Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1
As expected, Panasonic today appear the availability of the Toughbook CF-U1, “the aboriginal ultra adaptable PC (UMPC) to accommodate the fresh low ability Intel Atom processor in a asperous handheld computer for use in the field”.
Along with the Atom Z520 CPU at 1.33GHz, the 2.3-pound Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1 appearance a 5.6-inch sunlight arresting touchscreen affectation with a resolution of 1024-by-600 pixels and LED backlight, 1GB of arrangement memory, and a 16GB or 32GB solid accompaniment drive.
The Windows Vista-powered CF-U1 UMPC additionally has the Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100 Series (802.11a/g/draft-n), Bluetooth, one USB, and one SD agenda slot. Additional options accommodate 3G adaptable broadband, chip camera, fingerprint scanner, GPS receiver, and barcode or RFID readers.
The accessory meeets MIL-STD-810F standards. It is rain-, spill-, dust- and vibration-resistant and is adequate from bumps and drops of up to 4 feet.
According to Panasonic’s columnist absolution the Toughbook CF-U1 has an almost array activity of 9 hours.
The Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1 UMPC will be accessible common in August, 2008. In the United States, the abject CF-U1 archetypal is accepted to be accessible at an estimated artery amount of $2,499 from accustomed Panasonic resellers and distributors, Panasonic says