New Delhi: Panasonic India today unveils four new rugged mobile computing devices for the Indian enterprise market. The company showcased tablets based on Windows 8, Android platforms, as well as handheld computers for logistics industry.
Toughpad FZ-G1 is powered by Windows 8 OS and combines the functionality of a personal computer in a rugged package. This device comes with a 10.1-inch screen with 1920x1200p resolution. It supports 10-finger multitouch as well as a digitiser (stylus). It runs on a 2.9GHz Intel i5 processor and packs 4GB RAM (maximum up to 8GB).
The latest FZ-G1 has HDMI, USB and 3.5mm earphone jacks, all secured under a flap, and the company said that it can add more ports. This model is IP65 certified (water and dust resistant) priced at Rs 1.75lakh, this tablet supports 3G and offers battery life of 8hours.
Panasonic ToughPad JT-B1 is the Android which is powered by Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It has a 1.5GHz dual-core TI OMAP chipset, with 1GB RAM. On the back, Panasonic ToughPad JT-B1 touts a 13MP camera with LED flash, whereas a 1.3MP unit is used in the front. The device offers battery life of up to 8 hours and costs Rs 69,000.
The company also announced two handheld computers that find the application in logistics industry. Both the devices run on Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Professional OS. The ToughPad JT-H300HT is an IP64 certified model that can withstand a drop from 2metre height and costs Rs 45,000.
Model JT-H320HT is semi-rugged and boasts of IP54 certification, with 2metre drop specification which is priced at Rs 16,000.