Toshiba Kirabook

  • Toshiba Kirabook
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The Toshiba Kirabook is the first product in a new high-end line called Kira. The Kirabook is powered by an Intel Core i7, 8GB of RAM, 256GB solid-state drive and Intel HD 4000 graphics. The Kirabook packs a 13.3-inch display with an incredibly high 2,560x1,440-pixel resolution.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Mag on 80

With a brilliant, bright WQHD screen and premium components, all housed in a chassis that weighs less than three pounds, the Toshiba Kirabook 13 i7s Touch is a dream...

By T3 Magazine on 80

Apple may have stolen the headlines recently with its new MacBook Air s, but what if you want an ultra-portable that runs Windows instead? The Toshiba Kirabook packs great specs into a luxurious body that's guaranteed to turn heads. But it'll cost you a...

By Notebook Review on 79

The 2014 Toshiba KIRAbook is an ultrabook bearing impressive specs, including very good speakers and a very high-resolution screen, but is it more than a pricey media device? Read on to find out.Overall, this Toshiba laptop is one slick customer. The...

By Ars Technica on

Intel's Haswell CPUs have been good to Ultrabook makers. Use them, and you get an essentially "free" battery life boost without sacrificing any performance. Most of the PC OEMs— Acer , Dell , Apple , and Lenovo among them—have simply dropped Haswell...

By PC World on 70

This Haswell-class Kirabook is a big improvement over the original, but its price-to-performance ratio remains...

By CNET Australia on 80

The design of Toshiba's high-end Kirabook hasn't changed since last year, but it has aged gracefully. The components get an update and the battery life gets a big boost, making this an all-around excellent, but expensive,...

By PC Advisor on

At a press event in London today, Toshiba showed us a laptop first launched in May of last year, the Kira Ultrabook range - also known in the States as the KIRAbook . Or as Toshiba UK has styled it, just KIRA™. The Toshiba KIRA is a 13.3-inch...

By Digital Trends on 70

The new revision of Toshiba's Kirabook is in every way a better laptop than its predecessor, but the competition has also improved and high-resolution displays have become more common, detracting from the system's main selling point. Indeed, we think...

By Engadget on 70

The Kirabook is Toshiba's best ultraportable to date, but it's still not quite good enough -- at least not at this...

By Trusted Reviews on

What is the Toshiba Kira? The Toshiba is a 13.3-inch Windows 8.1 Pro Ultrabook that's previously only been available in the US and it's landing in the UK for the first time in February. Like Asus with its Zenbooks and Dell with the XPS ultrabooks, Kira...

By Maximum PC on 90

While much of the PC industry is hustling to bring lower-cost Ultrabooks to market, Toshiba is unabashedly raising the high end, complete with an all-new brand meant to ooze excellence. The first product to wear this proud badge is the 13.3-inch Kirabook...

By reviewed.com on 78

Despite its shortcomings, this is one rock-solid ultrabook Toshiba crafted a gem of a computer with the KIRAbook 13 i5-Touch. For $1,499, you get a proficient processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB solid-state hard drive. Those last two points—the RAM...

By PC Authority on 67

Toshiba, unlike LG, has never left the laptop market, and has been busy pushing Satellites, Qosmios, and Tecras at us for years. Its latest generation of machines includes all of those (and some all-in-ones), and a whole new product family, aimed at...

By neowin.net on

The Toshiba Kirabook is the first real foray into the world of high-density displays on Windows 8 laptops, but it's not necessarily the polished, high-end product that you may be after. I was immensely pleased with the crispness, sharpness and...

By HotHardware on

Ultrabooks are getting so thin that computer makers are likely tempted to cut features like backlit keyboards or squeezing keyboard and trackpad real estate. Cutting corners won’t just save them money – it can save them space in systems that have...

By CNET Australia on 70

Toshiba's ambitious Kira has a screen that rivals Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display, and a price to match. It's a solid, useful laptop, but for these prices, the design should really be more...

By Smarthouse on 100

At $2199, this is an expensive beast. But is it worth it? My view is yes for the simple reason that an Ultrabook of this ilk is going to get used and the last thing you want if you use an Ultrabook every working day is one that cannot last the test of...

By Wired on 70

1080p is old news. Ultrabook resolution is about to get crazy, and the first ultra-resolution-ultrabook to hit the market is this pint-sized powerhouse from Toshiba, which packs 2560 x 1440 pixels into a 13.3-inch screen, a first for a machine of this...

By PCWorld on 50

The Kirabook is the most beautiful Ultrabook to pass through the PCWorld Labs, but its inability to drive a large external monitor at native resolution, a lid that flexes like a contortionist, a Wi-Fi adapter restricted to 2.4GHz networks, and a display that doesn’t deliver as much contrast as the Retina display Toshiba wants consumers to compare it to make this machine’s sky-high price tag hard to swallow.

By PCAdvisor on 50

The audience Toshiba is pursuing with the Kirabook is the well-to-do professional who is willing to pay extra for high-end hardware and services. The Kirabook is the most beautiful Ultrabook to pass through our Test Centre, but its inability to drive a large external monitor at native resolution, a lid that flexes like a contortionist...