Similar to how IMB became Lenovo, Toshiba’s computing efforts became Dynabook, and with over thirty-three years of personal computing experience behinds the new brand, Dynabook is marking its latest push into industry awareness with faster, more efficient, ultraportable and extra durable laptops for 2022.
Adhering to the Intel EVO stipulations of modern Ultrabook’s, Dynabook designed the Portégé X40L-K as its flagship laptop intended to improve upon its predecessor the Portégé X30L. The 14-inch X40-K weighs in at 2.3 pounds and measures a slim 15.9mm incased in a Blue Magnesium alloy chassis that employs a similar ThinkPad MIL-STD-810H durability standards.
Opening up the X40L-K customers are greeted with a 16:10 IPS display that exhibits an 85-percent screen to body ratio as well as Dynabook’s own Eyesafe technology to help filter out HEV blue light all powered by Intel’s 12th gen Core P-Series i5 and i7 chips sporting the integrated Intel Iris X GPUs. In addition to the screen and processing specs, users can also configure their laptop with up to 32GB of onboard LPDDR5 memory as well as BIOS-level security through Dynabook’s proprietary implementation and Microsoft’s mandated Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 enterprise-grade encryption.
As for the more “collaborative” elements of the X40L-K, users can make use of 360-dual-array microphones and Dynabook’s Online Meeting Assist to leverage AI webcam features such as brightness, focus, framing, backgrounds and more.
The X40-K also comes with a 65Wh battery to help keep everything up and running throughout the work day.
Next up on the docket is the refreshed X30L which is an update to the X30L from last year with a 180-degree hinge on its 13.3-inch IGZO or multi-touch configured displays. The X30K-L is also powered by 12th Gen Intel P-Series chip and offers LPDDR5 memory, Wi-Fi 6E, backlit keyboard, HD webcam, DTS audio support and Iris Xe graphics.
For SMB’s Dynabook also unveiled its X30W-K 2-in-1 laptop that leverages a ultra-light magnesium alloy chassis similar to Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet PC. The X30W-K weighs in under 1kg but houses Intel’s 12th Gen Intel Core vPro Processors, a 13.3-inch multi-touch display reinforced Corning Gorilla Glass. On top of a highly detailed panel, the X30W-K also offers pen support for similar pressure sensitivity, tilt recognition and lag-free response of a Wacom digital ink device.
Outside of the new hardware, Dynabook is also offering both Windows 10 and Windows 11 configurations for its new devices as well as BIOS protection, Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), and its proprietary Dynabook + Care Service warranties to help business reduce IT costs and support.
Dynabook will offer multiple configurations of the Portégé X40L-K, Portégé X30L-K and Portégé X30W-K laptops from the company’s network of resellers or at us.dynabook.com. Pricing for will start at $1,379.99 (MSRP) for the Portégé X30L-K, $1,599.99 for the Portégé X30W-K and $1,799.99 for the Portégé X40L-K and all will include three-years of Dynabook’s +Care Service® Warranty with On-site.