Panasonic has added yet another member to its Rugged Notebook range in the form of Toughbook 20. This apparently will be a part of the Toughbook series from Panasonic.
The Toughbook 20 sports a 10.1"Full HD (1920x1200p) display and weighs on the heavier side as expected from any rugged laptop. As a matter of fact the Toughbook about 1.8kg/3.9lbs - i.e. about 600 grams heavier than average Notebooks.
Under the hood the device runs on Intel Core m5-6Y57 SoC which comes with cores clocked at 1.1GHz (turbo clock upto 2.8GHz) and 4MB of Cache. This is complimented by an Intel HD Graphics 515, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD storage.
This according to the company is apparently the ‘World First Fully Rugged' Notebook that can also be used as a Convertible. Yes, you can indeed detach the screen of the Panasonic Toughbook 20 and use it as a Tablet. The Panasonic Toughbook further packs a 2600mAh battery and runs on Windows 10 Pro.
For connectivity the Panasonic Toughbook features a 3xUSB, HDMI, VGA, Card Reader and Ethernet ports. Apart from that there are the regular set of Bluetooth and 802.11ac WiFi. Additionally there are optional GPS and NFC connectivity features.
The Panasonic Toughbook comes with MIL-STD-810G Military Certification along with IP65 waterproofing. The rugged tablet uses a Magnesium-Alloy Chassis and is priced at a hefty $3,099 (Rs 2, 0000 approx.) for the basic edition. It will be available starting February, 2016.