Toshiba launches the ‘GREATEST OF ALL’ laptop range in India along with WORLD’s FIRST[1] Ultra HD 4K Laptop

 

L-R - Mr. Sanjay Warke, Country Head - DS division, Toshiba India along with Mr. Sivakumar, VP - Sales & Marketing - DS Division, Toshiba India launches the 2014 range of Greatest of all la

 

Toshiba launches the ‘GREATEST OF ALL’ laptop range in India
along with WORLD’s FIRST[1] Ultra HD 4K Laptop

 

 

The new 2014 range introduces a new series of detachable laptops & marks Toshiba’s foray in workstation segment

 

  • Satellite P Series: WORLD’s FIRST Ultra HD 4K laptop with touch screen and Harman Kardon® speakers
  • Satellite S Series: Redefines Slim Design and bold looks
  • Satellite L Series: Completely Loaded like Nothing Else[2]
  • Thin and Light laptop series (Portégé Z30 & Tecra Z40): Top Performance with Ultimate Mobility
  • Detachable hybrid laptops (Portégé Z10t-A & Satellite L30W):Perfect Combination of PC Performance and Tablet Convenience
  • Professional Workstation (Tecra W50): Toshiba’s 1st professional workstation laptop

 

June 19, 2014; Mumbai:  Toshiba India, a 100% subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, Japan, a global leader in innovation and cutting edge technology, today launched the all new range of laptops, packed with the best technology, great features and exemplary looks, making it the ‘Greatest of all’ laptop range. The new range includes the WORLD’s FIRST Ultra HD 4K laptop with touch screen for an immersive  experience; new Satellite L Series laptops that are ‘Loaded like nothing Else[2]’; the new Satellite S Series laptops that feature a profile which ‘Redefines Slim Design’  and a new range of ‘Thin and Light’ ultra portable laptops. With the launch of the new range, Toshiba also marks its foray into two new segments in India – detachable hybrid laptops with Portégé Z10t-A & Satellite L30W, and aprofessional workstation delivering mighty performance – Tecra W50.

 

Unveiling the new ‘Greatest Of All’ laptop range, Mr. Sanjay Warke, Country Head, Toshiba India – DS Division said, “Toshiba has a rich heritage of continuously bringing meaningful technology innovations that set new industry benchmarks and making products with impeccable quality and exceptional performance. Bringing the latest technology, style and comfort to our customers is a part of Toshiba’s DNA and we are continuing to push the envelope. Customers in India are far more aware of the global trends and have an appetite to accept and appreciate a refined experience. At Toshiba, we operate and understand both TV and PC business and we realize that customers are increasingly embracing Ultra HD 4K technology, as it enables a whole new level of immersive experience that draws viewers in, with the amazing detail and clarity. We have applied our technology expertise and years of research to incorporate the new technology dimensions to bring an Ultra HD 4K experience to laptops as well.”

 

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Sivakumar, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, PC Business – DS Division, Toshiba India said, “The Indian consumers have come a long way from using laptops as just performance machines and see laptops as complete entertainment devices today. At Toshiba, we understand this consumer evolution and to deliver an unparalleled sensory experience which is at the centre of their digital entertainment life, we have created products that offer great sound by collaborating with other leading technology brands like Harman Kardon®, Onkyo®, Skullcandy® andDTS®; best visual quality by employing our Ultra HD expertise to bring the World’s First Ultra HD 4K laptop; impressive looks and aesthetics by introducing the slim range of laptops; and offeringimmense value for money. With our new range we deliver a great value to the value conscious customers and the great World’s First technology to more discerning customers – thus creating a ‘Greatest of All’ range.”


Satellite P Series: WORLD’s FIRST Ultra HD 4K laptop

 

The Satellite P50 features the WORLD’s FIRST Ultra HD 4K TruBrite® 39.6cms (15.6)  touchscreen display that shows lifelike crystal-clear definition in a 3840 x 2160 resolution, which is four times as any Full HD screen. The display produces smoother imagery and an astounding level of detail to realize natural color expression with an accurate color gamut, ensuring true-to-life imagery. The Satellite P50 produces a fine sound equipped with high-quality stereo speakers by Harman Kardon®, providing outstanding audio quality for both movies and games.

 

Encased in a slim chassis, the P50 sports a sleek design at 27.9mm and bold looks with a metallic finish. The laptop also features Toshiba’s unique Sleep & Music feature, allowing users to take advantage of the high-quality speakers even when the laptop is off. Powered by 4th Gen Intel® Core™ H series processors (47W) and a gaming-class AMD Radeon™ R9 M265X graphics, the P50 houses RAM expandability up to 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3L memory along with a 1TB hard drive with (3D sensor) to store and share HD content. Four USB 3.0 ports, a UHS-II SD card slot, Wi-Fi® to stream Ultra HD videos, HDMI® port capable of 4K output and a built-in re-writable drive, deliver complete connectivity options to the customers, at a price of Rs. 86,000/-.


Satellite
 S series: Slim Design and bold looks

With sleek design at 19.3mm and weighing[4] at just 1.87kg[4], the new Satellite S Series features a stylish brushed Aluminum finish and a thinner than ever profile, making it easy to carry and comfortable to use anywhere. S series boasts of an excellent sound emitted through high-fidelity Harman Kardon® for an exceptional audio experience.

