Panasonic Redefines Ruggedness with Toughbook CF-33

PCQ Bureau
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Panasonic unveiled the world’s first 3:2 aspect ratio, 12 inch 2-in-1 fully rugged  detachable Laptop*1Toughbook CF-33 to its growing rugged computing portfolio. The device is Panasonic’s 7th generation rugged Toughbook laptop and is the result of 20 years of innovation in rugged PC design and manufacturing.


The device is ideal for industries including police, emergency services, government agencies, defense, field service workers, maintenance and service technicians in the utilities and telecommunications and will be available at a price of INR 270,000 (Without Tax).

An evolution of the bestselling Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 and CF-20, this latest 2-in-1 detachable device is one of the first laptops powered by the latest generation Intel®Core vPro processor, delivering incredible performance, and is available with Windows 10 Pro.

The Toughbook CF-33 is also equipped with 2MP webcam with stereo microphones and 8MP documentation rear camera so users can easily capture and share images with other workers in the field. It also has a rich set of business interfaces with additional customizable options for the tablet that include USB 3.0, HDMI, LAN, micro SD-XC and headset ports.


On the keyboard dock there are 2x USB 3.0, USB 2.0, LAN, Serial, HDMI, SD-XC and VGA ports. Additional tablet configuration options include second USB 2.0 port, Serial, Barcode Reader, Smartcard Reader, Contactless Smart Card Reader and Fingerprint Reader. The screen can easily be flipped around taken off and reattached which keeps it functioning in unfavorable conditions.

“Users today are looking to do more with rugged devices than ever before. With the evolving needs of enterprise and government sectors, we are transforming with times to offer best computing solutions for our customers. Old bulky laptops present safety concerns, portability issues and are not very resilient to damage. We at Panasonic are constantly looking to offer products that not only improve the efficiency, but enhance productivity and bottom-line performances for a number of years,” said Vijay Wadhwan, Business Head System and Solution Business, Panasonic India.

“The CF 33 has been built in line considering the new dimensions businesses are now looking to add to their portfolio. Apart from its perennial tough quality, lightweight and detachable characteristics of the laptop make it an ideal fit for corporations who are looking to do more with their computing devices. It is well equipped to allow consumer’s access mainframe company data at all times, in order to maintain seamless workflow management. Panasonic Toughpad’s enjoy a 65% market share here in India, and with the introduction of new products in the Toughbook and Toughpad series we aim to increase our market share to over 70%”said Mr Gunjan Sachdev, Business Head, Toughbook and Toughpad Division.


Toughbook CF-33 Key Specifications:


Type Description
 Life The twin hot swappable batteries providethe user with the ability to extend the battery life for mobile workers with limited access to power.
Weight The Toughbook weighs just approx. 2.76 kg (6.09 lb.) in laptop mode - with the detachable tablet weighs1.53kg (3.37 lb.).
Flexibility Toughbook CF-33 delivers a comprehensive range of industry ports and customizable options
Effective communicator The Toughbook CF-33 is equipped with a 2MP webcam with stereo microphones and 8MP documentation rear camera to enable sharing images in the field.
Supporting ecosystem full array of support peripherals to maximize a mobile workers productivity whether on the road or in the office
Ruggedness The Toughbook comes with a magnesium chassis, and IP65 rating and drop resistant up to 120 cm*2
Brightness The Toughbook CF-33 has a 12" 10-finger capacitive touch QHD screen (2160 x 1440 pixels).The device includes a IP55 digitizer pen for workers in toughest of weather conditions and 1200cd/m² of brightness.


*1  As of 22nd September, 2017

*2 Tested by Panasonic Factory

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