Last year, Panasonic introduced a Toughpad and after few months they decided to decline on smartphones, but then they changed their mind. At Mobile World Congress 2014, Panasonic unveiled the Toughpad FZ-X1, a rugged smartphone running on Android, and the features are good enough as well.

Panasonic-Toughpad-FZ-E1-and-FZ-X1Have a look on the specs:

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels ) touch screen with 500 cd/m2 brightness  to avoid sunlight reflection
  • 1.7 GHz Qualcomm S4 Pro (APQ8064T) processor.
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Water and Dust proof, IP65/IP58 certified
  • 8MP camera with flash
  • 1.3MP front-facing camera
  • 2GB RAM, 32GB Internal memory
  • Dedicated Security core – FIPS 140-2 Level 2 compliant
  • Drop resistant from a height of 3 meters, MIL-STD 810G compliant
  • 4G LTE/ 3G (HSPA+ 21 Mbps), WiFi 802.11 a/b / g/n/ac Bluetooth 4.0, Satellite GPS, micro HDMI
  • 6,200mAh hot-swappable with up to 14 hours talk time and up to 1000 hours standby

It will go on sale in Japan by the end of August with a price tag of 130,000 yen ($1,300), and then sooner or later, it will land in Europe and US region as well.

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Source: BusinessInsider

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