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Panasonic ToughPad FZ-E1


Panasonic ToughPad FZ-E1
Panasonic ToughPad FZ-E1 (Toughpad FZ Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB 4 x 2.4 GHz, Krait 400
Graphics adapter
Qualcomm Adreno 330, Core: 578 MHz
2048 MB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, 10 touch points, glove and rain mode, glare and reflection protected, TN LED, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 26.25 GB free
1 USB 2.0, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: combo headphone and microphone jack, Card Reader: micro-SD max. 64 GB (SD, SDHC, SDXC), Sensors: ambient light, gyroscope and accelerometer, digital compass, GPS, Glonass, NFC (Felica type A, type B), MIL-STD-810G certified, shock-proof up to 3 meters, IP68, -20 to +60 °C operating temperature
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.0 (Klasse 1), GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSPA+, LTE Cat. 4
height x width x depth (in mm): 30.9 x 165 x 87.4 ( = 1.22 x 6.5 x 3.44 in)
24 Wh Lithium-Ion, 6200 mAh, 3.8 volts, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 14 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 23 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 1000 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Webcam: 1.3 MP, primariy camera: 8 MP with LED
Additional features
Speakers: two speakers (max. 100 dB), Keyboard: virtual, power supply, 36 Months Warranty
426 g ( = 15.03 oz / 0.94 pounds), Power Supply: 330 g ( = 11.64 oz / 0.73 pounds)
1699 Euro



Average Score: 76.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 52%, features: 52%, display: 82% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 92%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Panasonic ToughPad FZ-E1

90% Panasonic ToughPad FZ-E1 Handheld Review | Notebookcheck
Indestructible. The ToughPad FZ-E1 is a member of Panasonic's first Rugged 5-inch Handhelds. The device has been developed primarily for enterprise and industrial use. In addition to its exceptional outdoor qualities and battery life, it has a really high performance.
60% Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 review
Source: English version
The Toughpad FZ-E1 has a very clear purpose and that makes it tricky to criticise. As a tablet/smartphone it treads the middle ground with average specifications, passable OS and pleasant enough performance. The camera is especially poor, and the price will make your eyes water, but the build quality is phenomenal and the barcode scanner will be useful when put in the right hands.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/30/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Panasonic ToughPad FZ-E1
Source: It Pro English version
Crucially, though, Panasonic’s latest justifies its cost in key areas. It’s got good power, a phenomenal battery and rugged features that no other tablet can offer. Panasonic has designed the FZ-E1 to appeal to workers in military, medical and other demanding industries, and they’ll be able to justify its cost and make use of its features – but, for most of us, it’s overkill.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%


Qualcomm Adreno 330: Integrated graphics card in some Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs, supports OpenGL ES 3.0

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

801 MSM8974AB:

High-end ARM SoC with 4 CPU cores up to 2.36 GHz and an Adreno 330 GPU up to 578 MHz. Based on Qualcomm's Krait 400 architecture and is manufactured in a 28nm HPM process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is tiny. You will probably see very little on the screen and be able to use mini-resolutions.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Panasonic: Panasonic Corporation was founded in 1918 in Japan, making it one of the oldest electronics companies (although it started with light bulb sales). The company operates in several business areas, including electronics, home appliances, automotive technology, aerospace, energy, and environmental technology. Panasonic sells televisions, cameras, audio and video equipment, home appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines, batteries, solar panels and LED lighting worldwide. Panasonic is also a major supplier of components and systems to the automotive industry and has invested in artificial intelligence and robotics in recent years.

76.67%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2015-03-24 (Update: 2015-03-24)