It is definitively an other level for Tablet PCs : Panasonic revealed world's first 4K tablet, the High-Performance 20” Toughpad 4K Tablet PC, whose the Performance model announced at CES 2014 in Las Vegas.

Available in Spring 2014, the Toughpad 4K Tablet Performance model is a big update of the Standard model. The Operating System used is still Windows 8.1 Pro, with the same display (3840x2560 / 10 million pixels LCD with LED backlightning and 10-point capacitive multi touch). Standard and Performance models have both Wi-Fi + Bluetooth, a HD 720p webcam with microphone, 2GB dedicated VRAM and 256GB SSD.

Performance model has several differences with the Standard :

- Intel Core i7 Processor, 2.1GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz (Standard has Intel Core i5 Processor, 1.9GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz) ;

- NVIDIA Quadro K1000M GPU (NVIDIA GeForce GT745M for Standard) ;
- 16GB RAM (8GB for Standard) ;
- Upgraded ports : 10/100/1000 Ethernet, mini-DisplayPort, USB 3.0, card reader and headphones ;
- Increased internal battery volume ;
- 5 MP rear camera added.

Windows revealed on Youtube a video in which Gavin Gear (from Extreme Windows Blog) and Kip Walls (director of product management at Panasonic) were at CES 2014 to present the two models of Panasonic 4K tablets and revealed the key differences between the two models.

Panasonic revealed on their official website all infos about Toughpad 4K tablet, with a page to compare speficications for Standard and Performance models. Full specifications for Performance model are available in PDF format here.

We don't know the price for the Performance model, however the Standard, announced in November 2013 and available this month in the US, costs $ 5,999.

Sources : Extreme Windows Blog, Panasonic and The Verge

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