Newark, NJ, December 2, 2013 – Panasonic, an industry leader in rugged, reliable mobile computers since 1996, today announced upgrades to the Toughbook® CF-C2 semi-rugged convertible tablet PC. Offering 4G LTE multi-carrier embedded wireless broadband connectivity, approximately 14 hours of battery life and industry-leading durability, the Toughbook CF-C2 is built to enable reliable connections between data and decision makers, wherever, whenever and however they need it. Powered by a 4thgeneration Intel® Core™ i5 processor and optimized for the new Windows 8.1 Pro operating system, it delivers improved performance that makes it ideal for highly mobile professionals in fields such as healthcare and field services.
Panasonic Toughbook CF-C2: Key Improvements
Seamless connectivity: 4G LTE multi-carrier embedded wireless broadband
Leading battery life: Now 3 hours longer – approx. 14 hours of continuous use per MobileMark 2007 testing depending on usage conditions (approx. 19 hours with optional long-life battery). In addition, a bridge battery allows the main battery to be swapped without powering down the device
Advanced operating system: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional downgrade option available
Next-generation processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4300U vPro™ (up to 2.9GHz) with Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Improved graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Camera enhancements: 1.2MP high definition webcam with built-in microphone and optional 5MP rear-facing camera
For a full list of Toughbook CF-C2 specifications, visit panasonic.com/toughbook/CF-C2
“Even as technology evolves, at the core all our customers are looking for the same thing – performance, reliability, connectivity and flexibility,” said Kyp Walls, director of product management, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. “We’ve made significant improvements to each one of these attributes for the Toughbook CF-C2, and we expect it to continue to be one of the most versatile and popular models in our Toughbook line.”
Seamless High-Speed Mobile Connectivity
The Toughbook CF-C2 is among the first Toughbook models to offer 4G LTE multi-carrier wireless connectivity. This enables mobile professionals to remain highly productive by accessing cloud-based applications, sharing large files, streaming rich HD content, and connecting virtually wherever they are in the world. The ability to select through software which carrier to use enables IT administrators in multi-carrier, multi-national organizations to dramatically simplify the ordering and management process with a single stock keeping unit (SKU) for their entire mobile workforce, regardless of their geographical location.