Toshiba South Africa has announced the launch of the new Portégé X20W-D, Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 range of ultra-thin laptops at a product experience launch held at offices of distributor Mustek's offices in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Toshiba X-Series laptop on display at the launch.
“We developed the Portégé X20W-D as part of our drive to create the best hybrid 2-in-1 laptop experience for professionals, from employees in small to mid-size organisations, to large corporate environments - regardless of their location,” said Ronald Ravel, Business Unit Director – PC B2B, Toshiba South Africa.
Ravel further added that the “Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 are the result of us channelling our heritage and expertise in mobile devices into every step of the development process, from design and manufacturing, to durability testing, and we’re confident this will shine through in the premium, professional experience they provide.”
The Portégé X20W-D, measuring in at 15.4mm thin and 1.1 kg, the laptop offers professionals flexibility of a tablet and notepad in one sleek device with a beautiful Onyx Blue cover and Light Gold hinges. Toshiba’s Portégé X20W-D is elegantly engineered, offering style and substance: with an astonishing 16 hour battery life. It has comprehensive security features, including two-factor authentication with fingerprint reader and IR camera for face recognition.
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The recommended retail prices for the X-series range.
The Portégé X30 is 15.9mm thick and weighs in at just over one kilogram, making the machine 11-percent thinner and 13-percent lighter than the award winning Z30.
The Tecra X40 is measures in at 16.9mm and weighs just over one kilogram. Both the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 are the latest examples of Toshiba’s ability to innovate the thin and light laptop form factor without sacrificing performance, features, battery life or durability. Not only are the machines similar in overall dimensions, they share many of the same components and features.
Toshiba South Africa have said that the Portégé X20W is already available in South Africa at a recommended retail price of R21,999.00 while the X30 and 40 respectively will be available from May and June 2017 in South Africa.
“One area Toshiba truly dedicates its time on is R&D for innovative technology solutions. With a team of highly skilled engineers and designers devoted to developing cutting edge technology, we are able to develop systems that are all about revolutionising and enriching all our business user’s needs. We are committed to going beyond the limitations and constraints of today’s PC and redefine how you control your systems,” concluded Ravel.