Panasonic Toughbook 55 Mark 3 – The Durable Laptop for Professionals
Panasonic has introduced the latest version of its semi-rugged laptop, the Toughbook 55 Mark 3. This computer is designed for professionals who work in tough environments such as conducting on-site inspections, managing infrastructure, or responding to emergencies.
The Toughbook 55 Mark 3 comes with several configuration options, including 13th generation Intel processors. Users can choose between a Core i5-1345U (2P+8E cores, 4.7GHz boost) or a Core i7-1370P (6P+8E cores, 5.2GHz boost). It also features up to 64GB of DDR4-3200MHz RAM and a main OPAL NVMe SSD of up to 2TB.
This durable laptop offers a 14” display with either a 1,366 x 768px resolution or a 1,920 x 1,080px resolution with touch. The touch panel also boasts a peak brightness of 1,000 nits along with anti-reflective and anti-glare coatings.
One of the standout features of the Toughbook 55 Mk3 is its rugged design. It has been rated for drops up to 3’, in addition to shock, vibration, altitude, freeze/thaw, and temperature shock. It is also rated IP53 for dust and water resistance and has a heater in the main SSD to operate in extra cold environments.
Despite its durable build, the laptop offers advanced connectivity options, including Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3 support, and a Thunderbolt 4 port with up to 40Gbps data transfer.
Another unique feature of the Toughbook 55 Mk3 is its xPAK modules, which offer three expansion slots for professionals to add various modules, including serial and LAN ports, fingerprint reader, barcode reader, smart card reader, optical drives, more SSDs, and a second battery to boost battery life to 20 hours.
The Panasonic Toughbook 55 Mk3 with a Core i7 processor is currently available in North America, with the i5 version set to be released in February 2024. For more details, interested individuals can check the official site.