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Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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In 1998, Panasonic created the first semi-rugged computer. Today, the Panasonic Toughbook 53 features a 14" HD LED display, the latest Intel Core processors and an oversized multi touch touchpad.... More
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18 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Panasonic is one of the leading laptop brands according to average user and expert review score data that we have collected for all laptops.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum graphics adapter memory capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 range from 0.38GB to 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. At 1.792 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53's battery life of 15 hours is one of the longest.

If this medium processor core notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo L440[plb_2730684_price] (21h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toughbook CF-53 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5.3GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toughbook CF-53 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-53 also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Toughbook CF-53 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Toughbook CF-53.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Two Ethernet LAN Ports

The Toughbook CF-53 is a two Ethernet LAN ports laptop.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

At 800 candellas per square meter, the Toughbook CF-53 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The dimmest display brightness of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-53 is 20 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m².

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 6,750 milliamperes * hour, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toughbook CF-53 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum graphics adapter memory of 1,792 megabyte, the Toughbook CF-53 has one of the bigger maximum graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Toughbook CF-53 have maximum graphics adapter memory of between 380MB and 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 2GB.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a quite short battery recharge time (only 2 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average battery recharge time of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 is 3.3h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 12h.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toughbook CF-53 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Toughbook CF-53 has a quite slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53. The slowest memory clock speed of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,000MHz, the fastest is 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Heavy

The Toughbook CF-53 is one of the heavier laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53 (2.7 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Panasonic Toughbook 53[plb_1764915_price] (2.7kg).

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Toughbook CF-53 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53. The maximum internal memories of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Toughbook CF-53 range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB).

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Average Screen Size

The Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic i54310, panasonic i54310u, panasonic cf532awzy8, panasonic cf532awzy8g
Barcodes 00885170226302, 00885170226319, 00885170232662, 08851702106772, 08851702107380, 08851702257498, 08851702263024, 08851702263192

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