Panasonic unveiled a rugged Windows 10 convertible
Panasonic gives us the “world’s first rugged” detachable laptop. Loaded with Windows 10 Pro, the convertible wants to offer portability plus durability in one device.
The Toughbook 20 sports a 10.1-inch WUXGA (1920×1200 pixels) IPS multi-touch display that can deliver 800-nits of brightness. Processing is handled by an Intel Core m5-6Y57 vPro with Intel HD Graphics 515 and 8GB of RAM. Storage is an upgradeable 128GB SSD. Panasonic also packed a 2600mAh battery that is hot-swappable for uninterrupted use.
The tablet has a USB, microSDXC, HDMI, ethernet and an optional serial port. A microphone and headphone jack is also on the tablet plus a micro-SIM card slot.The keyboard dock has an additional 3 USB ports, SDXC, HDMI, VGA, and ethernet serial.
Wireless connectivity is covered by Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth, and dual antenna pass through. There’s also an optional 4G LTE, GPS, and NFC reader.
The magnesium alloy chassis is MIL-STD-810G and IP65 certified. The whole package weighs 3.9lbs or 1.8kg. It will be available in February 2016 with rather tough $3,099 (~Php 147,000) price tag.