Toshiba Laptops: Release Details About Two New Satellite Click 2 Windows Hybrids

Toshiba Releases Details About Two New Satellite Click 2 Windows Hybrids

Toshiba has recently released details about two new Windows-based tablet/ laptop hybrids – the Satellite Click 2 and Satellite Click 2 Pro. The 2-in-1 detachable PCs will be equipped with 13.3-inch removable displays and will operate on Windows 8.1. The devices will enable users to effortlessly switch from a full-featured laptop to a tablet in order to make things easier and more convenient, depending on necessities.

Toshiba Releases Details About Two New Satellite Click 2 Windows Hybrids
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Philip Osako, senior director of product marketing at Toshiba America Information Systems, has been quoted saying that “We’ve developed two amazing detachables – one that delivers solid, everyday performance at a great price and another that features a premium performance configuration that the category has been missing. Yet both give consumers the productivity benefits of a laptop and the convenience and battery life of a tablet in one device.”

The new Satellite Click 2 is scheduled to be launched at end-June 2014 with a rumored price tag of USD587, and can be purchased exclusively through Best Buy and Toshiba’s own website. The device has a thickness of less than an inch and weighs 4.84 pounds in laptop mode and 2.8 pounds as a tablet. The machine will be equipped with an Intel Pentium N3530 processor, with the base model having 4GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive and a 13.3-inch detachable touchscreen. The device is part of efforts by the company to attract more mainstream buyers to laptop/tablet hybrids.

The Pro version will be equipped with a 128GB solid state drive, an Intel Core i5 processor and Harmon Kardon audio. The base model will come at a price of USD1,028, while a higher-end version with an Intel Core i7 processor and an extra battery built into the keyboard costs USD1,279. The Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro can be purchased only through Best Buy.

It has a stylish anodized aluminum brushed enclosure and has a thickness of 0.78 inches. The machine has a screen size of 13.3 inches with full HD removable display. Some of its other features include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, microHDMI and microUSB ports, wireless display support and Intel WiDi6 for screen sharing to big TVs. The tablet will also provide an option of a microSD card slot for additional memory.

The full-size keyboard base features LED backlit keys, two USB 3.0 ports and an HDMI port. The premium version is equipped with a secondary battery and an additional 500GB hard drive. Additionally, it will boast an HD webcam on the front and a 5-megapixel rear camera.

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