Panasonic Computer Solutions introduced upgrades to its Panasonic Toughbook 30 clamshell rugged laptop and its Toughbook 19 rugged convertible tablet computer. The company says both Toughbook notebooks now incorporate 1,000-nit LCDs, circular polarization technology and anti-glare (AG) plus anti-reflective (AR) screen treatments to enhance screen viewability, further improving in-field usability for mobile workers.
Additional upgrades, according to Panasonic, include improved security and remote management with Intel Centrino 2 with vPro technology, expanded memory capabilities, 40 percent longer battery lives, larger-capacity hard drives and optional SSDs.
The Toughbook 30 is available at an estimated street price starting at $3,649, while the Toughbook 19 is available at an estimated street price starting at $3,749. Both are available through authorized Panasonic Toughbook resellers.