Panasonic launches convertible PCs
Popular tablet computer brand Panasonic Toughbook on Thursday launched the Toughbook CF-C2, one of the most durable and flexible business convertible PCs designed for healthcare professionals, aviation technicians and automotive engineers.
The device is the first Toughbook to be designed to take advantage of the new Windows 8 Prooperating system, whether in clamshell or tablet mode.
The Toughbook CF-C2 is designed for mobile workers who need to multi-task and have multiple ways of data input using a performance PC.
The capacitive 5-finger multi-touch display can be used both in tablet and clamshell mode as the screen remains rigid to the touch due to its rugged enhanced triple hinge.
Setting it apart from its competitors and making it optimal for outdoor viewing, the 12.5" HD screen comes standard with IPS technology allowing extra wide viewing angles, strengthened glass, high contrast ratio and 500 cd/m2 high brightness paired with a Panasonic anti-reflection layer ideal.
"The new Toughbook CF-C2 is one of the most durable and flexible business convertible PC's in the market," said Gunjan Sachdev (General Manager, National Business Head, Panasonic Toughbook).
"With its desktop-like performance, high class connectivity, long battery and advanced mobility technologies, such as enhanced triple hinges, bridge battery and ergonomic hand-free strap, this device is the perfect work companion for healthcare professionals, aviation technicians and automotive engineers."
The semi rugged CF-C2 has been designed to easily deal with the knocks and scrapes of a busy mobile workers day, the device can withstand drops of up to 76cm(6angles), comes with a water resistant keyboard and touchpad and strengthened glass on the LCD.
As well as the tablet and notebook operational modes, the CF-C2 comes with an ergonomic and removable, triangular hands-free strap making the device easy to hold and operate with one-hand in any position - portrait, landscape or anywhere in-between.
The Panasonic CF-C2 will be available in India by Jan 2013.