Toshiba, the Japanese electronics giant has stretched its Portege portfolio by launching a new 2-in-1 Portege X20W. The device will be available in two colour options of Slate Grey that will be sold through Microsoft online stores in US; where as the Onyx Blue would be sold online via Toshiba themselves.
The biggest highlight of this device is the long 16 hour battery life. It also features a 360 degree hinge that lets users view in different modes, which include Tablet mode, Laptop mode, Tabletop, Audience and Presentation mode. The Portege X20W also comes with Harman Kardon stereo speakers, which too adapt to the display mode and is also integrated with DTS sound software.
As far as the specs go, the device will run on Windows 10 Pro and feature a 12.5 inch full HD multi-touch wide angle display with 1920×1080 resolution and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Powering the device is the seventh generation Intel Core processor and it also features two IR cameras that support Windows Hello facial recognition. In terms of design, the Portege X20W measures 15.4mm and weighs 1.13kg.
For connectivity, Toshiba provides lots of options that include a Thunderbolt 3 port, USB 3.0 port, USB Type-C port as well as a 3.5mm jack for audio. According to Microsoft on its blog, “the Toshiba Portege X20W comes with a TruPen that uses Wacom Feel technology, which can detect 2,048 levels of pressure, perfect for taking notes, drawing on webpages in Microsoft Edge and using Windows Ink”.
The laptop will also be compatible with the companies Thunderbolt 3 Dock and WiGig Dock that will be available within this quarter.