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Panasonic Expands Touchpad Family with the FZ-Q1

The FZ-Q1 is a Windows 8.1 Pro slate that joins Panasonic’s Toughpad family. At CES 2016, Panasonic Company announced a new 12.5-inch semi-rugged Windows tablet. The slate will configured with 4th generation an Intel Celeron N2807 processor and Intel Core i5-4302Y processor with vPro. FZ-Q1 has design in such a way that it doesn’t have fan which helps resistant to dust and dirt.50460606.cms

  • Semi-rugged tablet – 0.8 inches (2.03cm) thick
  • Semi-rugged tablet weighs -2.3 pounds (1.04kg)
  • It has anti-reflective coating which help to reduce glare
  • The FZ-Q1 has 8 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera
  • 8GB of RAM and SSD options starting at 128GB


Touchpad   Q1 CPUs                                                                                 Intel Core(FZ-Q1 Performance Model) Intel Celeron(FZ-Q1 Standard Model)              
Model    i5-4302Y N2807
Code Name      Haswell Bay Trail
Lithography     22nm 22nm
Cores/Threads      2/4 2/2
Base Clock Speed    1.60 GHz 1.58 GHz
Turbo Speed    2.30 GHz (turbo) 2.16 GHz (burst)
Thermal Design Power (TDP)    11.5 watts    4.3 watts
Scenario Design Power (TDP)    4.5 watts 2.5 watts
Smart Cache    3MB 1MB
Instruction set      64-bit 64-bit
Integrated graphics    HD Graphics 4200    HD Graphics
Graphics base speed      200 MHz 313 MHz
Graphics max speed      850 MHz 750 MHz
USB 3.0        Yes Yes
Intel v Pro        Yes    No
Intel Anti Theft      Yes    No


Touchpad® FZ-Q1 Key Features:

Performance Model Standard Model
Processor            Intel® Core™ i5-4302Y vPro™ ™     Intel® Celeron® Processor N2807
Memory & Storage           8GB and 128–256GB SSD 4 GB and 64 eMMC or 128GB SSD
OS         Windows 8.1 Pro Update or Windows 7 Professional (available through downgrade rights from Windows 8.1 Pro) Windows 8.1 Pro Update *1
Display 12.5″ FHD (1920 x 1080), Aspect ratio 16:9, AR Screen Treatment            –
Battery                                                                                                Up to 9 hours *2            –
Weight & Size                    2.3 lbs., 13.4” x 8.7” x 0.8”          –
Connectivity & I/O   Optional 4G LTE multi carrier with Satellite GPS, Wi-Fi (802.11ac), Bluetooth 4.0, USB3.0, Micro SDXC, Optional Smartcard reader, Optional Contactless Smartcard Reader        –


Pricing & Availability:

The Panasonic Touchpad FZ-Q1 will be made available in March this year with a starting price of $999 for the standard model & $1699 for Performance model in the US.