Panasonic’s Let’s Note line of laptops are tiny, powerful, and sadly unavailable in the US or Europe. But if you happen to be in Japan, soon you’ll be able to pick up Panasonic’s new 10.1 inch, 12.1 inch, or 14 inch laptops powered by Intel Kaby Lake processors.

Most of the new notebooks will be available in Japan starting October 14th, although a special 20th anniversary Let’s Note laptop is also coming November 11th.


All of the new laptops are high-priced portable notebooks with premium features including support for up to 16GB of RAM, up to 1TB of storage, and 7th-gen Intel processors.

They’re also all super light-weight machines… although some are more compact than others. Here’s an overview of some of the specs for each model:

Let’s Note RZ6 10.1 inch convertible laptop

  • 10.1 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel touchscreen display
  • 1.6 pounds
  • Core i5-7Y45 and Core i7-7Y75 processor options
  • 8GB to 16GB of RAM
  • 128GB to 1TB of SSD storage
  • 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1
  • 11+ hours of battery life
  • Prices start at ¥192,800($1181)

Let’s Note SZ6 12.1 inch laptop

  • 12.1 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display
  • 2 – 2.3 pounds
  • Core i5-7200U and Core i7-7500U processor options
  • 8GB to 16GB of RAM
  • 256GB to 1TB of SSD storage (or 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD)
  • Optional disc drive
  • 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1
  • 12 – 22 hours of battery life (depending on battery configuration and other options)
  • Prices start at ¥209,800 ($2,047)

Let’s Note SZ6 20th Anniversary Edition 12.1 inch laptop

  • 12.1 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display
  • 2.2 – 2.5 pounds
  • Core i7-7500U processor
  • 16GB RAM
  • 2TB storage (1TB HDD + 1TB SSD)
  • Blu-ray disc drive
  • 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1
  • 14 – 21 hours of battery life (with small or large battery)

Let’s Note LX6 14 inch laptop

  • 14″ 1920 x 1080 pixel display
  • 2.9 – 3.3 pounds
  • Core i7-7500U processor
  • 8GB to 16GB of RAM
  • 256GB to 1TB SSD options (or 256GB + 1TB HDD)
  • Blu-ray disc drive
  • 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1
  • 8 – 20 hours of battery life (depending on configuration)
  • Prices start at ¥179,800 ($1,754)

via PC Watch

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5 replies on “Panasonic’s ultraportable Let’s Note laptops go Kaby Lake (in Japan)”

    1. Nope. That’s just someone ripping off our content without permission or attribution. How’d you even stumble across it?

  1. And why won’t they bring them here to the United States? That is too bad, since they look like systems that would EAT a Dell or HP for lunch.

    1. They look really nice and yes, that 16:10 ratio is something that people are asking for. At least some of us…

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