|[October 07, 2013]
Toshiba Introduces the Tecra W50, the Thinnest, Lightest Mobile Workstation Available
IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information
Systems, Inc., today announced its first mobile workstation, the Tecra®
W50 as part of its rollout of new business laptops. A portable
powerhouse built for maximum performance, the Tecra W50 mobile
workstation features a 15.6-inch diagonal Full HD display1,
plus unsurpassed durability and one of the thinnest, lightest designs in
its class at less than six pounds2.
The all-new Toshiba Tecra W50 workstation. (Photo: Business Wire)
Powered by a 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 quad-core processor3
and NVIDIA (News - Alert)® Quadro® graphics4, the Tecra W50 mobile
workstation is perfect for professionals who demand high-precision
performance and high-end graphics for the most intensive visual and
engineering tasks. The Tecra W50 includes additional benefits of
enhanced security, enterprise-focused features, a built-in optical
drive, along with the rock-solid durability Toshiba is renowned for.
"The Tecra W50 is a testament to Toshiba's ability to design and develop
mobile computing products that meet the highest performance standards
yet still remain portable," said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing
and product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.,
Digital Products Division. "As one of the thinnest and lightest
workstation currently available on the market, the Tecra W50 is the
right choice for any design professional looking for robust processing
power, professional graphics and maximum performance - anytime,
Powerful Performance for Today's Pros
The Tecra® W50 features a 15.6-inch diagonal Full HD (1920x1080)
display, color-calibrated to industry standards for extremely accurate
color rendering and premium picture quality. It is built for
lightning-fast performance for today's most demanding tasks - including
SolidWorks® and AutoCAD® - with a full-voltage 4th generation Intel®
Core™ i7 quad-core processor and four high-speed memory slots
configurable up to 32GB5. The Tecra W50 boosts professional
graphics capabilities and unprecedented performance with dedicated
NVIDIA® Quadro® K2100M graphics and 2GB of GDDR5 memory to accelerate
and mobilize any workflow.
Designed for Business on the Move
The Tecra W50 has a mobility-focused design that is one of the thinnest
and lightest in the industry. Starting at less than six pounds, the
Tecra W50 makes it easy to get work done anywhere without sacrificing
durability. This workstation features Toshiba's innovative EasyGuard®
technology, plus Tecra durability and reliability with comprehensive
spill, drop and Highly Accelerated Life (HALT) testing at Toshiba
facilities in Japan to ensure the product is built to last.
Built-in Intel vPro™ technology provides the manageability today's
enterprises need. A Trusted Platform Module (TPM), a Fingerprint Reader
and optional SmartCard technology provide the security IT departments
require. The Trusted Platform Module offers high-level data encryption
and Toshiba's built in Computrace® software aids recovery in case of
Productivity Day r Night
An ultradurable design incorporating a spill-resistant, LED-backlit
keyboard with 10-key numeric pad and built-in AccuPoint® pointing device
and clickpad allows users to work and create comfortably and
conveniently, even in low light environments. Sharing and syncing for
greater efficiency is enabled through a full range of ports: dual USB
3.0 ports6 and one USB 2.0 port, plus a media card reader,
eSATA/USB combo, HDMI®, PCIe and VGA ports. Gigabit LAN and an optional
mini serial port extend functionality even further. Mobile professionals
can charge their tablets and phones even while the laptop is off with
the latest USB 3.0 Sleep & Charge feature7.
Common Docking and Accessories
Making the devices more manageable across a deployment, all of Toshiba's
new business laptops now share a common docking port and accessories,
such as port replicators, making it easier for IT departments to
purchase and distribute to users. In addition, the laptops also share a
common image, allowing IT to easily customize to meet unique needs
across the board and deploy to users quickly.
Pricing and Availability
The Tecra W50 will be available for purchase through Corporate Direct,
select Toshiba Preferred Partner Program resellers, e-tailers and from
ToshibaDirect.com on October 18, 2013, starting at $1,999 MSRP8.
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on Twitter (News - Alert) at twitter.com/ToshibaUSA,
and on YouTube (News - Alert) at youtube.com/ToshibaUS.
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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business
units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and
Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide
digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading
portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray
Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the
security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for
computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified
communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides
sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the
United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating
company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba
Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider
and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems.
Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of
businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail
solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors,
storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure
systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions,
medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba
was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than
590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual
sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web
site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
© 2013 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All product, service
and company names are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks
of their respective owners. Information including without limitation
product prices, specifications, availability, content of services, and
contact information is subject to change without notice. All rights
1 Display. Any small bright dots that may appear on your
display are an intrinsic characteristic of the thin film transistors
manufacturing technology. See Display Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
2 Weight. Weight may vary. See Weight Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
3 Processor (News - Alert). CPU performance may vary. See Processor Legal
Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
4 Graphics. GPU performance may vary. See Graphics Legal
Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
5 Memory. Memory size may vary. See Memory Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
6 USB 3.0. 5Gbps is the maximum theoretical interface
transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0.
Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration
and other factors.
7 The "USB Sleep & Charge function" may not work with certain
external devices even if they are compliant with the USB specification.
In those cases, turn the power of the computer ON to charge the device.
8 Price. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means "Manufacturer's
Suggested Retail Price."
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