The protected, shock-resistant modular notebook from Panasonic (4 photos)

Using laptops in rescue and militarymissions, as well as when traveling in the countryside, places high demands on protecting the hull from mechanical damage, water and dust. Panasonic has announced an updated lineup of Toughbook 55 laptops that are shockproof and watertight. In addition, the modular design of laptops allows you to quickly expand the functionality of the device. Given the special conditions of use of such laptops, the manufacturer supplied the Toughbook 55 with a high-capacity battery.

Panasonic Toughbook 55 Notebook Hardware BaseIt uses Intel Core i5 or Core i7 Whiskey Lake chips, depending on configuration. DDR4 RAM comes in up to 64 GB. The volume of the main SSD memory is from 512 GB to 1 TB on each of the two disks installed on the computer. Also, for top models, the installation of an AMD Radeon Pro WX 4150 graphics processor is provided. A 14-inch (Full HD) screen has a brightness of 1000 cd / m2.

Among the slots for expanding the functionality of the laptop, you can select a special connector for a card reader, additional VGA, USB ports and other interfaces, as well as biometric sensors.

The geometric dimensions of the laptop are 271 x 345 x 33 mm, making it one of the thinnest in its class. Weight starts from 2 kg for a model without a touch screen.

The Toughbook 55 has 4 microphones,speakers with a maximum volume of 90 dB, which corresponds to the volume of a police siren. HDMI 2.0 and USB Type-C ports, Bluetooth 5.0 and 4G LTE module, which is designed only for use of the FirstNet service intended for emergency teams and law enforcement agencies.

Battery life is provided by the battery for 20 hours. On sale, the Toughbook 55 starts at a price of $ 2,099.