Panasonic Toughbook S9 Announced

Panasonic has announced the Toughbook S9. The S9 is a rugged laptop that has a 12.1 inch screen. The keyboard has an optical drive underneath it that is accessed by lifting up the wrist wrest area.

The Toughbook S9 can drop from as much as 30 inches and will withstand about 220lbs of pressure on its top. Six ounces of liquid can also be dropped on it.

The laptop its self weighs just three pounds.

The technical specs are quite impressive too with it running a Core i5. The screen can display 1280 x 800 pixels and is backlit by LED.

Battery life on the Toughbook S9 is around 11 hours which is also an impressive achievement.

Price wise, it will cost $2500 when it launches.

Toshiba Toughbook S9 Features

Panasonic Toughbook® S9: Select Features and Specifications
• Genuine Windows 7® (with XP downgrade option)
• Intel® Core™ i5-520M vPro™ Processor (2.4 GHz)
o Turbo Boost up to 2.93 GHz
o 3MB Intel Smart Cache
• 320GB shock-mounted flex-connect hard drive
• 2GB RAM (DDR3), expandable to 6GB
• 12.1″ widescreen WXGA (1280 x 800) LCD display with LED backlighting
• Anti-glare screen treatment
• Up to 11 hours of battery life with standard battery (MobileMark)
• 3.0 lbs
• DVD super multi-drive
• HDMI and VGA video outputs
• Business-rugged
o 30″ operating drop (to base only)
o 26 sides 12″ drop (non-operating)
o 220 lb compression-resistant
o Magnesium alloy case
o Spill-resistant keyboard/touchpad (protects against 6 ounces spills)
• Embedded Connectivity
o Optional integrated WWAN / Gobi2000™ mobile broadband (EV-DO and HSPA)
o Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200 802.11a/b/g/n
o Bluetooth® v2.1 + EDR (class 2)
o Gigabit Ethernet
• Optional Integrated Security Features:
o Fingerprint reader
• 11.1″ (H) x 8.3″ (W) x 0.9-1.5″ (D)

Via: Gizmodo

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