Toshiba Adds 4G WiMAX to Portege R700
Toshiba today announced it added 4G WiMAX wireless capabilities to its Portege R700 business ultraportable notebook. WiMAX is currently available in 54 cities nationwide and will be available in several more cities by year-end.
The R700 has a 13.3-inch screen, integrated DVD drive, and weighs just three pounds. It supports the latest Intel Core i3/i5/i7 dual-core processors; other specifications include an ExpressCard slot, eSATA/USB combo port, and a six-cell battery.
WiMAX-equipped models include the R700-S1332W featuring a Core i7 and 128GB SSD for $1,699; the S1322W features a Core i5 processor and 320GB 7200RPM hard drive for $1,349; both include 4GB of RAM. They are expected to be available on Oct. 12.