Ruggedness has a new definition as Panasonic Launches Three New Toughpad Models: FZ – F1, FZ – N1 and FZ – A2

PRESS RELEASE / 1st Mar 2017
Ruggedness has a new definition as Panasonic Launches Three New Toughpad Models: FZ – F1, FZ – N1 and FZ – A2

Hyderabad: Panasonic an industry leading manufacturer of mobile computing solutions today added three new models of rugged devices namely Toughpad FZ-F1 & N1 and tablet FZ-A2 tablet. The Toughpad FZ-F1 and FZ-N1 are the world’s lightest, fully rugged 4.7” handheld tablets with angular 1D / 2D Bar code reader, Android and Windows devices that feature a quad-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor built for  markets like Transportation and Logistics, Manufacturing, Retail and Healthcare. The 10.1 inch Android tablet offers flexible business customization options suited best for an ideal mobile device for automotive workshops, field work, showrooms.

Toughpad FZ-F1 & FZ-N1 Key Features:

 

Toughpad FZ-F1

Toughpad FZ-N1

OS

Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise

AndroidTM 5.1.1 (Lollipop)

Processor

2.3Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon

Memory & Storage

16GB, 2GB

Display

4.7" HD(1280x720)

Battery (standard)3

Continuous Operation: 8 hours, Standby: 700 hours and Talk time: 24 hours

Battery (Long life)3

Continuous Operation: 16 hours, Standby: 1,400 hours and

Talk time: 48 hours

Size & Weight

9.8 oz. and 6.12 x 2.92” x 0.64”

Connectivity & I/O

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth® v4.1 (Class 1), micro USB


Meanwhile, Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 tablet is a lightweight (880g) and slim (16.4mm) rugged tablet with a fanless design and runs the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with Enterprise Security from Android for Work. It is equipped with the latest, more powerful Intel® AtomTM x5-Z8550 Quad Core processor (2 MB cache, 1.44GHz up to 2.4GHz) with 4GB RAM and a 32GB eMMC.

 “Enterprise and government users are looking to do more with handhelds than ever before. The majority of handheld tablet solutions in market today are using an antiquated OS and are vastly underpowered. Additionally, older devices aren’t compatible with today’s standard enterprise applications, offer poor voice and data features and are larger and heavier than they need to be. The rugged handheld devices give companies an up-to-date, powerful, flexible and purpose-built solution, an excellent option that will improve efficiency, productivity and bottom-line performance for years to come” said Mr Vijay Wadhwan,Associate Director System and Solution Business, Panasonic India.

“Enterprises today are looking for solutions to work under challenging conditions.  There’s a huge dependence on mobile technology to make jobs easier and efficient. These rugged devices are ultimate devices for mobile field work that will continue to evolve with our customers’ needs and work requirements. It can assist employees with the real time access of company drives and data anytime, anywhere in order to maintain seamless workflow management. Panasonic Toughpad enjoys a 65% leadership in rugged notebooks and tablets with the introduction of the new products in the Toughbook and Toughpad series we aim to increase our market share to over 70%”, said Mr Gunjan Sachdev, National Business Head, Toughbook and Toughpad Division.

Pricing and Availability: The Android-powered Toughpad FZ-N1, will be launched with integrated 1D/2D barcode reader and with data and voice feature at a street price of 99 K INR + Tax and the Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise-powered Toughpad FZ-F1 will be launched with integrated 1D/2D barcode reader and with data and voice feature at a street price of 1.09 Lacs INR +Tax.

 

The Toughpad FZ-A2 will be available at a starting price of 1.20 Lacs + tax.

FZ - A2 can be viewed here

FZ - F1 can be viewed here and FZ - N1 here