MWC 2017: The Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 is a PC designed for pros
Panasonic Toughbook is not for the public but for professionals who need a robust device capable of withstanding all the tortures. These professionals will be filled by the MWC since Panasonic announced a new Toughbook, the CF-33.
For the first time, the Toughbook range is a 2-in-1 hybrid PC. It is possible to detach the screen from the keyboard for tablet use. It is even possible to return the screen to keep both parts in hand.
The Toughbook CF-33 has a 12-inch screen in 3/2 format. A touch screen with a resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels and a brightness of 1200 cd / m² for outdoor use. Inside, we find an Intel Core i7 processor of seventh generation, 8 GB or 16 GB of RAM and 128, 256 or 512 GB of SSD. Note also that Panasonic offers 4G connectivity to keep workers connected in the field.
The CF-33 is designed to withstand extreme field conditions. Thus, as Panasonic accurate, the PC is able to withstand drops from 120 cm without any breaks. It is IP 65 certified and has a design that allows it to withstand scratches and other disadvantages.
Regarding autonomy, Panasonic does not go into detail. But the firm says it will be sold with two batteries, to change if the charge runs out. This will make it possible to take a little more than a day.
A PC that will be available from the second quarter at the price of $4099. Note that the tablet can be bought alone for $3499.