The Toughbook S1 is designed for mobile workforces including field service engineers carrying out inspections, maintenance workers on-site and security patrols.
The device is ergonomically designed and lightweight, made to fit in one hand for long periods. Its outdoor readable display has market-leading brightness of up to 500 cd/m² and enhanced anti-reflection technology, ensuring clarity in the bright outdoors. It also has a rain mode and glove-enabled touch screen for inclement weather.
The Toughbook S1 also includes a configurable gadget port offering combinations of barcode reader or additional USB port, a 13-megapixel rear camera with flashlight and a five-megapixel camera at front.
The tablet will be available in Australia this summer, with price announcements closer to release.
Other Toughbook S1 features include:
- click and switch design for warm swapping batteries
- equipped with a Qualcomm SDM660 Octa-Core CPU and 5GB RAM memory and 64GB storage
- dust and water rating of IP65/67, and
- tested to withstand drops of up to 150 centimetres onto concrete.
“Security continues to be a priority,” says Ranjit Sohoni, senior product marketing manager, mobile solutions at Panasonic. “Secure booting detects OT tampering and ensures application safety, while Google Play Protect detects and eliminates rogue apps.”