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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1
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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 MSM8974AB 2.3GHz 32GB 5" 4G 3G Tablet

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MSM8974AB 2.3GHz Windows 8.1 32GB Nov 2014
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The Toughpad FZ-E1 brings together the best of handheld, smartphone and Barcode reader* functionality into a single rugged and hard working 5 tablet. It is one of the first devices in the Toughpad... More
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11 Reasons For

Recent Price Drop of £173.05

The price of the Toughpad FZ-E1 dropped by £173.05 in the last few days.

4G Compatible

Unlike most of the other MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Toughpad FZ-E1 which are not 4G compatible, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 is 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 is 3G compatible. Most of the other similar spec tablets that were released around the same time as the Toughpad FZ-E1 are not 3G compatible.

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

At 32 gigabytes, the Toughpad FZ-E1 has a very large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Toughpad FZ-E1. The smallest internal storage capacity of MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Toughpad FZ-E1 is 16GB, the largest is 32GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 23GB.

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Quite Long Maximum Battery Life

The average maximum battery life of tablets that were launched around the same time as the Toughpad FZ-E1 is 57h, and the maximum battery life range from 3h to 4,600h. At 23 hours, the Toughpad FZ-E1 has a quite long maximum battery life compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Toughpad FZ-E1.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Toughpad FZ-E1 is 360 cd/m². At 500 candellas per square meter, the Toughpad FZ-E1 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Very High Battery Capacity

The lowest battery capacity of tablets of this age and type is 6,000mAh, the highest is 6,200mAh, and the average battery capacity is 6,000mAh. When compared to other MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Toughpad FZ-E1, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1's battery capacity of 6,200 milliamperes * hour is one of the highest.

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Dust Resistant Case

The protection feature of this tablet computer is Dust resistant, Freeze resistant, Heat resistant, Shock resistant, Splash proof, Dust resistant, Freeze resistant, Heat resistant, Shock resistant, Splash proof, Dust resistant, Freeze resistant, Heat resistant, Shock resistant, Splash proof, Dust resistant, Freeze resistant, Heat resistant, Shock resistant and Splash pr, which is typical of many tablets of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Short Battery Recharge Time

At only 3.6 hours, the Toughpad FZ-E1 has a quite short battery recharge time compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Toughpad FZ-E1. The shortest battery recharge time of comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Toughpad FZ-E1 is 2.2h, the longest is 14h, and the average battery recharge time is 4.7h.

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Very Light

At only 426 grams, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 is fairly light compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age. Similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Toughpad FZ-E1 have weights of between 420g and 440g, and the average weight is 440g.

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Very Narrow

The average width of MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Toughpad FZ-E1 is 230mm, and the widths range from 86mm to 270mm. The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 is fairly narrow (only 86 millimeters) compared to most of the other MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 5 inches, the Toughpad FZ-E1 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The average screen size of tablet computers of this age and type is 9.4", and the screen sizes range from 5" to 11".

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

Across all the MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Toughpad FZ-E1 the front camera resolutions range from 1.3MP to 2.2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 2.1MP. At only 1.3 megapixels, the Toughpad FZ-E1 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Toughpad FZ-E1.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 has a fairly small internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the Toughpad FZ-E1. The average internal memory of tablet computers of this age and spec is 2.9GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 3GB.

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Very Short Standby Time

The average standby time of MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago is 1,300h. The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 has one of the shorter standby times (only 1,000 hour) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution

The average rear camera resolution of tablets that have been available for more than two years is 8.1MP. With a rear camera resolution of only 8 megapixels, the Toughpad FZ-E1 has a fairly low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toughpad FZ-E1 has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other MSM8974AB processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Toughpad FZ-E1.

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Four Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the Toughpad FZ-E1 is four which is average compared to the other seven tablets of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

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Features
Processor
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Processor Family
Print Technology
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Display Brightness
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
Rear Camera
Flash Type
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
2G Compatible
2G Standard
3G Standard
4G Standard
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Dual SIM Support
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Docking Connector Type
Phone Features
Messaging
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Certification
Case
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Talk Time On 3G
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Standby Time
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
WiFi
Security Feature
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

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16 October 2015

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Impeccable build
Extremely resistant
Swift SoC
Operating temperatures from 20 to 60 C
Hotswappable battery
Mediocre camera
High price
Relatively bulky
Daunting price, heavy and thick
Unimpressive screen resolution and size

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