New Toshiba Portégé, Tecra laptops arrive on the scene

Toshiba Portege Z930 Ultrabook

Tech enthusiasts can now avail of the latest Toshiba Portégé and Tecra laptops. This means that they’ll be able to get their hands on models like the Portégé R930 ultraportable and Portégé Z930 Ultrabook as well as the Tecra R940 and Tecra R950 notebooks. Aimed at the business niche, the company endows its latest lineup of gadgets with the third generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors as well as Toshiba Smart Client Manager technology by Tivoli from IBM.

First tackling the latest Portégé pieces, the 13-inch Portégé Z930 Ultrabook sports a sleek 15.9mm chasses and tips the scales at less than 2.5 pounds. Potential owners can expect the device to be packed with an SSD and fingerprint reader for keeping sensitive data away from prying eyes. Offering a battery life of over 8 hours, it comes complete in a magnesium alloy casing that’s splashed with a honeycomb rib design. Weighing just 3 pounds, the 13.3-inch Portégé R930 measures only 1-inch thin and can be easily ported around. It further accommodates Bluetooth 3.0 and 2 USB 3.0 ports.

Toshiba Tecra R940 R950

“Today’s IT professionals must be more agile and ingenious than ever, deploying smart, reliable and secure enterprise-level technology to power an increasingly mobile workforce,” commented Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division. “By teaming with renowned technology leader IBM, we have created more secure and energy efficient laptops that also take advantage of the latest processing technology from Intel.”

Coming to the Tecra R940 and R950, these laptops are blessed with 14-inch and 15.6-inch diagonal LED-backlit widescreen HD screens, correspondingly. Aiming to offer potential owners with both mobility and durability, the duo now incorporates a new 2MP HD webcam, fingerprint reader and spill resistant keyboard as well as better graphics and more memory. Infused with the company’s USB Sleep & Charge technology, these devices are drenched in slim and light designs, making them fine options for computing while on the go.

The new Toshiba Portégé and Tecra price and availability details have been disclosed by the company. The Portégé Z930 and R930 ultraportable are tagged at $1,249 and $1,399, respectively. On the other hand, the Tecra R940 and R950 can be picked up for $1,199 and $1,179, correspondingly.