Dynabook, the company formerly known as Toshiba, has introduced a new Portégé laptop with Intel's newest 11th-generation processors, or Tiger Lake. The Portégé X40-J adds onto the lineup of devices Dynabook had already introduced last month, and is the company's first 14-inch laptop with Tiger Lake.
The Portégé X40-J has up to Intel Core i7-1165G7 with Intel's Iris Xe graphics, and it has up to 32GB of dual-channel memory, with one onbord chip and one SODIMM slot. Storage goes up to a 1TB SSD and battery life is up to 13.8 hours.The 14-inch display is only available in Full HD and it's an IPS panel, instead of the Sharp IGZO displays Dynabook has typically used. You do have the option for a privacy screen or touch support.
In terms of ports, there's one HDMI, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, two USB Type-C 4.0 ports that also support Thunderbolt 4, a combo audio jack and a microSD card slot. The laptop also supports Wi-Fi 6 an Bluetooth 5.1. For security, there's an IR camera for Windows Hello, as well as an option for a fingerprint reader.
The Portégé X40-J will be available in November, starting at $1,299. Dynabook also announced pricing and availability for the Portégé X30L-J, which it introduced in September. It will also be available in November and starts at $1,329, though the base model comes with an Intel Core i5-1135G7, while the Portégé X40 has a Core i3 for its starting price.