This Wednesday (21), Panasonic announced the TOUGHBOOK G2, its latest tablet with Windows 10. Designed to survive the most extreme conditions such as falls and rainy outdoor environments, the device it is totally robust, but also modular. 

Panasonic's new rugged tablet is ideal for extreme usage conditions. Image: XDA-Developers

This type of device is used ​​by police officers, for example, or on military missions. If the user is in a dark environment in a war zone, they may not want to be seen, so they can reduce the screen brightness to two nits and trigger night vision. Every feature has a purpose.


One of the main features of the Panasonic TOUGHBOOK G2 is that it has expansion packs, or xPAKs. This creates a modular design with three bays that can house one xPAK each. One lets you add a secondary SSD and the other lets you add items such as a barcode reader, a thermal camera, HF-RFID, and more. 

Know details of the Panasonic TOUGHBOOK G2 tablet

According to the XDA-Developers website, there are 36 different xPAK combinations, which are replaceable. The battery is hot swappable, which means you can swap it without having to turn off the device.

Battery can be changed “hot”, that is, without having to turn off the device. Image: XDA-Developers

“The TOUGHBOOK team continues to innovate and lead the robust industry with a relentless focus on delivering hardware world-class software, professional services and turnkey solutions for our company, mission-critical channel partners and customers,” said Craig Jackowski, general manager of product at Panasonic. 

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According to Jackowski, “The new TOUGHBOOK G2 offers next-level versatility for enterprise mobile computing, with vertical solution-based personalization combined with enhanced technology features such as increased performance and storage capabilities, wireless enhancements, and backward compatibility to make TOUGHBOOK G2 a trusted tool for corporate workers in the toughest working environments”.

The TOUGHBOOK G2 has a 10,1-inch screen and a Core processor i5-10310U or Core i7-10810U. The base model comes with 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD, but these components can be upgraded to 32GB and 1TB respectively. It comes with speakers with volume that can reach 88dB to really let you operate in any environment.

The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK G2 starts at $2.999 (R$15.555,51 at today's quote) and you can learn more about him here.

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