The 10 Coolest Tablets Of 2013


Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

Type: Ruggedized

What: Tablets are ending up in more rough-and-tumble places and Panasonic, which has been a leader in ruggedized gear, hasn't missed a beat with its latest offering. You'll have to dig deep for the Toughpad FZ-G1, but for the money Toughpad adheres to MIL-STD-810G and IP65, which features an Intel Core i5-3437U 1.9GHz dual-core vPro (Ivy Bridge) processor and a 10.1-inch, 1,920-x-1,200 pixel display lit by an 800-nit LED, making it easily seen in bright sunlight.

Standout Feature: Locks out dust, dirt, moisture and debris, and can survive drops and dings

Price: Starting at $2,900