Toshiba Satellite U840 Review
The new Toshiba Satellite U840 Ultrabook comes with an Intel Core i5-2467M, 8GB of RAM and an 14″ Screen at 1366×768 Resolution. It fits quite well in the Ultrabook range offering a 6 Cell Battery at a maximum of 19.9mm thickness. It comes with a Hybrid disk drive combining 320GB of an HDD with 16GB of a SSD for faster booting times. Toshiba Satellite U840 battery Life should be up to 8 hours.
Toshiba Satellite U840 will be available from March 2012 in Gray color and starting price is $1,499 – $1,600.
Toshiba Satellite U840 Specifications
Intel i5-2467M | 1.60 GHz (2.3) | 2 Cores (HT) | 3 MB Cache | GB : 4,800
Basic model is hinted to come with i3 chips. No precise information available as to which exact model. Most probably i3-2367m (as it fits with its 17W power envelope).
8GB DDR3 1333MHz (8GB Max. due to Memory controller in CPU)
128GB SSD or 320GB HDD (5400RPM) + 16GB SSD
6-cell of unknown capacity.
from 3.81 lbs (1,730g)
Ports and Connectivity
Audio jack, Microphone in, 802.11 b/g/n wireless, RJ-45 10/100 ethernet, 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, SD memory card reader, HDMI Output, Bluetooth 3.0
Backlit island-style (chiclet).
First shown at CES 2012, available in Singapore and Australia, no word on US distribution.
Entry Point Price
est. around $1,000 . High-spec model is AUD$1,499 ~$1,600
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