New Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 Showcase Company’s New Modern Design,
7th Generation Intel® Core Processors and Windows 10 Pro

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 9:58 am EST


IRVINE, Calif.
"We are confident the collection of features and technologies found in these notebooks will satisfy the needs of the modern, mobile computing user."

Toshiba’s Client Solutions Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced two new additions to the organization’s professional notebook portfolio with the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40. Both of thin and light notebooks will be available by the second quarter of the year from Toshiba’s Web site as well as the organization’s resellers.

“The Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 are the latest examples of our ability to innovative the thin and light notebook form factor without sacrificing performance, features, battery life or durability,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing and product development, Client Solutions Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “We are confident the collection of features and technologies found in these notebooks will satisfy the needs of the modern, mobile computing user.”

Thinner Designs Without Compromise At 15.9mm thin and weighing a mere 2.3 pounds1, the 13.3-inch Portégé X30 is 11-percent thinner and 13-percent lighter than its award-winning predecessor. While the 14-inch Tecra X40 checks in at 16.9mm thin and 2.76 pounds1and rivals the dimensions of many 13-inch notebooks. These extremely compact form factors position both the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 as the ideal solution for any professional computing environment.

Toshiba designed these premium notebooks to meet the performance demands of the modern workplace through the adoption of 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors and Windows 10 Pro, users have the latest processing technology and most robust operating systems on the market. Users will also find Full HD (1920 x 1080) multi-touch wide viewing angle displays, Intel® 802.11ac Wi-Fi®2, solid state drives and batteries with extended life ratings.

Leading-Edge Security Features

Toshiba equipped both the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 with biometric and facial authentication technologies to deliver an advanced level of security and differentiate the notebooks from the competition. The first component is a new Touchpad with a built-in fingerprint sensor called SecurePad™ with Synaptics® Natural ID fingerprint sensor4. The second element, found on both the notebooks, is the integration of IR cameras to allow for facial authentication via Windows Hello face sign-in. Together these security elements are personal, secure and a password-free way to quickly log-in to your device.

Another advanced security feature offered is Toshiba’s proprietary BIOS, available in all business laptops and speeds customization while helping to deliver stable PC performance, enhanced system security and reduced risk of unauthorized access.

A Commanding 360° Sound System

Toshiba added a premium audio experience via Harman Kardon® stereo speakers and DTS Sound™ software to these notebooks. Toshiba’s exclusive custom-tuned speakers deliver a robust, crisp and natural audio from every angle.

Modern Ports with Expanded Capabilities

Even with slim profiles, Toshiba was able to outfit the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 with 2 USB Type-C™ ports3, USB 3.0 port, an HDMI, and a microSD Card Slot as well as a headphone/mic combo port. The USB Type-C port feature reversible plug orientation and supports Display, Power Delivery and Thunderbolt™ 3 with speeds up to 40Gbps3.

Advanced Docking Options

These two professional grade notebooks are compatible with two advanced docking solutions– the Toshiba WiGig® Dock5 and Toshiba Thunderbolt® 3 Dock6, which will be available later this quarter. These docks are designed to expand the overall productivity of the Portégé X30W and Tecra X40 through a single connection.

Proven Reliability

The Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 have been designed, engineered and rigorously tested in dedicated Toshiba facilities to deliver greater peace of mind and proven reliability. To increase everyday protection and scratch resistance, the two notebooks feature a premium magnesium alloy ToughBody chassis, shock-absorbing design and unique honeycomb reinforcement for increased durability. In addition, both notebooks incorporate Toshiba’s new modern Onyx Blue color.

Pricing and Availability

In addition to standard configurations, the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 will also be available with wide variety of Build-to-Order (BTO) options to enable organizations to select the right CPU, memory, storage, display and security capabilities.

About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of six business units: Client Solutions Division, Digital Display Division, Branded Storage Division, Imaging Systems Division, Telecommunication Systems Division, and Industrial Solutions & Services Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including award-winning notebook computers, tablets, branded storage products, digital display solutions and cloud services; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications; and IoT solutions development, data analytics and IT services. 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

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of 550 consolidated companies employing 188,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 5.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion). (As of March 31, 2016.) To find out more about Toshiba, visit

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Eric Paulsen
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

  1. Weight. Weight may vary depending on product configuration, vendor components, manufacturing variability and options selected.
  2. Wireless. Actual throughput will vary depending on device operating system, hardware and software configurations and environmental conditions.
  3. USB Type-C. 10Gbps is the maximum theoretical interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) Type-C. Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration and other factors.
  4. Availability. Depending on system configuration feature might be unavailable.
  5. WiGig Dock. Wireless docking feature requires notebook with WiGig capabilities.
  6. Thunderbolt 3 Dock. Thunderbolt 3 docking feature requires notebook with WiGig Capabilities.

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