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Panasonic unveils two rugged smartphones: Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1

Panasonic has seemingly lost interest for the mainstream smartphone market. Instead, at Mobile World Congress they’ve unveiled a pair of rugged devices made for special use cases. The new Toughpad FZ-E1 and Toughpad FZ-X1 look similar, but there’s one important difference between the two. While the former (FZ-E1) runs Windows Embedded 8 Handheld platform, the latter (FZ-X1) relies on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Moreover, there are also some differences under the hood: the Toughpad FZ-E1 rocks a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974AB) quad-core processor, whereas the Toughpad FZ-X1 gets its Read more

Panasonic returning to smartphone market next month?

Panasonic is about to return to the smartphone market and we may see their next device unveiled at the forthcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It is still unknown what this phone will be all about, but we’re hearing it will be a rugged device with a 5-inch screen, making it perfect for use in the construction industry. Heck, the report goes on to suggest that’s exactly what the Japanese company is aiming for and is apparently working with several construction companies in the U.S. as we speak. Panasonic’s earlier Read more