Panasonic, Mississauga, Ont, announced enhancements to its Toughbook 55 laptop. The semi-rugged laptop, designed for the mobile workforce, offers faster performance than previous versions. The third generation of Toughbook 55, the MK3 uses 13th Gen Intel Core i5 and i7 processor with Intel vPro technology and up to 14 cores.
It also features a secondary NVMe OPAL SSD, which is helpful for contractors handling complex blueprints. Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 enhance connection speeds so workers can retrieve, analyze, and transmit data in real-time. The latest version utilizes 92dB speakers that include dual array microphones and now uses artificial intelligence to reduce background noise pickup.