Panasonic launches the Toughbook CF-LX3, the lightest 14″ Business Rugged notebook

Panasonic Introduces the Toughbook CF-LX3, the World’s Lightest 14’’ Business Rugged Laptop
16 Jan 2014 [2 pages]

Today, Panasonic launched the latest addition to the Toughbook series, the CF-LX3.

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The CF-LX3 is the lightest and rugged notebook that can withstand knocks and drops. The Toughbook CF-LX3 has been drop-tested in operation mode from a height of up to 76cm, and able to withstand up to 100kgf of pressure.

With up to 14 hours of battery life**, Windows 8.1 Pro, Intel® Core ™ i5 vPro ™ processor, built in optical drive, and weighing just 1.29kg, the Toughbook CF-LX3 combines premium performance with a light, durable, and ultra-sleek design.

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The lightweight of 1.29kg allows one to carry more peripherals if needed. The CF-LX3 is so light that it requires only 9 mandarin oranges to balance it on a scale.

The centre of the notebook is the 4th generation Intel® Core™ i5 vPro™ processor, it provides Toughbook CF-LX3 up to 14 hours** of battery life with hot swappable function for all day mobile computing. It also comes with a HD+ screen of resolution 1600×900 which should fit most general mobile worker needs.

For expandability, it has The Toughbook CF-LX3 also has 3 USB ports (USB 2.0 x 1; USB 3.0 x 2) for fast transfer speeds, a HDMI port for easy high-definition output, a 1080p webcam and built-in microphone, WLAN A/B/G/N and Bluetooth 4.0.

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Picture : It takes only 9 Mandarin Oranges to balance the Panasonic CF-LX3 on the balance beam.

Toughbook CF-LX3: Key Features
•Processor: New 4th generation Intel® Core ™ i5 vPro ™ processor

•Operating System: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit with Windows 7 Professional downgrade option available

•Screen: 14’’ HD+, 1600 x 900

•Storage: 250GB

•WLAN: 802.11abgn

•DVD Optical Drive: Optional

•Japanese Keyboard: Optional

•Weight: 1.43kg (6 cell battery) / 1.29kg (3 cell battery)

•Battery Life: Approx. 14 hours (6 cell battery) / Approx. 7 hours (3 cell battery)

•Dimensions: 333mm x 225.6mm x 24.5mm

•Drop Resistant: Up to 76cm

The Toughbook CF-LX3 also has three USB ports (USB 2.0 x 1; USB 3.0 x 2) for fast transfer speeds, a HDMI port for easy high-definition output, a 1080p webcam and built-in microphone, WLAN A/B/G/N and Bluetooth 4.0.

Pricing – Panasonic Toughbook series

On page 2, we check out how light is the notebook.