New Delhi, Jan 7 IBNS | 8 months ago

Electronics major Panasonic Corporation on Tuesday 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 a high performance 'small form' gadget and is equipped with the latest Intel Core i5 vPro 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). claimed the company.

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. Powered by a Intel Core i5 vPro processor (1.6GHz) and Intel Celeron processor, the device has 4 GB RAM, which can be extended up to 8GB.

The tablet has a 5 megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and a 2 megapixel autofocus webcam for video calling.

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).

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"

(Posted on 07-01-2014)