Panasonic has released a new fully-protected 10.1-inch tablet Toughpad FZ-A2

At the international forum of automobile manufacturers Automotive Innovation Summit 2016 in Barcelona, the Panasonic Corporation has introduced a new fully-protected 10.1-inch tablet Toughpad FZ-A2, characterized by high strength, flexible configuration and high performance, making it, according to the manufacturer, the perfect mobile device for automobile repair shops, service stations and car dealerships.

Fully rugged tablet Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 needs to replace the previous model FZ-A1. No fan makes the device easy (880 g) and thin (16,4 mm). In comparison with the previous model FZ-A2 has a more powerful processor Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Quad Core (2MB cache, 1.44 GHz to 2.4 GHz) with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of EMMs. On the device preinstalled with the latest version of the operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Enterprise system Security from Android for Work.

Touch 10.1-inch display with high definition (800kd/m2) and a resolution of 1920x1200 pixels supports multi-touch (10 points) and can be controlled directly, for example, gloved hand and stylus to improve the accuracy of data input or signature of documents.

In addition to the complete set of communication ports (USB 3.0 port type A, USB 3.1 type-C OTG, HDMI, Micro SD, GPS) you can install a smart card reader, 2D barcode reader and 4G. USB 3.1 type C OTG provides data transfer speeds of 5 Gbps, powerful charging (up to 5V 900mA – USB PD is not supported) and USB On The Go easier to copy and transfer files from one Android device to another. In addition, the Toughpad FZ-A2 is equipped with the latest communication modules, WLAN 802.11 ac Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 for fast data transfer and Bluetooth v4.2 of the 1st class.

The Simplicity device management provides the Google Android system for Work that allows you to separate work and personal profiles that are installed on the tablet. Thus, IT administrators of companies can provide secure corporate access, while maintaining private users access to their personal applications and data. Google Android for Work also provides a number of built-in tools to enhance productivity and everyday tasks (checking e-mail, contacts and calendar).

Detachable battery ensures uninterrupted operation of your tablet for a standard 8-hour shift. Also allows "hot swapping" of the battery. In addition, there is a Full HD front camera and 8 MP main with flash located on the back side of the case.

Toughpad FZ-A2 is made of magnesium alloy, can withstand a fall from a height of 1.2 m and works effectively in temperature range of -10 to + 50°C. the Tablet has a protection rating against penetration and exposure to dust and water — IP65.

This device will be available with a wide selection of peripherals: docking station desktop charger up to four drive bays that are compatible with protected hybrid laptop Panasonic Toughbook CF-20.

The Tablet will connect to the docking stations of two types — Lite and extended. The latter was developed and produced by the subsidiary Panasonic Global Docking Solutions. They support the Vesa mounting standard 75 mm and special clamping mechanisms for the quick disconnect. For ease of use and security docking station available in Keyed Alike and Keyed to Differ, will be equipped with two USB 2.0 ports, 1 LAN, 1 DC in ports and additional external antenna.

Toughpad FZ-A2 will be available in Russia from August 2016.