At CES 2012, Toshiba didn’t mentioned about their upcoming convertible tablet that called Portege M930 but the device on display at the Microsoft booth at CES 2012. Designed like the famous Asus Eee Pad Slider, Toshiba Portege M930 offer portability with measure just 27mm thick plus weight only at 1.9kg. Like the Slider, the device can can both be a a netbook and tablet at the same time.
Thanks to new hinge design attached in the middle back of the display that allow user to slide back the screen 360 degrees from notebook mode to slate tablet operating mode and to reveal a QWERTY keyboard. Toshiba Portege M930 netbook also comes with immersive specification features. On the inside, it powered by 2nd generation of Intel Core i5 as central processing unit paired with 4 GB RAM, integrated with an Intel HD Graphics 3000 chip as graphics accelerator and running on the latest Windows 8 as the operating system, this machines can make your old laptop shamed.
Packs with an 13.1 inches display that can produce high resolutions display at 1280 x 800 pixel, VGA camera embedded on the midle of the screen for video chats and a QWERTY keyboard plus pointing stick with two mouse buttons to replace the touchpad for comfortable typing in Netbook mode. For storage capacity, the convertible netbook offer spacious of memory space with a 256GB solid state drive. Unfortunatelly, Toshiba M930 convertible netbook was not responding to finger touch, so user only can use stylus to operate when in tablet mode.
For connectivity and interface, you will find dual USB 2.0 port, multimedia card reader, headphone out jack, mic in jack, Ethernet LAN for wire connections and 802.11 b/g/n WiFi for wireless internet connection. However, there is no informations from Toshiba about price or worldwide release date, but according the features and design, it look like Toshiba Portege M930 will has expensive price up to $1.000. If there is any update from Toshiba, we will keep you posted.