IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced the company's first Windows 8 device designed for business users, the Portege® Z10t Detachable Ultrabook™. The versatile Portege Z10t is an Ultrabook™ when needed and a tablet when wanted. Switch instantly between notebook and tablet by simply detaching the screen. Equipped with an 11.6-inch diagonal, Full HD, IPS anti-glare touchscreen display1, the Portege Z10t is an ideal choice for on-the-go professionals looking for a single, versatile device that offers more screen real estate than most tablets, but all the same ultra-responsive performance of a laptop. The built in digitizer adds even more functionality for those who want to write and take notes on-screen. Ultra-slim, lightweight, encased in sleek style and dressed in durability with all the essential ports and security features, the Portege Z10t makes it easy to create, share or consume content anytime, anywhere. Powered by the latest Intel® Core™ processors2 the device is equipped with all the business essential ports needed for a "dongle-free" experience, the Portege Z10t delivers excellent speed and performance – everything expected from a business-class Portege.
"The Portege Z10t is Toshiba's first computing device purpose-built from the ground up to deliver a more intuitive Windows 8 experience for business users," said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing and product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "The Detachable Ultrabook form factor helps business users achieve new levels of productivity by giving them the portability they need and the flexibility to get work done and easily share information on the go, while satisfying the durability, security, and manageability needs of corporate IT departments."
Amazing Display Provides the Ultimate Handwriting Experience
The Portege Z10t features an 11.6-inch diagonal IPS Full HD display with Corning® Concore™ Glass and an anti-glare coating that also provides the most comfortable handwriting experience available on a touch device. With the included optimized pen and screen, writing on the Portege Z10t feels like writing on paper – perfect for note taking, drawing and signature capture. The device also features a secondary stylus in an integrated holder in the chassis of the display.
Built for Business with Durability, Security and Manageability in Mind
Reflecting on Toshiba's 10-year history building convertible PCs, the Portege Z10t features an Ultimate Silver casing crafted from a high-stiffness resin and a sturdy locking hinge mechanism that keeps the display soundly anchored when connected to the detachable keyboard. The detachable keyboard includes a touchpad with Windows 8 gesture support and Accupoint, and is LED backlit and spill-resistant.
Built for business, the Portege Z10t is equipped with Windows 8 Pro, however it also supports 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows 7. It can be configured with the latest Intel Core i5 or i7 processors that include Intel vPro™ technology, Active Management Technology (AMT) and Trusted Platform Module (TPM), ensuring that it can handle even the most demanding business tasks and can be easily managed and secured by IT departments. It also features fast start and resume times with Intel Rapid Start Technology, a speedy Solid State Drive3 (128GB or 256GB) and 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 memory4. The device is Intel Wireless Display Ready5 and features HD front-facing and 3MP rear-facing cameras, ideal for virtual business meetings.
Lightweight and Dongle-free
The detachable tablet measures only 0.49-inches thin and boasts a super-mobile weight of just 1.91 pounds6. As an Ultrabook, the device sports a slim-line profile and weighs only 3.24 pounds. The Portege Z10t also includes a full range of ports, providing a completely dongle-free experience. The detachable tablet features a full-size SD card slot, USB 3.0 and Micro HDMI® port, and an audio combo jack. The keyboard dock features full-size HDMI, RGB, LAN and USB 2.0 port. Finally, an optional cradle dock includes LAN, two USB 2.0 ports, a full-size HDMI port and a headphone jack.
Pricing and Availability
The Portege Z10t will be available for purchase through select Toshiba Preferred Partner Program resellers, e-tailers and directly at ToshibaDirect.com on May 29, 2013, starting at $1,499 MSRP7.
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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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