Built with shock-absorbing technology, a serviceable battery, a fanless magnesium chassis, and resistance to dust and dirt, the 12.5" Toughpad FZ-Q1 Performance 256GB Tablet from Panasonic is a semi-rugged tablet specifically designed for those working away from traditional office settings. It is powered by a 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5-4302Y Dual-Core processor, which allows you to run multiple applications simultaneously. The CPU features a burst speed of up to 2.3 GHz, and the 8GB of 1333 MHz DDR3L RAM help to ensure smooth multitasking.
The 12.5" 10-point capacitive multi-touch display features a Full HD 1920 x 1080 screen resolution, an anti-reflective screen treatment, 350 cd/m2 brightness, a 16:9 aspect ratio, and a pre-installed and replaceable screen film. Input features include five tablet buttons, with one being user-definable, and a capacitive stylus pen with a tether. Integrated Intel HD Graphics 4200 delivers a sharp, clear picture, and external monitors are supported when used with the optional Full Desktop Cradle.
For long-term storage of your files, the Toughpad FZ-Q1 has a 256GB SSD. If you want to add external storage, optical drives, memory card readers, and more, the FZ-Q1 offers one USB 3.0 Type-A port and a docking connector. Dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi is also built-in for wireless networking, multi-carrier 4G LTE with satellite GPS allows data connections when Wi-Fi is not available, and Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR will allow you to connect additional compatible peripherals. So that content from memory cards may be accessed, a built-in microSDXC card slot supports the UHS-I bus and lets users download content from their digital camera or other device. Other integrated features include a 1080p webcam, an 5MP rear webcam with auto-focus and an LED flash, dual-array microphones, an integrated speaker, and a headphone/speaker mini-jack.
The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Q1 Performance operates using a 4740 mAh Lithium-ion battery that lasts for up to 9 hours before recharging is required, and it recharges in around 2.5 hours. Also included with this tablet are an AC adapter, a power cord, and a soft cleaning cloth.The installed operating system is Windows 8.1 Pro (64-bit).