CES2014: Toshiba Introduces World’s First 4K Laptops

CES2014: Toshiba Introduces World’s First 4K Laptops

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This year’s CES promises to be another breakthrough year for 4K technology. While CES 2013 brought an onslaught of high-end 4K TV product announcements, for 2014 things will get very interesting with 4K becoming much more mainstream. Today Toshiba has made 4K display technology more accessible to mobile professionals and enthusiasts by announcing two exciting new Windows 8.1 laptops that feature integrated 15.6” 4K Ultra-HD displays. Coming in mid-2014, these new Toshiba 4K laptops will take laptop screen resolution to the next level!

Tecra W50
Designed for professionals working with graphically-intensive applications, the Tecra W50 is a thin and light 15”-class mobile workstation ready for demanding tasks.

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With integrated NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics, this mobile workstation is optimized to work seamlessly with apps like SolidWorks and AutoCAD.

Here’s some preliminary specs for the Tecra W50:

  • Processor: 4th generation Intel Core
  • GPU: NVIDIA Quadro K2100M with 2GB dedicated memory
  • 15.6” 4K Ultra-HD display (3840 x 2160), 282 PPI, color calibrated

I can’t wait to learn more about this awesome 4K mobile workstation!

Satellite P50t
If you’re dreaming of a 4K laptop that also integrates a responsive touch screen, the Toshiba Satellite P50t will be worth waiting for!

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This laptop will feature a screen with the same size and resolution as the Tecra W50, but will also integrate touch functionality for an amazing experience with Windows 8.1. The 4K Ultra-HD screen that’s available with the Satellite P50t will also feature edge-to-edge glass with amazing color, clarity, and contrast. The Satellite P50t will also be available mid-2014.

These Windows 8.1 4K laptops from Toshiba will provide new capabilities for mobile professionals and enthusiasts. I only wish I could get one of these today! The big question is: which one would I pick?

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  • Finally a laptop I can do CAD on.  I look forward to finding out how much it cost.

  • Cant wait until tht time! Wht is the estimated price?

  • 4k and color calibrated in a PC laptop? It was hard enough to find one without the blue "shiny!-sell-more" hue but 4k too? excellent! I'd love 120hz and backlight strobing too. 120hz makes the cursor much more precise and backlight strobing eliminates the sample-and-hold smearing - which is important when you scroll, pan maps or enjoy the butter smooth hardware accelerated Modern UI. I really hope MS one day ports explorer.exe and the desktop portion to Direct2D.

    - Doing precise image editing, as another example, is an area where faster display processing times are desirable.

    anandtech.com/show/2787

    en.wikipedia.org/.../Display_motion_blur

  • What are the pricetags on these machines?