Japanese technology firm Panasonic has launched a semi-rugged notebook – Toughbook FZ-55. Aimed at professionals across automotive industry, federal/ public safety, utilities, defence and pharmaceutical, FZ-55 will be available through the partners of Panasonic with a starting price of Rs 1.49 lakh (excluding taxes) onwards.
The Panasonic Toughbook FZ-55 comes with Toughbook Universal Bay that enables users to update new functions on their device from anywhere at any time. According to the company, the device is meant for work on-the-go, with its expandable battery life of 40 hours – supported by the swappable additional battery. FZ-55 comes pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro and the new 8th generation Intel Core 15 VPro processor. It comes with a warranty of 3 years.
The Toughbook FZ-55 features a honeycomb-style magnesium casing with a carry handle, the FZ-55 is armed with 8GB RAM extending up to 32GB, 256GB/ 512GB and 1TB SSD options. The device comes in-built with a 10-finger input and the latest WAVE and MIDI playback, Intel High Definition Audio subsystem for the high-quality multi-channel audio experiences. Offering a data transfer with a USB 3.1 Type-C port and USB Power Delivery, the device has been designed to meet all mobile computing needs in extreme operating conditions.
Commenting on the launch, Vijay Wadhawan, group chief, System Solutions Business, Panasonic India, said, “Toughbook notebooks have been in the market for over 25 years and are synonymous with durability, ease of usage and performance especially under difficult conditions. Keeping that in mind, we at Panasonic, have carefully designed the new Toughbook FZ-55 to further help strengthen our market share and cater to specific consumer needs on safety and durability.”