Toshiba Adds 4G WiMAX Capabilities to Portege R700 Laptops
Toshiba America today introduced two 4G WiMAX-ready models of the Portégé R700, the world’s lightest 13.3-inch full-performance ultraportable laptop with an integrated DVD drive. The new Portégé R700 models not only provide business users with unprecedented performance and durability in a highly mobile form factor, but the most comprehensive connectivity options available.
With starting weight of just three pounds and about one inch thin, a durable magnesium alloy casing reinforced with a honeycomb rib design, the Portégé R700 features a 13.3-inch diagonal HD widescreen LED-backlit display, a premium raised tile keyboard and a wide TouchPad with customizable Multi-touch Control that makes typing and navigation.
The Portégé R700-S1332W features the Intel Core i7 processor and a 128GB solid state drive, while the Portégé R700-S1322W features the Intel Core i5 processor and a 320GB high-speed 7200 RPM hard drive. Both include 4GB of DDR3 memory.
The Portégé R700 supports the latest Intel Core family of full-powered, including the ability to dock to a port replicator, an ExpressCard slot, an eSATA/USB combo port with Sleep-and-Charge, as well as a built-in DVD SuperMulti drive and Webcam. The Portégé R700 also features a high-capacity six-cell battery with a long battery life rating.
The WiMAX-enabled Portégé R700-S1332W ($1,699 MSRP11) and Portégé R700-S1322W ($1,349 MSRP) will be available on Oct. 12, 2010 through select Toshiba Preferred Partner Program resellers and e-tailers.