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Toshiba Satellite U840 Ultrabook

October 09, 2012

Toshiba, ultrabook

Toshiba Satellite U840 Ultrabook

Announcing the Satellite U840 Ultrabook™ – outstanding performance, design and portability.


Toshiba Satellite U840 Ultrabook


  • 19.9mm brushed metal design and elegant embossed pattern deliver premium style 
  • 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors for Ultrabook™ deliver incredible mobile performance 
  • Images come to life on stunning 35.6cm (14”) high definition LED backlit screen

Toshiba UK announces the addition of the Satellite U840 to its family of ultraportable laptops, delivering Toshiba’s first ever 35.6cm (14”) Ultrabook™. Continuing Toshiba’s heritage of producing exceptionally portable laptops, the Satellite U840 combines a thin and light design with an affordable price point. 

Portable performance 

Powered by 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors for Ultrabook™ and Intel® HD 4000 graphics, the Satellite U840 lets users effortlessly glide through HD video content, run multiple programs at once and handle graphically-rich games. Intel® Rapid Start Technology provides a speedy boot-up time in under 14 seconds, cutting out waiting time when turning the Satellite U840 on, allowing users to get started faster. 

At just 19.9mm thin and weighing 1.58kg, the Satellite U840 is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a highly portable laptop, such as frequent travellers or style-conscious users. A durable and lightweight brushed aluminium chassis ensures the Satellite U840 looks and feels as premium as it performs. 

Each Satellite U840 is fitted with an integrated 32GB solid state drive (SSD), a fast and robust storage solution that also helps to further improve overall performance, boot-up times and extend battery life up to nine hours. An additional 500GB hard disk drive (HDD) also provides ample storage space for large video files, photo libraries, music collections and more. 

Toshiba Satellite U840 UltrabookThe Satellite U840 features SRS Premium Sound 3D, tweaking audio content to ensure bass, mid and treble tones reach their maximum potential, while stereo speakers deliver rich, distortion-free audio from movies, music and games, without the need for an external speaker system. 

A tiled, matte-black keyboard adds both style and comfort when using for long periods, while those frequently working in low light conditions can add an optional backlit keyboard, illuminating each key. A large gesture control touchpad with integrated buttons allows for more intuitive control, letting users zoom, pinch, swipe and scroll through documents – perfect for web browsing, viewing photo galleries or playing games. 

Stay connected Intel® Wireless Display provides the Satellite U840 with a simple wireless streaming solution, enabling users to playback media from the laptop on any compatible TV – freeing digital photo albums, videos and music, and allowing them to be enjoyed on multiple devices around the home. 

Three full sized USB ports, including one USB 3.0, provides rapid file transfer between external storage devices, ensuring users always have spare ports for connecting to peripheral devices such as mice, mobile phones or digital cameras. Additionally, each Satellite U840 comes equipped with a Multi card reader, HDMI®-output and Ethernet ports for added convenience. 

Satellite U840 series details

  • 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors for Ultrabook™ 
  • 35.6cm (14”) TruBrite® LED backlit display 
  • 32GB SSD + 500GB HDD 
  • RAM: up to 8GB DDR3 
  • Striking brushed metal finish 
  • Premium tiled keyboard with optional backlighting 
  • Large gesture control touchpad 
  • 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0 with Sleep and Charge, HDMI®, Multi-card reader, Ethernet LAN 
  • Bluetooth® 4.0, Intel® Wireless Display support, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) 
  • Stereo speakers with SRS Premium Sound 3D 
  • 1.3MP camera 
  • Up to 9 hours battery life 
  • Weight: 1.59kg 
  • Dimensions: 342 x 232 x 19.9mm 
  • 7 Home Premium: 342 x 232 x 19.9mm


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