Toshiba America just introduced their first Ultrabook which designed for work and entertainment, dubbed as Toshiba Portege Z830 Series. Like the other ultrabook, the Portege Z830 Laptop has slim and thin profile with measures 0.63-inch thick chassis and less than 2.5 pounds weight. Toshiba also claims if the Toshiba Z830 to be the world’s lightest 13-inch notebook on ther market now (the 13-inch MacBook Air tips the scales at 2.96 pounds, Samsung Series 9 weighs 2.88, and the VAIO Z weighs at 2.57 pounds).
Toshiba Portege Z830 laptop comes with an 13.3-inch LED-backlit display with resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, magnesium alloy casing with an enhanced Honeycomb Rib design, spill-resistant back-lit keyboard and new internal structures to increased rigidity and provide shock absorption. The Portege Z830 notebook based on 2nd generations of Intel Core i processor with choice of Core i3, Core i5 or Intel Core i7 processors paired with up to 6GB of DDR3 RAM, Intel HD 3000 graphics, 128GB of SSD storage, a 1.3 megapixel webcam for video chats, a SD card slot and a 47Whr battery that provide up to 8 hours of operation. “The Portégé Z830 Series sets a new standard for thin and light systems, not just in portability, but also in affordability for such cutting-edge designs,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division.
In term of connectivity, the new 13 inch slim and light Portege Z830 series will be packs with two USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, HDMI and VGA out to connect with external monitors and 802.11 b/g/n WiFi to connect with internet. Like the other high end Toshiba notebook, Portege Z830 laptop also pre loaded with Toshiba’s USB Sleep & Charge technology, Stereo speakers with enhanced audio technology from Waves Audio, Fingerprint reader and Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional for operating system. Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook also uses Hi-Speed Start technology to accelerates the boot and wake-up time and will be release in November 2011 and start at under $1,000.
Toshiba Portege Z830 Specifications
* Powered by Choice of 2nd gen Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors
* Up to 6GB of DDR3 memory
* Intel HD 3000 graphics
* 13.3 inch widescreen HD LED backlit Display with 1366×768 pixels of Resolution
* Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional
* 128 GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
* 1.3-megapixel webcam
* 2xUSB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, HDMI and VGA out, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
* Fingerprint reader
* Measures 0.63-inch thick chassis and less than 2.5 pounds weight
* Features : Toshiba’s USB Sleep & Charge technology, Backlit and Spill Resistant Keyboard