Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows 8, JT-B1 Android launched; Specs and Price
Panasonic has unleashed latest iteration of its toughpad tablet. The tables include two models, Toughpad FZ-G1 running on Windows 8 Pro while the Toughpad JT-B1 on Android. As name suggests, the tablets are tough enough to do things almost any severe situation where ordinary tablets can get damaged. Both come rugged to MilSpec standard 810G and should withstand immersion in water.
The Toughpad FZ-G1 sports a 10″ display with a 1,920 x 1,200 resolution. The device packs a 1.9GHz Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3437U vPro CPU, a 128GB SSD, which can be upgraded up to 256GB, up to 8GB of RAM and optional microSD card slot.
For connectivity, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows slate features USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and optional Verizon LTE or 3G. The Toughbook FZ-G1 has an eight-hour battery inside.
On the other hand, the Panasonic Toughpad JT-B1 is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4660 and sports 7-inch display with a 1,024 x 600 resolution, 13MP rear camera and 1.3MP front-facing camera. The device has a 16GB storage , 1GB of RAM inside and microSD card slot for further expansion of storage. The Toughbook JT-B1 has 5,720mAh battery better for eight hours.
Windows 8-powered Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 release date is in March and will carry a $2,900 price tag while the Android-powered JT-B1 will be available in February for $1,300.