Toshiba Shows Off Three New Premium Windows Devices
At a time when other companies are bidding CES goodbye, Toshiba still has some offerings left in stock. The Japanese multinational company rolled out a trio of Windows devices at CES 2015 that puts to use the rarely-used digital stylus. The launched devices include a Portege Z20t Ultrabook and a pair of Encore 2 Write tablets.
The Portege Z20t Ultrabook by Toshiba is a hybrid laptop that detaches to transform into a tablet. The device features a 12.5-inch display with 1920×1080 (1080p HD) resolution and is powered by an Intel Core M-5Y51 processor paired with up to 8 GB of RAM. The SSD of the Ultrabook is capable of storing as much as 256 GB of data. It comes preloaded with either Windows 8.1 or an upgradable Windows 7 Professional version. On the hardware front, the Portege Z20t has a spill-proof keyboard and weighs a mere 3.3 pounds, which includes the keyboard. Even though it’s a detachable gadget, the hinges don’t bother as they turn to switch the screen into presentation mode.
Toshiba claims that the Z20t can last 17.4 hours on one full charge. The ultrabook adds Toshiba’s key input device Digitizer Pen together with an Eraser. Coming to its price, this Toshiba ultrabook will cost you $1,399.99, for 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB SSD.
The Encore 2 Write series tablets comes with the same set of specs and varies just in price and display size. The 8-inch Encore 2 Write comes at a cost of $349.99, while the 10.1-inch variant of the Encore 2 can be purchased at $399.99. The devices hold a display resolution of 1,280x800p and are powered by Atom Z3735F processor from Intel. They pack 2 GB of RAM, 64 GB of solid-state storage and come preloaded with Windows 8.1. Along with that, the tablets make use of Active Electrostatics pen technology through the company’s innovative product TruPen that has 2,048 points of sensitivity.