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What you need to know

  • Dynabook launched two new notebooks today, both featuring Intel's new 11th Gen Core CPUs.
  • They're also incredibly light, with the Dynabook X30W hitting under 1kg on certain configurations.
  • Pricing isn't available, but both are expected to go on sale at some point in Q4 2020.

Following the launch of Intel's new 11th Gen Core CPUs today, Dynabook is among the first PC makers to announce new laptops featuring the chips. The new processors are only part of these laptops' appeal, though. They both aim for a slim, light design, with one coming in at under 1kg (roughly 2.2 pounds) in certain configurations.

Dynabook Portégé X30W-J and X30L-J

The Dynabook Portégé X30W-J weighs in under 1kg while still managing to bring some impressive specs to the table. Verified to use Intel's new Evo badge, the laptop is a part of the Project Athena innovation program as well.

On the inside, this 13.3-inch convertible comes with a range of 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Iris Xe graphics on board. The display is a Sharp IGZO panel, which should mean solid viewing angles no matter where you're sitting. There's also Wi-Fi 6 and Thunderbolt 4 here as well.

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The Dynabook Portégé X30L-J, meanwhile, takes more of a traditional laptop design and incorporates many of the same features of its X30W-J sibling. You'll get a similar 13.3-inch Sharp IGZO display here, along with Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. There are also Thunderbolt 4 certified USB-C ports here, along with "all-day battery life," Dynabook says.

Both laptops are designed to meet some rigorous durability standards, and Dynabook has included some security features as well. They both meet Microsoft's Windows 10 Secured-core PC requirements. They also feature enterprise-grade encryption and biometric authentication.

Category Portégé X30W-J Portégé X30L-J
Operating System Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro
Display 13.3 inches
FHD touch
13.3 inches
HD, FHD, FHD touch, FHD privacy
Processor 11th Gen Intel Core Processors
Core i5-1135G7
Core i7-1165G7
Graphics Intel Iris Xe graphics Intel Iris Xe graphics
Memory Up to 32GB Up to 48GB
Storage Up to 1TB SSD Up to 1TB SSD
Camera Webcam
Infrared IR camera for Windows Hello
Infrared IR camera for Windows Hello
Security TPM 2.0
Fingerprint reader
Security lock slot
Microsoft Secured-core PC
TPM 2.0
Fingerprint reader
Security lock slot
Microsoft Secured-core PC
Optional Smart Card Reader
Connectivity Intel Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0 Intel Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, Ethernet
Ports 1x HDMI
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1
2x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C
3.5mm combo audio port
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1
2x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C
3.5mm combo audio port
Audio Harman Kardon speakers
Dolby Atmos
Stereo speakers
DTS Ausio Processing
Battery 53Wh 53Wh
Dimensions 303.9 x 197.4 x 17.9mm 306 x 210 x 17.9mm
Weight Starting under 1kg Starting under 900 grams
Colors Mystic Blue Metallic Mystic Blue Metallic

Dynabook hasn't provided price information on either laptop yet, but they're both expected to launch later in Q4 2020.