Panasonic announced on Monday a new addition to its Toughpad line up of rugged tablets.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the company introduced the new 7-inch Toughpad FZ-M1, a thin, rugged tablet. It runs Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro and will come with a high-end Intel processor. It meets all the typical rugged specifications and works in high or low temperatures. The tablet is also shock and drop resistant, which executive Rance Poehler demonstrated by tossing the tablet off the stage during Panasonic's press event at CES 2014.
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Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet, which shown off at CES in January, could be landing the US at the beginning of next year.
Panasonic's Toughpad 4K UT-MB5 will go on sale in the US in January for a whopping $6,000, according to Engadget. The Japanese company had already announced that the ultra HD slate would be available in Europe in November.
The tablet has stunning 3,840x2,560-pixel resolution and, according to Panasonic, its IPS Alpha LCD panel accepts "10-point multi touch" and has "a unique natural handwriting pen option."
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Panasonic has some good news for the kinds of people who worry about using their tablets in the rain, dropping them on a concrete floor, or using them outdoors in the desert.
The company announced yesterday that it plans to sell two models of rugged Android tablets under the Toughpad brand name starting in 2012. The 10-inch, $1,299 Toughpad A1 will arrive first, in the spring, and the 7-inch Toughpad B1 later in the year.