Here is another rugged notebook for today. Panasonic has released a rugged laptop computer (MIL-STD-810G certified) that featuring Intel’s latest Core i3 and Core i5 processors, as well as the high-performance ATI Radeon HD 5650 graphic card.
The rugged notebook is codenamed as Toughbook 31, a 13.1-inch notebook with touchscreen LED display supporting 1,366 x 768 pixel resolution. The overall feel of this rugged notebook is like carrying a suitcase, and it might pretty heavy for you who love lightweight laptop or netbook.
For the performance, it might not as good as any gaming-ready laptop although Panasonic Toughbook 31 (the lower end) will cost like one of them at $3,799. Toughbook 31 rugged notebook has got 2GB of DDR3 1066MHz RAM come by default, but you can upgrade it to 8GB if you are willing to pay more.
On the storage factor, Panasonic Toughbook 31 has got 160GB of HDD for the Intel Core i3 model (along with Intel’s HM55 graphic card), while the rugged notebook can have 250GB HDD with Core i5 model.
Special on the Core i5 model, Toughbook 31 is equipped with ATI Radeon HD5650 for better graphical performance. This notebook will be available soon in this week.