Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 20-inch 4K tablet launched in India for Rs 2,40,000

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 that was showcased at CES 2013 has been officially launched in India. It is the world’s first 20-inch tablet PC that comes with a 4K resolution display. It is specially targeted for enterprise customers. Lets have a look at it in detail.


Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 Specifications

The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 features a 20-inch (3840 x 2560 pixels) 4K display with 10 finger capacitive multi-touchscreen that is protected by scratch resistant glass. It has an aspect ratio of 15:10 and a pixel density of 230 ppi. It is powered by a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5-5300U vPro processor (3MB Intel Smart Cache). It has 8 GB of DDRL SDRAM and comes with 256 GB of internal memory (SSD), which can be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Windows 8.1 Pro out of the box.

The Toughpad FZ-Y1 comes with a HD (720p) front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It is 12.5 mm thick and weighs 2.41 Kg. It also has ambient light sensor, magnetic sensor, gyro sensor and acceleration sensorSmart Card Reader.

The Toughpad FZ-Y1 includes Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR Class 1, USB 3.0, Gigabit LAN, HDMI 2.0 (4K), Mini DisplayPort and Port replicator connector as connectivity options. It packs in a 4,770 mAh battery under the hood.

The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 has been priced at a whopping Rs 2,40,000 (2.4 lakhs) in India. The company recently launched P50 Idol and P65 Flash smartphones recently in the country.

Speaking on the launch, Mr. Gunjan Sachdev, National Business Head, Toughbook, Panasonic India, said,

“As an industry leader in the enterprise space, Panasonic’s newest tablet PC is a pioneering device which is unrivalled in the large screen 4K tablet segment. The FZ-Y1 is our newest enhancement of our Toughpad portfolio, prioritizing the mobility infrastructure of businesses with a large format, high-resolution display. Panasonic offers complete customization of its rugged IT devices, which are enterprise-focused and designed to cater to a range of business verticals. We have designed this model in response to customer input, offering an unprecedented monitor capability for professionals who desire technological innovation in a one-stop tablet PC.”

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