Panasonic’s next ToughBook is a ToughPad. Its FZ-T1 is a 5” Android
smartphone-based device with MIL-STD-810-G
ruggedness and a ‘warm-swappable’ battery.
GadgetGuy had a hands-on with the FZ-T1 and can confirm that a drop from 1.5 metres onto concrete, 500 tumbles or dunking it in 1.5m of water for 30 minutes may scratch it but won’t break it.
When asked why such a low powered
SoC the response is that it does everything expected – it’s not for Facebook or
Our take – its perfect for the job in retail, manufacturing,