At the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, Panasonic announced the expansion of its Toughpad line of enterprise-grade tablets with the new Toughpad FZ-G1 10-inch tablet with Windows 8 Pro, and the Toughpad JT-B1 7-inch Android powered tablet. According to Panasonic, both of these ruggedized MIL-STD-810G tested Toughpad tablets are designed for mobile workers in fields such as the military, oil and gas, construction, healthcare, public safety, utilities, retail, maintenance, supply chain logistics and insurance.
The 10" Windows 8 Pro-based Toughpad FZ-G1 will be available in late Spring, and the 7" Android-powered Toughpad JT-B1 will ship in March.
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1: Key Features
Operating System: Windows 8 Pro
Processor: 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3437U vPro™ 1.9GHz up to 2.9GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Memory: 128-256GB SSD, 4-8GB RAM, optional micro SDXC
Rugged: MIL-STD-810G, 4' drop, IP65, 14° to 122°F (operational temp range)
Display: 10.1", sunlight viewable, touch screen and active digitizer, 800nit, WUXGA (1920x1200)
Battery: 8.0 hours (user replaceable)
Dimensions: 10.6" x 7.4" x 0.75"
Wireless: Bluetooth V4.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, optional embedded 4G LTE or 3G
I/O: Full size USB 3.0, HDMI, optional micro SDXC, Full size USB 2.0, wired LAN, true serial port or dedicated GPS.
Panasonic Toughpad JT-B1: Key Features
Operating System: Android 4.0
Processor: TI OMAP4460 1.5GHz Dual core
Memory: 16GB ROM, 1GB RAM, micro SDHC
Rugged: MIL-STD-810G, 5' drop, IP65, 14° to 122°F (operational temp range)
Display: 7", daylight viewable, 500nit, WSVGA (1024 x 600)
Camera: Front: 1.3Mp fixed focus, Rear: 13.0Mp auto focus w/ LED light
Battery: 8.0 hours - Large 5,720mAh battery (user replaceable)
Dimensions: 8.7"x 5.1" x 0.7"
Wireless: Bluetooth V4.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, optional embedded 4G LTE + 3G
I/O: Micro USB