Panasonic expands its rugged Android Tablet lineup with the launch of its latest Touchbook A3. The tablet comes with IP65 and MIL-STD-810H durability ratings and is aimed at emergency services personnel, utilities and field service agents, transport and logistics operators and those working in automotive industry.
The Panasonic Touchbook A3 boots on Android 9 Os and supports Panasonic Compass 2.0 suite of enterprise management tools. It comes with ARM TrustZone for additional security.
This Android rugged tablet comes with 10.1-inch IPS WUXGA display which has anti-reflective coating. It also support 10-point multi-touch and and can be used by hand, gloved hand or with capacitive stylus pen.
Under the hood is octa-core (2.2GHz – 1.8GHz) Snapdragon 660 SoC with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM which is expandable using MicroSD card. At the front side is an 5MP shooter for video conference while the back side houses an 8MP auto focus camera with LED flash.
The TOUGHBOOK A3 Tablet is optimized for Global Positioning use with Galileo and GPS in Europe, GLONASS in Russia, QZSS in Japan and Beidou support in China. The battery inside offers 9 hours of use which increases to 15.5 hours with optional large batteries (thanks to its dual battery capability).
Panasonic Toughbook A3 specifications
Dimensions: 272 x 196 x 16.4 mm (W x L X H)
Weight: 885 grams
Operating system: Android 9.0 Pie
Ratings: IP65 (dust / water resistant), MIL-STD-810H
Display: 10.1-inch IPS Anti-Reflective display (outdoor readable) with 1920 x 1200 pixel WUXGA resolution, multi-touch support
Chipset: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 mobile platform with Adreno 512 GPU
RAM: 4GB LPDDR4
Storage: 64GB eMMC 5.1 built-in, expandable using MicroSD card
Front camera: 5MP
Rear camera: 8MP with LED Flash, Auto Focus
Battery: 3200mAh x 2 Lithium-Ion dual battery – Extended battery of up to 5580mAh x 2
Connectivity: 4G LTE, WLAN IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i/r/k/v/w with MIMO, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.0, GPS/GLONASS/Galileo/Beidou, USB 3.0 Type-C, USB OTG, USB 2.0 Type-A (host only), Headset jack, Dual Antenna Connector, NFC
Other features: Barcode reader, Smartcard reader,
Audio: Mono speaker up to 94dB, internal microphone with noise suppression