The next Nokia 3310? Panasonic ToughPad FZ-X1 hands on

With larger screeng gaining higher popularity, it certainly increases the risk of screen shattering when fallen onto the ground which sometimes render the whole phone unusable. However, we still remember the day when Nokia 3310 stay on the crown of the most indestructable mobile phone ever made. Today, Panasonic has created an Android smartphone that comes with extra durability which could even stronger than Nokia 3310?



The Panasonic ToughPad FZ-X1 is a tablet sized device that was first seen on the MWC last year. It was recently introduced in Malaysia and we finally have our chance doing a hands on demo. ToughPad FZ-X1 is conformed to MIL-810G military grade specification with 3 meter drop resistant and IP65/IP68 water and dust resistant.  It is still operational even when the temperature drops till -20 Celcius or as hot as 60 degree celcius which makes it usable at every location and situation (except volcano…)

  • 5′ (1280 x 720) display
  • 1.7GHz Qualcomm PQ8064T quadcore processor
  • 2GB RAM / 32GB ROM
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 1.3MP front
  • 6200mAh
  • Bar Code scanner
  • 4G LTE
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC
  • 87.4 x 165 x 30.9 mm
  • 432g
  • Dual speaker
  • 3m drop resistant、IP65/IP68 water and dust resistant
  • Android 4.2.2

It is now available on Malaysia market priced at 1499 USD (RM6200) and comes with 3 years warranty from Panasonic.

Here are the droptest video of this tough beast! Thanks Warren from KLgadget for this video



Source: Panasonic