobile computing is becoming increasingly critical for performance and profitability. Panasonic - the worldwide leader of diverse electronics, technologies and solutions today launched the world’s first fully rugged detachable notebook - Toughbook CF-20 in India. The Toughbook CF-20 is purpose-built for challenging environments, including field services, utilities, oil and gas, transportation and logistics, healthcare, insurance, public safety and defense. Commenting on the launch, Kensei Isaki, manager, Asia Pacific & India Sales Section, Overseas Sales Department, IT Products Business Division (ITPBD), AVC Networks Company, said, “Panasonic Toughbook have been designed to meet the evolving business needs of the enterprises. While enterprises continue to diversify, the need of the hour is mobile computing. Mobility particularly at mission-critical situations give an edge to businesses. We are proud to state that Panasonic is amongst the few device manufacturers to offer complete customization for our rugged-devices, in-house. Toughbook CF-20 too, will complement the existing business ecosystem, driven by factors such as improving mobility infrastructure, combined with business and workforce demand.”

  • Nakanishi (General Manager-Toughbook), Rizhkant Zha (Director - System solution Division), Kensei (Manager, Asia Pacific & India sales section, Overseas Sale as Department, It products Business Division, AVC Network Company), Gunjan Sachdev (Senior General Manager and National Business Head Toughbook,Panasonic India). Equipped with Windows 10 Pro or Windows 7 Professional (available through downgrade rights from Windows 10 Pro), CF-20 is the first Toughbook to be powered by 6th Generation IntelR CoreTM vProTM processor technology, 128GB SSD and 8GB RAM. Additionally, it sports a glove enabled touchscreen, and purpose-built Vehicle Mount and Desktop Port Replicator, armed to meet all mobile computing needs at extreme conditions.The Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 will be available in Aug 2016 from authorized Panasonic resellers at an estimated price of INR 2.25 lakhs, plus taxes and will include a standard three-year limited warranty.

  • Key features of Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 includes its versatility: World’s first fully rugged detachable PC, combining the best features of laptop and tablet; processor: Intel CoreTM m5-6Y57 vProTM Processor (4MB cache, 1.1GHz up to 2.8 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology); operating system: Windows 10 Pro or Windows 7 Professional (available through downgrade rights from Windows 10 Pro); display: 10.1” WUXGA 1920 x 1200 (224 PPI) sunlight-viewable 800 nit IPS display; memory & Storage: 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD (upgradeable to 256GB or 512GB); graphics: Intel HD Graphics 515; battery Life: An identical, removable, full-shift 2600mAh battery comes standard in the tablet and as an option in the keyboard dock; hot swappable: Optional bridge battery allows batteries to be hot swapped for continuous use; durability: Designed to meet MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461F and IP65; connectivity: A variety of ports on both tablet and keyboard dock for maximum portability and flexibility including USB (including one high powered 1.5A USB on tablet), SDXC, HDMI, VGA, Serial, Ethernet and; wireless: 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Dual Pass Antenna, optional 4G LTE multi carrier or Dedicated GPS.