8.9/10
Informr score
The Panasonic Toughbook A3 currently has an Informr score of 8.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 4 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.2 GHz
Screen Size
10.1"
Camera
8+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


TechRadar

The Panasonic Toughbook A3 is well-suited for tough jobs in less than ideal conditions thanks to its IP65 and MIL-STD-810G certifications. The tablet features an 800 nit display with anti-reflective coating for outdoor use and the device can easily be customized to meet the needs of both field worke...

- Anthony Spadafora, TechRadar
Notebookcheck

High quality glossy touchscreen wrapped in a lightweight rugged chassis and powered by a mid-range Snapdragon 660 SoC. The Android 9.0 software and USB-C port give it more potential features and versatility than most others in the rugged tablet category.

- Allen Ngo, Notebookcheck
Neowin

I really love Panasonic Toughbooks. It just feels like they can do anything. They're expandable, they have cellular connectivity, and more. With 4G LTE, a super-bright screen, and powerful audio, I feel like the Toughbook A3 can be used anywhere. The biggest issue is probably the price, as this thin...

- Rich Woods, Neowin
Android Central

Panasonic's new TOUGHBOOK A3 is a 10.1-inch Android tablet built for police, EMT, military, and government. It's tough as hell, lasts all day, has built-in dual LTE abilities, and can be used in the rain. It's the one Android tablet that first-line workers need.

- Daniel Rubino, Android Central


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Screen Size
10.1"

The Panasonic Toughbook A3's screen size is 10.1 inches with 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM660 Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
64 GB

Internal memory is 64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
6400mAh

The tablet is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 6400 mAh battery. Panasonic's performance ratings are 9 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Toughbook A3 Specs

Overview
Release date June 24, 2020
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
Data:
LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM660 Octa-core 2.2 GHz
Internal Storage 64 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 3 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Standard Battery, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 6400 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 4 hours
Video Playback Time Up to: 9 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 9 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Up to: 9 hours
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 27.2 x 19.6 x 1.64 cm (10.7 x 7.7 x 0.6 in)
Weight 885 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design Yes
IP Rating IP 65
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density 224 pixels
Size 10.1 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Anti-reflection, Rain and glove touch functionality
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Unknown
Screen Reader Unknown
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/ac
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Unknown
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Unknown
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Panasonic FZ-A3

Battery is 2x 3200 mAh, can be extended to 2x 5580mAh

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