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

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Enhanced performance and versatility from the original semi-rugged laptop manufacturer. In 1998, Panasonic created the first semi-rugged computer. Now, Panasonic introduces the latest generation,... More
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11 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Panasonic have excellent ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Panasonic also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 0.12GB and 200GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. The Toughbook CF-53 has a quite big on-board graphics adapter memory (1.792 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Toughbook CF-53.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

Portable PCs of this type and age have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. With a battery life (max) of 15 hours, the Toughbook CF-53 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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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 type and age.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Toughbook CF-53 that we have assessed, the display brightness of the Toughbook CF-53 of 850 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest. Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has one of the bigger battery capacitys (6,750 milliamperes * hour) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Short Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3.3h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 11h. At only 2 hours, the Toughbook CF-53 has a very short battery recharge time compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Toughbook CF-53.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Toughbook CF-53. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Toughbook CF-53 have a front camera, however the Toughbook CF-53 does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Toughbook CF-53, the Toughbook CF-53 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Laptops of this age and type have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toughbook CF-53 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53. Laptops of this type and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Heavy

The Toughbook CF-53 is quite heavy (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Toughbook CF-53. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_2671099_price] (2.1GHz and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
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
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
Line-in
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Optional Operating System Supplied
Pre-Installed Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
RJ-11 Ports Quantity

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cf53mk4, cf532alp8cm, cf532slc8cm, cf532clzybm
Barcodes 00623272351825, 00885170210288, 00885170210431, 00885170210448, 00885170210455, 00885170210462, 00885170210479, 00885170210486, 00885170210547, 00885170210554, 00885170210585, 00885170210684, 00885170211278, 00885170211339, 00885170211377, 00885170211407, 00885170211421, 00885170211513, 00885170211636, 00885170211650, 00885170211674, 00885170211759, 00885170225732, 00885170225794, 00885170228603, 00885170228610, 00885170228627, 08851702061996, 08851702102408, 08851702102576

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
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16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
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Panasonic Toughbook CF-53
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 862.24
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