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Panasonic upgrades Toughbook H2

June 10, 2013
Panasonic has announced upgrades to the Panasonic Toughbook H2 handheld tablet PC.

Panasonic has announced upgrades to the Panasonic Toughbook H2 handheld tablet PC.

The MIL-STD-810G1- and IP651-certified device includes a faster processor, expanded storage, and other improvements, while retaining features to enhance usability and durability—including the ability to survive a 6-foot drop.

Toughbook H2 key improvements include:

•Upgraded processor—Intel Core i5-3427U (up to 2.8GHz) with Intel Turbo Boost Technology

•Expanded storage—500-GB 7200-rpm hard drive (shock-mounted flex-connect with hard drive heater) with optional 128-GB SSD

•Improved battery life—Twin, hot-swappable batteries deliver seven hours of uninterrupted work per MobileMark 2007 testing

•Enhanced connectivity—Intel Advanced-N 6235 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth v4.0 + EDR (Class 1) standard on all models. Integrated wireless broadband options include 4G LTE or 3G Gobi and dedicated GPS

The 3.5-lb Toughbook H2 handheld tablet PC runs the Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32- or 64-bit) operating system and includes optional integrated technology such as bar-code, fingerprint, insertable, or contactless SmartCard/RFID readers. With standard USB 3.0, serial, and Ethernet ports, connectivity is top of the line. Its 10.1-inch XGA LED transflective touchscreen with Panasonic CircuLumin technology allows for full-circle viewability from the brightest sunlight to pitch darkness. Screen brightness can be adjusted from 6,000 nits to as low as 1 nit for concealed nighttime use.

The Toughbook H2’s polycarbonate-encased magnesium alloy chassis is built with an IP651-certified sealed all-weather design. It is MIL-STD-810G1-certified for drops up to 6 feet, shock, vibration, rain, dust, sand, altitude, freeze/thaw, high/low temperature, temperature shock, humidity, and explosive atmospheres. A MIL-STD-461F-certified model for electromagnetic compatibility is available.

For healthcare environments, the Toughbook H2 has a fully sealed design, with no fan vents or exposed ports, for easy disinfection. This reduces the risk of potentially pathogenic microorganisms being spread from patient to patient. The device is a secure and intuitive platform for bar-code medication administration (BCMA), vitals capture, and electronic medical records (EMR) capture and review.

The Toughbook H2 is backed with a three-year limited international warranty.

Visit for a full list of Toughbook H2 specifications.

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