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Toshiba launches its 1st convertible ultrabook

Dubai, April 23, 2013

Toshiba Gulf has launched its first convertible ultrabook, the Satellite U920t that combines the performance of a laptop with touchscreen functionality and portability.

The 31.8 cm (12.5-inch) convertible ultrabook transforms easily from a laptop mode to a flat touchscreen interface through its slide-and-tilt hinge design. This unique innovation enables use in traditional laptop mode for optimum productivity or a switch to its touch functionality by sliding the screen over the top of the keyboard for portability.

“The Satellite U920t offers versatile functionality to users who want a notebook and a touch LCD panel in one device. Operating in Windows 8, the U920t provides optimum usage for both content consumption and creation,” shares Santosh Varghese, general manager, Digital Products and Services, Toshiba Gulf.

This convertible ultrabook integrates the full notebook and touchscreen inputs including a five-point multi-touch panel that makes it compatible with a host of applications and games, an A4 size tile matt black with backlight keyboard and a ClickPad with Windows 8 Touchpad support for easy navigation.

It also features a Corning Gorilla Glass display with anti-fingerprint coating.

Powered by third generation Intel Core i5 processors for Ultrabook and Intel HD Graphics 4000, the Satellite U920t supports graphic-heavy content such as photos and videos. The U920t features an integrated solid state drive (SSD) of up to 128GB of storage, offering quicker boot up times and faster access to data. It also offers up to 6 hours battery life based on Mobile Mark 2007.

The Satellite U920t supports the Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology that allows for short-range wireless communication when transferring or recognising another device, allowing the pairing and setting up of a peripheral wireless device through the NFC option.

It also features essential sensors including a built-in Ambient Light Sensor (ALS) that automatically adjusts lighting conditions to save power, as well as an accelerometer, magnetometer and gyroscope for a high-performance gaming application.

The Satellite U920t features two integrated USB 3.0 ports, plus a full-size HDMI port that lets sharing of content on a big screen TV.

Its Sleep-and-Charge support lets users charge other portable devices even when the ultrabook is switched off. It also sports WLAN and Bluetooth 4.0 that provides fast wireless access to other devices, while the Intel Wireless Display technology allows any content to be streamed to compatible TVs.

This ultrabook features a super-slim 19.9 mm profile and a light weight at just 1.52 kg. The U920t’s convertible design features a durable Magnesium cover that protects the system’s overall looks. – TradeArabia News Service

Tags: Toshiba | laptop | Touchscreen | Ultrabook | Windows 8 |

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