only 3.9 pounds, this fully-rugged laptop is perfect for today’s workers
on-the-go, with the features and rugged construction to keep working, no
matter what challenges it meets.
Now equipped with a refreshed processor – the Intel® Core™ i5-7Y57
processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.3 GHz, the Toughbook 20 laptop is
more capable than ever before. And with a 256GB SSD standard on all
models – and an option to expand to 512GB – workers can store more data
on-the-go and access it with the speed they need.
“When we introduced the Toughbook 20, we knew it would redefine what
people expect from a fully-rugged device. Mobile, powerful and flexible,
this was a device that truly reflected how our customers want to work,”
said Brian Rowley, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management,
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. “Now, with a
refreshed processor and even more impressive features, we are excited to
show our new and existing customers how the Toughbook 20 will continue
to make their jobs simpler and more efficient.”
The revised Toughbook 20 comes standard with Windows 10 Pro, however,
Panasonic will continue to offer Windows 7 Professional as an option on
models with the Intel® Core™ m5- 6Y57 processor for customers who have
not yet made the transition to Windows 10. This ensures compatibility
with existing deployments while helping customers plan for a smoother
transition to Windows 10.
Panasonic Toughbook customers often find themselves away from power
sources for extended periods of time. For them, battery life isn’t a
convenience, it’s a necessity to get the job done. Toughbook 20 supports
an optional second battery that can be inserted into the keyboard to
double battery life. Additionally, Toughbook 20 now comes standard with
a “bridge battery,” making it possible to hot-swap charged batteries,
effectively providing unlimited battery life without the need to shut
down or hibernate for our most demanding users.
The new Toughbook 20 now makes standard several premium features to
ensure that customers have the device they need to get the job done.
With a growing number of users relying on stylus inputs for signature
capture, every Toughbook 20 model is now equipped with not just a
touchscreen, but an integrated digitizer as well. Additionally,
Toughbook 20 now comes with an infrared webcam and supports Windows
Hello applications. Users will enjoy a rear-facing 8MP camera, now
standard on all Toughbook 20 models. The Toughbook 20 will also come
standard with twice the storage space, using a 256GB SSD drive.
Lastly, a new optional magstripe reader will add a much-requested
feature to the Toughbook 20’s toolset. For law enforcement officers,
this allows for a quick, in-field reading of driver’s licenses, making
their work safer and faster than ever before.
20 is ready out-of-the-box to connect to Panasonic’s P.180 connectivity
service – a seamless end-to-end platform designed for organizations that
rely on connectivity to get work done. Using eSIM technology, Toughbook
20 users can enjoy access to Tier 1 LTE connectivity through networks
spanning over 180 countries with pricing predictability and no roaming
Every Toughbook comes with a 3-year warranty covering hardware failures
for systems used as designed and a 7-year spare parts guarantee, with an
average turnaround time of 48 hours once the device is received at the
Panasonic National Service Center. Additional upgraded services are
available, including Extended Product Warranty (4th/5th year),
Protection Plus (Accidental Damage Warranty), and HDD/SSD Warranty.
The latest Toughbook 20 is available from authorized Panasonic resellers
at an estimated street price starting around $3099.