Panasonic releases new ruggedized 2-in-1 TOUGHBOOK G2

July 22, 2021
TOUGHBOOK G2 incorporates backwards compatibility and high performance capabilities to provide mobile workers with the flexibility and power needed in demanding work environments.

NEWARK, N.J. - Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America announced availability of the new Panasonic TOUGHBOOK G2 product in the U.S. and Canada, which is a fully rugged 2-in-1 detachable tablet with optional keyboard that features an innovative modular design and user-removable expansion packs (xPAK's). The TOUGHBOOK G2 is designed to address the evolving needs of today's mobile workforce and help users tackle the toughest, mission-critical jobs and assignments.

The TOUGHBOOK G2's modular design supports the evolving demands of manufacturing, retail, transportation, logistics, field services, utility, public safety and federal agency customers, offering increased flexibility and enhanced productivity. With three modular expansion areas and up to 36 different xPAK combinations, users can customize the TOUGHBOOK G2 to suit their unique needs, with features and functions such as a serial port, thermal camera, barcode reader, quick-release SSD and more. Despite its modular design, the device is backwards compatible with most TOUGHBOOK 20 and G1 docks, protecting customers' investments and lowering total cost of ownership while future-proofing purchases as enterprise work needs evolve.

Featuring a 10.1-inch display and powered by Intel Core i5 and i7 vPro processor (with Intel vPro technology), the TOUGHBOOK G2 delivers powerful performance, and is available with Windows 10 Pro. An evolution of the TOUGHBOOK G1 tablet and TOUGHBOOK 20 laptop, the TOUGHBOOK G2 marries computing power with added enterprise security and device management benefits. To accommodate longer work schedules, the TOUGHBOOK G2 offers 18.5-hour battery life as standard to ensure uninterrupted operations across manufacturing plants, utility fields, in federal civilian agencies and on the front line. Additionally, for enhanced productivity, the TOUGHBOOK G2 now features three programmable buttons for easy customization to commonly used applications and shortcuts.

The 2-in-1 detachable design allows users to operate the device both in laptop and tablet modes, with the ability to seamlessly dock or mount the device on forklifts, emergency vehicles and desktops. The TOUGHBOOK G2 supports digital transformation across the enterprise, enabling seamless collaboration, and providing real-time visibility for inventory control, logistics management, field services, tactical operations and more.

TOUGHBOOK G2 Key Features and Highlights:

  • 10.1'' 1,000 nit display
  • 3 modular expansion areas
  • Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1
  • 16 - 32GB memory and 512 - 1TB OPAL quick-release SSD (NVMe)
  • Dual SIM (physical and eSIM)
  • 18.5 hrs. battery life (MobileMark 2014)
  • 3 programmable buttons including convenient side mounted A3 button
  • 88 dB loud speakers
  • FirstNet Ready
  • Webcam privacy cover
  • Optional keyboard

The TOUGHBOOK G2 is available for purchase now. For complete product details and to learn more about the lineup of accessories for the device, please visit

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