Enterprises have shown immense interest in rugged tablet technology — we know there is a huge reason for this. This correlation directly points to the ease of use that comes with a large touchscreen display and the now ubiquitous wireless networks that allow tablet users to seamlessly communicate and exchange information both locally and across the Web.
As enterprises seek to become more productive, evaluating the ideal mobile computing solution can be a time consuming process. Concerns among enterprise workers using mobile computers consist of a variety of issues but the most common are: lack of operating system and application controls and limited tools for software upgrades, short battery life and the lack of removable batteries – meaning that if the battery fails, the whole device must be repaired or replaced. Enterprises that seek to increase productivity, boost employee moral and invest in a mobile computing solution for their workforce need to consider rugged tablets for their mission-critical business applications.
Keep reading below for a comprehensive review on the enterprise-ready Toughpad FZ-A2 fully rugged Android tablet, a mobile computing solution that will provide ROI, increased productivity and help meet an organizations strategic revenue objectives.
The new Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 is an enterprise-friendly rugged tablet providing superior features and reliability miles ahead of consumer tablets. The Toughpad FZ-A2 comes with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and Android for Work’s enterprise security built-in. The Toughpad FZ-A2 is the ideal rugged tablet solution for field workers, warehouse and distribution, retail, and home healthcare workers required to meet HIPAA standards for enhanced data and privacy protection.
The Toughpad FZ-A2 fully rugged tablet is purpose-built with a 10.1-inch, 800nit, 10-point capacitive touchscreen display, the Toughpad FZ-A2’s bright imagery will suit anything from indoor warehouse or hospital use, to mobile workers required to work in direct sunlight. The fully rugged Toughpad FZ-A2 is powered by an Intel x5-Z8550 processor running at 1.44GHz for fast and superior performance. Weighing in just under two pounds, the Toughpad FZ-A2 rugged tablet is light weight for easy portability in the field making it an ideal mobile solution for workers in demanding environments.
Select one of three custom integrated configurations each equipped with optional features, including an integrated barcode reader for retail kiosk or warehouse and distribution applications, a Smart Card Reader for enhanced security, and an additional USB port for increased peripheral device connections. The Toughpad FZ-A2 promises a long battery life of up to 9 hours with a hot-swappable battery option for long days in the field.
The optional forklift or vehicle mount and desktop cradle accessories, combined with the tablet’s thin, portable ability, provide the flexibility for mobile workers to use the tablet as a handheld or mount the device for delivery and route driving. The Toughpad FZ-A2 rugged tablet provides greater expandability with Panasonic’s industry leading reliable connectivity for mobile workers who need dependable and quick access to data or the ability to process documents in the field.