Toshiba Adds 6th Generation Intel Processors to Business-Class Notebooks

2016-01-26


Built with 6th Generation Intel® Core Processor Technology, Tecra®, Portégé ® and Satellite Pro® Notebooks deliver business-class productivity, security and manageability capabilities

 

Markham, ON (January 26, 2016) - Toshiba's Digital Products Group (DPG), a division of Toshiba of Canada Limited, today announced the addition of the 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors to its line of high-performance, business-class of thin-and-light mobile computing devices.

 

This lineup consists of the enterprise 13.3-inch Portégé Z30, 14-inch Tecra Z40 and 15.6-inch Tecra Z50 Ultrabooks™, which come with a variety of screen options. It also includes the 15.6-inch Satellite Pro R50, a powerhouse built and priced for small- or medium-sized businesses.  The award-winning Portégé Z20t Detachable 2-in-1 Ultrabook now features the new USB Type C™ reversible connector to increase data speeds. Rounding out the portfolio is the new 15.6-inch Tecra A50, which features a form factor, security and docking capabilities ideal for small businesses and mid-sized organizations. 

 

"By extending the capabilities and performance of our updated line of Portégé, Tecra and Satellite Pro products, we're giving mobile professionals a better way to work," said Yuji Wakabayashi, Product Manager at Toshiba of Canada. "With the new Intel 'Skylake' processors included in our lineup, business customers will enjoy increased form factor performance, reliability, advanced security and impressive craftsmanship they've come to expect from Toshiba for the past three decades."

 

Performance and Features for Greater Productivity On-the-Go

Powered by 6th Generation Intel Core processors, the 13.3-inch Portégé Z30 and 14-inch Tecra Z40 Ultrabooks feature diagonal HD, Full HD, and Full HD touch-enabled displays offering plenty of screen real estate to work. With superior performance, extended battery life and enhanced durability, as well as a full array of security features, essential ports, and a variety of storage technology options, the thin-and-light Portégé Z30 and Tecra Z40 Ultrabooks serve as ultimate work machines that also deliver on mobility and style.

 

Also featuring the latest Intel processors, the versatile Portégé Z20t Detachable 2-in-1 Ultrabook delivers the enhanced speed and performance expected from a business-class Portégé device and allows users to switch instantly between notebook and tablet by simply detaching the screen. Equipped with all of the business-essential ports needed for a dongle-free experience and a 12.5-inch diagonal Full HD anti-glare touchscreen display, the Portégé Z20t is an ideal choice for on-the-go professionals looking for a single, multifunctional device that offers more screen real estate than most tablets, the responsive performance of a laptop and an outstanding battery life. The Portégé Z20t now features the new USB type C connector, which allows reversible use and increases data speeds.

 

The SMB focused Satellite Pro R50 and Tecra A50 are smart, fast and powerful mobile devices that will work tirelessly with a full suite of business features.

 

Common Docking and Accessories

The new 13.3-, 14- and 15.6-inch Tecra and Portégé laptops share a common docking port and accessories, including power adapters and port replicators, making it easier for IT managers to purchase, deploy and manage these devices for their companies. Additionally, they also share a common image, allowing IT departments to easily customize their machines to meet unique needs across the company and deploy them to users in an efficient manner.

 

 

Save Time and Money with Toshiba's Configuration Services

Regardless of how many laptops are purchased at one time, Toshiba can perform the most tedious configuration tasks before delivery, saving tremendous time for overburdened IT departments. Our Configure-to-Order (CTO) services, performed in our own Toshiba factories, include image build, load and certification; custom asset tagging; company logo etching; individualized BIOS settings; provisioning; Absolute Computrace® factory activation and more. Toshiba ensures that each device arrives exactly as you want it with no additional work required, allowing your IT staff to focus on more strategic tasks.

 

Additionally, with Toshiba's Build-to-Order (BTO) services, organizations can receive laptops built to their exact specifications to ensure high efficiency and proper workflow for a variety of enterprise needs. Toshiba offers the ability to choose from a variety of processors, storage and memory capacities, and display options to offer enterprise employees a device best equipped for day-to-day operations.

 

Windows Operating System Flexibility

Toshiba's enterprise portfolio of notebooks will feature a variety of Microsoft® operating systems to best suit each organization's IT requirements, including Windows 10 and Windows 7 with Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade licensing rights.

 

Toshiba BIOS for more efficient (and secure) asset management
With Toshiba's proprietary BIOS, both Tecra and Portégé laptops deliver seamless integration of hardware and software that few PC manufacturers can deliver. Having proprietary BIOS speeds laptop customization and saves time managing assets-a valuable benefit for companies with limited IT resources. This foundational BIOS software also monitors the PC's internal components to maintain stability, while offering system-level security and built-in countermeasures to prevent unauthorized access.

 

Pricing and Availability
The Tecra, Portégé and Satellite Pro notebooks are available for purchase from Toshiba and its partners.

 

Toshiba of Canada 

Toshiba of Canada Limited is a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, one of the world's leading diversified electric/electronic manufacturers. Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Toshiba of Canada is a digital technology leader with a wide range of products and solutions for businesses of all sizes including: Notebooks, Digital Signage, Commercial Panels, Uninterruptible Power Systems, Multi-Function Printers, Document Solutions, Point of Sale Systems, Barcode Printers, Surveillance Systems, Telecommunications and Medical Imaging equipment. Throughout its history, Toshiba's commitment to technological and environmental innovations has distinguished the corporation from its competitors. For more information, visit Toshiba of Canada on LinkedIn or Twitter.  

 

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm. 

 

 

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For more information, please contact:

Paulina Zelazny

Toshiba of Canada

905-470-3500 ext. 2650

Paulina.zelazny@toshiba.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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