|Last Release Date:||September, 2019|
Panasonic Toughbook CF series
2019: Announcement of modular Toughbook 55
On September 9, 2019 the Panasonic company provided the protected Toughbook 55 notebook having modular construction which allows to replace various components quickly.
Without addressing to the service center, it is possible to install the second drive, the RAM module, the video card, the fingerprint scanner and additional ports in the portable computer. Besides, independently the broken keyboard gives in to replacement.
The device conforms to the military MIL-STD810H standards, it has the increased degree of protection against penetration against dust and splashes of water (IP53) strengthened by protection against falling from height of 91 cm and 60 °C work in the extreme temperature range from −20 with °C to +.
The battery life of the laptop is 20 hours, and in case of use of the second battery at the emergency ("hot") replacement the indicator doubles.
The notebook is equipped with the processor of the 8th generation of Intel Core i5 vPro, 8 Gbytes of RAM (at most 64 Gbytes) and the hard drive of 256 Gbytes (the additional complete set of HDD on 512 Gbytes and 1 Tbyte is possible).
A set of interfaces includes two ports USB 3.1, one USB 3.1 Typc C, HDMI, LAN, the connector for micro SDXC and an opportunity for connection of the additional antenna. The body is executed of magnesium alloy.
The capacitive touch screen distinguishes simultaneous touch to 10 fingers (with gloves or without), and for the exact letter it is possible to use the stylus with thin (2 mm) a tip. The display has the diagonal of 14 inches, brightness of 1000 nit also permission to 1920 x 1080 pixels. The keyboard is complemented with illumination.
Protection of identification using the additional fingerprint reader, the smart card reader, the reader of contactless smart cards and face recognition of Windows Hello by means of the additional front camera is provided in the laptop.
The Panasonic Toughbook 55 model will go on sale in November, 2019. Its cost will begin with $2099. The prices of modules will be called later.