Toshiba launches its new ultraportable hexagon Portégé R830 13.3 inch format for professionals with a basic model at less than 1000 euros in the Huron River Platform Intel Intel Core i5 Sandy Bridge, Swift HDD, USB 3.0 and ExpressCard, all weighing less than 1.5 Kg with a self-announced 9 am: Toshiba Portege R830-118.
Featuring a magnesium alloy chassis and a brushed-metal black, it sports a simple and elegant appearance to the image of its predecessor, the Portégé R700. However compared to the latter, the R830 has a new cooling system. Its hard drive is also protected against shocks, a 3D accelerometer to park the playhead if a fall is detected.
It benefits including a matte panel which has the effect to be readable outdoors as opposed to a glossy too prone to glare in bright environments. However, although this model is targeted at professionals, its screen 16:9 format and adopts a conventional resolution of 1366 × 768, which is after all correct.
A fingerprint reader for easy access and secure system is present as an operating system to target pro professional exactly. This OS Windows 7 features such as XP mode that makes it possible to install and use applications / drivers are only compatible with Windows XP but also more advanced tools of security management and network.