Panasonic Launches Windows 8 and Android Tablets under ToughPad Range

Are you a fan of mobile computing devices of Panasonic Enterprise? Then you must be happy to know that, targeting market users, Panasonic India has launched four new rugged mobile computing device for the Indian enterprise market. The four devices include a Windows 8 tablet, An Android tablet and two handheld computers. The company launched them based on Windows 8 operating system as well as Android platforms, and the couple of handheld computers for logistic industries.

The main two devices are Toughpad FZ-G1 and Toughpad JT-B1. These devices will not be retailed to the consumers as they are aimed at industries like telecom, utility, aviation, retail manufacturing etc.

Toughpad FZ-G1

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

Toughpad FZ-G1 is a tablet, the Panasonic has announced it as the world’s first Windows 8 enterprise grade rugged tablet. It combines all the functionality of a personal computer or laptop in a rugged package. The tablet comes with a big 10.1 inch screen with a 1920 x 1200 pixels resolution. It offers support for 10-finger multitouch as well as stylus digitizer. It is packed with 4GB RAM which can be extended up to 8GB. This device runs on a 2.9GHz Intel core i5 processor. It is completely water and dust resistant, it can also bear drop shock up to 120cm. It has HDML, USB and 3.5mm earphone jacks, you can add more ports as well. It has a battery life of 8 hours and weighs 1.1kg. The price of this device is Rs. 1,75,000 only.

Toughpad JT-B1 


The Panasonic has also launched a fully rugged Android tablet, the name of the device is Panasonic Toughpad JT-B1. It is one of those devices which have the IP65 certification. This device is packed with Android 4.0 which is also known as Ice Cream Sandwich. It has a smart 7inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. JT-B1 is powered by a 1.5GHz Texas Instruments OMAP4460 processor. This device is also totally water and dust resistant. The most amazing part of this device is it can survive a fall from 150cm. It has two cameras- a 13MP camera  on the backside with LED flash and an 1.5MP camera used in the front. It has a battery life up to 8 hours. You can also have it with an anti-glare film on its screen. This wonderful product costs Rs. 69,000.

Technical Specifications of Toughpad FZ-G1

FZ-G1 has the following specifications:

3rd Generation Intel Core i5 Processor up to 2.9GHz
Intel HD Graphics 4000 UMA
Complete water and dust resistant
120cm drop shock resistant
128GB solid state disk
Windows 8/Windows 7

Technical Specifications of JT-B1 Toughpad

JT-B1 has the following specifications:

1.5GHz Texas Instruments OMAP4460 processor
7 inch daylight readable 4-point multi touch display
16GB flash storage expandable up to 32GB
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
5720 mAh battery
Optional 3G/Bluetooth/WiFi

The other two handheld computer devices run on Windows Embedded CE 6.0 professional OS and suitable for one hand operation. One model is JT-H300HT and it costs Rs. 45,000. The other model is JT-H320HT and it is priced at Rs. 16,000.

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