This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
First Look: Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

First Look: Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook

1:27 /

The latest laptop to come out of Intel's Ultrabook push is this slim Toshiba model.

-Hey, I'm Donald Bell for cnet.com and today we're taking a First Look at the Toshiba Portege Z830 series. This is being shown off at IFA 2011. This is Toshiba's first ultrabook. It's a 13.3-inch screen, and it's the world's lightest 13-inch ultrabook at 2.45 pounds. They're getting to that weight by using a magnesium casing, a solid-state drive, and a very thin ultrathin screen to get that whole weight down to a very lightweight design. With that weight though, you're not really sacrificing in terms of ports or output. You're getting HDMI output, USB 3.0 connectivity, Ethernet port, VGA port, SD card slot. You're getting a full-sized keyboard. You're also not sacrificing anything in terms of performance. There's support here for Intel's core processors up to a Core i7 processor. And also, they've got sound quality covered. They've partnered with Wave technology to include sound-enhancement software. It's really gonna give you a loud sound from both the internal speakers and also great sound quality coming out from the-- the audio jack that's built into this as well. All of that and you're getting it at under price point of 1000 dollars, which is pretty remarkable given both its weight and the capabilities of this ultrabook. So, we're looking forward to seeing this in November. For cnet.com, I'm Donald Bell showing off the Toshiba Portege Z830 series.

New releases

Tomorrow Daily 039: "Swarmies"...
18:06 August 20, 2014
On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out how NASA might use tiny robot swarms to search for resources on...
Play video
Upgrade RAM on your MacBook Pr...
3:16 August 20, 2014
Find out how to install more memory on your MacBook so that your computer can easily handle heavy tasks.
Play video
The Wink Hub strives for a smarter...
2:31 August 20, 2014
Unlike pricier protocol translators, Wink's $80 hub won't weigh you down.
Play video
Have you heard? Space gets loud...
32:14 August 20, 2014
They can't hear you scream in space, but that doesn't mean there are no sounds coming from the cosmos. The...
Play video
Image recognition: Making your...
13:02 August 20, 2014
The new wave of cameras is changing how you use your phone and tablet; why are batteries so far behind the...
Play video
AT&T's Asus PadFone X handset does...
1:47 August 20, 2014
Sporting a Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and 13-megapixel lens, the 5-inch PadFone X smartphone can dock...
Play video
Sony's receiver offers big bang...
1:50 August 20, 2014
The Sony STR-DN1050 offers almost everything you could want in a mid-range receiver with plenty of features,...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,540: See-through...
35:31 August 20, 2014
Researchers at Michigan State University have created a see-through solar panel called "a window." Plus, LG's...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre