Panasonic Upgrades Toughbook CF-C2

— December 12, 2013

Panasonic has upgraded the ToughbookCF-C2 semi-rugged convertible tablet PC. Offering 4G LTE multi-carrier embedded wireless broadband connectivity, approximately 14 hours of battery life and durability, the device is built to enable reliable connections between data and decision makers.

Powered by a 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor and optimized for the new Windows 8.1 Pro operating system, it delivers improved performance that makes it ideal for highly mobile professionals in fields such as healthcare and field services.

The Toughbook CF-C2 employs an enhanced triple hinge design that provides durable support when rotating the screen from laptop to tablet mode. At 3.99 lbs with an ergonomic Y-shaped hand strap, it is designed for comfortable long term handheld use. With an optional lightweight battery, the device weighs just 3.7 lbs and still delivers approximately 7 hours of continuous power. And for maximum performance, the Toughbook CF-C2 offers optional 128GB and 256GB solid state drives.

It is designed to withstand a wide variety of work environments with a magnesium alloy case and shock-mounted flex-connect hard drive allowing it to handle up to a 30-inch drop to six sides, as well as a 12-inch drop from 26 angles. The computer also features a spill-resistant keyboard (up 6 ounces).

Key Improvements:

  • Extended battery life –  3 hours longer – for about 14 hours of continuous use per MobileMark 2007 testing depending on usage conditions (approx. 19 hours with optional long-life battery). In addition, a bridge battery allows the main battery to be swapped without powering down the device
  • Advanced operating system: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional downgrade option available
  • Next-generation processor: Intel Core i5-4300U vPro (up to 2.9GHz) with Intel Turbo Boost Technology
  • Improved graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4400
  • Camera enhancements: 1.2MP high definition webcam with built-in microphone and optional 5MP rear-facing camera
Flexible configuration options including the optional inclusion of a serial port, VGA (HDMI port comes standard) or modem port, as well as optional near field communications (NFC) or SmartCard reader for user authentication.

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