This morning, Toshiba began selling four new iterations of its business laptop models.
The $1,149 Tecra A6 will replace the Tecra A5, upgrading the thin-and-light with a 1.6GHz Intel Core Solo processor; 512MB of 533MHz RAM; and a 60GB, 5,400rpm hard drive.
The Tecra A7 updates the A4 model with a choice of 1.6GHz Core Solo or 1.83GHz Core Duo processors; integrated Intel or discrete Nvidia graphics; up to 512MB of 533MHz RAM; and an 80GB, 5,400rpm hard drive. Pricing starts at $1,199.
The $1,699 Tecra M5, which will replace the, includes a 1.8GHz Intel Core Duo processor; an Nvidia Quadro NVS 110M graphics card with 128MB of VRAM; 512MB of superfast, 667MHz RAM; and a 100GB, 5,400rpm hard drive.
Finally, the Portege M400 tablet, which starts at $1,699, updates the M200 model with a 1.6GHz Intel Core Solo processor; 512MB of 667MHz RAM; and an 80GB, 5,400rpm hard drive.
In keeping with their business bent, all of the new laptops incorporate EasyGuard, Toshiba's suite of security, connectivity, and customization tools, which includes a Trusted Platform Module (link goes to PDF file), hard drive disk protection, and optional fingerprint reader protection.