Are you looking for a rugged notebook PC that can withstand the elements? If the answer to that question was a yes, then we have news that could definitely be of interest to you. Panasonic has just announced its revamped Toughbook CF-31 notebook with the latest Intel i5 processor inside.
As Paul Lamkin over on the pocket-lint.com website recently reported, the upgraded Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 — which comes in both standard and performance models — features a 13.1-inch XGA low reflection ratio touch-screen for viewing in bright areas and a 13.5 hour battery life.
The CF-31 is MIL-STD drop tested and comes with a tough magnesium alloy casing, anti-scratch coating and dust, water, temperature and vibration protection, making this the toughest Panasonic Toughbook to date. Besides the Intel i5 chip, the CF-31 also sports AMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics (in the top model).
It also features a military standard ‘Concealed mode,’ which enables the user to switch off the fan, status LEDs, backlight, communication models and speakers instantly. Other specs include an Ericsson F5521gw HSPA+ (DL: 21 Mbps) module, a card reader, GPS, webcam, a fingerprint reader, 4 USB ports and a HDMI port.
As for pricing and availability of the revamped Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 notebook, it is due to arrive sometime in June and prices start from â‚¬3,699. Have you ever used a Panasonic Toughbook before?