Bracknell, UK. Panasonic has rolled out a new Toughbook tablet called CF-H2. The product is designed for field workers that need a tablet that can survive that goes with working in the field and also help them stay productive. The CF-H2 tablet is powered by an Intel Core i5-2557M ULV processor with 1.7GHz. The processor also has Intel HD 3000 graphics and vPro technology. Panasonic promises performance 400% faster than with it’s forerunner the CF-H1 tablet.
Panasonic says that the tablet is perfect for mobile GIS and CAD users and can be used to run diagnostic tools as well. The machine has 2GB of RAM and can be fitted with up to 8GB of RAM. It has a 160GB HDD standard for storage and an optional 128GB SSD. The tablet is designed for users that need to multitask when holding the device with one hand.
It weighs 1.58kg, comes without a fan and can be purchased with a dual touch screen with a digitizer and touchscreen as well. The screen is 10.1-inches wide and uses Panasonic Transreflective tech that allows it to operate with no backlight in bright environments. It can also be fitted with an optional 2MP camera. To ensure that field workers have a device that can work for as long as they do, ven when access to power is lost, the CF-H2 can operate for up to 6.5 hours running on Windows 7 by using the hot swappable, high-capacity twin-batteries developed internally by the Panasonic battery division. The CF-H2 charges its 2 batteries at the same time, in a rapid parallel mode, for quicker charge times (approx 3 hours). The tablet will launch this month (july) starting at €2119.