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Panasonic Toughbook 40 14" Fully Rugged Notebook with i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD (Australian Model)

$6,763.90 (Inc. GST)
$6,149.00 (Ex. GST)
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Toughbook Fully Rugged Laptop with 14" Display Size

There has been a lot of demand for larger size fully rugged laptop and Panasonic has finally come up with a product to meet the demand. The Toughbook 40 (FZ-40) is the first fully rugged 14" laptop offering from Panasonic, their previous fully rugged laptop model was only 12". The Toughbook 40 is also the first Panasonic Laptop that has IP66 certification.

Following the success of the modular design of the Toughbook 55 (FZ-55) semi rugged model, Panasonic has improved their innovative design of user-replaceable modular slots and implemented them to the Toughbook 40. The Toughbook 40 has 4 expansion slots area: Right, Left, Palm Rest and Rear. The expansion slots would give users options such as additional ports, additional battery, additional HDD or optical drive, card slots, barcode reader, etc. In addition to the expansion slots, the Toughbook 40 also has user-replaceable backlit keyboard, RAM and main HDD option. With this modular systems, user has more flexibility to add additional ports or upgrades post-sales therefore ensuring even better ROI and product longevity than they had before.

The Toughbook 40 is powered by Generation 11 Intel Processor and runs Windows 10 Professional (with free upgrade to Windows 11 Professional). It comes installed with 6500mAh battery which gives it operating life of up to 18 hours (36 hours if you add the optional 2nd battery).

The Toughbook 40 is equipped with 4x microphones providing unparalleled speech recognition accuracy. It also has an integrated top facing 95db speakers which is loud enough to hear from the back of the room. For night or dark environment user there is color-selectable backlit keyboard that can be added.

The Toughbook 40 with its modular system is what we believe all future rugged devices will be, that is to provide stable, rugged and productive device that also protect and increase Return on Investment for its users.

Suitable for use in:
  • military
  • law enforcement
  • emergency services
  • mining
  • retail / sales
  • construction
  • service / hospitality
  • education
  • healthcare
  • warehouse
  • outdoor field works
  • surveying
  • manufacturing
  • maintenance work



  • Magnesium alloy chassis with handle
  • User-removable xPAK's, RAM, keyboard, battery and caged SSD
  • Raised bezel for LCD impact protection
  • Reinforced locking port covers
  • Replaceable screen protector
  • User-removable buttons/keys
  • 6 display mode (auto, rain, glove, touch, pen, pen/touch)
  • Supports up to 4 displays
  • Display Concealed Mode & Day/Night Mode
  • Anti-reflective (AR) screen treatment
  • Backlit power button & keyboard icons
  • Integrated tetra-array microphone
  • Integrated 95db speakers (top facing)
  • 82-key Keyboard
  • Hot swap with optional 2nd battery
  • Stylus pen, stylus holder and cleaning cloth
  • TPM v2.0
  • Secured-core PC
  • Secure Wipe
  • Kensington cable lock slot
  • MIL-STD-810H and IP66 Certified

    Upgrades (Some upgrades are subject to minimum quantity requirements)

  • Up to 64GB Max RAM
  • Up to 2TB Main Max Storage
  • Up to 1TB 2nd Max Storage
  • Optional 4G EM7690 Module
  • Optional 5G EM9190 Module
  • Optional Dedicated GPS u-blox NEO-M8J
  • Optional antenna pass-through
  • Optional Backlit Keyboard
  • Optional 2nd battery or Smart Card reader (Right Expansion)
  • Optional Barcode reader or Blu-Ray Drive or DVD Drive or Smart Card reader or 2nd SSD Storage (Left Expansion)
  • Optional VGA + Serial + 2nd LAN or USB-A + HDMI + Serial or USB-A x 2 + HDMI (Rear Expansion)
  • Optional Contactless Smart Card or Fingerprint (MSFT SC-PC) reader or Fingerprint (Active Dir) reader (Palm Rest Expansion)



  • Windows 11 Professional 64-bit 
  • Intel Core i7-1185G7 vPro processor - Up to 4.8GHz with Turbo Boost, 12MB cache
  • 16GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM
  • 512GB OPAL SSD
  • 14" IPS FHD 1920 x 1080 capacitive touchscreen display with gloved mode; Anti-reflective (AR) screen treatment; Sunlight readable 1200 NITS screen brightness
  • Intel Graphics Card
  • Integrated tetra-array microphone & 95db speakers
  • 5MP Windows Hello Webcam with privacy cover
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 + Bluetooth v5.1 (Class 1)
  • Ports: USB-C Thunderbolt 4, USB-A x 2, HDMI, LAN RJ45, Audio In/Out
  • MicroSDXC Reader
  • 6500mAh 10.8V Li-Ion Battery (up to 18 hours operating life, up to 36 hours operating life with optional 2nd battery)
  • Dimensions: 35.3 x 30.2 x 5.3 cm
  • Weight: 3.35 kg
  • 3 Years Warranty
  • IP66 & MIL-STD-810H Certified

Expansion Area Options:

Right Expansion Area (mutually exclusive)
– Insertable Smart Card xPAK (FZ-VSC401U)
– 2nd Battery (FZ-VZSU1XU)

Left Expansion Area xPAK (mutually exclusive)
– Barcode Reader (FZ-VBR401M)
– Blu-ray Drive FZ-VBD401U)
– DVD Drive (FZ-VDM401U)
– Insertable Smart Card (FZ-VSC402U)
– 512GB 2nd SSD OPAL (FZ-V2S400T1U)
– 1TB 2nd SSD OPAL (FZ-V2S401T1U)

Rear Expansion Area xPAK (mutually exclusive)
– VGA + Serial (true) + LAN (FZ-VCN401U)
– USB-A + HDMI + Serial (true) (FZ-VCN402U)
– USB-A (x2) + HDMI (FZ-VCN403U)

Palm Rest Expansion Area xPAK (mutually exclusive)
– Contactless Smart Card (FZ-VNF401U)
– Fingerprint (MSFT SC-PC) (FZ-VFP401U)
– Fingerprint (Active Dir) (FZ-VFP402W)

Operating Temperature:
-29 °C to 63 °C
Operating Humidity:
30% to 80% RH (No condensation)
Storage Humidity:
30% to 90% RH (No condensation)
Operating Altitude:
Sea level to 15K ft (4572m)
Drop Shock Rating:
IP66 and MIL-STD-810H
3 Years Warranty