Panasonic Introduces Toughbook S9 Lightweight Laptop

Published by Admin on September 29th, 2010 - in Laptop News

Panasonic has introduced the Toughbook S9, the world’s lightest 12.1-inch laptop with an integrated DVD drive. The Panasonic Toughbook S9 can handle up to a 30″ drop thanks to its tough magnesium alloy case and shock-mounted flex-connect hard drive.

The Panasonic Toughbook S9 is powered by a 2.4GHz Intel Core i5-520M vPro processor (up to 2.93 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost), a 12.1-inch LED backlit display with resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, a 320GB hard drive with shock-mounted flex-connect, 2GB DDR3 RAM (up to 6GB), a DVD Super Multi, and up to 11 hours of battery life with a standard battery and weighing only 3.0 pounds.

Other specifications include Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, optional Gobi2000 mobile broadband technology, HDMI and VGA, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, an integrated GPS, Intel Anti-Theft technology, a cable lock slot, password security and an optional fingerprint reader.

The Panasonic Toughbook S9 is available in the United States at an estimated street price of $2,499 from authorized Panasonic resellers and distributors.


Intel Core i5-520M vPro processor (2.40GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.93GHz)
Main Memory
2GB SDRAM (DDR3-800MHz) standard, expandable to 6GB
12.1″ widescreen 1280 x 800 WXGA LCD
- External video support
- Intel QM57 video controller
- Anti-glare screen treatment
- LED backlighting
Hard Disk
320GB hard drive (shock-mounted flex-connect)
Intel high definition audio compliant
Optical Disc Drive
DVD super multi-drive
Optional integrated Gobi 2000 mobile broadband
integrated GPS
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR (Class 2)
Input/Output Port
3 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI
1 x VGA
1 x Headphones/speaker
1 x Microphone/line-in
1 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Expansion Slots
PC card type II x 1
SD Card (SDXC)
Operating System
Genuine Windows 7 (with XP downgrade option)
Lithium ion battery pack (7.2V, typical 12,400mAh, minimum 11,600mAh)
8.3″(L) x 11.1″(W) x 0.9″/1.5″(H)
3.0 lbs.
3 Year Warranty

Gallery: Panasonic Toughbook S9


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