At IFA earlier today Panasonic unveiled something pretty interesting, a new 20 inch tablet called the Toughpad 4K-UT-MB5 the interesting thing is in the name, it features a 4K display with a 3840 x 2560 pixel resolution,

Alongside this the device has been designed specifically for business use, with a rugged design, it can be used to display larger images and draw sketches and designs.

Weighing over two kilos and at 12.5mm thick, the tablet isn’t the thinnest or lightest available, but does include an Intel Core i5 Pro processor with 8GB of RAM, Nvidia GeForce graphics and with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, there’s also a 256GB SSD.

Also it also includes the Panasonic Electronic Touch Pen, which uses infrared signals to read all of those extra pixels, as well as connecting to the tablet using Bluetooth for maximum responsiveness, and can even memorize and record the tilt of the pen and recognise 2,048 levels of pressure.

On the front of the tablet there’s also a 720p camera, with a USB 3.0 port and SD card slot on the side, it can also be connected via WiFi or Ethernet.

The Panasonic Toughpad 4K tablet will be available for 4,509 euros plus VAT from November, there will also be another version called the Toughpad 4K Performance releasing in the first half of 2014.

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