Panasonic, an industry leader in rugged, reliable mobile computers since 1996, today announced upgrades to the Panasonic Toughbook 31, its best-selling fully-rugged laptop PC, including a faster processor, expanded storage, a more responsive touchscreen and other improvements. The Toughbook 31 is the gold standard for mission-critical mobile workers – including military personnel, first responders and field service workers – requiring exceptional performance in extreme environments.
Powered by new 3 rd generation Intel® Core™ processors, the upgraded Toughbook 31 delivers enhanced performance alongside world-class reliability. Other improvements include expanded storage (up to 500GB 7200rpm HDD with 4-8GB RAM) and improved touchscreen responsiveness.
Panasonic Toughbook® 31: Key Improvements
- Upgraded processor options:
- Intel® Core™ i5-3360M vPro™ (up to 3.5GHz) with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
- Intel® Core™ i5-3320M vPro™ (up to 3.3GHz) with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
- Intel® Core™ i3-3110M
- Expanded storage on i5 models: 500GB 7200rpm hard drive (shock-mounted flex-connect with quick release and hard drive heater)
- Improved battery life: 7% longer, delivering 14.5 hours per MobileMark 2007 testing on the i5-3320M model. And, an additional 6.5 hours with the available media bay 2 nd battery.
- Added connectivity options: standard USB 3.0 port provides up to 10x faster file transfer speeds
- Improved wireless connectivity: Intel 6235 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n standard on all models
- Increased touchscreen responsiveness
- Improved battery calibration tool: Now capable of running in the background, allowing simultaneous use of computer
For a full list of Toughbook 31 specifications, visit http://www.Toughbook.com.“It’s not only important to deliver the most reliable mobile computers to our customers, it’s also important they do not compromise on performance,” said Kyp Walls, director of product management, Panasonic Solutions for Business. “With a history of low failure rates and a long service life, the Toughbook 31 delivers the reliability our customers need and with these upgrades, the device will also deliver the performance required to run very demanding applications.”