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Panasonic Toughbook 73

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Panasonic Toughbook 73. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the battery and design are overall positive. The performance and durability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the usability and price.

portability, durability, performance, design, battery

screen, price, usability

On average, users rate this product 90/100 and experts rate this product 78/100.

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Expert review by: Hubert Nguyen (

Panasonic Toughbook CF-73


1024×768 (XGA) is considered low nowadays. More at BIOS Panasonic has introduced the first rugged laptop based on Intel's new Sonoma mobile [...]

First rugged laptop based on Intel's Sonoma mobile platform ; Cons: Price premium for ruggedness; low resolution screen

Mar, 2005

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Panasonic Toughbook CF-73


Fast, sturdy, and it lasts forever on a charge, but it will cost you.

Amazing battery life Fast for a rugged system• Compact but sturdy design

Not that easy to see screen outdoors Unnecessary port covers• Very expensive

Oct, 2004

Product Specifications

Panasonic's vision of the digital future is driven by the needs and aspirations of its business customers and millions of consumers around the world who use its products every day. The company shares their dream to live a fuller life by providing ways of working smarter and enjoying the rewards of technological advances. PRODUCT FEATURES: Daylight-readable display with touchscreen; Spill-resistant keyboard and touchpad; Full magnesium alloy case with carry handle; Wireless-ready design.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):5.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB


Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No


Bluetooth: No
TV Output:Unknown / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:4:3
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:XGA

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:13.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):33.8cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino
Media Centre Edition:No / Unknown
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Unknown


Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI / Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):On Board / Radeon 7500 / Radeon 7500 AGP


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic Toughbook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touch-screen / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b

Optical Storage

Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:855GM / 915GM
Clock Speed:1.4GHz
Processor:Pentium M
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:740 / Unknown
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:256MB
Max Supported Size:768MB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:32MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon 9000