Secaucus, N.J.—Panasonic, a provider of rugged, reliable mobile computers since 1996, has announced upgrades to its semi-rugged Toughbook 53 notebook computer. The updated Toughbook 53, the latest in the line of products that created and continues to define the semi-rugged category, is now available with an Intel Core i5-3320M vPro processor (3MB cache, up to 3.3 GHz) with Intel Turbo Boost Technology. Other upgrades include expanded storage and improved connectivity options.
Panasonic Toughbook 53: Key Upgrades:
• Faster processor—Intel Core i5-3320M CPU (3MB cache, up to 3.3 GHz) with Intel Turbo Boost Technology
• Expanded storage—Up to 500GB 7200rpm HDD with 4-8GB RAM; Optional 128GB, 256GB or 512GB solid state drives (SSD)
• Improved connectivity—Two USB 3.0 ports
• Improved battery life: delivering up to 11 hours per MobileMark 2007 testing
• Optional integrated GPS receiver capable of accuracy within 5 meters or less
• Optional integrated RFID/Contactless SmartCard reader or Insertable SmartCard reader for maximum flexibility
• Capability to run Battery Calibration Tool in background
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