With the launch of CF-54, Panasonic has claimed it to be the thinnest and lightest of Toughbook model of all time. This semi rugged PC is meant for specialists who are on the move at all times. This PC can easily be used by service engineers catering to automotive diagnostic industry, several other business verticals and for field work considering the toughness it offers. This is best for indoor maintenance since the PC has retained its aesthetic appeal.
The CF-54 can be customized as well with 3G, integrated ports, dedicated GPS and other things as per the requirements of the users. Since the PC weights only 1.99 kg and has a thickness of 29.8 mm, Panasonic said, “This makes it approximately 50% thinner and 25% lighter than the previous model CF-53.”
The latest Toughbook model from Panasonic is powered by 5th Generation Intel CoreTM i5-5300U vPro processor clocked at 2.3 GHz that can reach upto 2.9 GHz speed with Turbo Boost Technology by Intel, 3 MB cache memory and 4 GB RAM expandable upto 16 GB.
“It has a good battery backup with 11hrs operational backup, it also has an option of hot swappable battery feature enabling you to change batteries without shutting down the computer, allowing you to work 24X7 if your work demands. It offers optional smart card reader, fingerprint reader and contactless smart card reader and various interfaces and options like Serial Port, VGA, PC Card, Rugged USB, 2nd LAN, etc,” Panasonic added to the statement.
The CF-54 comes with a sunlight viewable screen so that everything can be easily viewed while outside. Moreover, it also has features like vibration, spill resistant keyboard, shock resistant and drop shock resistant upto 2.5 feet.
All these for a price of Rs. 1,39,000 and it is quite easy to integrate the Panasonic Toughbook CF-54 into existing IT infrastructures.