New Form Factor For Latest Toshiba Laptop

  • Widescreen ultrabook
  • Can watch movies, check emails at same time
  • Comes in at under $1500

Satellite U840W ultrabookis said by Toshiba to be the world’s first panoramic notebook featuring a21:9 cinematic display.

“Designed for play as well as work, the Toshiba U840W Ultrabook introduces a new widescreen technology that could change the way people use their notebook,” said Justin White, Product Marketing Manager, Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd.  “As well as putting a…movie experience in the hands of consumers through the magic of cinematic display, our latestUltrabookfeatures new split screen technology for better multi-tasking.

“[Using] a 14.4-inch widescreen, you can view multiple windows side by side such as social networking while watching a movie or checking emails at the same time as working on a presentation…” White said.

The Ultrabookfeatures a two-tone aluminium chassis, textured palm rest, multiple USB ports and a larger click pad. It has in-built Harman Kardon speakers, while Toshiba’s new Hi-Speed Start delivers fast-start responsiveness as well as extended battery life.

Features include:

  • Metallic silver with two-tone/two-texture aluminium finish
  • Weight 1.7kg
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Cinematic display screen 21:9 (1792 x 768 resolution) allows for breathtaking wide-screen viewing
  • 14.4-inch Widescreen HD, LED Backlit Cinema Display with Split Screen technology allows you to work in multiple windows for greater efficiency
  • Intel Core i5-3317U processor
  • Genuine Windows 7 64bit Home Premium SP1
  • 6GB Memory
  • 500GB Hybrid Hard Disk Drive
  • Harman Kardon speakers enrich the senses as you watch your movies, listen to your music and enjoy your gaming
  • 3 x USB 3.0 + Sleep & Charge enable multiple multimedia data transfer at lightning speeds
  • A Sleep & Charge port will charge your camera and phone while your Ultrabook™ is sleeping
  • Toshiba’s Hi-Speed Start makes for a quick and snappy start up and performance
  • Toshiba’s Peak Shift function lets you save dollars and energy by programing your notebook to switch from battery to mains power during peak times

RRP
$1,499

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