Toshiba announced the 13.3-inch Portege Z830 Series Laptop they are calling an Ultrabook because it weighs less than 2.5 pounds and is 0.63-inch (15.9 mm) thin. The Portege Z830 Series is about 20 percent lighter and 40 percent thinner than their ultraportable Portege R830 Series. These new systems offer unprecedented portability, durability and essential features with visibly smart style and responsiveness.
Supporting the latest 2nd Generation Intel Core processors and ultra-fast DDR3 memory, the Portege Z830 Series provides the performance needed for work and entertainment plus improved power management for great battery life. The Ultrabook device's 128GB solid state drive delivers an extremely responsive experience, increased durability and increased energy efficiency. Paired with Toshiba's new exclusive Hi-Speed Start Technology, the Portege Z830 can power on and get users up and running at work or home in just seconds.
The Portege Z830 Series is built with a host of convenience-driven features such as a full-size LED Backlit and spill-resistant keyboard that makes typing easy in low light conditions and helps guard against accidents. The Ultrabook also includes Toshiba's USB Sleep & Charge technology to give users the freedom to power up their smartphones even while the system is powered down. Stereo speakers with enhanced audio technology from Waves Audio make the Portege Z830 ideal for listening to music, watching movies and video chatting.
The Ultrabook devices feature a light, yet durable magnesium alloy casing that is reinforced with an enhanced Honeycomb Rib design and new internal structures that provide shock absorption and increased rigidity. The systems also feature Toshiba's EasyGuard Technology, designed to address the security, reliability and durability issues mobile users encounter.
The Toshiba Portege Z830 Series Ultrabook systems will be available in November 2011 starting under $1,000.