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Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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20 Reasons For

Good Brand

Laptops manufactured by Panasonic generally have good reviews.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

At 1.792 gigabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly big maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53. The smallest maximum graphics adapter memory of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53 is 0.001GB, the biggest is 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The Toughbook CF-53 has one of the longest battery lifes (15 hours) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 4,400h.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toughbook CF-53 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Toughbook CF-53 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most laptops of this type and age have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T420s[plb_48433_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N56V[plb_2297307_price] is also worth considering.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toughbook CF-53 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Toughbook CF-53 is 20 cd/m², the brightest is 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m². The Toughbook CF-53 has one of the brightest display brightnesss (800 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the Toughbook CF-53 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 6,750 milliamperes * hour, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53. The smallest battery capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 is 3mAh and the biggest is 30,000mAh.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 have battery recharge times of between 2h and 11h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.2h. The Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly short battery recharge time (only 2 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Toughbook CF-53.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Toughbook CF-53 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The memory clock speeds of comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53 range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the Toughbook CF-53 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Toughbook CF-53 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Asus V550CA[plb_1633423_price] (2.7kg).

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Toughbook CF-53 is 8.1GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 26GB. At only 16,384 megabytes, the Toughbook CF-53 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Toughbook CF-53.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only Windows 7 Professional Optional Operating System

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a Windows 7 Professional optional operating system which is better than most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have a Windows 8 optional operating system.

A Windows 7 Professional optional operating system is in fact the worst optional operating system amongst all medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best optional operating system is Windows 8.1 Pro.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the Toughbook CF-53 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Toughbook CF-53 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Toughbook CF-53.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2055821_price] (2.1GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Toughbook CF-53 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Memory Card
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Display
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Touch Screen
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4G LTE
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3G Standard
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SATA III Connector
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Intel Visual Technology
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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