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Panasonic updates the Toughpad FZ-B2 tablet

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-B2 rugged Android tablet with Intel Atom x5 Z8550
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-B2
This rugged tablet is now faster and better protected than before, as it uses a new Intel processor, namely the Atom x5 Z8550, also being IP65-rated for protection from the elements.
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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-B2 is a rugged Android tablet that has been around for a while, and now it just got a new processor, improved resilience, as well as new enterprise features. Although its size remains at 7 inches, its innards have been updated with a new quad-core processor by Intel, dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity, as well as a USB Type-C port.

This rugged tablet is now powered by the Intel Atom x5 Z8550 processor and can easily handle drops up to almost 60 inches. Panasonic Toughpad FZ-B2 is rated IP65 for its protection from the elements. The enterprise features available include bar code and smart card readers, not to mention the transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbps. Its battery can provide an autonomy of 8 hours. The Toughpad FZ-B2 also features a full HD front webcam and a main image snapper on the back with 8 MP.

As expected, the new Toughpad tablet runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It will hit the British market at the end of the month for £664 GBP / $957 USD (taxes not included). We will get back to it as soon as its pricing and launch date for the US become public, so stay tuned.

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Codrut Nistor, 2016-06- 2 (Update: 2016-06- 2)