Panasonic's ToughBook laptops have always been true to their name, even if they've been described with words that aren't as flattering, like bulky, unattractive and heavy. The 14-inch CF-F8 attempts to correct this, and does an admirable job with its fine design and lighter frame
Typical price: £1,519.00
The Toughbook CF-52 is a solidly built 'semi-ruggedised' laptop with a hardened outer casing, shock-mounted hard disk and covered ports. However, this heavy system isn't the most portable and its battery life falls a long way short of Panasonic's claims
Typical price: £1,291.00
Panasonic is rumoured to be making mobiles again, with a 5-inch rugged smartie planned for next month.
The Panasonic Toughbook CF-W7 manages to be lightweight and awkwardly bulky, but this rugged ultraportable offers excellent protection for business travelers who are extra rough on their systems.
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The Panasonic ToughBook CF-W7 is a great for anyone who's prone to breaking things. It's by no means unbreakable, but it'll withstand more punishment than most users will be able to inflict upon it
Typical price: £1,500.00
Panasonic announces its plans to release a durable 10-inch Android tablet in Q4 of 2011, aimed at commercial and government use.
You've just dropped your new tablet. Time slows as hundreds of quids-worth of consumer tech plunges to its floor-related doom. Unless it's a Pansonic Toughbook tablet, that is.
As we review laptops throughout 2012, we'll add their battery life stats here. If battery's the most important thing to you, this is the place to look.
A smaller screen size and a lighter weight plus new Intel processors equals Panasonic's latest update to their semi-rugged laptop.