Panasonic Toughbook 19: Features, Specs, Price and Release Date
Panasonic Toughbook® 19 fully-rugged convertible tablet, receives many System Performance, Display and Storage Upgrades. This Rugged, Lightweight, Convertible Notebook Offers Enhanced Functionality and Outdoor Viewability, expected from a modern product, ranging from awesome portability to a sleek and minimalistic industrial design.
With this timely specification upgrade, Panasonic Toughbook® is still expected to continues to be the ideal device for utilities, first responders, maintenance and field service workers.
Panasonic Toughbook® 19 SpecificationsKeeping the same Elegant Design, all the internals specification have gotten a great boost. Powered by the second generation Intel® Core™ i5-2520M (2.5GHz) standard voltage processor with Intel® HD 3000 graphics, the Toughbook 19′s start-up time is more than 20 percent faster and overall CPU and graphics performance have also been improved compared to the previous model. This is also the first time a standard voltage CPU and Intel HD 3000 graphics have been included in the Toughbook 19. The new device also comes standard with 4GB RAM, expandable to 8GB, and runs a 32 bit or 64 bit Windows 7 professional operating system. A 320GB 7200rpm hard drive is standard, with an optional 128 or 256GB solid state drive available.
Panasonic Toughbook® 19 FeaturesXGA Anti-reflective Anti-glare Touchscreen
The 10.1-inch XGA touchscreen on the Toughbook 19 now features a TransflectivePlus display, in addition to an adjustable LED backlight. This exclusive technology comes standard with anti-reflective and anti-glare screen treatments plus a circular polarizing filter for an unparalleled outdoor viewing experience.
Customizable Manageable Dashboard Design
The Toughbook 19 also includes a new dashboard designed to conveniently customize each Toughbook to the user preferred settings, providing a user-friendly quick launch interface for common functionalities such as brightness, volume, and tablet button backlighting. The dashboard also allows easy management of the device using helpful tools, such as the popular Panasonic Power Plan extension utility and PC information viewer utility.
Improved Display Rotation Mechanism
To ease customer usability in the field, the Toughbook 19′s display rotation mechanism has been redesigned so mobile workers can convert from traditional laptop to tablet mode with just one hand.
Embedded Wireless Connectivity
Panasonic Toughbook 19 offers a variety of embedded wireless technologies, including Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, optional GPS receiver and optional Gobi2000™ 3G mobile broadband technology from Qualcomm. The device is certified on the AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless 3G networks, allowing workers to stay connected virtually all of the time. With certifications coming later this year, the Toughbook 19 will also offer embedded support for 4G networks.
The upgraded Toughbook 19 maintains the same platform footprint as previous generation devices. This ensures existing customers can continue to use peripheral equipment, including vehicle docking stations, which significantly lowers the total cost of ownership.
Panasonic Toughbook® 19 Price and Release DateWith the rugged Panasonic Toughbook convertible tablet has been on the market for five years, the new Panasonic Toughbook 19 is set to be launched in the market in September 2011, with a price starting around $3349 (€2330).
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