Toshiba introduces thinnest full-function 13,3” laptop

Toshiba has announced the thinnest and lightest full-function 33.8cm (13.3-inch’) laptop, the Portégé R700. It’s a well-specified business machine that combines a lightweight, ultra-slim chassis with innovative computing technologies.

“Our long-standing engineering expertise has enabled us to design a laptop with an unparalleled blend of high performance, mobility and features – yet at a decent price,” says Richard Bosman, Marketing Manager for Toshiba South Africa. The result is a slim and light 33.8cm (13.3-inch) ultra-portable machine that measures just 16.8mm tall and weighs only 1.3kg[1].

“To achieve a device like the Portégé R700 we have made major advances in three areas: heat management, chassis construction, and memory chip deployment,” explains  Bosman.

Airflow Cooling Technology, co-developed by Intel and Toshiba, allows Toshiba to integrate the latest Intel Core family processors in the Portégé R700’s slim casing while keeping the sound of the fan to a minimum.

A honeycomb structure in the palmrest area makes the Portégé R700 highly durable against flexing – protecting the electronic and mechanical components from being damaged, considerably prolonging the life of the product.

By innovatively stacking the memory slots vertically, the Portégé R700 can accommodate up to 8GB RAM for even more powerful performance.

The black Portégé R700 enables business users to travel light without compromising on performance. Thanks to the integration of the latest Intel standard voltage Core processors and the availability of an optical disc drive, the slim and light laptop is equipped to run even the most-demanding multimedia applications.

And the powerful performance of Portégé R700 doesn’t compromise on battery life – it can run for an entire working day of up to eight hours on one batterycharge.

The new model offers even more useful features to enhance its portability and appeal for business people; such as. a durable yet very elegant black magnesium-alloy cover with a matt finish, a 3D sensor for hard disk protection against drops and shocks[2], a broad range of connectivity options, a non-reflective screen and a docking station connector.

The docking station supports HDMI and USB 3.0 for fast data transfer.

The Toshiba Portégé R700 is available at a recommended retail price from R9 999.99.

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