First Dynabook-branded laptops launch in Asia next month

POSTED BY: Lionell Go Macahilig
2019-07-18 09:50:00 PHT

Dynabook Singapore Pte. Ltd. (formerly Toshiba Client Solutions Asia Pte. Ltd.), recently announced its first Dynabook-branded solutions with three laptops and a USB-C Dock. Designed for business, these three laptops include the Dynabook Portégé X30, Dynabook Tecra X40, and the Dynabook Portégé A30. This month also marks the 30th Anniversary of the first Dynabook-branded laptop in Japan.

“We have evolved and these four products are the perfect example of the direction the organization plans to take as Dynabook,” said Wong Wai Meng, Assistant General Manager, Product Strategy for Mobile Computing Solutions, Device & IoT, Dynabook Singapore Pte. Ltd. “Our new X Series and newly-redesigned Portégé A30 push the mobile computing envelope as powerful, full-performance solutions with thinner and lighter form factors. The USB-C Dock demonstrates our understanding of the modern mobile professional’s connectivity and expansion needs.”

The 13.3-inch Portégé X30 and 14-inch Tecra X40 are part of the Dynabook premium B2B laptop collection and include a variety of upgrades in processor, connectivity, instant on/off, and cooling technologies. These new professional-grade laptops feature the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processors to the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 to improve performance and connectivity speeds. With a 13.3-inch display, the Portégé X30 measures 15.9mm thin and weighs 1.05kg, making it Dynabook's lightest X Series laptop to date. Offering the perfect combination of portability and a 14-inch display, the Tecra X40 features an easy-to-carry form factor that is just 16.9mm and 1.25kg.

Both X Series laptops feature Windows 10 Modern Standby which delivers instant on/off capabilities. This feature allows optimized software and applications on the Portégé X30 and the Tecra X40 to stay up-to-date by maintaining a low-power connection to an available network (Wi-Fi, mobile broadband/cellular or wired Ethernet) in order to run background processes while the laptop is in sleep mode. The ability to remain always on and connected to the Internet, ensures a user’s email, notifications, and calendar are current. Not only does this feature boost system wake and resume times, but it also makes the laptop more energy efficient.

To support the new performance features of the X Series laptops, Dynabook enhanced the fan technology for improved airflow and cooling by increasing the volume of air by 10% while also lowering rotation speeds. Called an S-Type fan, this cooling design improvement delivers a quieter running system especially when running processor-intensive tasks.

The Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 laptops are Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6-ready, the new Wi-Fi standard based on 802.11ax3. This enhancement enables the next-generation Wi-Fi connectivity to provide higher capacity, coverage, and improved performance even in congested environments with many connected devices such as conference halls and other public venues.

Both laptops incorporate Dynabook’s elegant and durable Onyx Blue magnesium alloy chassis designed to pass Military Durability Testing (MIL-STD-810G) standard. Meaning these laptops can easily handle the rigors of professional mobility.

Dynabook Portégé A30

Ideal for small and medium businesses, Dynabook completely redesigned the 13.3-inch Portégé A30 to make it our thinnest and lightest A Series laptop to date. These design enhancements resulted in the Portégé A30 measuring 11% thinner (19.9mm) with a starting weight of 1.2kg while still being a full-featured performance laptop. Featuring a newly-designed Polycarbonate Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) chassis, the Portégé A30 is designed to pass the Military Durability Testing (MIL-STD-810G) standard, further demonstrating the company’s commitment to durability.

Equipped with 8th Generation Intel Quad Core processors and Windows 10 Pro, the Portégé A30 was designed to offer seamless integration into any corporate infrastructure. Dynabook fortified the A Series laptop with security elements including the company’s proprietary BIOS, TPM 2.0, and optional smart card reader. Two new optional biometrics features available on the Portégé A30 are an integrated IR camera for face authentication and a Synaptics TouchPad SecurePad with integrated fingerprint reader. To expand the overall functionality of the laptop in terms of data, display, and power, Dynabook added a USB-C port to the laptop, which pairs perfectly with the new Dynabook USB-C Dock.

Dynabook USB-C Dock

The Dynabook USB-C Dock is the newest addition to the company’s expansive portfolio of industry-leading docking solutions and features a streamlined design. The dock supports ten ports and an SD card slot to expand overall productivity and connectivity to make it the ideal complement for any laptop with a USB-C port, including the Portégé A30. The Dynabook USB-C Dock can support up to three Full High Definition Monitors or one 4K UHD Monitor. The front of the dock has the following ports: an SD card slot, USB-C (USB power and data), two USB 3.1, and a headphone/mic. The back of the dock offers the following ports: two USB 3.1, HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort 1.4, and RJ45. For convenience, one of the USB 3.1 ports on the front of the dock delivers power to charge phones, tablets, and other peripherals.

All Dynabook laptops are designed, engineered, and rigorously tested in dedicated Dynabook facilities to deliver greater peace of mind and proven reliability. These new solutions featuring the Dynabook brand are also backed with the company’s standard international three-year limited warranty.

Product availability

These Dynabook-branded laptops will be available in Asia starting from the end of August 2019. For products inquiries, please contact your local enterprise consultants or email to