The refresh of the R700 offers the Intel Sandy Bridge support, but does not alter the level of design. Toshiba aligns the entry price to compete with the Ultrabooks.
Toshiba updates its ultra-portable Portégé R700 and names R835. For the R835, Toshiba made that change the Interior to accommodate a family Sandy Bridge processor supported by 2 GB memory RAM additional. The speed of the processor chosen is substantially the same except for the Turbo Core loses 100 MHz at the crossing. But the CPU of the Sandy Bridge range are generally more efficient, and the 2 GB of RAM and more will confirm this impression.
A summary table of the Toshiba Portégé R835 specifications
Note that this computer is a ultra-portable (and not a Ultrabook), so that there is no flash drive but a disk shelf which rotates only 5400 t/m. is on this point that the new Portégé does not meet the technical specifications of Intel in Ultrabooks. For the rest, it remains in the dimensions and weight, making thus a small laptop not expensive.
Course will be replaced after the fact its hard disk to a flash drive or, for example, a Seagate Momentus 750 GB XT that contains a cache in 8 GB SLC SSD to win a little in performance and startup time. The Toshiba Portégé R835 sells between $ 800 for the entry-level model and $ 1649 for the top of range, which is equipped with a 128 GB SSD. All these new machines should arrive on the French ground a few days time that Toshiba fulfils its stocks.