Panasonic announces Toughbook 33, its next-gen rugged 2-in-1 detachable laptop

Panasonic today announced the availability of Toughbook 33, its next-gen rugged 2-in-1 detachable laptop in the US. Panasonic designed this device after consulting with Toughbook device users from a number of demanding industries including police, fire, government and enterprise professionals. As you expect from a Toughbook device, Toughbook 33 is designed to meet MIL-STD-810G and IP65 standards to perform in even extreme conditions. It comes with 3:2 display enabling less vertical scrolling and it is an aspect ratio that better approximates the feel of 8.5 x 11 paper.

As you expect from a 2017 product, Panasonic Toughbook 31 is powered by 7th Gen Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and Windows 10 Pro. The 1200 nit QHD screen incorporates a 15% larger display than any other device in its class and is the highest resolution as well as brightest 2-in-1 display in the industry.

“From the beginning, we’ve designed the Toughbook product line with the demands of the mobile workforce in mind and the 2-in-1 Toughbook 33 device is the truest expression of that commitment to date,” said Brian Rowley, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. “From its remarkable 3:2 display to its durable-but-flexible detachable design, the Toughbook 33 laptop is purpose-built to reset expectations for rugged mobility.”

Key Features:

  • Fully Rugged Design: Magnesium alloy chassis. MIL-STD-810G and IP65 all-weather design in addition to an IP55 digitizer pen for workers that need the highest levels of writing, drawing or signature accuracy in the toughest of weather conditions.
  • Processor & Operating System:
    • Intel Core i5-7300U vPro 2.6GHz Processor (opt. i7-7600U)
      Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    • Intel Core i5-6300U vPro 2.4GHz Processor (opt. i7-6600U)
      Windows 10 Pro 64-bit with Windows 7 Professional 64-bit downgrade
  • Anti-Reflective Display: 12.0” 3:2 QHD 2160×1440, capacitive gloved multi touch with IP55 digitizer stylus pen. Wide view angle display with direct bonding, 1200 nit sunlight-viewable screen
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth, dual pass-through antenna. Optional Dedicated GPS and/or 4G LTE-Advanced
  • Storage: 256GB SSD with heater (optional 512GB), 8GB onboard RAM (optional 16GB)
  • Long Battery Life: 10 hours battery life (optional 20 hours), twin-battery design for hot-swap battery replacement
  • Cameras: 1080p webcam, 8MP rear camera1
  • Windows Hello: Facial recognition, iris scanning or fingerprint scanning
  • Integrated Options: Choice of Barcode or Serial (true) or 2nd USB, Choice of Insertable SmartCard or Contactless SmartCard or Fingerprint readers
  • Backwards Compatibility: With previous generation of Toughbook 31 vehicle docks
  • Accessories: Panasonic’s class leading assortment of accessories match the ruggedness of the Toughbook 33 and all of the ways its diverse customers use it, whether in a vehicle, office or on the go.

The Panasonic Toughbook 33 will comes with the detachable Premium Keyboard to offer a complete 2-in-1 solution, but it can also be purchased as a tablet only. The Panasonic Toughbook 33 will be available later this month starting around $3,649. All Panasonic Toughbook laptops and tablets come standard with the industry’s most comprehensive 3-year warranty and 24/7 IT support.

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