The European Panasonic has appear that its active CF-74 and CF-52 Toughbook ruggedized laptops, featuring the most recent Intel adaptable “Santa Rosa” platform, will be accessible in June and July respectively.
“The fresh Intel adaptable technology belvedere is centered on an Intel Core 2 Duo processor with an 800 MHz front-side bus, adaptable Intel 965 Express chipset, Intel Wireless WiFi
Link 4965AGN wireless module, and Intel Turbo Memory,” Panasonic explains.
Additionally, Toughbook CF-52 provides and advantage of Centrino Pro technology for bigger aegis and for easier laptop aliment and repair.
Currently there are no abounding blueprint accessible for the Panasonic’s accessible “Santa Rosa” asperous notebooks. The accepted “business ruggedized” 13.3-inch CF-74 archetypal appearance a magnesium admixture case, beating and shock aggressive adamantine drive, burst aggressive keyboard and touchpad, an chip optical drive, a affectation acceptable for alfresco viewing, and a claimed array activity of about eight hours. The “semi-ruggedized” CF-51, which is a forerunner of CF-52, has a 15-inch XGA display, a magnesium admixture affectation case, vibration-protected HDD, and a array activity of up to 5.5 hours.
Panasonic has not appear the prices for its next-generation CF-74 and CF-52 notebooks. The old CF-74 and CF-51 alpha at about $2,200 and $1,500 respectively.