 

Powered by a 4th Gen Intel® CoreTM i5-4200U Processor 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 up to 2.6 GHz (3MB Cache) and a 4 GB DDR3L 1600 MHz RAM (expandable up to 16 GB), the S series runs on Windows 8.1 OS. Housing a 1TB 5400 RPM SATA drive, the Satellite S Series laptops also feature a full array of ports to accommodate for a variety of computing needs, including an HDMI® port capable of 4K output and dual USB 3.0 ports, one with USB Sleep & Charge technology, which allows users to charge USB-powered devices even when the laptop is powered off. The new Satellite S40 will be available at a price point of Rs. 50,790/-.


Satellite L Series: Loaded like nothing else
[2]

Offering greater features at a great price, the Satellite L series is designed to be taken anywhere, making it ideal for users who want a stylish laptop for work and entertainment. The distinctive look of the latest L Series is matched the fine sound from Onkyo® speakers and DTS® SoundTM tuned by Skullcandy® so music can be experienced the way it should sound. Hosting a 39.6cm (15.6) HD Clear SuperView LED backlit screen, the Satellite L series also boasts of a sharp display, using its Resolution+ technology. The Satellite L series has three USB ports including dual USB 3.0 ports, one with USB Sleep & Charge technology through which a mobile phone or an MP3 player can be charged without switching the laptop on.

 

With an option to choose between a AMD A4-5000 QuadCore APU with AMD RadeonTM HD 8330 Graphics (1.5 GHz, 2MB Cache); or Intel® Pentium® (QuadCore) Processor N3520 (2.17 GHz, 2MB Cache with Burst Frequency up to 2.42 GHz); or 4th Gen Intel® CoreTM i3-4005U Processor (1.70 GHz, 3MB Cache); and 4th Gen Intel® CoreTM i5-4200U Processor 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 up to 2.6 GHz (3MB Cache), the L series features 14 models with a wide array of configuration options. With three elegant colors to choose from – Premium Glossy Black, Luxury White and Satin Gold, the entire range is priced between Rs. 25,785/- and Rs. 51,340/-.

 

As part of company’s ‘Back to School’ promotion, Toshiba has announced additional 2 years extended warranty on Satellite Series laptops.

 

Toshiba Detachable Hybrid Laptop – Portégé Z10t-A: Ultrabook™ when needed, tablet when wanted

Featuring a 29.4cms (11.6) IPS Full HD display with Corning® Concore™ Glass and an anti-glare coating, the Portégé Z10t-A provides the most comfortable handwriting experience available on a touch device. Itsversatile usability optimized for productivity converts the Portégé Z10t-A from an Ultrabook™ to a mobile computing device with a quick release lock. The detachable tablet features a full-size SD card slot, USB 3.0 and Micro HDMI® port, and an audio combo jack. The keyboard dock features full-size HDMI, RGB, LAN and USB 2.0 port.

Designed for performance, the Portégé Z10t-A is powered by the latest Intel® Core™ processors and backed by a remarkable battery[3] life. The detachable keyboard is LED backlit and spill-resistant, which includes a touchpad with Windows 8.1 gesture support and accupoint. The Portégé Z10t-A has several advanced security and data management features installed: Intel® Anti-Theft functionality reduces the risk of unauthorized access, the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) safeguards locally stored critical data, and Intel® vPro™ technology is a comprehensive built-in security and manageability set tailored to enterprise usage scenario and related threats of today. Besides giving added security against latest security threats, Intel® vPro™ also allows IT departments to monitor, maintain, repair and upgrade the Portégé Z10t-Aremotely.

 

Toshiba Detachable Hybrid Laptop – Satellite L30W: affordable  Detachable PC with full functionality

Toshiba Satellite L30W offers complete usability with thin and clean design with a durable hinge featuring a ‘quick-release’ latching mechanism for attaching and detaching the screen to the keyboard base. New hinge design makes the thinner design and the cleaner looks, which closes to premium clamshell chassis. Featuring a 33.03cms (13) diagonal HD removable high quality display, the Satellite L30W lets you enjoy contents from any angle by direct bonding and an IPS panel. Great for entertainment, the Satellite L30W is also Toshiba’s first detachable device to feature an audio experience with DTS® SoundTMtuned by Skullcandy®.Packed with essential ports, the tablet also includes a built-in SD™ card slot, Micro HDMI® and USB 2.0 ports, as well as wireless display support. Satellite L30W delivers the same great performance and feature set of an everyday laptop with its Intel® CoreTM i3-4012Y Processor (1.50 GHz, 3MB Cache) and a spacious 500GB hard drive. The new Satellite L30W will be available from early July 2014 in India, at a price of Rs. 53,520/-


Toshiba Thin and Light – Legendary Portégé Z30-A

 

Engineered for high flyers, this thin, light and sophisticated High Definition Ultrabook™ is stunningly fast, keeping you seriously productive on the go. At 17.9mm and 1.2kg[4], the Portégé Z30-A is slim and feather light Ultrabook™ designed for maximum business mobility. An extremely light magnesium case makes the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A one of the most mobile laptops of the new range. Designed to fulfill both work and leisure requirements, the Portégé Z30-A is equipped with 33.78 cm (13.3) diagonal display that delivers stunning visuals in HD that can be enjoyed when viewing images, watching movies or multitasking. Customers could also choose an intuitive touchscreen technology that brings images and presentations to life with bright and crisp colors.

