Market Overview

Rugged and Refined Toughbook N1 Delivers the Power and Tools That Workers Demand


Handheld packs faster processor and improved, efficient barcode
scanning to meet the needs of today's data-driven industries

Panasonic, an industry leader in mobile computing solutions
that are purpose‐built for the way people work, today announced a major
update to its popular and acclaimed Toughbook N1 rugged handheld device.
The latest 4.7-inch device has been refined to meet the challenges of
today's workplaces, with hardware and features designed to make
capturing, sharing and analyzing data faster and easier than ever.

"When workers turn to Toughbook devices we know that it's because they
are tackling challenges where ‘good enough' just does not cut it. We
work closely with our customers to further enhance our product portfolio
to make sure they stay ahead of the technology curve," said Brian
Rowley, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, Panasonic
System Solutions Company of North America. "For our customers in the
transportation and logistics space, we know that they are under pressure
to be more efficient, more accurate and more cost-effective, and a few
seconds can define what it means to stay competitive. The FZ-N1 takes a
strong device and makes it stronger, empowering our users to capture
more data, connect more reliably and work more efficiently."

Whether it is checking inventory in a warehouse stockroom or keeping
records of shipments as they make their way across the globe, the
connected and powerful FZ-N1 is the mobile office in your pocket to get
work done. And with a faster high-powered octa-core CPU and twice the
storage capacity of the last generation FZ-N1, this rugged handheld
computer is up to any task. An angled barcode scanner of this device
means more efficient, faster scanning than ever before, meeting the
needs of even the most demanding environments.

Offering the Panasonic Toughbook ruggedness and durability, the new
device includes enhanced MIL-STD-810G specifications, protecting it from
drops of up to seven feet, along with IP66/IP68 ratings.

In addition to its advanced capabilities in the warehouse settings and
beyond, the FZ-N1 provides connectivity for today's first responders as
well. As an early participant in AT&T's FirstNet dealer program,
Panasonic is working to ensure that its devices – and in turn its
customers – are equipped with the tools they need to access the
nationwide public safety communications platform dedicated to America's
first responders. Panasonic is working closely with its partners to
ready the FZ-N1 device for FirstNet connectivity later this year.

Key Specifications

Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU – 2.2GHz x4 + 1.8GHz x4 Octa Core

32 GB eMMC storage capacity

Android™ 8.1, Oreo™

4.7 inch display with 10 finger capacitive touch screen
MIL-STD-810G Certified with a 7-foot drop spec
IP66 dust and water resistant design, IP68 (5 feet of water for up
to 30 minutes) sealing
Angled Barcode Scanner
Wi-Fi, multi-carrier voice and data with nano SIM card (WWAN model)

*Android is a trademark of Google LLC; Oreo is a trademark of
Mondelez International, Inc. group.


Pricing and Availability

The Toughbook N1 will be available beginning at a suggested retail price
of $1,899.

All Panasonic Toughbook laptops and tablets come standard with the
industry's most comprehensive 3-year warranty and 24/7 IT support.

Sales inquiries for Panasonic Toughbook mobile computers and tablets
should be directed to
or 877-803-8492.

Panasonic helps customers reduce the complexity of deploying and
managing mobility projects through its Toughbook ProServices suite of
engineering consultations, premier disc imaging and device deployment
services, training, mobility applications and break/fix depot support.
For complete product details, please visit

About Panasonic Corporation of North America
NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is a leading technology
partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers
across the region. The company is the principal North American
subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and leverages its
strengths in Immersive Entertainment, Sustainable Energy, Automated
Supply Chains and Connected Solutions to provide secure and resilient
integrated solutions for B2B customers. Panasonic was highlighted in Forbes
Global 2000 ranking as one of the Top Ten Best
Regarded Companies for 2017. The ranking is based on outstanding scores
for trustworthiness, honesty with the public and superior performance of
products and solutions. Learn more about Panasonic's ideas and
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