TOSHIBA INTRODUCES SATELLITE RADIUS, A PREMIUM MULTIMODE LAPTOP WITH 360-DEGREE FLIP-AND-FOLD CONVERTIBLE DESIGN
Versatile Design With a 15.6-inch Display Offers Five Different Ways to Use It;
Joins Best Buy’s Blue Label Program
IRVINE, Calif. – May 27, 2014 Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced Satellite Radius™, a multimode laptop with a 360-degree “flip-and-fold” design that enables five different viewing and usage modes. Featuring a 15.6-inch diagonal Full HD touchscreen display1, built for powerful performance and shipping with Windows® 8.1, the Satellite Radius is ideal for consumers and mobile professionals looking for a big screen to multitask, create, consume and play.
“Toshiba has a longstanding heritage in designing convertibles and has made extensive R&D investments into hybrid designs with the goal of pushing the limits of what a standard laptop can ultimately do,” said Philip Osako, senior director of product marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “As people increasingly understand the benefits of next-gen hybrid PCs, we’re ready to meet their needs with innovative products that are both adaptable and affordable.”
A Mode for Every Occasion
The Satellite Radius features a two-axis hinge design and a smart-locking keyboard that enables five key usage modes:
- Laptop mode: A unique 135-degree angle view ideal for productivity.
- Tablet mode: A full 360-degree screen fold conveniently transforms the device into a big-screen tablet.
- Tabletop mode: Collaborate on a screen that lays flat at a 180-degree angle.
- Presentation mode: Fold to a 270-330 degree angle for a rear-facing screen ideal for sharing content and presentations with groups.
- Audience mode: A 270-315 degree flip that hides the keyboard under the display for a hands-free movie-watching experience.
Striking Design, Powerful Performance
Designed with premium-grade materials, the Satellite Radius features a brushed aluminum enclosure and frameless LED backlit keyboard. Configurable with a powerful 4th generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7 processor2, 8GB of memory3 and up to 1 terabyte hard drive storage4, the Satellite Radius doubles as a strong work machine and entertainment device with a long battery life rating.
The Satellite Radius features premium speakers from Harman Kardon®, a leader in premium audio, complemented by audio processing by DTS Sound™ delivering rich and natural ‘studio-quality’ audio. The laptop also includes ultrafast 802.11ac Wi-Fi® ideal for streaming movies and music, plus Intel WiDi5 wireless display support technologies. Additionally, the included HDMI® port supports 4K output to compatible HDTVs, enabling consumers to enjoy the highest quality video currently possible. The laptop also includes an HD webcam and dual-array microphones with beam-forming technology that provide clear, crisp audio for video chatting. Dragon Assistant™ voice control technology is also included, empowering users to speak commands to search the web, post updates to social networks, check email and more.
A variety of ports extend the convertible’s functionality, including three USB 3.0 ports6, one with Toshiba’s USB Sleep & Charge technology7 that enables the charging of USB-powered electronics even when the device is powered off. The Satellite Radius also features a range of built-in tablet sensors, including an accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and ambient light sensor for a more robust tablet experience.
Pricing and Availability
The Satellite Radius will be available for purchase beginning early July, exclusively at Best Buy and on toshiba.com/us, starting at $925.99 MSRP8
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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading laptops, tablets, HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc™ and media streaming products; physical and cloud storage solutions; virtual desktop infrastructure; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit toshiba.com/us
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.