Panasonic Toughbook 54
NEWARK, N.J. — Panasonic, a manufacturer of professional video products as well as rugged computing equipment, announced the Toughbook 54. As the thinnest and lightest semi-rugged laptop in its class, the Toughbook 54 is a portable tool for mobile professionals who need durability, power and feature sets beyond what a standard consumer laptop can offer. With a 5th generation Intel Core i5 vPro processor, 11 hours of battery life (18 hours with an optional hot-swappable second battery) and a wide range of integrated options, the Toughbook 54 is a reliable and versatile tool for mobile workers in demanding markets such as video production, insurance, utilities, construction, field service, public safety and government.
The Toughbook 54 is the latest in Panasonic’s line of products that define the semi-rugged category. Offering enhanced security, a full magnesium alloy case with handle, and resistance to spills and drops, the Toughbook 54 is built for professionals that spend a significant amount of time working from the road or in the outdoors. For professionals who need power in addition to rugged portability, the Toughbook 54 is available with discrete graphics, dual drives, up to 16GB of memory, and a 1080p full HD display and webcam. Four models will be available to meet customer demand: Lite, Prime, Gloved Multi Touch and Performance.
“A significant portion of the workforce spends more time on the road than they do behind a desk, and they need technology tools purpose-built for them,” said Anthony Mungiello, Toughbook product manager, Panasonic System Communications Company. “With the Toughbook 54, we incorporated the latest technological advances to design a tool for these workers that was most portable and advanced of its kind, without sacrificing on the reliability Panasonic is known for.”