Sleek detachable computers that switch between laptop and tablet (as per your need) are not new to the world. However if you prefer durability and ruggedness over slenderized aesthetics, then you’d love the all-new Panasonic Toughbook 20. It’s considered the world’s first rugged detachable laptop by the company. Moreover, it features a handle that allows it to be carried like a suitcase for maximum portability.
The 10-inch hardy laptop is designed to meet MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461F, and IP65 standards. This means it is strong enough to withstand shocks, water, vibration, dust, sand and even extreme temperatures. Furthermore, its touchscreen can be operated even if you have gloves on to keep you warm. So if you work in field services, construction sites or other harsh outdoor conditions, it is surely the perfect laptop for you.
Although rugged devices usually come with low range specifications as mostly build cost is spent on its durability, but Toughbook 20 is an exception. It comes loaded with best possible features such as 1920×1200 touchscreen display with 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage and 2,600mAh battery. Optional battery on the keyboard for emergency power and additional digitizer for stylus input can also be included.
The system will come with an Intel Core M5-6Y57 vPro processor with Windows 10 Pro preinstalled. Overall, it’s a pretty good device to get things done when you’re on a tedious job. But its certainly not aimed at average users as it comes with a hefty price of about $3,099 and it’s expected to release sometime in February 2016.