Toshiba plans KIRAbook high-end ultrabook

The Japanese Toshiba will soon release a new high-end ultrabook that will go by the name of KIRAbook. The novelty will sport a magnesium chassis that will measure 316 x 207 x 17.8 mm and will come in two versions – one with a sensor display (1.32 kg of total weight) and another with a regular display (1.18 kg of total weight).

The Toshiba KIRAbook will be based on a 13.3-inch PixelPure LCD display and will function at 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution (221 ppi). On the inside the new high-end ultrabook will have an Intel Core i7-3537U processor at 2.0 GHz (3.1 GHz in Turbo mode), Intel HD 4000 graphics (built in the CPU, runs at 350 MHz/1200 MHz), 8 GB of DDR3 memory, a 256 GB SSD and a card reader. The ultrabook is also reported to have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, 3.5-mm audio jacks, and a 52 Wh battery that can power the device for more than 5 hours.

The Toshiba KIRAbook will run Windows 8 64-bit out of the box. The basic model will start at USD 1600 while the premium model with all hardware options will cost USD 2000.

Source: PC World

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