Dubai, UAE, 23rd January 2013 – Toshiba Gulf FZE today launches the Portégé Z30, a slim and featherlight Ultrabook™ designed for maximum business mobility. At 17.9mm and 1.2kg, the Portégé Z30 is one of the world’s lightest 13.3-inch laptops. It will be available in the market beginning January 2014.

Outstanding Performance and Mobility
Featuring the power-saving 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 VPro™ processor, the Portégé Z30 consistently delivers fast and energy-efficient performance. With an improved cooling technology, a high-performance Solid State Drive and Intel® Rapid Start Technology, it provides the speed required to take advantage of today’s latest applications.

“Our new Portégé model balances trendsetting style and precision engineering. Its powerful processor is combined with a complete set of full-size ports that are packed into a shock-absorbing device weighing only 1.2kg,” describes Santosh Varghese, General Manager, Toshiba Gulf Computer Systems Division. “Its intelligent design redefines performance, durability and portability,” he adds.

The Portégé Z30 can last up to twelve hours* on just a single charge, making it the ideal business companion for frequent travellers.

Amazing Visuals
Designed to fulfil both work and leisure requirements, the Portégé Z30 is equipped with essential multimedia features. Through a 13.3-inch diagonal display with a native resolution of 1366×768, the Portégé Z30 delivers stunning visuals in HD that can be enjoyed when viewing images, watching movies or multitasking. The screen with LED backlighting is non-reflective, providing maximum convenience for outdoor use and under varied lighting conditions.

Increased Usability
The Portégé Z30’s thin and light design does not at all compromise when it comes to features. For convenient navigation, a full-size, backlit keyboard makes typing easy in different lighting environments, while an Accupoint provides enhanced control and manageability. For connectivity, the Portégé Z30 is complete with ports for HDMI®, RGB, VGA and LAN, saving users the effort of bringing extra adapters when travelling. It also features three USB 3.0 ports and a slot for SD connections, allowing for quick backups and file transfers.

Innovative wireless features including Near-Field Communication and Intel® WiDi technologies are supported on the Portégé Z30, along with the latest versions of WiFi and Bluetooth®.

Enhanced Security
Through Toshiba EasyGuard® technology, the Portégé Z30 has both hardware and software security features. A magnesium chassis is complemented with a spill-resistant keyboard for external durability, while a fingerprint reader and the Trusted Platform Module work together to protect files and personal data from unauthorised access.

Toshiba unveils the Portégé Z30, the thin and light business companion

*Measured by MobileMark® 2012 (depending on configuration)

About Toshiba Gulf FZE
Toshiba Gulf FZE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. 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.

Headquartered in Dubai, UAE, Toshiba Gulf FZE caters to a number of regions including GCC, Levant and Egypt and aims to bring in “local-fit” products and enhance Toshiba brand equity in these regions. The company offers a wide-ranging product portfolio that includes consumer and business notebooks; netbooks; laptop accessories; tablets; 3D, LED and LCD TVs; and Blu-ray Disc Players..

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 and at

Toshiba unveils the Portégé Z30, the thin and light business companion

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