Dynabook, previously Toshiba’s PC division, has been fairly energetic with bulletins lately, marking its return to lively life and try to deal with sure market segments with distinctive merchandise. This week the corporate launched its new T8 and T9 laptops for multimedia lovers, which function a uncommon 16.1-inch show in addition to an built-in Blu-ray/DVD burner.
Dynabook’s T8 and T9 notebooks are available Fashionable Blue or Satin Gold chassis product of thick plastic that measures 379×256.5×23.7 mm — comparable dimensions to a mainstream 15.6-inch class laptop computer. The laptop computer incorporates a 16.1-inch Full-HD IPS show, which presents a bigger display actual property that the corporate hopes will present a barely extra immersive leisure expertise. To additional enhance the system’s multimedia capabilities, Dynabook’s T8 and T9 programs are outfitted with stereo audio system by Onkyo which might be situated underneath the show and are enhanced with DTS software program that provides Dynamic Broad Sound functionality.
The innards of Dynabook’s T8/T9 laptops are fairly typical for this class of machines (apart from the ODD, after all). The notebooks pack Intel’s quad-core Core i7-8565U processor with UHD 620 Graphics, eight GB or 16 GB of DDR4-2400 reminiscence (T8 and T9 fashions, respectively), a 256 GB M.2 PCIe 3.Zero x4 SSD, a 1 TB 5400 RPM laborious drive, and a Blu-ray drive that’s suitable with BD XL discs.
On the connectivity facet of issues, the Dynabook T8/T9 options Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5, GbE, three USB 3.Zero Kind-A connectors, a USB Kind-C port, an HDMI 1.Four output, an SD card reader, and a 3.5-mm audio connector for headsets. The laptop computer additionally presents a 720p webcam with IR sensors for Home windows Hi there face recognition, a microphone array, a full-size keyboard with a 19-mm key pitch and a numpad.
Relating to battery life, Dynabook claims that its T8/T9 laptops will work for as much as 9 hours on one cost based mostly on JEITA 2.Zero run time measurement methodology.
|Dynabook’s T8 and T9|
|CPU||Intel Core i7-8565U|
|Graphics||HD Graphics 620 (24 EUs)|
|RAM||eight GB DDR4-2400||16 GB DDR4-2400|
|SSD||256 GB SSD (M.2, PCIe 3.Zero x4)|
|HDD||1 TB 5400 RPM HDD|
|ODD||Blu-ray burner, suitable with DVD, BD, BD XL media|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)|
|USB 3.0||3 × Kind-A
1 × Kind-C
|GbE||1 × GbE|
|Different I/O||HDMI 1.4, 720p webcam with RGB + IR sensors, microphone, stereo audio system by Onkyo, audio jack|
|Battery||as much as 9 hours|
|Dimensions||Width: 379 mm
Thickness: 23.7 mm
|Weight||Beginning at 2.Four kg|
|Value||$1,920 with out VAT in Japan|
Dynabook will begin gross sales of its T8 and T9 laptops in Japan a while in mid-December. The T9 mannequin will value ¥210,000 with out tax (about $1,920). It’s unclear whether or not Dynabook will provide T8 and T9 machines outdoors of Japan because the distinctive worth proposition provided by the laptop computer — an enlarged 16.1-inch Full-HD IPS show and Blu-ray disc playback — makes an incredible sense in Japan, however could get a lackluster welcome in different nations.