From a functionality standpoint, the new Panasonic Android Tablet will avoid the typical glossy screens - found on current tablets - that are all but unreadable in outdoor environments. The Panasonic Android tablet will include a high brightness, daylight viewable screen so that mobile workers, in markets like field service, home healthcare and public safety, can easily see critical data or pictures and operate with the Panasonic android tablet regardless of lighting conditions. The new Panasonic Android tablet will include an active stylus pen, allowing mobile workers in sales, customer service and mobile point-of-sale environments to capture signatures.
The Panasonic Android tablet will feature a 10.1” XGA multi-touch color display. Enterprise-class mobile computing requires a heightened level of device security that is not currently available in today’s tablet market. To address this need, the new Panasonic Toughbook Android tablet is being designed with security embedded at the hardware level. Other features to be offered on the Panasonic Android tablet include satellite-based GPS, full-shift battery life, professional-grade accessories and optional embedded 3G / 4G mobile broadband connectivity.
Panasonic is entering the tablet market market not with the proverbial “iPad killer” but with promoting brand extension between its different devices. The new Panasonic tablet that is currently in development and was showcased as a prototype at the was billed as a standalone device, but also seamlessly integrated with the G and V series of Panasonic Viera line of televisions.
The Toughbook brand is widely known for its reliability and durability, even in extreme operating environments. The new Panasonic Toughbook tablet will be no exception, offering durability, and ingress protection consistent with its other fully-rugged mobile devices. Combined with mobile broadband connectivity, the Android-based Toughbook tablet from Panasonic will offer quick access to applications, photos or data that could significantly improve a field worker’s ability to make decisions that enhance customer service, improve response times and deliver better results.