Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 Rugged Tablet with 9-hour battery life & IP65 certification launched: Full Specs & Price
Sometimes, the high prices of some tech devices could leave you drooling, but the price quickly becomes forgotten when you get a device that gives you a performance equivalent to every single cent paid for it. That is the case with the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 which costs a mammoth $2,189 for the Wi-Fi only model. If you are an entrepreneur searching for a tech device to run your business with, rest assured that you have found the ideal device provided you can cough up the sum of $2,189.
Now you surely want to know what a $2,189 tablet can do, don't you? the 10.1" tablet which is a visual and technical definition of rugged in itself comes with IP65 certification for dust and water resistance not forgetting its Military Standard 810G rating meaning it can survive a fall as high as 6 feet.
That's not all; the rest of the FZ-A2's features and specifications are reviewed below.
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 Rugged Tablet Specifications, Review and Highlights
The Toughpad FZ-A2's WUXGA IPS multi-touch display is nothing short of amazing as it packs a super-bright 800 NIT screen which has a 10.1" size and a resolution of 1920 * 1200 pixels that ensures it remains perfectly functional even under sunlight and when using a glove.
Its Intel x5-Z8550 processor with a clock speed of 1.44GHz up to 2.4GHz offers software encryption and enterprise-grade secuity and management features which is an indication that the FZ-A2 was built mainly to tackle to demands and rigours of the business world i.e it is less of a consumer tablet. Its graphics is powered by an Intel HD graphics 400 processor.
The 880g tablet comes with Android 6.o Marshmallow software and Android at work and it features a 4GB RAM capacity, 32GB internal storage which is expandable using MicroSD. The Toughpad FZ-A2 is an 8MP shooter with LED Flash and a 2MP camera in the top center of the screen.
The Toughpad FZ-A2 packs a standard battery with a battery life up to 9 hours and it can also be replaced unlike what is known of most tablets. Other features include; physical buttons underneath the screen, USB 3.0 Type A and USB 3.1 Type C ports, HDMI port, optional Smart Card reader and addditional USB A 2.o or 2D barcode reader, GPS connectivity.
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 Full Tablet Specifications
|Announced||February 22, 2017|
|Released||February 22, 2017|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G Network||LTE 3(1800) / 7(2600) / 20(800) / 40(2300)|
|SIM Count||Single SIM|
|4G||Up to 300/50 Mbps|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Web Browser||Yes, HTML5|
|Dimensions||196 * 272 * 16.40 mm|
|Display Type||WUXGA IPS 10-point Capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1920 * 1200 pixels|
|Pixel Density||~224 ppi pixel density|
|8MP Camera, Autofocus|
|1080p HD Video|
|Autofocus, LED Flash, geo-tagging, panorama, touch focus, face detection|
|Yes, LED flash (Primary)|
|Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|Intel Atom x5-Z8550 processor|
|CPU||Quad-Core 1.4 GHz|
|GPU||Intel HD Graphics x400|
|4 GB RAM|
|Internal Storage||32 GB|
|Expandable with microSD [dedicated]|
|Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Gyroscope, Compass|
|Yes, Bluetooth v4.2|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB Type||Yes; USB v3.1 USB Type-C, USB-On-the Go, USB v3.0 Type-A|
|GPS||Yes, GPS + A-GPS|
|HDMI||Yes, Type A|
|Battery Type||Li-ion Battery|
|Capacity||2720 mAh Battery|
|Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Yes, FM radio|
|Yes, 3.5mm Jack|
|– MP4/H.264 player|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Availability and Price of Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 in India, Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana
The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 is available for purchase at Rs. 120,000 in India.