They say Windows phones no longer have a future, and yet, Panasonic somehow still believes in Microsoftâ€™s mobile operating system. The company has launched the so-called Toughpad FZ-F1 in India, after previously presenting the device at MWC last year.
In short, the new Panasonic phone is developed to cope with the most extreme conditions, so it features super-durability with two certifications: IP65 for high-pressure jet spray resistance and IP67, which means itâ€™s submersible to 3.3 ft (1 meter) for up to 30 minutes.
Whatâ€™s odd is that although the device was supposed to be ultra tough, it didnâ€™t achieve the maximum rating, and itâ€™s even behind the Samsung Galaxy S8, which is IP68 certified.
Going back to the new Windows phone, it runs Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise and is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8974AB 2.3 GHz quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. MicroSD card support is being offered for up to 64GB extra storage.
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