BRACKNELL, UK: Panasonic Computer Products Europe, the continent’s leader in rugged mobile computing, has unveiled the Toughpad FZ-A1, the first in its Toughpad family of professional-grade Android-powered tablets.
The 10-inch Toughpad FZ-A1 is ideal for highly mobile outdoor workers in challenging conditions like aviation, construction, field service and public safety. The range will be supported by an eco-system that includes a wide range of work accessories, such as vehicle mounting and ergonomic hands-free holsters. Panasonic and its partners can also provide professional services such as project management, imaging and kitting.
Panasonic will add a 7” tablet to the Toughpad range in the second half of 2012.
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A1 specs:
Operating System: Android 3.2
Processor: Marvell 1.2GHz dual core
Optional Storage: Micro SD optional 32GB
RAM: 1GB SDRAM
Display: 500 nit, daylight viewable, 10.1” XGA (4:3), capacitive multi-touch with anti-reflective treatment and built in ambient light sensor
Battery Life: 10 hours (Battery replaceable by IT support)
Weight: 970g (2.13lbs)
Drop Rating: 120cm
Ingress Protection: IP65
Temperature rating: –10 °C to 50 °C (operational)
Inputs: micro USB, micro SD, micro HDMI
Camera: 5MP rear, 2MP front
Connectivity/Comms: 3G, 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR, Satellite GPS
Security Features: Hardware-level security, FIPS 140-2 Level 2 (as SoC family), cable lock slot
Dimensions: 266.3mm x 17.0mm x 212.0mm,
The Toughpad FZ-A1 will be available in the Spring of 2012 at an estimated street price of €850 + VAT for the standard model and €999 + VAT for the 3G model.