Panasonic reveals the world’s first fully rugged detachable laptop running Windows 10


Panasonic today revealed its new Windows 10 laptop, the Toughbook 20. The company’s new laptop is the “world’s first fully rugged” detachable laptop which comes with Windows 10 Pro. The company has included a 10.1″ display with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. The device includes  Intel Core m5-6Y57 vPro processor, 8GB of RAM, 128GB SSD (upgradeable to 512GB and 256GB). As for the battery, Panasonic packed a 2600mAh battery with the device which should offer good enough battery life. Here are some of the other key features of the Toughbook 20:

  • Versatility: World’s first fully rugged detachable PC, combining the best features of laptop and tablet.
  • Processor: Intel® CoreTM m5-6Y57 vProTM Processor (4MB cache, 1.1GHz up to 2.8 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology).
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro operating system with option to downgrade to Windows 7.
  • Display: 10.1” WUXGA 1920 x 1200 (224 PPI) sunlight-viewable 800 nit IPS display
  • Memory & Storage: 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD (upgradeable to 256GB or 512GB).
  • Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 515.
  • Battery Life: An identical, removable, full-shift 2600mAh battery comes standard in the tablet and as an option in the keyboard dock
  • Hot Swappable: Optional bridge battery allows batteries to be hot swapped for continuous use.
  • Durability: Designed to meet MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461F and IP65.
  • Connectivity: A variety of ports on both tablet and keyboard dock for maximum portability and flexibility including USB (including one high powered 1.5A USB), SDXC, HDMI, VGA, Serial, Ethernet, Wireless: 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Dual Pass Antenna, optional 4G LTE multi carrier or Dedicated GPS.

The Toughbook 20 isn’t available just yet  — however, according to Panasonic, the device will be available in February 2015. So, what about the price? Panasonic says the device will be available for a hefty $3,099.