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Toshiba Chromebook arrives in New Zealand...

31 Jan 2014

At CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Toshiba revealed the Toshiba Chromebook – the first Chromebook with a 13.3-inch diagonal HD display and now it is available in Australia and New Zealand.

Optimised for productivity, the device is targeted towards students and home users featuring a Haswell-based Intel Dual Core processor enabling up to nine hours of battery life.

“We are excited to deliver an ultraportable, stylish everyday cloud companion, that is engineered for fast cloud computing, at a very happy price,” says Anthony Geronimo, product marketing manager, Toshiba ISD.

“The Toshiba Chromebook is sleek, slim and durable. It has a premium finish and is packed with Toshiba’s essential features.”

The product features a 13.3” diagonal HD display with a native 1366 x 768 screen resolution and is built on the Chrome OS - an operating system that has multiple layers of security, cloud storage, and the most popular Google products built-in.

The Chrome OS allows fast page loads, secure computing and easy syncing across all your devices - PCs, smartphones and tablets.

Additionally, the Toshiba Chromebook also brings you the best of Google, with features including Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps built-in. There are also tens of thousands of other free apps which you can downloaded easily from the Chrome Web Store.

This Chromebook also features notebook connectivity essentials including an on-board HD webcam, two lightning-fast USB 3.0 ports, HDMI for big-screen connectivity, SD Card slot and inbuilt Wi-Fi™.

The Toshiba Chromebook weighs in at 1.5 kg, has a slim 2.02 cm profile and sports a sleek premium finish. This durable device also comes with 100GB of Google Drive Cloud Storage for 2 years.

The Toshiba Chromebook will be available at all major retailers for RRP of $479 NZD.