Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX2


Panasonic today launched the world’s lightest* business rugged, convertible Ultrabook™ with a unique Flip-Over design, making it ideal for mobile sales workforce, merchandisers and executives to use in notebook or tablet mode. Combining high usability, style, durability and long battery life with hot swappable, replaceable battery, the CF-AX2 is one of the first ready-made Microsoft Windows 8 Pro certified devices. This means business users can have the best of both worlds, using the Toughbook CF-AX2 as both a versatile touch-screen tablet and state-of–the-art, stylish Ultrabook™.

“The Panasonic CF-AX2 sets the new benchmark for business Ultrabook™ with its security options, hot swappable batteries, an innovative strengthened 360° flip over hinge and its business-rugged design,” said Mr. Satoshi Mizobata, Director of Panasonic Toughbook Asia Group Panasonic Toughbook.Companies in Singapore are realizing the impact a mobile workforce can have on their opportunities in the market and on their business performance. The Panasonic CF-AX2 is designed to exceed the needs of the busy “always-on” mobile executive, increasing productivity and maximizing ROIs.”

Drawing on its long pedigree of combining ergonomic and durable design, Panasonic has created the Toughbook CF-AX2 with a unique and robust 360° Flip-Over hinge design, allowing the device to be used in very different business situations and offering business users a new level of working freedom.

In “Notebook” mode, the CF-AX2 is ideal for mobile executives who need traditional keyboard access for information input. In “Tablet” mode, the device is ideal for sales workforce researchers and sales workforce who need to input data on the screen while on the move and holding the device in one hand.

Ideal for mobile executives

Weighing in at just 1.15kg (standard model), this sleek (18mm thick) and compact hybrid Ultrabook™ is ideal for executives on the move. Designed to withstand the knocks and scrapes of a busy mobile executives life, the CF-AX2 can withstand bottom drops of up to 76cm** and 100kgf*** pressure on the screen without damage.


With its11.6” capacitive HD (16:9) display, 10-finger multi touch, anti-glare film and various sensors, the unit is optimised for the Windows 8 Pro operating system and the needs of executives working both inside and out.


The power for busy executives

With its third generation Intel® Core™ technology, the device has the processing power to deal easily with the most demanding of workloads. The high performing, low power consumption Intel® Core™ i5-3427U Ultra Low Voltage CPU (1.8GHz) and state-of-the-art storage options (4GB RAM standard and 128GB SSD standard) make the CF-AX2 one of the most versatile and powerful devices on the market. The Toughbook Ultrabook™ is supported with a 8-hour battery life (MobileMarkTM 2007, 60cd/m²) with hot swappable function for all day mobile computing.


Fully equipped for business

The Toughbook CF-AX2 is also fully equipped with all the required ports for enterprise use, including VGA and HDMI for display and projector connections, two USB 3.0 ports and LAN, as well as a full SD-XC card support for camera image storage for example.


The device is also optimised for connectivity whatever the location and includes the Gobi 3000 3G module***, Bluetooth® 4.0 and Wireless LAN Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235


In addition, the CF-AX2 can be equipped with a contact smartcard slot**** for use in vertical industries where security and information protection are mandatory. It is also built with Intel® vPro™ technology and can be equipped with Intel®Anti-Theft or Computrace solutions.



The Panasonic CF-AX2 will be available from Newstead Technologies in Singapore from 7 March 2013. For further information visit

Panasonic CF-AX2 Product Specifications


Panasonic   CF-AX2


Windows® 8 Pro

Windows® 7 Professional Downgrade


Intel® Core™ i5-3427U vPro™ Processor (1.8Ghz, 3MB   Intel® Smart Cache


Intel® 7 series Express Chipset (QM77)

Main   Memory

DDR3L 4GB SGRAM (max. 8GB)

Video   Memory

Intel® HD Graphics 4000, UMA (max 1696MB)

Hard Disk   Drive

128 GB Solid State Disk (mSATA 6Gbps)

Display   Method

11.6’’ HD (TFT) (1366 x 768 dots) 190 nit

External   Display

Analog RGB Mini Dsub 15-pin

Wireless   LAN

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235 (a/b/g/n)


Ver. 4.0Class 2




GigaLAN x1


Stereo Jack x1 / Microphone x1 / Headphone x1

Card Slot

SD Memory Card Slot

1 slot

RAM   Module Slot



No Modem, SD(SDXC)


84 keys

AC   Adapter

100 V – 240 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz; Output: 16 V DC,   4.06 A


Li-ion 7.2 V, 4400 mAh (typ.), 4100 mAh (min.),   replaceable
Li-ion 7.2 V, 2200 mAh (typ.), 2050 mAh (min.), non-replaceable

Dimension   (wide/deep/height)

287mm / 193mm x 18mm


Approx. 1.15 kg