Panasonic Toughbook CF-54, Most Stylish Semi-Rugged Handheld PC

Panasonic recently launched Toughbook CF-54 HD, new model as per Indian customer demands. This Toughbook is a semi-rugged PC with its versatile nature and lightweight of its kind. It is developed to handle military-grade ruggedness and is ideal for work across various business verticals and is capable of serving an all-in-one utility device. Panasonic Toughbook CF-54 uses the latest advances and features a spill-resistant, full magnesium alloy design, and many more, and its top model has 1000 Nit Gloved Multi-Touch display.

Panasonic Toughbook CF-54, Most Stylish Semi-Rugged Handheld PC

Panasonic Toughbook CF-54 comes with many customization options as you can either choose from DVD, 2nd battery, Smartcard reader or PC card in flexible configuration area. Also, you can choose 2nd LAN, or dedicated GPS or 4th USB or rugged USB in flexible configuration port. CF-54 has a long battery life of up to 11 hours with hot swap (user doesn’t need to shut down the computer) and second battery upon swapping can last up to 18 hours. The user has a time of 2-3 minutes for swapping the battery.

Panasonic Toughbook comes with a 5th gen 2.3 GHz Intel Core vPro processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology and 3MB cache. There is 4GB RAM inbuilt which can be expanded further up to 16 GB. It has a spill-resistant keyboard and is shock resistant up to 2.5 foot (76cm) drops. It is built for easy integration into existing IT infrastructures for smooth deployments across high-level corporate operations.

Some Key Notable Features are:

  • Intel® Core i5-5300U vPro™ Processor
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Lightweight and slim design (approx. 1.99 kg and 29.8mm)
  • 4GB Ram (Max.16GB) and 500GB HDD
  • 3x USB 3.0, 1x HDMI, 1x Lan and SD card slot as standard
  • Flexible configuration area (DVD or 2nd battery or Smartcard
    reader or PC card)
  • Flexible configuration port (2nd Lan or d-GPS or 4th USB 2.0 or rugged USB)
  • Long battery life of up to 11 hours, with hot swap and second battery (up to 18 hours)
  • True serial port, VGA and 3G
  • Operating temperature of -10°C to +50°C (HDD/SSD heater as standard)
  • Robust honeycomb-style magnesium casing with carry handle
  • Withstands drops from a height of 76cm
  • Shock and vibration protected for vehicle docking
  • 3-year standard warranty

Panasonic Toughbook CF-54 Detailed Specifications

Mobile Computer PlatformIntel® Core i5-5300U vPro processor
(2.3Hz, 3MB Intel® Smart Cache)
Operating SystemWindows 8.1 Pro
Windows 7 Professional Downgrade
RAM4GB DDR3 SD RAM (MAX. 16GB)
Graphics ChipIntel® HD 5500 Graphics
Storage500GB HDD
LCD14″ Active Matrix (TFT) colour LCD 1366 x 768 pixels (HD)
Bluetooth4.0 + EDR Class 1
Wireless LANIntel® Dual Band Wireless-Ac 7265; slide on/off switch
LANIEEE 802.3 I 0 Base-T /IEEE 802.Ju 1 OOBASE-TX /
IEEE 802.Jab IOOOBASE-T (2nd LAN optional)
SoundWAVE and MIDI playback, Intel® High Definition Audio Subsystem support
SecurityTPM ITCG VI .2 complaint!
Password security (supervisor password,
user password, hard disc lock)
Integrated hardware security lock slot
Webcam (Hardware option)2MP with digital microphone (optional)

Card Slots

SD/SDXC Memory Cardx1
RAM Modulex2, DDR3L SDRAM, one slot occupied
Configuration areaxi (DVD drive or PC card slot (Type I or II) or
2nd battery (6 cell, 32Wh) or Smart Card Reader)

Interfaces

USB 3.0x3. 9-pin
HDMIx1, Type A
LANx1, RJ-45 [2nd LAN optional]
Headphonesx1 , Mini-jack, 3.5 DIA, stereo
DC InJack
Port Replicatorxi, 24-pin
VGA portxi, Mini D-sub, 15-pin
True Serial portx1, D-sub, 9-pin (Optional and requires extended
bottom cover (approx. 1Dmm thick))
 Configuration portx1,[2nd LAN or Rugged USB 2.0 OR dedicated GPS
or 4th USB 2.0) (Optional and requires extended
bottom cover (approx. 1Dmm thick))
Input Devices88 Keys / Touch Pad

Power

AC AdapterInput: 100V-240V, 50Hz/60Hz; Output; 15.6, 7.05A
BatteryLithium-Ion 3 Cell (Value), 6 cell (Standard)
Battery LifeApprox. Bh (Value), 11 h (Standard)
(Mobile Mark 2007, 60cd/m),
approx. 18h with 2nd battery (6 cell, 32 Wh)
Power ManagementHot-swap (optional), Standby function, ACPI BIOS
Dimensions [WxHxD]345mm X 272mm x 29.8mm / 13.6″ x 10.7″ x 1.17″
WeightApprox. 1. 99 kg I 4.39 lb
Integrated OptionsContactless Smart Card Reader or Fingerprint Reader,
Smart Card Reader, JG Mobile Broadband.
Dedicated GPS. Bridge Battery for hot swap.
Dual Pass-through Antena

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