Japanese electronics major Panasonic on Monday launched two new high-durable tablets and two hand-held PCs in India, targetted at Indian enterprises working in rugged environment.

Panasonic's two rugged tablet PCs - Toughpad FZ-G1 and Toughpad JT-P1 - are pegged to survive close to a 120 cm fall and also boasts of a water and dust-resistant body.

Toughpad FZ-G1 sports a 10.1-inch touch-screen display with 1920x1200p resolution and it runs on Windows 8 Pro OS powered by a third generation Intel Core i5 processor. Toughpad JT-B1 sports a smaller 7.0-inch screen with 1024x600p display resolution and runs on Android mobile OS v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS powered by a 1.5GHz Texas Instruments processor.

Toughpad FZ-G1 and Toughpad JT-B1, both hold an expensive price tag of ₹1,75,000 and ₹69,000, respectively. It remains to be seen if these high-priced devices elicit interest from price-conscious buyers of India amid rising competition from low-cost, feature packed tablets in the market

Speaking at the launch event, Hide Harada, Director of IT Products Business Division, Panasonic Corporation said, "Tablets and handheld computing devices are going to be significant drivers of enterprise mobility globally. Businesses can expect to benefit from the efficiency and increased productivity as a result of the anywhere, anytime access offered by these devices. All Panasonic mobile computing devices are designed with enterprise-grade features such as a ruggedized build to withstand the harshest business environments, sunlight-readable screen for outdoor viewing, connectivity options for always-connected access and long battery life for uninterrupted usage on the go. With our engineering reputation for reliability and durability, Panasonic is well-positioned to meet this increasing business need and we aim to achieve 50 percent market share in the ruggedized tablet space by 2015."

The Japanese company also launched two more hand-held durable computer devices - Panasonic JT-H300 and JT-H320HT. Both devices run on the Windows OS and boast the company's exclusive TSA (Total Shock Absorbing) technology capable of withstanding falls from substantial heights and endure tough environmental conditions.  

Panasonic JT-H300 and JT-H320HT are priced ₹60,000 and ₹40,000, respectively.

Key Specifications of Panasonic tablets are:


Toughpad FZ-G1

Toughpad JT-B1


10.1-inch WUXGA display

With 1920x1200p resolutions

7.0-inch display with

1024x600p resolutions


Windows 8 Pro/Windows

7 Professional

Android v4.0 OS

(Ice Cream Sandwich)


3rd generation Intel

Core i5-3437UvPro (up to


1.5GHz OMAP4460

Processor (Texas Instruments)


4GB, upgradable up to 8GB


Storage capacity


16GB flash storage, expandable up

to 32GB via microSD card


Up to 8 hours

Up to 8 hours


Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G(optional)

Bluetooth/Wi-Fi/ Optional

3G/NFC, removable battery (5720 mAh)


₹1,75,000/- (without taxes)

₹69,000/- (without taxes)

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