If you’re after a compact laptop, with a stylish design and more than decent specs, perfect for replacing a tablet, then you should take a look at the new Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 P25W-C2302.
Thanks to its convertible design, one of the main attraction points of this device, you can use it in five various modes, perfect for office work and consuming media.
The laptop is powered by a 6th Gen Intel Core i5-6200U processor, with a dual-core configuration and running at 2.3 GHz. Thanks to the Turbo Boost technology, specific to Intel chipsets, you can increase the clock speed, obtaining an extra power boost.
Moving on, the processor is aided by 8 GB of RAM, perfect for running demanding apps or even games, not to mention keeping multiple browser tabs opened at once. In terms of graphics, the Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 P25W-C2302 is using an Intel HD Graphics 520 on-processor chip, with shared video memory, just enough for basic, every day use.
As for the storage capacity, the laptop comes with a 256 GB solid state drive. Despite offering less space than a regular hard disk drive, it has no moving parts, therefore faster start-up times and data access, no noise and reduced heat production.
The Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 P25W-C2302 comes with a 12.5″ LED-backlit TruBrite touchscreen display, with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Considering its compact size, the pixel density is way bigger than on a regular 15.6″ laptop, so you can enjoy videos or high-quality movies in excellent conditions.
The sound quality will also be top notch, thanks to the built-in harman kardon speakers, with the DTS Sound technology, able to create a virtual surround experience, no matter what you’re using the laptop for.
Of course, the built-in HD webcam isn’t missing, so you can chat with your friends and family in great video conditions.
Other specs worth mentioning are the two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 3.1 Type C port, for maximum transfer speeds, and an HDMI output, great for connecting the laptop to a bigger display or an HDTV. It has Next-Gen Intel Wireless-AC connectivity, so you can connect to networks three times faster than on regular Wireless-N, and a Bluetooth 4.0 interface, so you can sync it with compatible devices, like smartphones or tablets.
Design-wise, the Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 P25W-C2302 features a brushed metal finish, which creates a very elegant look. It measures just 0.61″ in thickness and weighs 2.9 lbs, so it’s very easy to carry around, a great characteristic, especially if you’re travelling a lot.
Finally, the price. The laptop is available for $949.99, with a pre-installed copy of Windows 10 and a basic software package, including titles like MyMusicCloud, PhotoDirector LE and a 12-month subscription of McAfee LiveSafe.