Panasonic Announces Lightweight, Shock-Resistant CF-SX2
Panasonic CF-SX2 notebook for business professionals has been announced.
Weighing at 1.21kg, the sturdy, shock-resistant CF-SX2 comes with a built-in DVD optical drive, 3G connection capabilities, and is equipped with up to 14 hours of battery life. Encased in a light but strong magnesium alloy casing, the 12.1-inch notebook has an efficient and ergonomic circular scrolling touchpad that's customizable to suit individual preferences. Additionally, it has been tested to drop from a height of up to 76cm, and has the ability to withstand up to 100kg of pressure.
|Processor||Intel Core i5-3320M (Ivy Bridge)|
|OS||Windows 7 Professional|
|Display||12.1-inch, 1600 x 900 resolution, HD+|
|Connectivity||WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n, Built-in WWAN, Bluetooth v4.0|
|Ports||2 x USB 3.0, HDMI, SDXC slot|
|Other Features||720p webcam, built-in microphone|
|Battery Life||Up to 9 hours (4 cell battery) / Up to 14 hours (8 cell battery)|
|Optical Drive||Built-in DVD|
|Weight||1.21kg (4 cell battery) / 1.42kg (8 cell battery)|
|Dimensions||295 x 197.5 x 25.4mm|
The Panasonic CF-SX2 is available immediately at Newstead Technologies.
Read on for the full press release.
SINGAPORE, October 2, 2012 – Panasonic Toughbook today launched the Panasonic CF-SX2 ultra-light notebook for business professionals constantly on the move. With up to 14 hours of battery life, built-in DVD optical drive, 3G connection capabilities, and weighing just 1.21kg, the Panasonic CF-SX2 combines functionality with portability.
Improving business productivity
With a steadily increasing number of professionals bringing their work and meetings beyond the office, mobility has become a crucial factor in determining business success today. Combined with the latest computing technologies encased in a sturdy, shock-resistant body, the Panasonic CF-SX2 offers an effective solution to enabling increased business productivity with the perfect balance of portability and power.
“The demands of doing business today have created an increasingly mobile workforce, and business professionals today are constantly on the move to meet clients and partners,” said Mr. Amos Tio, General Manager, Toughbook Asia Group, Panasonic Systems Asia Pacific. “The Panasonic CF-SX2 was designed to be the perfect companion for these professionals, by merging enterprise-level technologies with an extremely long battery life. Users are able to boost their productivity through spending longer hours in the field achieving business objectives.”
Design and world-famous durability
The Panasonic CF-SX2 features a light but strong magnesium alloy casing, reducing overall weight by up to 33%. The unit also has an efficient and ergonomic circular scrolling touchpad that is customizable to suit individual preferences. The device has been drop-tested in operation mode from a height of up to 76cm, and can withstand up to 100kgf of pressure.
“The latest upgrades to the Panasonic CF-SX2 makes this business-ruggedized device the industry standard for the modern mobile workforce,” said Mr. Tio. “We’re catering to users who want a robust, yet durable, lightweight notebook without compromising on performance. It’s the perfect solution for everyday mobile computing where speed, battery life, and business capabilities are essential.”
Equipped with some of the industry’s best enterprise-level technologies, the Panasonic CF-SX2 features:
Processor: 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3320M
Display: 12.1’’ HD+, 1600 x 900
DVD Optical Drive: Built-in
Weight: 1.21kg (4 cell battery) / 1.42kg (8 cell battery)
Battery Life: Up to 9 hours (4 cell battery) / Up to 14 hours (8 cell battery)
Dimension: 295 x 197.5 x 25.4mm
Drop Resistant: Up to 76cm
The Panasonic CF-SX2 also has two USB 3.0 ports for fast transfer speeds, a HDMI port for easy high-definition output, an SDXC slot for storage expansion or convenient memory access, a 720p webcam and built-in microphone, WLAN A/B/G/N and Bluetooth 4.0 to effortlessly maintain connections with family, friends and colleagues worldwide. With a built-in WWAN adapter, the Panasonic CF-SX2 provides constant Internet connectivity to ensure consistent business productivity for the mobile worker.
Each Panasonic CF-SX2 unit will come with a copy of Windows 7 Professional (32-bit/64-bit version).
The Panasonic CF-SX2 will be immediately available at Newstead Technologies in Singapore, and Jardine OneSolution in Malaysia.