Toshiba Adds Two New Premium, Ultra-Thin & Light Notebooks to Portfolio of Business Solutions
Markham, Ontario - January 24, 2017—Toshiba Client Solutions Canada Ltd. announced today two new additions to the organization’s professional notebook portfolio with the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40. Both of these thin and light notebooks will be available by the second quarter of the year from Toshiba’s Web site as well as the organization’s resellers.
“The Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 are the latest examples of our ability to innovative the thin and light notebook form factor without sacrificing performance, features, battery life or durability,” said Mini Saluja, Director of Marketing, “We are confident the collection of features and technologies found in these notebooks will satisfy the needs of the modern, mobile computing user.”
Thinner Designs Without Compromise
At 15.9mm thin and weighing a mere 2.3 pounds1, the 13.3-inch Portégé X30 is 11-percent thinner and 13-percent lighter than its award-winning predecessor. While the 14-inch Tecra X40 checks in at 16.9mm thin and 2.76 pounds1 and rivals the dimensions of many 13-inch notebooks. These extremely compact form factors position both the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 as the ideal solution for any professional computing environment.
Toshiba designed these premium notebooks to meet the performance demands of the modern workplace through the adoption of 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors and Windows 10 Pro, users have the latest processing technology and most robust operating systems on the market. Users will also find Full HD (1920 x 1080) multi-touch wide viewing angle displays, Intel® 802.11ac Wi-Fi®3, solid state drives and batteries with extended life ratings.
Leading-Edge Security Features
Toshiba equipped both the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 with biometric and facial authentication technologies to deliver an advanced level of security and differentiate the notebooks from the competition. The first component is a new Touchpad with a built-in fingerprint sensor called SecurePad™ with Synaptics® Natural ID fingerprint sensor5. The second element, found on both the notebooks, is the integration of IR cameras to allow for facial authentication via Windows Hello face sign-in. Together these security elements are personal, secure and a password-free way to quickly log-in to your device.
Another advanced security feature offered is Toshiba’s proprietary BIOS, available in all business laptops and speeds customization while helping to deliver stable PC performance, enhanced system security and reduced risk of unauthorized access.
A Commanding 360° Sound System
Toshiba added a premium audio experience via Harman Kardon® stereo speakers and DTS Sound™ software to these notebooks. Toshiba’s exclusive custom-tuned speakers deliver a robust, crisp and natural audio from every angle.
Modern Ports with Expanded Capabilities
Even with slim profiles, Toshiba was able to outfit the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 with 2 USB Type-C™ ports4, USB 3.0 port, an HDMI, and a microSD Card Slot as well as a headphone/mic combo port. The USB Type-C port feature reversible plug orientation and supports Display, Power Delivery and Thunderbolt™ 3 with speeds up to 40Gbps4.
Advanced Docking Options
These two professional grade notebooks are compatible with two advanced docking solutions– the Toshiba WiGig® Dock6 and Toshiba Thunderbolt® 3 Dock7, which will be available later this quarter. These docks are designed to expand the overall productivity of the Portégé X30W and Tecra X40 through a single connection.
The Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 have been designed, engineered and rigorously tested in dedicated Toshiba facilities to deliver greater peace of mind and proven reliability. To increase everyday protection and scratch resistance, the two notebooks feature a premium magnesium alloy ToughBody chassis, shock-absorbing design and unique honeycomb reinforcement for increased durability. In addition, both notebooks incorporate Toshiba’s new modern Onyx Blue color.
Pricing and Availability
In addition to standard configurations, the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 will also be available with wide variety of Build-to-Order (BTO) options to enable organizations to select the right CPU, memory, storage, display and security capabilities.
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1.Weight. Weight may vary depending on product configuration, vendor components, manufacturing variability and options selected.
2.Battery Life Rating. Measured by MobileMark® 2014 for models preinstalled with Microsoft® Windows 8 or Windows 10.
3.Wireless. Actual throughput will vary depending on device operating system, hardware and software configurations and environmental conditions.
4.USB Type-C. 10Gbps is the maximum theoretical interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) Type-C. Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration and other factors.
5.Availability. Depending on system configuration feature might be unavailable.
6.WiGig Dock. Wireless docking feature requires notebook with WiGig capabilities.
7.Thunderbolt 3 Dock. Thunderbolt 3 docking feature requires notebook with WiGig Capabilities.