Panasonic has upgraded its Toughbook with Intel's Ivy Bridge processors.
The manufacturer said that the magnesium alloy design shields the notebook from damage when dropped from a height of 30 inches on the base while on or off and from a height of 12 inches when dropped on all other faces when off. Both the lid and base of the notebook are guaranteed to withstand more than 220 lbs of pressure
The new Toughbook is still a rugged notebook and not exactly as thin as an Ultrabook, but Panasonic said that the SX2 is "approximately 33 percent slimmer than the previous Panasonic business-rugged model." Prices start at $2,649.