Rugged detachable tablet computer for harsh-environment military and industrial uses introduced by Panasonic

Aug. 9, 2021
The Toughbook G2 has a modular design and user-removable xPAK expansion packs for the mobile workforce in tough mission-critical jobs and assignments.

NEWARK, N.J. – Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America in Newark, N.J., is introducing the Toughbook G2 rugged detachable tablet with optional keyboard for military, aerospace, and industrial applications that must operate in harsh environments.

The Toughbook G2 has a modular design and user-removable expansion packs (xPAK's) to address the evolving needs of today's mobile workforce and help users tackle tough mission-critical jobs and assignments.

The Toughbook G2 offers three modular expansion areas and as many as 36 different xPAK combinations to enable users to customize the rugged computer to suit their own needs, with features like a serial port, thermal camera, barcode reader, and quick-release solid-state drive.

Despite its modular design, the device is backward-compatible with most Toughbook 20 and G1 docks. The computer has a 10.1-inch display, is powered by Intel Core i5 and i7 vPro processor (with Intel vProtechnology), and is available with the Windows 10 Pro software operating system.

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An evolution of the Toughbook G1 tablet and Toughbook 20 laptop, the Toughbook G2 offers 18.5-hour battery life as standard, and has three programmable buttons to commonly used applications and shortcuts.

The 2-in-1 detachable design enables users to operate the device in laptop and tablet modes, with the ability to dock or mount the device on forklifts, emergency vehicles, and desktops.

The computer offers a 1,000 nit display; 3 modular expansion areas; Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1; 16-to-32 gigabytes of memory; 512-megabyte to 1 terabyte of OPAL quick-release NVMe solid-state memory; dDual SIM (physical and eSIM); and 88 dB loudspeakers.

For more information contact Panasonic online at

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