Toshiba announces its new range of high-performance business laptops. Reengineered from the ground up with thin, light and highly-durable designs, the new Tecra and Portégé laptops redefine mobility for business professional offering full performance and long battery life ratings in three form factors as well as a standard three-year limited warranty.
The Tecra and Portégé laptops are the thinnest Toshiba business laptops ever made. The Portégé 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.
High Performance Technologies
The new Tecra and Portégé 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 3.0, 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.
Enhanced Durability, Security and Style
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 Portégé features a Toshiba exclusive Magnesium Alloy casing with a honeycomb structure.
Equipped with Toshiba’s EasyGuard Technology to help protect against accidental spills and bumps, the laptops also are designed with a suite of security features, including multiple level passwords, a fingerprint reader and optional SmartCard reader to help thwart unwanted access. A Trusted Platform Module offers high-level data encryption and available Computrace aids recovery in case of theft.
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 Portégé R830 maintained its predecessor, the R700, award winning design and finish.
Tecra R840 Series
Detailed specifications about R840 can be found here.
Tecra R850 Series
Detailed specifications about R850 can be found here.
Portégé R830 Series
Detailed specifications about R830 can be found here.
Consumer Model Also Available
Toshiba will also offer consumer editions of the laptop, the Portégé R835 Series. Starting at $888.99 MSRP, the laptops feature Magnesium Blue covers and are powered by 2nd generation Intel Core i3 or i5 processors7, 4GB of DDR3 memory10 and 640GB hard drives11. In addition, the laptops feature a built-in USB 3.0 port4 and are Intel Wireless Display 2.0 capable, for wirelessly connecting the laptop to a big screen HDTV. Portégé R835 laptops do not include ExpressCard or docking capabilities and come only with a one-year limited warranty1.
Pricing and Availability
The Tecra R840 Series ($899.00 to $1,479.00 MSRP12), Tecra R850 Series ($879.00 to $1,399.00 MSRP) and Portégé R830 Series ($1,049.00 to $1,649.00 MSRP) will be available on April 12, 2011 through select Toshiba Preferred Partner Program resellers, e-tailers and directly at toshibadirect.com.