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Toshiba Portégé Z830 Ultrabook Surfaces at IFA 2011

Japan based tech juggernaut Toshiba has unveiled its new venture in the laptop market, Z830 Ultrabook at the ongoing IFA 2011 in Berlin, Germany.

According to the company, the Z830 is going to be an entry level product to the company’s massively popular Ultrabook family line up.

Thinner than rival Apple’s MacBook Air, but slightly thicker than Lenovo’s U300, the Z830 weighs near about 200 grams less than both the products.

"These new systems offer impressive portability, durability and essential features with truly smart styling. The Z830 series devices will be available during the fourth quarter of 2011 in Europe," Toshiba said in a statement.

Toshiba also brags that the new product in offering is almost 40 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than its Portégé R830 laptop.

Though the company disclosed about its plans to make available the product in two different variants - one Portégé Z830 and the other Satellite Z830, it refrained from mentioning the differences between the two.

Apart from being equipped with a built for the kill design, the Z830 will also be featuring a range of quite decent hardware including up to 6 GB of DDR3 RAM, 128 GB solid state drive, a 13.3 inch display with the ability to facilitate a resolution of 1366 x 768p.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.