Toshiba Portege Z835 Lightest 13-inch Ultrabook Heads for Best Buy with $899 Price-Tag

November 11, 2011, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Looking to own the Portege Z835? Toshiba is bringing their new ultrabook to Best Buy stores with a price-tag of $899.

The Portege Z835, weighing 2.4 pounds, is by far the lightest 13-inch laptop in the market.

Equipped with a 13-inch glossy screen with 1366 x 768 resolutions, 1.4GHz Intel Core i3-2367M processor with integrated Intel HD graphics for 1080p video playing, 128GB Toshiba SSD and a 1.3-megapixel camera, the device boasts a “High-Speed Start Mode” that will give a fast boot of 26 seconds and wakes it up in 3 seconds from hibernation.

It comes with a gunmetal-gray brushed lid, a gray bottom, two silver touchpad buttons, hinge caps and Toshiba logo.

The strong casing is made from the magnesium alloy and measures 12.4 x 8.9 x 0.3-0.6 inches. It sports a backlit and spill resistant keyboard with well spaced island-style keys and a highly accurate touchpad with two discrete buttons below it.

Incorporated with a USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, a Kensington lock slot, a standard Ethernet port, HDMI out, a full size VGA port, audio jack and an SD card reader, the Portege Z835 comes with a battery that backs the device for nearly 7 hours on continuous surfing over Wi-Fi.

It features a set of Toshiba utilities like ReelTime, Bulletin Board, Webcam application, Cooling Performance Diagnostic Tool, Media Controller and Face Recognition.

Are you heading for Best Buy now, or do you want to wait  and review the device before deciding to spend?

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