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Panasonic showcased lightest thinnest Toughpad FZ-M1 tablet at CES 2014 in Las Vegas

By insightVAS - Tue Jan 07, 7:01 pm

Panasonic Corporation today expanded its Toughpad range of tablets with the launch of world’s first Fully-rugged 7-inch Windows Tablet – the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas.

This latest offering from Panasonic is equipped with the latest Intel CoreTM i5 vProTM processor and Intel Celeron processor. Targeted at the enterprise segment, the Toughpad FZ-M1 is the world’s lightest and thinnest ‘pocketable’ tablet, weighing approximately 540g (1.2 lbs).

This latest addition to the Toughpad series features a 7-inch WXGA capacitive touchscreen display (1280×800 pixel) and runs on Windows 8.1 Pro operating system. The device has 4 GB RAM, which can be extended up to 8GB and also features a 5 megapixel rear camera with LED Flash. For video calling the device has a 2 megapixel autofocus webcam.

On the connectivity front, the device has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, optional 3G/4G LTE, USB 3.0 port, optional Smart Card Reader, optional Barcode Reader, optional NFC, Magnetic Stripe Reader and optional Serial Port. It has a Li-ion 3220mAh battery that will provide up to 8 hours of battery life. The Toughpad FZ-M1 measures 203 mm x 132 mm x 18 mm and weighs 540 g (1.2 lbs).

Expressing his views on the new launch, Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India said, “The launch of our lightest and thinnest pocketable 7-inch Toughpad at a platform like CES is a showcase of our unwavering commitment towards providing cutting-edge technological advanced products to our consumers. With its high-class tough performance, connectivity, long battery life and advanced technology, this device is the perfect work companion for all business professionals leading a rugged life. With a long standing commitment towards providing value to consumers with our products, we have been successfully setting new bench marks across product categories. In line with this, the brand will continue to meet the expectations of its customers across the spectrum, in 2014.”

Gunjan Sachdev, Manager & National Business Head, Toughbook Division, Panasonic India said, “With the launch of this device, we are catering to business users who want a robust, yet durable, high-performance, ultra mobile and lightweight device without compromising on the performance. The Toughbook segment contributes significantly to Panasonic’s overall turnover and we are hoping to drive increment in the market share from this segment in the coming years.”

Key Features:

  • 7-inch WXGA capacitive touchscreen display (1280×800 pixel)
  • 203 mm x 132 mm x 18 mm
  • 540 g weight
  • Windows 8.1 Pro operating system
  • Intel CoreTM i5 vProTM processor and Intel Celeron processor
  • 4 GB RAM expandable upto 8GB
  •  5 megapixel rear camera with LED Flash
  • 2 megapixel front camera
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wi-Fi
  • optional 3G/4G LTE
  • USB 3.0 port
  • Li-ion 3220mAh battery

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