Panasonic Toughpad 4K UT-MB, world’s first 20 inch Tablet with Windows 8.1 announced

Come Saturday, 09/07/2013, and we may expect to see world’s first 20 inch tablet make its debut in Europe, Japan, USA  and Canada. At the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Panasonic uncovered Toughpad 4K UT-MB designed with a 4K resolution display designed especially for creative professionals such as architects, photographs, cinematographers.

20 inch tabletBranded as 4K for its amazing viewing experience, the Toughpad 4K UT-MB5 comes with a pixel resolution of 3840 X 2560 with a rugged structure making it a preferred business tablet for sales, marketing and media professionals.

Speaking about it, Gavin Gear mentioned in the Extreme Windows Blog

“From my first-hand experiences with near-production versions of the Panasonic Toughpad 4K, I can say that the 230 PPI screen is absolutely amazing and it makes diagrams, text, pictures, and video look incredible. The pen included with the Panasonic Toughpad 4K utilizes a special technology to achieve pixel-perfect accuracy. This positional precision is complemented by 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity which yields a1 high-fidelity pen input capability for writing, sketching, and UI input”.

A Great Touch Pen

The giant 20 inch tablet comes with a great electronic Touch Pen that provides a smooth feel while freehand sketching, drawing or writing. Build with a unique feature, it uses infrared rays to read every pixel on the screen and communicate it via Bluetooth, a feature which is uncommon with other digitizers. Also with an ability to recognize 2048 levels of pressure, Panasonic has ensured that handwriting or drawing perfectly reflects onto the giant screen.

Having Windows 8.1 as its operating system and credited as being the world’s lightest and thinnest portable 20 inch tablet, weighing 2.35kg, measuring 12.5mm thick, Panasonic Tough Pad 4K has the making of a great Tablet.

  • Screen: 3,840 x 2,560, 15:10 aspect ratio, 20” diagonal
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 vPro
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB or 156GB SSD
  • Weight: 5.07 lbs

Panasonic Toughpad 4K UT-MB Price and Availability

The prize is expected to be bit on the higher size. The Tough Pad 4K Tablet is said to be costing about $6000 with the optional Pen retailing at about $370. Even though the Extreme Windows Blog is reporting shipping date as September 7th  there are reports that it may be available in November.

Ankit Gupta is an Engineering graduate & an MBA post graduate. He brings with himself 3 years plus global writing experience on technology, travel & finance. He follows technological developments, especially on gadgets. Apart from having an interest in following Microsoft, he also has a deep liking for wild life, & travels to various wildlife conservatories, to be with nature.