Panasonic has just unveiled the brand new TOUGHBOOK G2 in the US and Canada. The new device comes with a detachable one tablet and an optional keyboard, featuring an innovative modular design and user-removable xPAKs.
Panasonic says the new TOUGHBOOK G2 "was designed to meet the evolving needs of today's workforce and to help users cope with the most difficult and critical tasks." Given its robust design, it is obviously not aimed at professionals who do office work, but at those who need something very durable. It has military certification MIL-STD 810H and IP65 for water and dust.
The G2 has a modular design that supports evolving construction, transportation, logistics and more. It has three modular expansion areas and up to 36 different xPAK combinations. The TOUGHBOOK G2 can easily meet everyone's needs with features such as serial port, thermal camera, barcode reader, fast version SSD and more. Surprisingly, the G2 is compatible with the G1 and 20 models, which the company says help "protect customers' investments and reduce overall ownership costs".
The TOUGHBOOK G2 has a 1920 x 1200 10,1 inch screen and a capacitive touch screen with a brightness that can reach 1.000 nits. In terms of power, the G2 features Intel Core i5 and i7 vPro processor configurations to deliver powerful performance. It has 16/32 GB memory and 512 GB-1TB SSD NVMe. It will also come with Windows 10 Pro pre-installed.
In terms of connectivity, it has WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1, it also has a dual SIM slot, one for physical card and one for Yes it is. It supports 4G LTE and also has GPS. There are 3 modular expansion areas and 3 programmable buttons. The speakers can reach 88dB and there is also a Webcam privacy cover and an optional keypad. The TOUGHBOOK G2 has a 6.300 mAh battery and the company says it can last 18,5 hours on a single charge.
The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK G2 is available for purchase now, starting at $ 2.999.