After Lenovo, Panasonic surprised all the attendees at the on-going Consumer Electronics Show 2013 in Las Vegas, USA, with a massive 20-inch screen bearing tablet that has more than four times the resolution of Full High Definition panels. Along with that, Panasonic also showed first rugged Windows 8 based FZ-G1 tablet along with an Android Jelly Bean running JT-B1 tablet.
Earlier, Lenovo has announced a 27 inch screen bearing tablet at the same event just a day back.
The 20 inch tablet runs on Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) operating system. Targeted at the creative professionals, this tablet has a 20-inch IPS Alpha panel supporting 3840×2560 pixel resolution natively. This display offers pixel density of 230 pixels per inch and aspect ratio of 15:10. Panasonic has also bundled a high resolution digital pen to be used on the large screen display that supports up to ten fingers touch. This tablet measures just 0.4-inch thick and weighs 2.4 kg.
This large screen tablet offers 128 GB of internal storage. It is powered by 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 3427U mobile processor coupled with Nvidia GeForce Graphics and 4 GB RAM (up to 16 GB max). The tablet also obviously supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, USB 2.0, memory card slot and there is an embedded camera with HD display as well. However, with such power packed configuration, the tablet offers only two hours of life.
Panasonic has also announced the FZ-G1 tablet that runs Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) operating system and is powered by the Intel Core i5 vPro mobile processor. This tablet is claimed to survive 4-foot drop since it has been constructed rugged and it also is resistant to dirt as well as water. Panasonic has added other standard features such as USB 3.0 port, HDMI port, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, Ethernet, memory card slot, and optional 4G LTE or 3G network support.
Panasonic’s new Toughpad JT-B1 tablet comes with Android operating system. It can survive 5 foot fall and features dust as well as water resistant design. This rugged tablet features 7-inch touchscreen display constructed using Gorilla Glass 2 technology for strength and supports four-point multi-touch. Packing a dual-core 1.5 GHz mobile processor, the Toughpad JT-B1 comes with features like WiFi, Bluetooth, dedicated GPS, NFC, and optional 4G LTE.
Panasonic is yet to announce the pricing and public availability of these tablets.