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The Toshiba Satellite U840W is an ultraportable notebook with a 14.4-inch at a 21:9 aspect ratio and a 1792 x 768 resolution. It's powered by Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, can be had with up to 10GB of RAM, and a 32GB SSD + 500GB HDD hybrid drive or a 256GB SSD.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Q3 2012
  • Price at launch: $999.99

Availability

  • Alias: U840W, U845W-S410, U845W-S414P, U845W-S415, U845W-S414, U845W-S410P, U845W-S400

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  • Laptop type: Ultraportable
  • Width: 14.5 inches
  • Depth: 7.87 inches
  • Thickness: .82 inches
  • Weight: 3.46 pounds
  • Color: Gray

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 14.4 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1792 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Optional
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-3317U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.7 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 2.6 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-3517U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.9 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 4000

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 6 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 10 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1600 MHz

Memory

  • Options: HDD (5400RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), Hybrid Drive
  • Base drive type: Hybrid
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB
  • Max. config Hybrid: 532 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: Other, SD

Storage

  • Audio brand: Harman/ Kardon stereo speakers, SRS Premium Sound 3D

Audio

  • Video resolution: 720p

Webcam

  • USB 3.0: 3
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0
  • Wireless video: WiDi

Connectivity

  • Size: 4 cell, 54 Wh
  • Quoted time: 8.36 hr

Battery

  • PCMarkVantage: 6810
  • 3DMarkVantage (IGP): 3321
  • The Verge Battery Test: 5 hours and 8 minutes

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