|Panasonic Toughbook Launches 12.1-Inch CF-SX2 Ultra-Light Notebook in India
IT News Online Staff
Panasonic Toughbook, a provider of rugged, reliable laptop, handheld and tablet computers, has launched in India the Panasonic CF-SX2 ultra-light notebook for business professionals constantly on the move. With up to 14 hours of battery life, built-in DVD optical drive, 3G connection capabilities and weighing 1.21 kg, the Panasonic CF-SX2 combines functionality with portability.
With a steadily increasing number of professionals bringing their work and meetings beyond the office, mobility has become a crucial factor in determining business success today. Combined with the latest computing technologies encased in a sturdy, shock-resistant body, the company said the Panasonic CF-SX2 offers an effective solution to enabling increased business productivity with the perfect balance of portability and power.
"The demands of doing business today have created an increasingly mobile workforce and business professionals today are constantly on the move to meet clients and partners," said Gunjan Sachdev, General Manager, (National Business Head) - Toughbook, Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd. "The Panasonic CF-SX2 was designed to be the perfect companion for these professionals, by merging enterprise-level technologies with an extremely long battery life. Users are able to boost their productivity through spending longer hours in the field achieving business objectives."
The Panasonic CF-SX2 features a light, but strong magnesium alloy casing, reducing overall weight by up to 33%. The unit also has an efficient and ergonomic circular scrolling touchpad that is customizable to suit individual preferences. The device has been drop-tested in operation mode from a height of up to 76 cm, and can withstand up to 100 kg of pressure.
"The latest upgrades to the Panasonic CF-SX2 makes this business-ruggedized device the industry standard for the modern mobile workforce," said Sachdev. "We're catering to business users who want a robust, yet durable, lightweight notebook without compromising on performance. It's the perfect solution for everyday mobile computing where speed, battery life and business capabilities are essential."
Equipped with some of the industry's best enterprise-level technologies, the Panasonic CF-SX2 features:
- Processor: 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3320M
- Display: 12.1-inch HD+, 1600 x 900
- Storage: 250 GB
- WLAN: 802.11abgn
- WWAN: Built-in
- DVD Optical Drive: Built-in
- Weight: 1.21 kg (4 cell battery) / 1.42 kg (8 cell battery)
- Battery Life: Up to 9 hours (4 cell battery) / Up to 14 hours (8 cell battery)
- Dimension: 295 x 197.5 x 25.4 mm
- Drop Resistant: Up to 76 cm
The Panasonic CF-SX2 also has two USB 3.0 ports for fast transfer speeds, a HDMI port for easy high-definition output, an SDXC slot for storage expansion or convenient memory access, a 720p webcam and built-in microphone, WLAN A/B/G/N and Bluetooth 4.0 to effortlessly maintain connections with family, friends and colleagues worldwide. With a built-in WWAN adapter, the Panasonic CF-SX2 provides constant Internet connectivity to ensure consistent business productivity for the mobile worker.
The Panasonic CF-SX2, which is now available starting at Rs. 1.25 lakhs (plus taxes), comes with a copy of Windows 7 Professional (32-bit/64-bit version).