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CES 2014: Toshiba Satellite P55t Brings 4k Output

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Toshiba Satellite P55t can output an HDMI signal with 4k content, the screen itself is 1920x1080 native resolution. It delivers 3840x2160 native video at 282ppi with accurate colors, and carries more that videographers, especially those with 4k content, will enjoy, like up to 1TB internal hard drive space, a memory card reader and 8GB DDR3 1600MHz memory. The fun part will be playing with the edge to edge touch screen glass.

Deep inside the Satellite P55t is the Intel Core i5-4200U processor with a good old optical disk drive, and harman/kardon speakers. The brushed aluminum form of the laptop keeps style in mind and practicality too at a little more than 5lb., depending on configuration. There is also the Tecra W50 with 4k output, which is tailored more for engineers and designers that need CAD and other graphics heavy processing. It uses a NVIDIA Quadro K2100M GPU and 2GB of dedicated video memory. These two laptops are available mid 2014.

In other Toshiba news, and a breather from 4k imagery, a dual camera module will allow foreground and backgrounds to be in focus along with all space in between. This concepts been talked about in the past, but is a much more conceivable product this time around. The TCM9528MD is a pair of 1/4-inch 5MP CMOS sensors and will ultimately produce images that are 13MP. These are still early days in its production, but it shows signs of being very affordable and mass produced by April 2014.

 

Jackson
Wong
January 08th, 2014

Press Release

TOSHIBA SHOWCASES WORLD’S FIRST ULTRA HD 4K LAPTOPS  New Tecra W50 and Satellite P50t to Feature Ultra HD 4K Resolution Displays, Taking Laptop Visuals to a Whole New Level  LAS VEGAS, CES 2014, LVCC Central Hall Booth #10926 – Jan. 6, 2014 – Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., is showcasing today the world’s first laptops featuring Ultra HD 4K displays during CES 2014. The Tecra W50 mobile workstation is ideal for engineers and 3D designers and the Satellite® P50t for professional photographers, graphic designers and 4K movie enthusiasts. Both laptops will be available for purchase in mid-2014.  “As a leader in Ultra HD, we are leveraging our 4K TV expertise to deliver a display capable of four times the resolution of Full HD to provide smoother images with astounding details,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing and engineering, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “We have applied years of experience and engineering resources to bring Ultra HD 4K technology into our premium laptops for consumers and businesses so they can usher in the next generation of content creation and consumption.”  The 15.6-inch diagonal displays1 of the Tecra W50 and Satellite P50t deliver native 3840 x 2160 resolution at 282 PPI. To further enhance the viewing experience, the displays are also color calibrated with accurate color gamut and feature wide viewing angles.  Tecra W50A portable powerhouse built for the most intensive visual and engineering tasks, the Tecra W50 mobile workstation features a 15.6-inch diagonal Ultra HD 4K display, plus unsurpassed durability and one of the thinnest, lightest designs in its class at less than six pounds. The Tecra W50 features high-precision performance for today's most demanding tasks - including SolidWorks and AutoCAD - with a full voltage 4th generation Intel Core processing technology. "The Toshiba Tecra W50 mobile workstation, with the Kepler-based NVIDIA Quadro K2100M GPU and 2GB of dedicated video memory, delivers uncompromised performance and reich visual experiences for grphics-heavy applications that creative professional deman," said Sawn Worsell, product line manager for the Quadro Profesisonal Solutions Business at NVIDIA. "With the addition of an integrated 4K display, this is an ideal machine for designers, engineers and digital content professionals looking to be productive, and stylish, anywhere." Satellite P50tPacked with premium features and sophisticated styling, the Satellite P50t is designed to kick mobile entertainment into high gear with a responsive touchscreen display and a powerful 4th generation Intel Core processor. Available iwth a 15.6-inch diagoanl Ultra HD 4K display with edge-toedge glass that provides unprecedented color, clarity and contrast. Availability The Tecra W50 and Satellite P50t with 4K displays will be available in mid-2014.