Mobile computing vendor Panasonic Corp. of North Americatoday announced a suite of updates to its rugged handheld device for the transportation and logistics markets.
Newark, N.J.-based Panasonic has upgraded its Toughbook N1 platform to accelerate its ability to capture, share, and analyze data, the company said. By adding a faster processor and more efficient barcode scanner, Panasonic says the platform will deliver improved performance in data-intensive tasks such as checking inventory in a warehouse stockroom or keeping records of shipments as they make their way across the globe.
Panasonic made the changes to allow customers in the transportation and logistics space to meet demands to be more efficient, more accurate, and more cost-effective, Brian Rowley, vice president of marketing and product management, Panasonic System Solutions Co. of North America, said in a statement.
Selling at a retail price of $1,899, the N1 features a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 32 gigabytes of storage capacity, Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, a 4.7-inch touch screen display, and ruggedized drop protection good to seven feet.