Toshiba Satellite U840W Utrabook with 21:9 Screen: Review & Specs

Toshiba tries to stand out from the competition with a widescreen 21:9 ultrabook sold at € 899, in this case we are talking about Toshiba Satellite U840W embeds a fairly standard configuration and favors conventional hard disk to SSD.

Toshiba Satellite U840W
All brushed aluminium and coated with “textured brown”, the Toshiba Satellite U840W 109 is a new Toshiba ultrabook signed that stands out from the competition with its 14.4 inch screen (36.6 cm), extra-large format (21: 9). With a resolution of 1792 by 768 dots, the glossy expected to dazzle the retina. Especially as Toshiba announces a brightness of 300 cd / m2. Original, for office applications, Toshiba SplitScreen implements a function, which displays a 16:9 and 5:9 in another.

Toshiba Satellite U840W keyboard

If we talk about the keyboard, Toshiba opts full format, separate button and backlit keyboard. If it is the same as the Portege Z830, enter the text should be a pleasure! The audio, meanwhile, is stamped Harman / Kardon, the partner of Toshiba, and consists of two stereo speakers SRS Premium Sound 3D Compatible. Finally, on the sides of the machine, there is a HDMI video output, three USB 3.0 memory card readers 4 in 1 and a network jack 10/100. To this we must add the Wi-Fi n and Bluetooth 4.0 for wireless data exchange.

Toshiba Satellite U840W

A real hard drive and weighs close to 2 pounds

Like any self-respecting ultrabook, the Toshiba Satellite U840W 109 features a low-power Intel Core i5-3317U, a double core smart computing next generation (Ivy Bridge) processor. Toshiba also implements 4GB of RAM and storage, uses a combination mSATA module of 32 GB and a 500 GB hard drive a reminder, this alliance boosts HDD performance and provides better time Start Windows machine.

Finally, the graphics, meanwhile, is handled by the graphics controller CPU, Intel HD Graphics 4000. So no games! But video and multimedia are in HD and Full HD. The weight of the machine is 1.9 kig (a little heavy) and the battery life is advertised at 8hours by Toshiba. Sold € 899, Satellite Toshiba Satellite U840W-109 is already commercially available.

Toshiba Satellite U840W
Pros:
+The 21:9 screen
+The backlit keyboard
+Three USB 3.0

Cons:
-The lack of optical drive
-Weight
-The absence of SSD
-The failure to Gigabit

This was all regarding the Toshiba Satellite U840W Ultrabook and soon we will publish the complete review of this Ultrabook so stay tuned.