Panasonic launches the TOUGHBOOK 40: a rugged and modular laptop

By police personnel1

NEWARK, NJ — A new laptop designed to withstand the physical rigors of police work is now available in the Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 40, the company announced last month.

The TOUGHBOOK 40 aims to combine speed, productivity and durability, as well as reduce operational costs for law enforcement, according to the release. The TOUGHBOOK 40 is over a pound lighter than previous models, comes with improved processing speed, and can withstand a 6-foot drop.

“The TOUGHBOOK team is focused on supporting the mission critical tasks of our customers who work in the most extreme environments, and the new TOUGHBOOK 40 gives them the perfect balance of performance, modularity, durability and innovation,” said Craig Jackowski. . , general manager of product management at Panasonic Connect North America, in a statement. “This is our toughest TOUGHBOOK laptop yet.”

For police officers, the TOUGHBOOK 40:

  • Utilizes tetra array microphones and 9dB front speakers for superior voice accuracy and communication between first responders, hospitals, dispatch and other parties.

  • Future-proof investments with its modular design as requirements, roles, features and technologies change.

  • Includes enhanced connectivity for real-time video, image and file sharing.

Notable technical features of the TOUGHBOOK 40 include:

  • 14” FHD touch screen, 1200 nit display

  • 11th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processor (with Intel vPro technology)

  • 512GB to 2TB NVMe main storage (quick release and user replaceable)

  • 16 to 64 GB DDR4 RAM (user replaceable)

  • USB-A and USB-C ports, including Thunderbolt 4 port supporting 40Gbps data transfer speeds, power delivery, and daisy-chaining of up to five monitors

  • WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1

The TOUGHBOOK 40 starts at $4,899. For more information on the TOUGHBOOK 40, click here.