Panasonic is the signature of the Toughbook line, making her the newest member of the Toughbook A3 is an Android tablet. It brings a 10.1-inch LCD panel with a 1920-by-1200 pixel resolution, you can crank it up to 800 nits of brightness. There is also a set of 5 customizable hard buttons around the ring, and the volume control and the on / off button. It features a dual-swappable batteries, an integrated stylus, full-size, USB-A and type-C ports, and dual-SIM support. The tablet is geared to first responders, emergency responders, and field service personnel.
Keeping true to the Toughbook’s heritage, the A3 is bringing to IP65 water and dust resistance and MIL-STD-810H requirements. It also comes with the camera, the Compass is a suite of enterprise management tools. The A3 can be configured to meet the specific needs of the client, with a bar-code scanner, a smart card reader on your computer, or on a second USB-A port. It has a 5MP selfie cam, and a few of the 8MP shooter on the back.
Under the hood we have the Snapdragon 660 in addition to 4 gb of RAM and 64 gb of storage, expandable via a microSD card slot. The software’s front panel is covered with a Android and 9, Pie. There is also support for all of the major Global Navigation Satellite Systems.
The tablet comes with two 3200 mAh batteries that are rated at about 8 hours of continuous use, and can be changed as in the table to work on. Panasonic is also offering up to about 5500 mAh cells, which can push the battery life up to 15 hours on a single charge. Charging is done via a proprietary AC adapter.
The Panasonic Toughbook and the A3 will be retailing at £1,182 in the united kingdom, and it is scheduled to go on sale in the month of August.