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Panasonic updates Toughpad FZ-G1 fully-ruggedized tablet

Panasonic refreshes Fully-Ruggedized Toughpad FZ-G1 tablet
Panasonic refreshes Fully-Ruggedized Toughpad FZ-G1 tablet
The redesigned 10.1-inch tablet uses a 16:10 display with a backlight brightness of 800 nits. Sales begin this July with a starting price of 2500 Euros.

Panasonic (PSCEU) has revised its rugged Toughpad FZ-G1 tablet with availability beginning sometime this month. The device is built for outdoor use with its extraordinarily bright backlight of 800 nits and its 10.1-inch anti-glare WUXGA (1920 x 1200) display. Prices can be as high as 2500+ Euros depending on the configuration.

The update brings a few internal changes including new Core i5-6300U Skylake options with vPro and integrated HD Graphics 520. RAM can be configured from 4 GB DDR3L up to 8 GB on-board with a 128 GB SSD. The operating system will be Windows 10 Pro as standard with a rear 8 MP camera, LED flash, and a front-facing 720p webcam.

Connectivity features include 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1 + EDR, USB 3.0, HDMI-out, 3.5 mm audio, a 24-pin port replicator, Gigabit LAN, and optional LTE. USB 2.0 and serial 9-pin D-sub port (16550A compatible) are also available. Details on the FZ-G1 can be found on the specifications sheet below.

Panasonic also recently refreshed its FZ-A2 and FZ-B2 series of Toughpad tablets and recently introduced the Toughpad FZ-F1 and N1 smartphones at MWC 2016.

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Ronald Tiefenthäler/ Allen Ngo, 2016-07- 3 (Update: 2016-07- 3)
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