just when we thought 3K is the best a laptop could do, Toshiba announced the world’s first ultra HD laptops, the Tecra W50 and Satellite P50t, both featuring 15.6-inch display panel with eye-popping 3,840 x 2,160 resolution at 282 ppi. both devices’ displays are “color calibrated with accurate color gamut and feature wide viewing angles”, Toshiba adds. the first of two, the Tecra W50 is destined as a mobile workstation geared towards engineers and 3D designers, while the Satellite P50t is targeted at professional photographers, graphic designers and 4K movie enthusiasts. as for the look department, you expect the same sleek design flair expected from any Toshiba machines.
the W50 is touted as one of the thinnest, lightest laptops “in its class”, tipping the scale at less than six pounds (< 2.72 kilograms) and features the 4th generation Intel Core processor and Kepler-based NVIDIA Quadro K2100M graphics with 2GB dedicated VRAM to meet the demands of 3D designers, engineers and digital content professionals. the Satellite P50t, on the other hand, boasts a touchscreen display that complements its 15.6-inch 4K display with edge-to-edge glass and premium speakers by Harman/Kardon. it is also driven by Haswell Intel Core processor. both the Toshiba Tecra W50 and Satellite P50t Ultra HD Laptops will be available in mid-2014 with yet to be announced pricing. have a few more look after the break.