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Panasonic Toughbook CF-20

Panasonic Toughbook CF-20
alaScore 87

3 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Panasonic Toughbook CF-20. 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Panasonic ToughBook CF-20 review


A mini, mighty Surface Book-style tablet for businesses

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Barney Morisette (

Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 Review: The Toughest 2-in-1


No other device comes close to offering the same level of durability and performance. Read this Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 review to find out why.

Unquestionable durability ; Excellent display quality ; Hundreds of configurations

Frustratingly insensitive touchpad ; Difficult to re-dock the tablet ; Top-heavy design flops over on your lap

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 is truly in a class by itself. No other device comes close to offering this level of certified durability and performance. In fact, the CF-20 is right up there with the latest 2-in-1 offerings from Microsoft and

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1


Battery Capacity:2600
Battery capacity (tablet):2600
Battery life (max):14 / 7
Battery life (tablet mode):7
Battery recharge time:3 / 3.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:11.4
Hot-swap battery:Y / Yes
Number of battery cells:1 / 2+6


Auto Focus: Yes
Front Camera:N / No / Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1920 x 1080
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 8
Rear camera:N / Y / Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Swivel webcam: No


Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Black, White
Form factor:Convertible (Detachable)
Housing material:Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA) / Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Magnesium / Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Silver
Product Type:Hybrid (2-in-1)


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display brightness:800
Display diagonal:25.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1200
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS / TFT
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Dual-touch / Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


CUDA cores:512
Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y / Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):900
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191E
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 8510G / Intel HD Graphics 515 / Intel® HD Graphics 515
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.1 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP) / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DVI, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI


Full-size keyboard:N / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard language:Belgian
Keyboard layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:82
Number of hot keys:82
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes


Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600


3G:N / No / Yes
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:N / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.1 LE / 4.1+EDR
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
Wi-Fi:N / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / Not supported

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 50
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1740

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


GPS (satellite):No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:2
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
S/PDIF out port: No
Serial ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot:No / Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y / Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:4.06
AC adapter output voltage:16
Power Management :Y


Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down:3.5
Conflict Free processor:No / Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):29.8
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600 / 1600,1866 / 1866,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1, 2x2, 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Core M / Intel® Core™ M
Processor frequency:1.1
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:m5-6Y57
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core m5-6Y series
Processor Socket:BGA1515
Processor threads:4
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):4.5

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel QuickPath Interconnect: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Connectivity (VT-c):14
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88197
Processor code:SR2EG
Processor package size:20 / 20 x 16.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:O / Yes
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:HDD, Power on, SSD / HDD, Supervisor / HDD, Supervisor, User / HDD, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes


Downloadable software:1
Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Pre-installed software:14
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional


Card reader integrated:No / Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDXC / microSDHC / microSDXC / MicroSDXC, SDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1 / 12
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.3 / 23.4 / 233 / 3.3
Depth (tablet mode):19.6
Height :23.4 / 3.3 / 3.35 / 33.5
Height (tablet mode):1.64
Weight:1.76 / 1.77
Weight (tablet mode):950
Width:27.2 / 272
Width (tablet mode):27.2