Wiesbaden, Germany – Panasonic Corporation today unveiled the new Toughpad FZ-Y1 rugged 4K tablet, specifically designed for the broadcast, healthcare, fashion and photography industries, architecture and retail. This advanced model in Toughpad’s lineup of 20-inch 4K tablets features Intel’s latest fifth-generation processor. Built-in HDMI 2 port.0 allows you to use a crystal clear 4K display as a monitor to view content from a variety of sources, providing a high degree of interaction and mobility for staff in and out of the office. By the end of 2015, Panasonic plans to introduce a premium high-performance configuration of the Toughpad FZ-Y1Performance tablet, which will complement the Standard and Value configurations announced today.
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 Standard and Value 4K tablet
Thanks to its improved characteristics, even the basic model Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 Value will be the ideal solution for a whole range of industries. For television and photo professionals, it lets you quickly see photos and videos on location, and the high quality 4K display lets you see every detail. Medical personnel will be able to use the device to examine examination results and X-rays. Retailers use this stylish tablet for in-show presentations and remote training. And creative agencies, engineering and architecture firms will love the power of the Toughpad FZ-Y1 to analyse and review designs as well as collaborate on projects.
Full HD 4K tablet
The new model’s predecessor, the Panasonic Toughpad UT-MB5, introduced in 2013, was the world’s first 20-inch 4K tablet. The device has since undergone a qualitative upgrade. Its extremely bright and clear IPS Alpha touch display, with 230 pixels per inch, 15:10 aspect ratio and wide viewing angles that far surpass those of Ultra HD, will be especially in demand in industries where high quality images are required. Thanks to the Full HD support implemented in the latest version of the tablet, users will be able to work with Full HD content without any problems.
The perfect device for viewing and editing files
Built-in HDMI 2 port.0 will allow the new tablet to be used as a mobile monitor. Now, thanks to an additional output Mini DisplayPort, the tablet has a full set of ports required for any business tasks USB 3.0 and USB 3.0 .0 with charging capability, LAN port, SD card slot, smart card reader and dock connector . Wireless communication modules Bluetooth and WLAN provide connection to networks no matter where the user is – in the office, in the field, etc.d.
Powerful tablet, flexible configuration
The new tablet uses the latest fifth-generation Intel Core i5-5300U vPro processor 3 MB cache, 2.3 GHz to 2.9GHz with Intel Turbo Boost technology , 8GB of RAM 4GB in Value configuration , and a 256GB internal SSD drive 128GB in Value configuration . Windows 8 operating system.1 Pro Update provides high performance, security and an intuitive touch interface for the user.
Thanks to its design features, the new business tablet can be called truly protected. Framed in a stylish black frame, the magnesium-framed 4K display is encased in an impact-resistant fiberglass enclosure. Drop resistant from a height of 76 cm. The new tablet also features the best operating parameters for business. The device is equipped with a Kensington lock fastener, which guarantees the safety of the tablet in crowded places and in situations where the owner is not near the device.
Combined with accessories desktop stand and carrying case it can perform both desktop and tablet functions. The stand easily converts into a tilt stand, allowing you to use the tablet as a drawing board. It also has built-in ports for connecting external devices. VESA mounts are also available for order.
“We listened to our customers and made a number of practical and very important changes to the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 to make it attractive for areas such as broadcast, photography, fashion, healthcare, architecture and retail,” says Jan Kampfer, director of marketing at Panasonic Computer Product Solutions. – We’ve also optimized the specifications and design features, creating three tablet configurations focused on the specific characteristics of different customer groups.”.
Panasonic’s new Toughpad FZ-Y1 tablets in Value and Standard configurations will be available for order starting in late August 2015.