Panasonic releases second-generation Toughbook

13 Jul 2011

Panasonic has released its second rugged tablet PC range, the Toughbook CF-H2, aimed at field workers who need a strong computer for harsh environments.

Weighing 1.58kg, the new Toughbook range is equipped with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor with Intel HD 3000 graphics. According to Panasonic, its performance is 400pc better than its predecessor.

It has 2GB RAM as standard, which can be boosted up to 8GB RAM as an option. The new Toughbook also includes a 160GB hard drive as standard.

The CF-H2 range has a 10.1-inch display with Panasonic Transflective Plus technology to help reduce power consumption.

It offers wireless connectivity, as well as 3G, Bluetooth and GPS as options.

The CF-H2 range can run for up to 6.5 hours running Windows 7 by using Panasonic’s swappable, high-capacity twin batteries. The tablet charges two batteries at the same time, parallel to each other for three-hour charge times.

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-H2 tablet range is available from July starting from €2,119 excluding VAT.

Photo: The Panasonic Toughbook CF-H2