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About Panasonic

Panasonic has a full suite of integrated business technology solutions to help a wide range of industries achieve their full potential. Panasonic manufactures Laptops, 2 in 1’s (Tablets with detachable Keyboards/Laptop Docking), Tablets and handhelds. Panasonic has been in the Rugged Handheld business for over 20 years, delivering some of the earliest rugged PC’s.  They expanded this line to rugged and rated for use in Hazardous Area’s and they now sell these devices to many of the fortune 500 companies where they are the preferred vendor.  They distribute through companies such as Process Reliability Solutions to ensure customers get the tablet they need at competitive pricing.

Panasonic Tablets

All Devices Listed are Available in both Android and Windows and are Rated for General Purpose or Hazardous Areas.

5 TOUGHPAD FZ-X1 Hazardous Location Certified

The new Panasonic Toughpad® FZ-X1 is the world’s most rugged 5″ handheld tablet with optional data, voice and push-to-talk technology. This tablet is MIL-STD-810G and IP65/68 tested with a 10′ drop resistance, operating temperature of -4°F to 140°F and a glove-enabled multi touch daylight-readable display. The FZ-X1 boasts the world’s longest battery life for a handheld tablet, with 14 hours of continuous data access. The battery charges to 50% in just one hour, and is hot-swappable. Customized options include integrated barcode reader, magstripe reader and certified ANSI 12.12.01 for hazardous locations.

5 TOUGHPAD FZ-E1 Hazardous Location Certified

The Toughpad® FZ-E1 is the world’s most rugged 5-inch tablet, pairing military-grade toughness and enterprise-class mobile computing power with Windows® 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise OS. Now mobile workers in the most demanding environments can have all the computing power they need in a handheld tablet small enough to drop in a pocket. Built on the rock-solid foundation of the Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise OS, the FZ-E1 lets businesses leverage their existing investments in enterprise applications without sacrificing performance and ruggedness. The FZ-E1 can be used in the rain, in below freezing temperatures, with gloves and has a 14-hour battery. Thirty minutes underwater rugged. Ten foot drops onto solid concrete rugged. Built-in heater for -4° F weather rugged. Whether you throw it in a toolbox or literally take it into battle, the FZ-E1 can handle whatever comes its way.

TOUGHPAD FZ-G1 Hazardous Location Certified

This is the world’s thinnest and lightest rugged 10.1″ Windows 10 PRO Tablet 4-Bit. It is designed for highly mobile field workers and offers crucial port connectivity and feature-rich options in a compact size.  The FZ-G1 if powered by an Intel® Core™ i5 vPro™ processor with a MIL-STD-810G and IP65 certified design and leads the way in rugged mobile computing. This tablet also has an HD daylight-readable 10-point gloved multi touch + waterproof digitizer pen, which makes it an essential tool for field workers.

TOUGHPAD FZ-M1 General Purpose Device

The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 is the world’s thinnest and lightest rugged 7-inch Windows tablet, built to enable mission-critical mobile worker productivity without compromise. Powered by Windows 8.1 Pro and a 4th generation Intel Core i5 vPro processor, the Toughpad FZ-M1 offers the broadest range of configuration options available in its class for maximum flexibility. Its fully-rugged, sealed design is certified to meet MIL-STD-810G and IP65 specifications for resistance to drops up to 5 feet, water, dust, and other elements. It has a long-life, user-replaceable battery and is sunlight-readable with a high-sensitivity multi-touch screen for use with heavy gloves.

Panasonic Tablet Accessories

Panasonic both manufactures and resells accessories to improve both the user experience and efficiency. They offer accessories ranging from:

  • Screen Protectors
  • Carrying Options
  • Docking Stations
  • Mobile Battery Chargers

Note:  Not all accessories are available for Hazardous Rated Devices.

Panasonic Demo Videos

Demo of Panasonic ToughPad FZ-E1 (Windows 8) and ToughPad FZ-X1 (Android) Rugged Handset

FZ-M1 Panasonic Toughpad Walkthrough

FZ-G1 Useful Features Walk Through

Product Reviews

Panasonic Toughpad FZ X1 Phone Hands on Review, Features and Overview

Panasonic Toughpad FZ E1 Phone Hands on Review, Features and Overview

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 Hands-on Review

Panasonic ToughPad FZ-G1 Full Product Overview