Panasonic has presented protected hybrid device Panasonic Toughbook CF-20, which can be used as a laptop or as a tablet by a removable screen. Universal device adds the ability to use the touch screen with gloves on, 14 hours of battery life, the “hot” replacement of the battery, and the availability of professional automotive and desktop dock.

Panasonic Toughbook CF-20
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Toughbook CF-20 is designed based on a previous model rugged notebook Panasonic Toughbook CF-19. The tangible benefits of a novelty are its weight and size. In developing rugged notebook is always important and it is difficult to strike a balance between safety and weight, as a rule, have to choose just one thing, but the CF-20 is an exception.

In the design of rugged notebooks you must take into account many factors of professional work of specialists “in the fields” and especially those who work in extreme weather conditions. Apart from the fact that Panasonic is focusing on the now-familiar concept of mobility, companies have tried to take into account many factors of employees working in unusual conditions for the use of a laptop. For example, the possibility of work without the fan enables Toughbook CF-20 in the clean room, which is an unacceptable dust emission. In this mode, the air generated during operation of the device is evenly distributed within the body, without going outside.

Weight Toughbook in notebook mode does not exceed 1.76 kg; a removable tablet weighs 950 grams, which is significantly less than the industry standard for devices of this type – 2 kg.

Integrated handle eliminates the need to purchase additional funds carrying and makes it easy to carry and hang the unit on the wall. A special stand leaves will protect the unit from tipping over on a flat surface during operation with a touch screen. By the way, precisely because of this many refuse to rollover the use of hybrid devices in the office – uncomfortable.

The increased size of the keys is 16% easier data entry. As an option you can order a backlit keys in the dark.

Designed for outdoor use, including, in bright sunshine or heavy rain, Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 is equipped with a 10.1 inch capacitive display WUXGA (1920×1200 pixels), supports multi-touch (up to 10 simultaneous touch).

An important factor of mobile workers is the continuity that can provide hot swap batteries without powering down the unit. The keyboard tray, you can insert an extra battery to double the battery capacity to provide. You can also carry replacement batteries between the tablet and the base unit.

Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 supports a full range of peripherals, ensuring maximum productivity of mobile staff in the road and in the office. Car dock has access to an external antenna that amplifies the signal connection, allowing full use of Toughbook CF-20 in the vehicle. Docking Station offers full port replication for maximum functionality.


  • Processor 6th generation Intel® Core ™ m5-6Y57 vPro™
  • Operating System Windows 10 Pro
  • Graphics subsystem Intel® HD Graphics 515
  • Technology IPS display devices for use outside the office
  • LCD monitor 10.1 inch high brightness WUXGA (1920 × 1200) up to 800 cd / m2
  • Ecosystem screen, supports multi-touch (10 points)
  • Optional: digitizer, resistant to dust and water (IP55)
  • Stable to fall from a height of 120 cm
  • Pyle- and waterproof (IP65)
  • Up 7:00 battery life (MobileMark™ 2007)
  • Up to 14 hours of battery life with optional battery (MobileMark™ 2007)
  • Ability to hot swap batteries
  • Flexible configuration (serial port, smart card reader, the reader 2D barcode)
  • Standard Warranty 3 years

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