Toshiba just released the Tecra X40 14-inch thin and light laptop for business users. The $1330 onyx blue colored notebook PC is 16.9 mm thin and weighs 2.76 pounds. It features 7th Generation Intel Core Processors, Windows 10 Pro, a Full HD (1920 x 1080) multi-touch wide viewing angle display, Intel 802.11ac Wi-Fi, solid state drives and batteries with extended life ratings of up to 13 hours.
Toshiba equipped the Tecra X40 with multiple security elements including proprietary BIOS, Face Authentication, Fingerprint Reader, Trusted Platform Module, BitLocker Drive Encryption, Device Guard, Credential Guard, Intel Authenticate, Smart Card Reader and Security Lock Slot solutions. This collection of the security features gives corporate IT professionals and individual users with multiple options to safeguard information on the Tecra X40.
Constructed with a premium magnesium alloy Tough Body chassis featuring shock-absorbing measures and Toshiba’s honeycomb reinforcement technology affords the Tecra X40 an increased level of durability. Although its lightweight, Tecra X40 is rugged enough to pass testing based on Mil-STD-810G methodology for extreme temperatures, vibration, shock, humidity, altitude, drops, dust and solar radiation. Its full-size backlit keyboard is even spill-resistant.
Tecra X40 comes with 2 USB-C ports, USB 3.0 port, an HDMI, and a microSD Card Slot as well as a headphone/mic combo port. The USB-C port features reversible plug orientation and supports Display, Power Delivery and Thunderbolt 3. For extra expandability this laptop is compatible with Toshiba’s new Thunderbolt 3 Dock ($299) along with four new universal USB-C dongles.
Price and Availability
The Toshiba Tecra X40 (model X40-D1452) is available now starting at $1,329.99. In addition to standard configurations, Toshiba will offer the Tecra X40 with a wide variety of Build-to-Order (BTO) options to enable organizations to select the right CPU, memory, storage, display and security capabilities.