Panasonic launched fully rugged detachable laptop, the Toughbook 20, combining the features of a laptop and tablet. The company said the new device is ideal for field workers .
The convertible mode allows users to see the display with the keyboard attached and ready when it is needed.
It has a built-in handle with which the device can operate in carry mode or hanging on a wall, while vehicle mode provides full functionality and operation of the device when on the move.
Toughbook 20 features a 6th Generation Intel Core vPro processor technology, 128GB SSD, 8GB RAM and choice of Windows 10 Pro or Windows 7 Professional.
The Toughbook 20 is designed to meet MIL-STD-461F for electromagentic interference and MIL-STD-810G for drop, shock, vibration, explosive atmosphere, temperature, humidity, rain and sand, as well as waterproof and dustproof ingress (IP65).
The device features a magnesium alloy case, locking port covers, raised bezel, Solid State Drive (SSD) heater and a built-in handle for ease of use, which also serves as a kickstand for desktop stability and enables use while hung.
It has a removable and full-shift 2600mAh battery, which is standard in the tablet and as an option in the keyboard dock.
The Panasonic Toughbook 20 will be available in February 2016 at an estimated street price starting around $3,099.