Toshiba today announced a new range of ultra-thin business laptops, including the Toshiba Portege R830, the Tecra R840 adn R850. Reengineered from the ground up with thin, light and highly-durable designs, the new Tecra and Portege laptops has 2nd gen Intel Core CPUs, optional AMD Radeon discrete graphics and SSD options. Here is more info on these new ultra-thin laptops from Toshiba:
The Tecra and Portege laptops are thinner than ever. The Port?g? R830 is redefining ultraportable and the Tecra R840 is about 25 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than its predecessor, Tecra M11. The Tecra R850 is equally impressive with its slimmer size.
The new Tecra and Port?g? laptops feature the latest mobile technologies designed to meet the demanding needs of business users, including 2nd generation Intel Core processors, high-speed 7200 RPM hard drives or 128GB Solid State Drive and optional AMD Radeon discrete graphics with 1GB of dedicated graphics memory. The laptops also include a broad range of standard ports including USB 3.04, eSATA/USB Combo with Toshiba's USB Sleep & Charge technology, DisplayPort or HDMI, ExpressCard, Gigabit Ethernet and docking connectors. Featuring a wealth of connectivity options, the laptops have Intel AMT 7.0, Bluetooth 3.0+EDR, Intel 802.11 a/g/n Wi-Fi and are Intel Wireless Display capable.
For increased durability and strength without adding excess weight, the new Tecra laptops are built using a unique fiberglass reinforced casing with a honeycomb rib structure. The new Port?g? features a Toshiba exclusive Magnesium Alloy casing with a honeycomb structure.
The Tecra laptops boast a stylish, textured Graphite Black Metallic with Line Pattern finish and premium raised tile spill resistant keyboards with Accupoint pointing devices. The Port?g? R830 maintained its predecessor, the R700, award winning design and finish.
The new Tecra and Port?g? laptops were also designed to share the same image with similar graphics, the AC power adapter and the Hi-Speed Port Replicator II. The Port?g? R830 and Tecra R840 also share the same 6-cell and optional 9-cell battery. This commonality in product design makes product deployment and support easier and helps reduce total cost of ownership.
Tecra R840 Series
Featuring a 14-inch diagonal HD LED-Backlit widescreen display, the Tecra R840 is the ideal all-around mobile business laptop. At about 25 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than its predecessor, the Tecra M11, the Tecra R840 is the thinnest 14-inch Tecra laptop ever made. Tecra R840 Series laptops can be configured with Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors and features a battery life rating of up to 11 hours when configured with a Solid State Drive.
Detailed specifications can be found at us.toshiba.com/computers/laptops/tecra/R840
Tecra R850 Series The ultimate mobile desktop replacement laptop, the Tecra R850 features a 15.6-inch diagonal HD LED-Backlit widescreen display and built-in 10-key numeric pad. At about an inch thin and a starting weight of 5.3 pounds9, the R850 is about 19 percent thinner and 6 percent lighter than its predecessor, the Tecra A11. Available with Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors7 the R850 Series laptops feature a battery life rating of up to seven hours8 when configured with a Solid State Drive.
The Port?g? R830 continues to be the world's lightest 13.3-inch full-performance ultraportable laptop featuring an integrated DVD drive. With a starting weight of just 3.1 pounds9 and about one inch thin, the Port?g? R830 can be configured with 2nd generation Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 full performance processors7 as a result of Airflow Cooling Technology. The Port?g? R830 Series laptops also feature a USB 3.04 port and Bluetooth 3.0 and can be configured with standard hard drives or solid state drives.