Toshiba launches new ultraportable 13.3-inch Intel platform in HuronRiver, the Portégé R830-1DR. High-end model offers a self-announced8:30, a panel mate, an SSD of 256 GB, a Core i7 Sandy Bridge andconnectivity including 3G + module, USB 3.0, HDMI and e-SATA, all inone frame less than 1.5 Kg DVD included.
It specifically targets professionalswith its operating system Windows 7 Professional. In addition tofeatures found in the Home Premium, it includes tools more advancedsecurity and network management as well as the XP mode in order toinstall and use software / drivers only compatible with Windows XP.
Connectivity is interesting. Inwireless modules and found Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 + HS and 3G + /HSDPA, enabling it to connect to the Internet via mobile phonenetworks as long as you have purchased a package or adequate acquireda 3G prepaid card from a telecom operator. Also present are HDMI andVGA video outputs, audio and Ethernet ports and three USB combo with1 e-SATA to USB 3.0 for transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0devices with USB 3.0 , also provided with a connector technologySleep'N'Charge to charge a small device even if the PC is off or instandby.
Another advantage of this model,treatment of the mat slab that appears more suitable than the glossto a machine of this format, consisting portable because it is lessprone to glare and therefore more readable in bright environments.Its 16:9 format and definition of 1366 × 768, however, are standard.