Panasonic FZ-M1 Tablet

This product has been replaced by the Carlson RT3, Carlson’s latest and greatest ruggedized tablet.


Offering the power of a PC in the palm of your hand.

The Panasonic FZ-M1 is the world’s thinnest and lightest fully- rugged 7” Windows® tablet, built to enable mobile productivity without compromise. Powered by Windows® 8.1 Pro and a choice of two Intel® processors, the M1 with an Intel Coretm i5-4302Y Processor (Dual Core) features a long life, user-replaceable battery and a daylight-readable, high-sensitivity multi touchscreen for use with heavy gloves.


Bundled with Carlson SurvPC – the Windows- based data collection program – with the option of running with the Esri OEM program for use in the field. Or use in the office with any Carlson office software.

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  • MIL-STD-810G, 5’ Drop and All-weather IP65 Dust and Water- resistant Design
  • User-replaceable Battery, Bridge Battery and Optional Long Life Battery
  • USB 3.0, Optional NFC, Ethernet, Serial, SmartCard, Magnetic Stripe and Barcode Reader1
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® and Optional Dedicated GPS or 4G LTE Multi Carrier Mobile Broadband
  • 3-year Warranty with Business Class Support




  • Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-bit (with Windows® 7 downgrade option) (Intel® CoreTM i5 model)
  • Panasonic Utilities (including Dashboard), Recovery Partition


    • Intel® CoreTM i5-4302Y vProTM Processor

– 1.6GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost up to 2.3GHz

– 3MB cache


    • Intel® CoreTM i5 model:

– 8GB SDRAM (DDR3L-1333MHz)2,3
– Up to 64GB additional with optional microSDXC card
– 128GB and 256GB solid state drives (SSD) with heaters


    • Li-Ion battery pack:

– Standard battery: 7.2V, typical 3220mAh, minimum 3120mAh
– Long life battery: 7.2V, typical 7100mAh, minimum 6800mAh

    • Battery operation:

– Standard battery: 8 hours
– Optional long life battery: 16 hours
– Bridge battery: 30 seconds

    • Battery charging time:

– Standard battery: 2.5 hours off, 3 hours on
– Optional long life battery: 4.5 hours off, 5 hours on


  • Suspend/Resume Function, Hibernation, Standby


  • 3-year limited warranty, parts and labor
    • Size: 7.98″ (L) x 5.20″ (W) x 0.71″ (H)
    • Weight: 1.2 pounds


    • MIL-STD-810G design (5’ drop, shock, vibration, rain, dust, sand, altitude, freeze/thaw, high/low temp., temperature shock, humidity, explosive atmosphere)
    • IP65 certified sealed all-weather fanless design
    • Solid state drive heater
    • Magnesium alloy chassis encased with ABS and elastomer corner guards
    • Optional hand strap or rotating hand strap
    • Port covers
    • Raised bezel for LCD impact protection
    • Pre-installed replaceable screen film for LCD protection


  • 7” WXGA 1280 x 800 with LED backlighting
  • 10-point capacitive multi touch daylight-readable screen
    – 500 nit
    – IPS display with direct bonding
    – Anti-reflective screen treatment
    – Ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyro and acceleration sensors
    – Automatic screen rotation
    – Intel® HD graphics 4200 video controller, max. 1664MB shared VRAM with Win 8 64-bit4
  • Concealed mode (configurable)


  • Integrated microphone
  • Realtek high-definition audio
  • Integrated speaker
  • On-screen and button volume and mute controls


    • 10-point multi touch

– Supports gloved touch and gestures and capacitive stylus pen

  • 6 tablet buttons (2 user-definable)
  • Stylus pen with integrated holder in rotating hand strap
  • On-screen QWERTY keyboard


  • 720p webcam with mic
  • 5-8MP rear camera with auto focus and LED light


  • Docking connector 24-pin
  • Headphones/speaker Mini-jack stereo
  • USB 3.0 (x 1) 4-pin


    • Optional integrated 4G LTE multi carrier mobile broadband with satellite GPS
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless AC7260 Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
    • Bluetooth® v4.0 (Class 1) + EDR
    • Security

– Authentication: LEAP, WPA, 802.1x, EAP-TLS, EAP-FAST, PEAP
– Encryption: CKIP, TKIP, 128-bit and 64-bit WEP, Hardware AES

  • Optional dual high-gain antenna pass-through


  • MicroSDXC


    • 4G LTE multi carrier mobile broadband with satellite GPS
    • Available upgrade packages1:

– Bridge battery only and 1D/2D barcode reader (EA30) or LAN or serial
– SmartCard reader (half-insertable) and bridge battery, 1D/2D barcode reader (EA30), or LAN
– Magnetic stripe reader and bridge battery, 1D/2D barcode reader (EA30), or LAN
– HF/RFID 13.56MHz reader (ISO 15693 and 14443 A/B compliant and bridge battery, 1D/2D barcode reader, or LAN
– UHF/RFID 900MHz EPC Gen2 reader


  • AC Adapter (3-prong) CF-AA6373AM
  • Standard Battery Pack FZ-VZSU94W
  • Long Life Battery Pack FZ-VZSU95W
  • Multi-battery Charger FZ-VCBM11U
  • Standard Hand Strap with Stylus Holder and Tether FZ-VSTM11AU
  • Rotating Hand Strap with Stylus Holder and Tether FZ-VSTM12AU
  • Capacitive Replacement Stylus FZ-VNPM11U
  • Desktop Cradle FZ-VEBM12AU
  • Lite-function Cradle FZ-VEBM11AU
  • Replacement Protection Film FZ-VPFM11U

Contact your Carlson Software Representative or Certified Dealer for pricing as well as complete Hardware and Financing options.