Panasonic Intros Core Duo Toughbooks

Rue Liu - Oct 19, 2006

Panasonic’s flagship Toughbooks has recently released two new models now equipped with Core Duo processors. The CF-19 is a convertible Tablet PC and the CF-30 is a regular clamshell notebook. Both models feature record-breaking brightness with 550 nits in the CF-19 and 1,000 nits in the CF-30. Both are also encased with a magnesium alloy body, sealed keyboard and ports, and shock-mounted screen and hard drive.

Here are some specs for the CF-30:
– Intel Core Duo Processor L2400 (2MB L2 cache) 1.66GHz
– 80GB or 60GB HDD, shock mounted and removable
– 512MB SDRAM (DDR2), expandable to 4,096MB
– Full Magnesium Alloy case with handle
– 13.3-inch 1024×768 (XGA) TFT LCD with optional Touchscreen
– 1000 Nit (touchscreen models), 500 Nit (non-touchscreen models)
– Dimensions: 2.8” H x 11.9” W x 11.3” D
– Weight: 8.2lb
– Battery Life: 6 hours, depending on use conditions
– Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG LAN Connection 802.11a/b/g Bluetooth 2.0
– Optional GPS receiver
– Security features include: Password Security: Supervisor, user, Hard-Disk Lock; Cable lock slot; Trusted Platform Module (TPM) v.1.2. security chip, optional fingerprint scanner, optional SmartCard reader

Panasonic ToughBook CF-30 and CF-19 Announced – Brightest Notebook Screens Ever [Via: NotebookReview]

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