Toshiba Tecra A8, Tecra M7 and Portege M500
The suite is said to provide enhanced security, system protection and connectivity through proprietary design features, such as a patented, three-dimensional hard drive accelerometer and shock absorbent casing, a spill resistant keyboard and improved casework design.
All three models include standard EasyGuard features, such as a trusted platform module (TPM) for hardware encryption and biometric fingerprint reader.
The Tecra A8, a ruggedised 15.4-inch widescreen desktop-replacement model, meanwhile includes new EasyGuard features such as a thicker HDD casing, fewer screws for improved serviceability, an anti-bounce keyboard and an advanced hinge design.
The Portégé M500 is an ultra-portable notebook with a 12-inch widescreen designed for small business owners and mobile workers, while the Tecra M7 14-inch widescreen tablet PC aims to meet a need for advanced graphics in the architectural and design industries with the new NVIDIA Quadro graphics chipset and 128 MB of external DDR2 video memory.
RRP: Tecra A8 – from $2,100
Tecra M7 – $4,325
Portégé M500 – $3,100
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