Toshiba’s Business Solutions Division America has expand their Toshiba Portege hybrid laptop PCs lineup with the Toshiba Portege Z20t-B2111 Detachable Ultrabook. Yeah, the sub-$1,600 2-in-1 laptop tablet that comes with detachable spill resistant LED-backlit keyboard is not designed for entry level user who on the tight budget. But with new Intel Core M-5Y71 dual core processor that was released in late 2014, premium sleek design and incorporated with 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz SDRAM, the Toshiba Z20t-B2111 12.5 inch still a great machine and has many strengths that hard to beat its competitor on its class.
Like common Toshiba Portege hybrid laptop series, Toshiba Portege Z20t-B2111 12.5 inch also comes with detachable keyboard that provides faster, more comfortable and more accuracy typing experience than used virtual keyboard. The detachable spill resistant keyboard also gives extra battery life up to 17 hours and 20 minutes of battery life on single charges. The Portege Z20t keyboard also adding few essential port interface, such as security lock slot, docking connector, HDMI port, RJ 45 port and two USB 3.0 port, along with audio combo jack, micro USB 2.0, micro HDMI, Micro SD Card Reader slot on the tablet base.
The Portege Z20t-B2111 comes with Intel Core M-5Y71 dual core processor as the heart. Paired with 8GB of DDR3L 1600MHz SDRAM, the dual core hybrid laptop’s processor that clocked around at 1.2 – 2.9 GHz can handle almost all demanding modern office and business applications without any delays, even for running two or more tasks at the same time. Like common high end device that designed for business and professional users, the Z20t-B2111 hybrid users also can choose the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Professional or Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro as the operating system, so you can install more business software without get any error.
Toshiba Portege Z20t-B2111 comes with premium sturdy design and perfect to use in office or when you on the occasional trips, thanks to the charcoal magnesium-alloy casing. Its has dimension in 12.2 x 8.5 x 0.83 inch (12.2 x 7.9 x 0.35 inch without detachable keyboard) and weighing only at 3.3 lbs (1.6 lbs for only tablet base), so you can easily bring it wherever you go. Like the previous model, the Portege Z20t also has a front facing 2.0 MP camera for face to face video communications and a rear 5.0 megapixel camera on the back display for capture photo and support 1080p HD video recording.
The 12.5 inch hybrid laptop tablet IPS touch screen display which support 10-point touch technology can produces maximum internal resolution around at 1920 x 1080. Its mean you can watch and streaming new video from internet in 1080p HD resolution. This machine also equipped with new Toshiba’s Digitizer Pen that comes with new Toshiba’s TruPen technology for better experience than the previous Toshiba Portege model. Yeah, this is not a high end gaming machine, but with the Intel HD Graphics 5300 as graphics engine, the latest Toshiba Portege Z20t laptop still supports for playing modern 3D games.
The 128GB of solid state drive (SSD) as internal storage is may not promises plenty of storage space, but still provide enough space to store all your document, spreadsheets and other business files with ease. There are also full range of connectivity features, includes Bluetooth 4.0, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN and Intel Dual-Band Wireless-AC 7265 that promises faster and more reliable wireless internet connection trough wireless networks. As an enterprise machine, Toshiba Portege Z20t-B2111 laptop also preloaded with few usefully software, such as Trusted Platform Module (TPM v1.2) for security and trial version of Microsoft Office for productivity.
Yeah, this is not a budget friendly hybrid machine. But with powerful performance, sleek sturdy design and starting price around at $1,599, Toshiba Portege Z20t-B2111 12.5 inch 2-in-1 tablet laptop is still a great machine and provides a big value for your money. If you only need a decent touch-screen laptop for daily use and preferred with Toshiba laptop’s performance, we suggest you to check the Toshiba Satellite C55T-B5354 15″ laptop that priced only around at $599 and powered by Intel Core i5-4210U dual core processor with 8GB of RAM.