Panasonic Laptop Convertible Tablet CF-C2, with 12.5″ HD Touchscreen, Intel i5-4300U, 8GB, 240GB SSD Review
Panasonic Laptop Convertible Tablet CF-C2 with 12.5″ HD Touchscreen
Panasonic Toughbook CF-C2 is a very sturdy, durable and flexible convertible laptop tablet with a 12.5-inch high definition touch display, a good performance level of the 4th generation Intel i5-4300U processor, 120GB Solid State Drive, 8GB DDR3 SDRAM memory, Windows 10 64-bit Professional version, 1.3MP webcam and good connectivity options.
Alternatively you can purchase it with 12GB RAM and 1TB, 240GB or 480GB SSD at the prices you can view at Amazon.com. Please note that this older model convertible computer is offered by Amazon Renewed. These convertible laptops work and look like brand new as they are professionally tested and inspected thoroughly by the Amazon qualified suppliers and come with a 90-day guarantee by Amazon Renewed. If you’re not happy with the laptop, you can get a replacement or refund within 90 days of the delivery date.
The battery will have 80%+ battery capacity and there may be very little dents or scratches on it that are hardly visible. The battery life is reported to be very good on these laptops with up to 11 hours on the original and you can expect up to an easy 9 hours on the Amazon Renewed versions. It may come in a generic box and the accessories may not be original but all will be in working condition. Panasonic Toughbook CF-C2 is compact, portable and lightweight, weighs 3.99 pounds and measures 8.4L x 11.8W x 1H inches.
12.5-inch high definition LED-backlit daylight readable touch display has the strong glass, 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, and high brightness level of 500cd/m2. The resolution is not as good as on a Full HD screen but remember this is a rather small screen and the brightness makes up for it. This is a responsive 5-finger capacitive multi touch display with both hand and Stylus pen. It is easy to change the angles around its assisted triple hinge and has passed a 76cm free-fall test at Panasonic factory. The graphics card is the built-in Intel HD 4400 for an entry level performance that will be adequate for your daily multimedia needs.
Connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet RJ-45 connector, a USB 2.0 port, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI output, fingerprint recognition or NFC, 2x smartcard reader, an optional serial port. You can also have the optional 4G LTE which is not included with your purchase. It has a spill resistant keyboard, touchpad with left and right click buttons and palm rest. You can expect the desktop performance level from this little convertible with the Intel i5-4300U processor.
The 4th generation dual core ultra low voltage Intel i5-4300U processor (2 cores, 4 threads) works at the base speed of 1.90GHz up to 2.90GHz with the max turbo frequency. It has an average CPU PassMark benchmark score of 2485 and the typical Thermal Design Power of 15 watts to help with the battery performance. Please note that you can upgrade the RAM if 4GB is not enough or pick one of the 12GB options at the beginning. The chassis can get quite warm as there are no fans or vents. With the SSD and i5 processor you’ll get a pretty decent, snappy machine. The average customer rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6 users at the time of this post release.