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Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.1" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Powerful, Rugged And Wireless Panasonic presents the Toughbook 31, the reliable Windows 7 notebook offering the highest performance in its class along with the world's most rugged design. With... More
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Panasonic Notebook PCs Have Excellent Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-31 the battery life (max)s range from 2.2h to 18h. With a battery life (max) of 18 hours, the Toughbook CF-31 has a very long battery life (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-31.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Toughbook CF-31 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year, the Toughbook CF-31 has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toughbook CF-31 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Panasonic portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-31.

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

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11g wi-Fi standards found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC also have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b wi-Fi standardss.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is the worst Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of notebook PC.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Toughbook CF-31 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-31. Most of the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Toughbook CF-31 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this notebook PC has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toughbook CF-31 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Toughbook CF-31. The slowest hard drive speed of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-31 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Toughbook CF-31 is 400 cd/m². When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-31 that we have checked, the display brightness of the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 of 1,200 candella per square meter is one of the brightest.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 has a very big battery capacity (8,550 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-31. The battery capacitys of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Toughbook CF-31 range from 2,100mAh to 8,600mAh.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-31 is 9.1GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 16GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-31 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other laptops that were released more than a year ago that we have checked, the Toughbook CF-31's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-31 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.5GB.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Toughbook CF-31 has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-31 also have a touchscreen.

Alternative laptops with a touchscreen currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price].

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Toughbook CF-31 has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slots is in fact the best memory slots amongst all similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-31.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Toughbook CF-31 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The Toughbook CF-31 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 is 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 62% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The best display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Toughbook CF-31 has an HDD storage media which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it have an SSD storage media. 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all laptops of a similar spec and age to the Toughbook CF-31.

The best storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is SSD.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 is a one number of built-in speakers portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Toughbook CF-31 have one number of built-in speakers.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other laptops that came out more than a year ago, the Toughbook CF-31's weight of 3.7 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-31 is 1.7kg, and the weights range from 0.88g to 3.8kg.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-31 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-31 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Toughbook CF-31.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toughbook CF-31 has a pretty standard display diagonal (13.1 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Pre-Installed Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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 Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Power
Power Management
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cf31mk5, panasonic cf3140193, panasonic cf3140001, panasonic cf3140001b, panasonic cf3140001c, panasonic cf3140193c, panasonic cf3140193ce, panasonic cf3140001be, panasonic cf3140001ce
Barcodes 00885170092020, 00885170236547, 00885170236646, 00885170236714, 00885170236721, 00885170236738, 00885170236745, 00885170236769, 00885170236783, 00885170236820, 00885170236882, 00885170237643, 00885170237667, 00885170237704, 00885170237728, 00885170237742, 00885170240995, 00885170246584

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