Toshiba is poised to launch a model in its Z830 Portege Ultrabook series for $799.99 at Best Buy, which will be a new low price point for this emerging laptop category. It will be $500 cheaper than the most inexpensive Apple Mac Air.
The Portege Z835 at Best Buy (model: Z835-P330) packs a “Sandy Bridge” 1.4GHz Core i3-2367M processor, 4GB DDR3 memory, 13.3″ LED-backlit display (1366×768), and 128GB solid-state drive.
The 0.6-inch thick, 2.5-pound laptop also includes Intel HD 3000 graphics, built-in webcam and microphone, one USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet LAN, Wi-Fi, and Windows 7 Home Premium.
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