IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced several touchscreen PCs designed for Windows 8, including a pioneering Ultrabook™ Convertible device, an All-in-One Desktop PC and a premium entertainment laptop.
"These PCs showcase the possibilities of what Windows 8 can do, providing a responsive touch experience on beautiful, precisely engineered hardware," said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "Consumers will love interacting with Windows on these devices with the operating system's modern, intuitive touch gestures and Windows apps and live tiles. This is just the beginning of a new generation of hardware development designed to take advantage of touch from Toshiba."
Satellite U925t: Tablet Meets Ultrabook – in a Single Pioneering DeviceThe Satellite® U925t Ultrabook Convertible combines the performance and form factor of an Ultrabook with the ease-of-use of a tablet and is ideal for on-the-go consumers and professionals. The device can be used in two modes: as a tablet or as an Ultrabook made possible by its unique sliding hinge. From tablet mode, users can slide the display back and tilt it up to reveal an LED backlit raised tile keyboard and Synaptics ClickPad™ with Windows 8 gesture support and use the device like a traditional Ultrabook. Less than 0.8 inches thin and weighing only 3.2 pounds, the Satellite U925t features a lightweight, soft touch surface, offering the portability of a traditional Ultrabook as well as a long battery life rating. Its vivid 12.5-inch diagonal HD touchscreen display with IPS technology provides impressive viewing angles whether in tablet or Ultrabook mode, while Corning® Gorilla® Glass resists scratches. Equipped with a speedy 128GB solid state drive and a responsive 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor with Intel Rapid Start technology, the Satellite U925t offers ultra-responsive performance. The device also includes a front HD webcam for video chatting and a three megapixel rear camera with autofocus for taking photos and video in tablet mode.