Toshiba announced 13.3-inch Portégé R700 ultra-thin laptop

Toshiba announced the Portégé R700, as they claim the world’s lightest 13.3-inch full-performance ultraportable laptop with an integrated DVD drive and weight of just three pounds.

The ultra thin-thin laptop (about one inch thick) has a magnesium alloy casing reinforced with a honeycomb rib design incorporated within the palm rests and base of the laptop. It feature 13.3-inch (1366 x 768) LED-backlit display, Core i3/i5/i7 processors, Intel Integrated Graphics, 4GB RAM, HDD or SSD option for storage – up to 500GB, Gigabit Ethernet, 802/11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, multi card reader, eSATA/USB combo port built-in DVD SuperMulti drive and Webcam. The laptop includes also fingerprint reader, pill-resistant keyboard HDMI output and features new Airflow Cooling Technology, which is co-developed by Toshiba and Intel, and  uses directed streams of fresh air to cool the heat-generating components. The notebook runs Windows 7 and with six cell battery prices start at 899$.

Toshiba Portege R700

“Portégé ultraportable laptops are not only a demonstration of Toshiba’s superior engineering and craftsmanship, but our ability to innovate to meet the demands of businesses,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “The Portégé R700 delivers the ultimate mobile experience at breakthrough prices that businesses have been waiting for, providing both performance and battery life within an extremely thin and light, yet durable form factor without compromising key features such as an integrated DVD drive.”

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