Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 - The TeCake

In a tough competition of smart devices, Panasonic India has brought something BIG to the market. The company has announced its Toughpad FZ-Y1, a rugged Windows-powered 20-inch tablet, on Monday. The tablet comes with extreme durability and top-of-the-line specifications. It comes with a price tag of Rs. 2,40,000.

The manufacturer has taken consideration of broadcasters, photographers, architects, and sales executives, in designing the tablet. As the Panasonic is trying to attracts buyers towards its Toughpad FZ-Y1, in lieu of its durability. The company claims that the tablet can withstand drop from up to 76 centimetres in height, with zero percent damage caused. Also, it is designed to work under extreme temperatures from -29 degrees Celsius to 60 degrees Celsius.

Commenting on the launch, Gunjan Sachdev, National Business Head, Toughbook, Panasonic India, said, “As an industry leader in the enterprise space, Panasonic’s newest tablet PC is a pioneering device which is unrivalled in the large screen 4K tablet segment. The FZ-Y1 is our newest enhancement of our Toughpad portfolio, prioritising the mobility infrastructure of businesses with a large format, high-resolution display.”

On the specifications front, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 is featured with a 20-inch 4K IPS alpha LCD touchscreen with an aspect ration of 15:10 and 3840×2560 pixels of resolution. It measures 12.55mm in thickness and weighs 2.41kg. Running on Windows 8.1 Pro Update operating system, the tablet is powered by an Intel Core i5-5300 vPro SoC, which is integrated with Intel HD Graphics 5500 and 8GB of RAM.  As for storage, it sports a 256GB SSD. The tablet comes with several  input ports such as a USB 3.0 port, Ethernet port, an SDXC card slot, MiniDisplay port, HDMI 2.0 port, and headphone jack.

While, additional ports like LAN port, HDMI, and three USB 3.0 ports can also be installed to the tablet, if needed. It comes with Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi for wireless connectivity. In addition, a cheaper variant with fewer ports, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage was also announced globally alongside but it is not available in India

Tech Specs for Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1

 Processor  Intel Core i5-5300 vPro SoC
 RAM  8 GB
 Display  20-inch 4K IPS 3840×2560 pixels alpha LCD touchscreen
 OS  Windows 8.1 Pro Update
 Storage  256 GB SSD
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