Though the name suggest that the convertible is already strong and rugged enough the folks over at Panasonic as decided to add a little more. The Toughbook CF-C2 Convertible will now come with a multi carrier LTE modem, Haswell Core i5 as well as Windows 8.1 support.
Panasonic announced today in a press release that he semi-rugged convertible tablet would be getting these upgrades. The major upgrades for the Panasonic CF-C2 Toughbook are below:
Upgrades for the Toughbook CF-C2 from Panasonic
The camera for the CF-C2 has been enhanced to 1.2megapixel HD welcome with a built in microphone and optional 5 mega pixel rear facing camera. The graphics card has also been upgraded to the Intel HD Graphics 4400 while the next generation processor is the Intel Core i5-4300U vPro with the Intel Turbo Boost Technology.
Want better connectivity that is virtually seamless than you will be happy with the upgrade to 4G LTE multi-carrier embedded wireless broadband. If you are tired of your battery life ending to short you will now have a few more hours of usage. The MobileMark 2007 will give your Toughbook CF-C2 Convertible approx 14 hours of battery life. This is more than 3 more hours of use than previously.
They battery an go as far as 19 hours with the long life battery that is optional. There is also a battery bridge that allows for you to swap out batteries for the Toughbook without actually needing to turn it off.
If Windows 7 Professional doesn’t make you happy you can get the Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit operating system. However for those you prefer Windows 7 Pro you have that as a downgrade option.
The Panasonic CF-C2 is available as of this December and will come with a price of about $1999. It weighs about 4 pounds and was designed to be used in the work environment. This is something that can handle up to 30 inch drops with 6 ounce spill resistant keyboard.
With the 12.5 inch multi touch HD screen, touchpad, keyboard and a digitizer pen the Toughbook is one touch cookie. Are you in the market for a more rugged laptop? Be sure to check out the Panasonic Toughbook CF-C2 convertible with its new upgrades. If you want something a little smaller and with a cheap price tag take a look at the Panasonic AX3 with Haswell convertible ultrabook.