dynabook Europe has announced the Portégé A30-E – a lightweight, reliable and durable business laptop, combining the latest in security and connectivity features for the mobile worker. Designed for the mid-market, enterprise, education and public sector segments, the A30-E continues momentum for the new dynabook brand, following the recent launch of the cutting-edge Portégé X30-F and Tecra X40-F.
Premium portability, utmost durability
The A30-E is designed for productivity, usability and portability, boasting a thin form factor and weighing as little as 1.2kg (dependent on model). A bright non-glare screen makes it highly legible in even the most challenging lighting conditions, with the option of low-energy Full HD to deliver an even higher screen brightness. Maximum productivity is ensured by up to 14 hours of battery life and accurate control via the Precision Touch Pad, while a fast boot-up enables work to begin in seconds. Developed for the durability and reliability required by today’s mobile workforce, the A30-E has been manufactured to stringent dynabook standards. These rigorous and military-grade assessments include drop, high and low temperature, and humidity tests.
Water-tight security, leading connectivity
Surpassing the norms of data security, the A30-E safeguards business-critical information with extensive built-in protection, making it straight forward to manage device security at all levels. Central to this is dynabook’s unique BIOS, engineered in-house for maximum security, alongside Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which enables ports to be configured to the level of accessibility necessitated by the enterprise. The A30-E’s broad range of authentication features ensures that there need not be any concerns about data falling into the wrong hands. The BIOS and SSD can be secured with a single sign-on biometric authentication, while an optional smartcard and two-factor authentication, featuring IR-based Windows Hello and an in-built fingerprint reader, further bolsters the laptop against data breaches.
The A30-E offers a host of cutting-edge connectivity features and the ability to link with a wide range of peripherals, thanks to its flexible USB Type-C port. If there is a need to connect to a greater number of peripherals, the optional USB-C dock enables this with a rapid and simple one-click connection. For presentations, the device boasts an HDMI video port, while an optional USB-C dongle adds the possibility of VGA connectivity. The A30-E’s Gigabit LAN port facilitates a straightforward and rapid internet connection, while an Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Wi-Fi Antenna configuration ensures optimum WLAN signal, minimising the chance of a dropped connection or downtime.
Despite a lightweight and ergonomic form factor, the A30-E packs the performance required to support the workforce – whether on the move or in the office. The device offers a wide range of SSD types and capacities – up to 1TB PCIe SSD – to suit varying business and budgetary requirements. Users can also enjoy enhanced performance power and the capacity to run multiple applications simultaneously with an up to 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 vPro processor.
“The arrival of the Portégé A30-E again underlines dynabook’s expertise in providing robust, yet practical, devices for the B2B space, which are designed for portability, without conceding on performance or power,” said Damian Jaume, Managing Director, Dynabook Europe GmbH. “We know working practices are transforming and we strive to ensure our technology matches to those shifts. The Portégé A30-E epitomises this, delivering the engineering expertise and advanced features to support new ways of working – at an affordable price point”.
The Portégé A30-E will be available from September 2019. For more information about the dynabook range please visit our website.
The Portégé A30-E will be available in South Africa from September 2019.