The world’s first 4K tablet will begin shipping in the US shortly. At CES 2014, Panasonic announced the Toughpad 4K Tablet lineup called the “Toughpad 4K performance model”. This upgraded version of the Toughpad 4K Tablet will be available in Spring 2014. Panasonic had both the standard and performance models of the Toughpad 4K Tablet on display at CES this year.
The Toughpad 4K Tablet performance model has a few key differences compared to the standard model:
- Intel Core i7 CPU (Standard has Core i5)
- NVIDIA Quadro K1000 GPU (Standard has NVIDIA GeForce GT745M)
- Increased internal battery volume
- An added 5 MP rear camera
- Upgraded ports including full-size Ethernet and mini-DisplayPort out
|HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE||Microsoft® Windows 8.1 Pro, Intel® Core™ i5-3437U GHz vPro™ Processor – 1.9GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M, 2GB dedicated VRAM, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, HD 720p webcam with microphone||Microsoft® Windows 8.1 Pro, Intel® Core™ i7-3687 vPro Processor- 2.1GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz, NVidia® Quadro K1000M GPU, 2GB dedicated VRAM, 256GB SSD, 16GB RAM, HD 720p webcam with microphone|
|DURABILITY||2.5-foot drop rating (bottom side), 1-foot drop rating (26 drops), Magnesium alloy chassis and GFRP rear case|
|DISPLAY||20” 4k 3840 x 2560 LCD with LED backlighting, 10-point capacitive multi touch with with optional optical pen, IPS alpha display, Ambient light, magnetic, gyro and acceleration sensors, Automatic screen rotation, 15:10 aspect ratio|
|INTERFACE AND EXPANSION||USB 3.0, SD card (SDXC), headphone/speaker jack and docking connector||USB 3.0, SD card (SDXC), Mini DisplayPort, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, headphone/speaker jack and docking connector|
|WIRELESS||Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®|
|DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT||18.7”(L) x 13.1”(W) x 0.5”(D), 5.3 lbs.||18.7”(L) x 13.1”(W) x 0.5”(D), 5.6 lbs.|
|SECURITY||Built-in Smart Card reader, Security Cable Loop|
Microsoft’s Gavin Gear talked with Panasonic Director of Project Management Kyp Walls at the an Panasonic booth at CES to learn more about the Toughpad 4K Tablet.
Source: Extreme Windows Blog