Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 - Intel Core i5

  • Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 - Intel Core i5
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  • Full-power Core i5 processor; rugged chassis with tough hinge; multitouch hybrid screen; exceptionally light; two battery bays; SDXC slot.
  • Lightest convertible tablet yet, Very durable design, Fast performance, Twin battery bays, Multitouch display with smooth pen input, Ergonomic hand strap
  • They call them tough for a reason thanks to its durability; lightweight and hot swappable battery are great.


  • Expensive.
  • Screen looks a bit washed out, Relatively small keys and touchpad.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 60

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 (£1959) has been lauded as the Toughbook Tablet, but really it's an underpowered Toughbook with some dubious touchscreen technology that only niche business users will benefit from. The form of the CF-C1 is a...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 isn't a typical tablet-convertible PC: it's for business users and field workers who want something easy to hold and capable of withstanding drops, knocks and spills....

By CNET Australia on 79

If your work environment would kill a regular tablet, Panasonic's CF-C1 could be just the ticket, and a surprisingly light ticket at that. It will, however, leave your wallet feeling similarly light....

By IT Reviews on

It's very pricey, but the Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 is the ideal mobile PC companion for those who need its specialised features - balancing ruggedness with lightness and offering the advantages of both notebooks and tablet PCs with near-continuous...

By PC Authority on 67

With ultraportable weight, plenty of power and some splendid on-the-road features, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 is worth the high price. Read our review....

By ZDNet UK on 79

Panasonic's rugged, touchscreen-equipped Toughbook CF-C1 is a specialist (and pricey) convertible Tablet PC. However, it lacks both an optical drive and a webcam, and it'll take a while to get used to the keyboard's small space bar. Dual...

By IT PRO on 67

The ToughBook CF-C1 is very much a nice product. If you want a touchscreen computer but don't need to run Windows applications, an iPad would be a better choice. If you want a rugged computer but don't need a touchscreen, one of Panasonic's...

By CNET Asia on 75

This rugged convertible tablet is not only lightweight with innovative features, it sports a full-powered Core i5 processor as well....

By LaptopMag on 80

The lightest convertible tablet delivers durability, speed, and a display that supports pen and touch...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 75

This is a rugged, durable tablet PC that’s unfortunately too expensive for most...

By Rugged PC Review on

On March 1, 2010, Panasonic introduced the Toughbook C1, an ultra-light "business-rugged" notebook convertible with Intel's latest 2010 Core processor technology. The C1 represents several firsts:...

International Review By Pc Tuner on

Il Panasonic Thoughbook CF-C1 è indubbiamente un portatile molto interessante, che offre una piattaforma hardware potente e versatile, un display molto valido, oltre a tante soluzioni inedite ed efficaci, come il display rotante che può essere...

International Review By Netzwelt on

Satte 100 Kilogramm Gewicht soll der Deckel des neuen Toughbooks von Panasonic aushalten. Dabei wiegt das robuste, gut ausgestattete Notebook mit drehbarem Bildschirm inklusive Akku gerade einmal 1,47 Kilogramm. Auf der CeBIT legte netzwelt Hand an...