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Panasonic CF-W5
3.7 out of 10

Panasonic CF-W5

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Overall 7

Panasonic Toughbook CF-W5

PC Magazine
14 March 2007
  • Conclusion: The Panasonic Toughbook CF-W5 is a durable little laptop that weighs a mere 2.9 pounds, is housed in a magnesium-alloy case, and completely integrates a CD-RW Combo drive.
  • Pros: Weighs a scant 2.9 pounds. CD-RW combo drive is completely integrated. Magnesium-alloy housing. Long battery life. Upgrade options for wireless WAN. Full-size key pitch.
  • Cons: Performance is sluggish. Would like to see a DVD burner added.
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Overall 4

Review: Panasonic CF-W5 Toughbook

6 January 2007
  • Excerpt: Panasonic’s Toughbook line has long been hyped as a sleek and sophisticated alternative laptop for the accident-prone. But durability (which meets the MIL-STD 810F drop test spec) comes at a price: Toughbooks are neither powerful (1.2GHz Core Solo processor and 512MB of RAM), nor cheap.
  • Pros: Responsive, Verizon-powered wireless access. Exceptional battery life is near the best in its weight class.
  • Cons: Despite military certification, still feels flimsy; we had to bust out a screwdriver to realign a misattached panel on the laptop’s underside. Underpowered, with bare-minimum specs and unacceptably low RAM. Circular touchpad is awkward, compounded by odd, tiny buttons. Average brightness display ...
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Overall 7
Value for money 7
Features 7
Performance 8

Panasonic ToughBook CF-W5

Trusted Reviews
10 May 2007
  • Summary: Thin, light and tough? That will be a ToughBook W series then.
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Overall 6
Ease of use 9
Performance 5
Display 3
Ergonomics 7
Equipment 3
Portability 6

Abgehärtetes Leichtgewicht

10 October 2007
  • Conclusion: Das Panasonic Toughbook CF-W5 ist vorwiegend für professionelle Anwender gedacht, die ein robustes Notebook für den häufigen Einsatz unterwegs suchen. Hier spielen hohe Anwendungsleistung und hochauflösende Displays mit riesigen Kontrastwerten keine Rolle.
  • Pros: sehr leise, da ohne Lüfter, robust
  • Cons: ungünstiges Tastaturlayout, Unterseite wird recht heiß
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