Panasonic Toughbooks have always been ahead of their time, but they keep getting better and better. Now the Panasonic Toughbook CF 33 has succeeded in redefining rugged flexibility for the brand.
When you have a product that’s top of its league it’s difficult to imagine how it could be even better. But technology isn’t static, and brilliant minds continuously work together to improve and redefine products for every industry on earth.
So what does the Panasonic Toughbook 33 offer that its predecessors don’t?
Extraordinary Engineering Sets The Toughbook 33 Apart
Rugged flexibility has never been this good. If you thought the Panasonic Toughbook CF 31 was great you’ll be amazed by the improvements the CF 33 offers.
Designed for those who work in the most demanding conditions possible, the fully rugged Panasonic Toughbook CF 33 has been built for maximum mobility. A two-in-one mobile device weighing 6.1 lbs, it can be used like a regular laptop or separately as a tablet that weighs just 3.4 lbs.
The innovative 3:2 display makes it easy to handle, at the same time improving readability of whatever’s on the screen. The 12-inch screen is also a lot brighter than previous Toughbook screens.
The 10-hour battery life of the device can be extended to 20 hours with optional long-life batteries. It comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and the options of GPS and/or 4G LTE-Advanced.
In terms of ports and expansion, the tablet has a docking connector, USB (with the option of a second USB port), MicroSDXC, HDMI, Ethernet, audio in/out, Nano-SIM, and optional serial (True). The premium keyboard also has a docking connector, three USB ports, SDXC, HDMI, VGA, Ethernet, and serial (USB).
The Certifications for the CF 33 Tell It the Way It Is
Panasonic’s fully rugged Toughbooks undergo rigorous testing to ensure they meet various certifications. The CF 33 has been tested according to certain military standards, the international ingress protection (IP) code, Energy Star standards, and the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT). It also has International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification, and is compliant with the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS), and the US federal government’s Section 508 Standards.
- MIL-STD-461F specifications ensure electromagnetic compatibility and minimize electromagnetic interference. They also ensure that the Toughbook CF 33 is compatible with other electronic equipment that may be close by.
- MIL-STD-810G specifications cover a wide range of extreme conditions including 4-foot drops, vibration, shocks, altitude, humidity, thermal shock, temperature extremes (both hot and cold), and resistance to rain, dust, and sand. Panasonic’s fully rugged computers are the very first computers to undergo this type of testing that involve 25 tests. The CF 22 passed all these tests undertaken by an independent, internationally recognized engineering and evaluation laboratory in June 2017. These were done with both the premium and lite keyboard attached to the tablet, and on the tablet without a keyboard, and the CF 22 passed every single test.
- The IP65 test quantifies resistance levels to solid objects, particulates, and liquids, identifying exactly how dustproof or waterproof Toughbooks are. While the CF 33 is not 100 percent impervious to the ingress of dust or water, certification according to IP65 indicates that dust and water will not stop the device from working.
Superior Connectivity of the CF 33
The Panasonic Toughbook CF 33 is, like all Toughbooks, connected to the high-speed Verizon Wireless network, that pushes the capabilities of wireless connections. Similarly, all Toughbooks are designed to allow instant access to the extensive, high-speed AT&T network without additional accessories. Response time is faster than ever before, as is uploading, downloading, and streaming. Apart from anything else, this allows for increased productivity.
Additionally, Toughbooks are Sprint certified. They connect seamlessly with the extensive network provided by Sprint, further improving connections, increasing durability, and reducing the risk of damage or loss of external devices. Sprint uses secure 3G networks and has invaluable security features.
As Panasonic says, this mobile device has been “engineered to equip the extraordinary”.