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TOUGHBOOK-55 No Touchscreen

Buy Now Model: FZ-55A0601VM
With Intel Wi-Fi; Without Touchscreen


The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK® 55 is a 14” semi-rugged laptop that features an innovative modular design and up to 40 hours of battery life with its optional 2nd battery. The modular design allows users to upgrade the memory, storage, keyboard and three different expansion areas featuring additional I/O, optical drives, authentication readers, dedicated graphics and more.  Backwards compatibility with the previous generation of docks protects customers’ investments while saving time and resources. Built with state of the art technology, the TOUGHBOOK 55 offers the latest Intel 8th Gen quad-core vPro processors, infrared webcam with 4 microphones, crisp and powerful 92db speakers, color-selectable backlit keyboard and a Night mode to reduce eye strain and help preserve night vision.   The TOUGHBOOK 55 is the lightest and thinnest in its class and offers optional FirstNet™ EM7511 Band 14 mobile broadband for maximum mobility. 

  • Innovative modular design and user-removable expansion packs offer unparalleled customization
  • Infrared webcam with tetra-array microphones and privacy cover
  • Unprecedented battery life — up to 40 hours with optional 2nd battery
  • Vehicle and desktop docks backwards compatibility
  • MIL-STD and IP53 certified magnesium alloy design with built-in handle



Windows 10 Professional
Intel Core i5-8365U 1.6GHz vPro
14.0" FHD
512GB Solid State Drive
8GB Memory
Intel Wi-Fi
TPM 2.0
Infrared Webcam
Emissive Backlit Keyboard

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TOUGHBOOK 55 Technical Specifications



  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 
  • Panasonic Utilities (including Dashboard), Recovery Partition
  • Enterprise ready driver packages including CAB files and one-click driver bundles



  • Intel Core i5-8365U vPro processor 1.6GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz, 6MB cache
  • Intel Core i7-8665U vPro processor 1.9GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz, 8MB cache



  • Memory (RAM)

  – 2 slots user-upgradeable

           – 8GB up to 64GB total (DDR4-2133MT/s)

  • Main Storage Drive caged with heater (quick-release)

   – 512GB or 1TB M.2 SSD

   – Optional OPAL encrypted SSD

  • Optional 2nd Storage Drive caged with heater (quick-release)

   – 512GB or 1TB M.2 SSD



  • Display Size and Resolution

   – 14.0" HD 1366 x 768

   – 14.0" FHD 1000 nit touch 10-pt. capacitive

      1920 x 10805

  • Graphics

   – Intel UHD Graphics 620

  • IPS with direct bonding
  • Anti-reflective (AR) and anti-glare (AG) screen treatments
  • External monitor support through HDMI, USB-C and optional VGA
  • Concealed Mode (configurable)
  • Day/Night Mode (configurable)



  • Touch FHD model: Stylus pen, stylus holder and cleaning cloth
  • Touch FHD model: Supports glove mode
  • User-removable 87-key US keyboard

   – 4 user-definable keys (A1-A4)

   – Color-selectable emissive backlit keyboard

      with 4 adjustable levels

  • 5 backlit keyboard icons (Caps lock, Num Lock, Scroll Lock, Storage Drive, SD Card)
  • Electrostatic touchpad with multi touch



  • Integrated dual speakers (up to 92db)
  • Intel High Definition Audio compliant
  • Keyboard volume and mute controls



  • 1080p webcam with privacy cover and tetra-array microphones (4 mics)

   – Infrared with Windows Hello support



  • Docking Connector 24-pin
  • USB-A: 3.1 Gen 1 (x2), optional 3rd USB-A Type A (including one 1.5A port)
  • USB-C:3.1 Gen 1 with optional Power Delivery Type C 
  • Optional Rugged Fischer USB (Core Series) 5-pin
  • MicroSDXC UHS-I
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Optional VGA D-sub 15-pin
  • 1 Gbps Ethernet (optional 2nd LAN) RJ-45
  • Audio In/Out 3.5mm Mini-jack stereo
  • Optional Serial (True) D-sub 9-pin
  • Nano-SIM 4FF



  • Opt. 4G LTE EM7511 Band 14 multi carrier mobile broadband with satellite GPS

   – Certified with AT&T, FirstNet, Verizon and P.180

  • Optional dedicated GPS (u-blox NEO-M8N)
  • Optional dual high-gain antenna pass-through
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9560 Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

   – Up to 1.7 Gbps and up to 256-bit AES


  • Bluetooth v5.0 (Class 1)
  • Airplane mode Fn key



  • Li-Ion battery pack:

   – 10.8V, typical 6500 mAh, min. 6300 mAh

  • Battery operation:

   – HD model: 20 hours (40 hours with opt. 2nd                battery)

   – Touch FHD model: 19 hours (38 hours with

       opt. 2nd battery)

  • Hot swap with optional 2nd battery
  • Battery charging time: 3 hours (each battery)
  • TOUGHBOOK Smart Battery Technology
  • AC Adapter: AC 100V-240V worldwide power, auto sensing/switching



  • TPM v2.0
  • NIST BIOS compliant
  • Intel vPro including Intel Hardware Shield
  • Persistence technology by Absolute embedded in BIOS 
  • Kensington cable lock slot
  • Optional locking screws for SSD and expansion packs
  • Optional touch fingerprint reader (expansion pack)
  • Optional insertable SmartCard CAC readers - up to 2 (expansion packs)
  • Optional contactless SmartCard CAC reader (expansion pack)

   – 13.56MHz (ISO 14443 A/B compliant)



  • MIL-STD-810H certified (3' drop, shock, vibration, sand, dust, altitude, freeze/thaw, high/low temperature, high temperature tactical, temperature shock, humidity)
  • IP53 certified
  • ASTM D4169-16 certified
  • Spill-resistant keyboard
  • Magnesium alloy case with handle
  • Storage drive heater
  • Caged storage drive
  • User-removable quick-release battery and storage drive
  • User-removable modular expansion packs, RAM and keyboard



  • 10.7"(L) x 13.6"(W) x 1.3"(H)
  • 4.6 lbs. (HD model), 4.9 lbs. (Touch FHD model)


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