Toshiba Portégé M780 Tablet PC announced
Toshiba knows that the tablet road could very well be the next big thing, and has hence come up with the Toshiba Portégé M780 Tablet PC that boasts multi-touch display capability to keep up with the times. Capable enough to deliver an enhanced computing experience to students, educators and business professionals via the now well-known benefits of touch, it also offers an alternative platform to everyday computing which is sure to get your friends all curious about your latest purchase. Granted, this will be much more hefty compared to a skinny and lightweight netbook, but the features and specifications which we’ll look at later after the jump might just persuade you to pick one up.
The Toshiba Portégé M780 Tablet PC will run on the Windows 7 Professional operating system in order to take full advantage of the built-in touch capabilities found there, helping turn everyday interactions into a simple and intuitive affair. Basically, users are able to scroll through Web pages and documents easily with but a touch of a finger, letting you tap to launch programs and open files in a jiffy. Toshiba has also thrown in their very own touch-enabled ReelTime and Bulletin Board applications that aim to help users find and organize information in a more conducive manner.
What can you expect to find in the chassis of the Portégé M780 Tablet PC? Well, it boasts an Intel Core processor, faster DDR3 memory, Toshiba’s eSATA/USB combo port with Sleep and Charge and Windows 7 Professional – although you can downgrade to Windows XP Professional if that is your cup of tea. This 12.1″ LED backlit display tablet is also rugged enough to shrug off the occasional bump and spills courtesy of Toshiba’s EasyGuard technology that comprises of a hard drive impact sensor, LCD display protection, spill resistant keyboard and PC Health Monitor. Depending on your budget, the Titanium Silver Portégé M780 Tablet PC will start from $1,279 upwards.