 

Featuring the 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4600U vPro™ processor 2.1 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 up to 3.30 GHz (4MB Cache), the Portégé Z30-A consistently delivers fast and energy-efficient performance. With an improved cooling technology, a high-performance Solid State Drive and Intel® Rapid Start Technology, it provides the speed required to take advantage of today’s latest applications. Despite being 17.9mm slim, Toshiba Portégé Z30-A comes with complete connectivity – HDMI®, RGB, VGA, LAN, three USB 3.0 ports one with USB Sleep & Charge technology and a slot for SD connections.


Toshiba Thin and Light Tecra Z40-A laptop

 

Equipped with the power-saving 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 -4600U vPro™ processor 2.1 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 up to 3.30 GHz (4MB Cache) processor and weighing only 1.47kg[4], the Tecra Z40-A delivers full performance and complete mobility. Allowing users to work efficiently anywhere, the 35.56cms (14)-inch Tecra Z40-A has an anti-glare HD display that delivers bright visuals and maximum readability even when used outdoors.

 

Running on Windows 8.1, the Tecra Z40-A provides the ideal platform for efficient multitasking. Completely convenient to use, it features a ClickPad that supports various scroll, zoom and launch functionalities. Additionally, the Tecra Z40-A features an Accupoint for improved usability, typing, and multitasking become faster and easier.


Toshiba’s 1st Professional Workstation – Tecra W50: Mighty Mobile Performance

 

Powered by Intel® Quad Core™ i7 -4800MQ vPro™ processor 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 up to 3.70 GHz (6MB Cache) processor, Tecra W50 is a powerhouse of speed and strength that will cut through the heaviest of workloads. The dedicated NVIDIA Quadro graphics card with fast GDDR5 memory delivers a dramatically higher performance to accelerate tasks like video editing and creating animations.

 

To prove its reliability, data security and manageability, the ultra durable Portégé  Z30-A; Tecra Z40-A and Tecra W50 have passed Highly Accelerated Life Tests (HALT). It’s also been drop-tested up to 76cm and tested for spill-resistance, so you have time to shut down and protect your data in the event of an accident. And with Toshiba EasyGuard® to safeguard your security, protection and connectivity, you can depend on the sturdy W50 for all-round peace of mind too. With the Trusted Platform Module (TPM), it protects the data on your local storage. From the start, a secure fingerprint reader makes signing on quick and personal to you, while Intel Anti-Theft means your laptop can be locked-down remotely to prevent unauthorized access.
With the ‘Greatest of all’ laptop range, Toshiba also delivers the promise of ‘Greatest of all’ after sales service. According to Mr. Sivakumar, “At Toshiba, we always strive to exceed customer expectations and delight them with product performance and the supreme quality of our after-sales service, which are major reasons why customers buy a Toshiba laptop. As per a recent consumer satisfaction survey conducted by Toshiba India, Toshiba achieved the best-in-class Net Promoters Score (NPS), which is a testimony to the happiness of our customers with our after sales service support and our impeccable service record.”

 

The entire new Satellite range of laptops comes with one year onsite warranty & the new Portégé & Tecra range of laptops comes with three years onsite warranty. Toshiba’s range of laptops offer the assurance of cutting-edge Japanese technology, the result of innumerable quality tests. The company has expanded its service network across India with a total of 151 service centres, and on-site service in 496 cities is supported by a dedicated call centre which is operational 7 days a week, between 8:00am to 10:00pm. Toshiba call centre can be reached at 1800-200-8674/ 1800-11-8674.

 

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Notes to the editor:

[1]: Data cited as of June 1, 2014
[2]: As per research conducted by Toshiba India on 1st June 2014, the features mentioned are in comparison to laptops with similar specifications and price segment as available in India.
[3]: Battery Life: Based on MobileMark 20012 test. Battery life may vary considerably depending on product model, configuration and features utilized, by the design of individual components. Published battery life numbers are achieved on select models and configurations tested by Toshiba at the time of publication.
[4]: Weight: Weight may vary depending on product configuration, vendor components, manufacturing variability and options selected
Disclaimer: All trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

 

About Toshiba India Pvt. Ltd.

Toshiba India Private Limited is a 100% subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation Japan. Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, laptop PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

 

 

The business operations of Toshiba India Private Limited in India encompass the following business domains:

• PC Business (Laptops)
• LCD LED TVs Business
• Home Appliances Business (refrigerators, washing machine etc.)
• Thermal & Hydro Power Plant Systems Engineering Business
• Semiconductor Business
• Multi-Functional Peripherals / Devices (copy/print/fax/scan etc.) Business
• Transmission Distribution & Industrial Systems (including railway systems / equipment) Business

 

 

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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