Panasonic’s 20-inch 4K Toughpad has a $7K price tag


Panasonic has introduced a 20-inch, 4K Toughpad with a rather hefty $7,000 price tag. Yes, seriously. 



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The Panasonic Toughpad 4K-A Better Idea than Another iPad Clone

Much of what goes into our attraction to one tablet or other has to do with status and the perception that if you have a certain product you have arrived.   The iPad Air is an impressive product if you value physical design and number of apps over all else but there are products that better target particularl uses.   While the Panasonic Toughpad 4K is hardly in the iPad’s weight or size class it is ideal for those that want to create on something that is still very portable.   In a world awash with iPad clones it is nice to see a vendor try to create something very different.

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Panasonic Toughpad 4K tablet weighs in at $6000

Panasonic is preparing to launch a massive 20-inch tablet equipped with a 3840 x 2560 pixel display. Dubbed the Toughpad 4K UT-MB50, the device also features a fiberglass case, Windows 8 Pro software and support for writing or drawing with a pressure-sensitive digital pen.

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Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet runs Windows 8

Ultra HD is typically associated with next-gen television sets, but that hasn't stopped Panasonic from debuting a mega 20-inch tablet with an Alpha LCD panel set at a cool 4k. 

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It is very clear why Apple's iPad is the most successful device in the lucrative new tablet category: Cupertino simply does the best job of any vendor in terms of providing an end-to-end solution.

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