Panasonic: Rugged 7 and 10-inch Toughbook Tablets

Panasonic this morning announced two tablets — one at 7 inches and the other at 9 inches — both ruggedized and intended for heavy business, travel and field use. The big boy will ship in the spring, Panasonic says, and cost $1,000. Here are some quick details.

Features and Specifications
Operating System Android(TM) 3.2 (Honeycomb)
Processor Marvell 1.2 GHz Dual-Core
Storage 16GB
Optional Storage MicroSD optional up to 32GB
Display 500 nit, daylight readable,
10.1″ XGA (4:3), capacitive
multi-touch with anti-reflective
and anti-glare treatment and
built in ambient light sensor
Battery Life 10 hours (serviceable battery)
Weight 2.13lbs (without pen)
Drop Rating 4 ft.
Ingress Protection IP65
Temperature rating 14F to 122F (operational)
Inputs Micro-USB, microSDHC,
micro HDMI
Camera 5MP rear, 2MP front
Connectivity/Comms 4G (LTE or WiMAX), 802.11
a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot,
Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR,
Satellite GPS
Security Features Hardware-level security, FIPS
140-X and HIPPA compliant,
cable lock slot
Dimensions 10.5 x 8.3 x 0.67 (Source: Panasonic)