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Dynabook announces Portégé X40-K laptop with 12th Gen Intel vPro CPUs

Portégé X40-K
Portégé X40-K (Image credit: Dynabook)

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Source: Dynabook (Image credit: Source: Dynabook)

What you need to know

  • Dynabook just announced the Portégé X40-K laptop.
  • The Portégé X40-K runs on 12th Gen Intel Core P-Series processors and has a refreshed look with diamond-cut edges.
  • Pricing for the Portégé X40-K starts at $1,350.

Dynabook has a new laptop that's built to deliver portable productivity. The Portégé X40-K runs on a 12th Gen Intel Core chip, with options for vPro processors available. Those CPUs can be paired with either Intel Iris Xe or UHD graphics. In addition to the latest chips from intel, Dynabook refreshed the laptop with modern internals across the board. It features up to 64GB of SSD storage and supports Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and Thunderbolt 4.

The Dynabook Portégé X40-K starts at $1,350. Dynabook has not shared a release date at this time.

Dynabook refreshed the design of the Portégé X40-K as well. It now has diamond-cut edges and comes in a mystic blue color. The body of the laptop is 17.9 mm (0.7 in) thick but is tested to MIL-STD-810H standards for durability.

CategoryDynabook Portégé X40-K
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display14-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS
14-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS touch
Processor12th Gen Intel Core i5-1240P
12th Gen Intel Core i7-1260P
12th Gen Intel Core i5-1250P vPro
12th Gen Intel Core i7-1270P vPro
12th Gen Intel Core i7-1280P vPro
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe
Intel UHD
MemoryDDR4 up to 64 GB
StorageUp to 1TB SSD
Front CameraInfrared IR camera with Windows Hello
SecurityWindows Hello IR camera
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
Fingerprint reader
Optional Smart Card reader
Security Lock slot
Microsoft Secured-core PC
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2
PortsHDMI
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (one supporting USB Sleep & Charge)
2x USB-C ports supporting Thunderbolt 4
RJ-45 Ethernet LAN port
Headset jack (Microphone / Headphone combo port)
microSD card slot
AudioStereo speakers, DTS audio processing
Battery53 Wh
Dimensions323.6 x 220.6 x 17.9 mm (12.7 x 8.7 x 0.7 in)
WeightStarting 1.45 kg (3.2 lb)
ColorsMystic Blue

The Portégé X40-K has some nice touches that should help business professionals and people on the go, such as Sleep & Charge support which lets you charge a separate device through the USB port of the laptop.

Dynabook's new laptop is a Secured-core PC. It also has a proprietary BIOS for extra security and a range of other security features, such as an optional Smart Card reader.

Sean Endicott
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