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Toshiba unveils new high-end ultrabook

Toshiba has pulled the wraps off a new series of notebook computer called the KIRAbook. The machine is an all-new ultrabook promising a lightweight and compact design thanks to its magnesium alloy chassis.

The 2.6-lb machine has a 13-inch PixelPure display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 (221 pixels per inch). Toshiba promises that the screen delivers razor-sharp clarity for text, photos, movies, games, and other content types. The KIRAbook will be available in standard, and touch screen versions -- the touch screen version of the ultrabook supports 10-points of touch and Windows 8 gestures.


Toshiba says that a high-capacity lithium polymer battery promising all-day battery life, while storage duties are handled by a 256 GB SSD. The ultrabook will offer 8 GB of 1600 MHz memory and a range of third generation Intel Core processors.
 
Pre-orders for the KIRAbook will kick off on May 3 with purchases starting May 12 online. Pricing begins at $1599 and goes up to $1999 depending on the processor chosen.
 
The KIRAbook joins other high-resolution 13” notebooks like the 13” Retina MacBook Pro and the 13” Google Chromebook Pixel.

Sources: Toshiba, The Verge



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RE: Brilliant
By JDHammer on 4/17/2013 12:56:20 PM , Rating: 2
KIRA....

Does this laptop come with a Bajoran Earring?

I mean, the pic provided is a dark shade of red and it has KIRA in the name.... ;-)

Ya know...Kira Nerys ;-)


RE: Brilliant
By Motoman on 4/17/2013 1:14:06 PM , Rating: 2
I would buy them. I WOULD BUY ALL OF THEM.


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