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Up close with Toshiba's Satellite Radius 12 (pictures)

Here's a closer look at the Toshiba Satellite Radius 12, a thin-and-light laptop/tablet hybrid with a 4K screen that costs $1,299.

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The Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 is out on October 18.

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The Radius 12 is a laptop-tablet hybrid with a screen that folds all the way around on 360-degree hinges.

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Here's what the laptop looks like closed.

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On the left side, you'll find a power jack, a full-size HDMI port capable of 4K output, a USB 3.0 jack, a USB-C port (ooh!) and a 3.5mm headset jack.

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On the right is another USB 3.0 port, a full-size, full-depth SD card slot, the power button, volume rocker buttons, a dedicated search key and an LED to let you know if Wi-Fi is on.

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The Satellite Radius 12's ultra high-definition 4K display is the star of the show. Here, it's displaying a 4K video at native resolution.

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Here's a much closer look at the 4K screen so you can see the pixels. The 12.5-inch screen has 352 of them per inch.

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You can prop up the screen like this if you don't have much space, say on an airplane tray table. Sadly, the screen is pretty reflective.

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The Radius 12 has a facial recognition camera that can log you into Windows 10 without needing to type a password or PIN.

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A close up of the Radius 12's keyboard. The keys are a little shallow and mushy, but not bad.

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The keyboard has an LED backlight for typing in the dark.

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Here's the brushed metal touchpad. I'm not a fan of the texture, which isn't uniform across the entire surface.

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This rubberized hinge feels nice to grip when you pick up the laptop by the edge.

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Sadly, the rubber doen't extend to the inside, which makes it tough to grip in tablet mode. Also, this cheap plastic piece was warped on our review unit.

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Here's how big the Radius 12 is in tablet mode.

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All the preinstalled software that comes with the Radius 12. There's a lot.

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One last look at the Toshiba Satellite Radius 12.

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