The Toughpad FZ-E1 comes powered by a Qualcomm quad core processor and has a sunlight-readable, anti-reflective HD (1280×720) 10-point capacitive display. It has a special rain-sensing feature that allows for single touch use even in pouring rain. In terms of wireless networking, the Toughpad FZ-E1 comes with 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi along with NFC, standalone GPS, and Bluetooth 4.0 with optional voice and data on 4G LTE/3G/GPRS. On its side, it has an integrated a Micro USB port. It has a rear 8 megapixel camera with bright LED flash, a front 1.3 megapixel camera, and comes with available configuration options for an integrated 1D/2D barcode reader and a gadget expansion area that allows enterprises to customize for the needs of their workforces. And finally – the Toughpad FZ-E1 gets up to 14 hours of battery life and comes with a quick-charging feature that can charge the battery to 50% in just an hour.
The Toughpad FZ-E1 with WiFi-only connectivity is available now starting at $1,899 (U.S.), followed by voice and data (4G LTE/3G/GPRS) enabled version in October 2014 at $1,999 (U.S.). In Europe, the Toughpad FZ-E1 will be available in November starting at Euro 1,228 or GBP 908.