Panasonic India has expanded its portfolio of rugged notebooks and launched today Toughbook CF-SV8. The sturdy lightweight Panasonic Toughbook CF-SV8 weighs just 919 grams. It can survive drops up to 2.5 feet and can withstand 100kg force pressure. The notebook can be used in extreme weather conditions and offers a 4-year warranty with 1-year battery warranty service. It is available through the direct sales channel of Panasonic.
The Toughbook CF-SV8 is packed with Li-ion 7.2 V, 5900 mAh battery which is claimed to run up to 10.5 – 15.5 hours. It has 12.1-inches Full HD display with resolution of 1920×1200 pixels.This device is powered by 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8365U vPro processor (6 MB cache, 1.6 GHz up to 4.1 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0) paired with 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD. It runs on Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit operating system. This Toughbook has sound stereo speakers which provide an unobtrusive sound experience even during web conferencing as further claimed by the company.
For connectivity, the Toughbook CF-SV8 comes with a complete range of interfaces including a standard LAN port, VGA, and HDMI for data projectors, printers, and displays. The lightweight notebook has SD card slot, three USB 3.0 , one USB 3.1 Type-C port that is compatible with Thunderbolt 3*4 and USB Power Delivery provides a seamless high-speed data transfer. Intel Wireless-AC 9560 LAN and Bluetooth v5.0 are included for faster data transfer.
This Toughbook facilitates high-speed login with a Full HD 2 MP facial recognition web-camera allowing only those who have pre-registered their faces can log in, preventing others from using the computer. The BIOS password prevents unauthorized use before the system boots, and an encryption key – TPM (security chip) – ensures that data stored on the notebook cannot be accessed if stolen.
Panasonic Toughbook CF-SV8 is also well-suited for Japanese organisations as well, as it comes with Japanese language option on the keyboard.