Smartphone and tablet PC market gets aggressive that it resulted to the decline of desktop PC’s and laptops this year by 7.3%. With the release of Windows 8 machines, it did not get a huge appeal from the mass, maybe it needs a powerful hardware too to steal some attention.
With this, Toshiba brings you the Kirabook in their “Kira” line of laptops.
The Kirabook is the first luxury ultrabook of Toshiba in their Kira line. Looking closely, somehow you can say it gets an inspiration from Apple’s Macbook Pro and Macbook Air. Toshiba’s design has never been this good ever since.
The Toshiba Kirabook somehow has a profile same with the Air and manages to have the 2560×1440 retina quality touchscreen display. By just the look of it, it could be a great competitor with the best laptops available today in the market.
With the specifications of this luxury ultrabook, you will have an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor and 8gb of memory. It also comes with a bundle of full versions of Adobe products such as Premiere Elements and Photoshop Elements. Apple has Applecare, Toshiba comes with it too with a 2-year support and service package.
In terms of pricing, Kirabook with Core i5 starts at $1,599,
Core i5 with the touchscreen technology starts at $1,789,
Core i7 with Windows Pro starts at $1,999.
Reports suggest that it will be out in the market on May 5.
According to the representatives of Toshiba, they don’t expect that their new ultrabook will be a great hit and could be the best-selling laptop considering the niche of the product. However, this product is a clear statement that this company is also capable of making competitive hardwares.