Company Panasonic introduced the third generation of a secure laptop Toughbook CF-54. The company itself refers the model to the category of mid-end business notebooks. According to the manufacturer, the Toughbook CF-54 mk3 is characterized by greater performance, flexibility and functionality compared to previous versions.
The laptop is equipped with a 14-inch display, an Intel Core i5-7300U vPro processor and runs under the Windows 10 Pro operating system. The display is presented in several resolutions: HD (1366×768), Full HD (1920×1080) and Full HD with multi-touch functionality.
The basic Entry version without a touch screen has 4 GB of RAM and a 500 GB hard drive, optional 128 GB or 128 GB SSD. The Mid model received a Full HD display without a touchscreen, 4 GB of RAM and a 128 or 256 GB SSD. The Premium version offers Full HD with a touchscreen, 8 GB of RAM and a 128 or 256 GB SSD.
A wide range of interfaces is supported, including VGA and HDMI for connecting projectors and displays, a True Serial port for connecting to old systems, a LAN port, USB 3.0 ports and an SD card slot. The devices can be bundled with a desktop or car dock, include 4G LTE communication options, be equipped with an external antenna, a contactless smart card reader and a fingerprint scanner. The modular configuration allows you to connect a DVD drive, a second battery, a PC card slot or a smart card reader. A separate port configuration is also available for connecting a second LAN or a secure USB, a GPS device or four USB 2.0 ports. There is a magnesium coating on the body on four sides, complete isolation of the keyboard and screen from the bay and leaks and a special cover for shock protection, thanks to which the laptop can withstand a drop from a height of up to 76 cm. The device can autonomously operate for up to 10 hours without recharging, when connecting a second battery The operating time is increased to 17 hours. The option of "hot" battery replacement is provided without disconnecting the device. Panasonic Toughbook CF-54 mk3 will be available from the end of June 2017.