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Toshiba shows dual-touch screen notebook

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 21 Jun 2010 17:38 User comments (1)

Toshiba shows dual-touch screen notebook Toshiba has unveiled the libretto W100 notebook which features two 7-inch multi-touch screens in the familiar clamshell design. The little laptop celebrates the marking of 25 years since Toshiba released the first Intel 286-based clamshell laptop. Unlike netbooks or slate devices, the Toshiba laptop provides a full Windows 7 experience that can be expanded across both screens.
It is powered by an Intel Pentium U5400 processor, 2GB DDR3 memory and a 62GB Solid State Drive. It runs full Windows 7 Home Premium, either on one or two screens. The lower screen can be changed into a 6-mode virtual keyboard with haptic response. Additionally, it features a 1 megapixel HD Webcam, 802.11 b/g/n wireless connectivity, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, a MicroSD slt, one USB 2.0 port and an 8 cell battery.

It measures just 7.95" (W) x 4.84"(D) x 1.2"(H), weighing in at 1.8 lbs. The 7-inch multi-touch screens provide a resolution of 1024 x 600 each, and can work independently or together, giving users the flexibility to decide how they want to use them. A built-in 3D accelerometer allows the libretto W100 to rotate into portrait or landscape modes, making the device look and feel more like a book, newspaper or magazine.

"The libretto W100 continues the libretto brand’s heritage of defying convention by packaging a full Windows computing experience into highly compact ultra-mobile form factor," said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division.

"This concept PC sets the pace for Toshiba's continued commitment to innovation, demonstrating what's possible in the next generation of ultra-mobile PCs."

The libretto W100 is a concept product and so will only have a limited availability later this summer from select retailers or directly from

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122.6.2010 2:54

it looks great..only downside is the proccessor..

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