At CES in Las Vegas, between the different solutions presented by Toshiba, is to report the update of the family premium ultrabook Toshiba KIRAbook , which was announced last November . The Japanese manufacturer has introduced a number of improvements over the previous version.
Unchanged is the body made of aluminum alloy that once again the classic U-shape of the Toshiba touchpad also for the profile of the piano keyboard. The handset has a thickness of 17.7 mm and a weight that varies from a minimum of 1.12 to a maximum of 1.35 Kg, depending on the configuration. Toshiba has also adopted new IPS display with touch screen 13.3-inch diagonal which may have a resolution of HD, Full HD , or even equal to 2560 x 1440 pixels , all protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The processors instead have been updated to Intel Core Haswell last generation and are available in different designs, to some of the most powerful Core i7 dual core.
These will go to support a maximum of 8 GB of RAM and solid-state drives with capacities up to 256 GB. The park includes instead two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI digital video output, a combo audio jack for headphones and microphone and a slot for microSD memory, while as regards the connections Toshiba has provided modules Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11n MIMO 2×2. A backlit keyboard, stereo speakers Harman Kardon and a 4-cell battery 52 Wh, which should ensure a maximum range of about 9 hours, will complete the equipment. The new Toshiba KIRAbook will be available on the market since mid- February , with a price for the basic equipment amounted to $ 1,500 .