Panasonic ToughPad A1 was already announced few weeks ago. But when the tablet is showcased at CommunicAsia telecom expo and conference in Singapore, that is the first time we saw it outside Japan. ToughPad A1 is a rugged tablet that made to sustain damage from water and dust. This kind of device is designed to for users that usually work on extreme condition, like military personnel or construction worker.
On the same occasion, Panasonic also told the public that there’s a high demand for ToughPad A1 tablet. The company noted that it is already presented in United States and mass production will start immediately this year. Director of Panasonic Toughbook Asia Pacific Group, Satoshi Mizobata, said that ToughPad A1 is the first Android tablet from the company that come out with such feature. He said that it is a military-type device. It is water-proof, dust-proof, and shock-proof, he added.
Weighs at 0.97 kilograms, this tablet sports 10.1″ screen size with LCD technology. You should be able to read all the tablet’s content with ease, even under direct sunlight exposure. Initial drop test prove that ToughPad A1 is manage to survive from 1.21 metres drop scenario. The company also promise that it is able to provide up to nine hours of battery life.
If everything goes according to plan, the ThoughPad A1 should be available for purchase across Asia on September. United Statest will have the chance to experience the tablet earlier on August.
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