New Toughbooks galore
GCN tech brief
- By Brad Grimes
- Sep 20, 2006
At this month's CTIA Wireless show in Los Angeles, Panasonic Computer Solutions Co.
) rolled out three new ruggedized Toughbook notebooks, the ultraportable Toughbook W5
, tablet alternative Toughbook T5
and thin-yet-high-end Toughbook Y5
. The W5 and T5 use the ultralow-voltage Intel Core Solo processor, while the Y5 has a low-voltage Core Duo chip. Each has built-in WiFi and supports optional EvDO and High-Speed Downlink Packet Access radios. The Toughbook W5 and T5 will be available next month starting at around $1,899. The Toughbook Y5 will be ready in December and go for $2,199.