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Dynabook unveils secure and durable Tecra A40-J and A50-J laptops

Tecra A Family
Tecra A Family (Image credit: Dynabook)

What you need to know

  • Dynabook announced two new Tecra A Series laptops, the Tecra A40-J and A50-J.
  • Both laptops have several security features, including TPM 2.0, enterprise-grade encryption, and meeting Microsoft's Secured-core PC requirements.
  • The Tecra A40-J and A50-J will be available starting in July 2021.

Dynabook announced its new Tecra A40-J and Tecra A50-J laptops today. The laptops are designed for professional workers and support security features such as enterprise-grade encryption and support for Windows Hello. They also should be able to take some wear and tear in the field since each laptop meets MIL-STD-810H standards for drop, temperature, humidity, vibration, and shock. Both new Dynabook laptops will be available starting in July.

Dynabook highlights the security features of its new Tecra laptops, including Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0, enterprise-grade encryption, and optional Windows Hello fingerprint and face authentication. Both laptops meet Microsoft's secured-core PC requirements.

The specs of the laptops are largely the same, apart from their display sizes and weight.

Dynabook Tecra A40-J

CategoryDynabook Tecra A40-J and A50-J
Operating SystemWindows 10
Processor11th Gen Intel Core (28W variants)
GraphicsIris Xe
Display14-inch HD
14-inch FHD
AudioDual noise-suppressing mics, DTS stereo speakers
MemoryUp to 32GB
Storage1TB SSD
BatteryUp to 10.4 hours
Ports2x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C, HDMI 2.0, LAN, USB-A 3.2, microSD
WirelessWi-Fi 6
CameraHD with privacy shutter
Weight3.24 lbs (1.45 kg)
ColorMystic Blue
AvailabilityJuly 2021

Dynabook Tecra A50-J

CategoryDynabook Tecra A50-J
Operating SystemWindows 10
Processor11th Gen Intel Core (28W variants)
GraphicsIris Xe
Display15-inch
AudioDual noise-suppressing mics, DTS stereo speakers
MemoryUp to 32GB
Storage1TB SSD
BatteryUp to 10.4 hours
Ports2x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C, HDMI 2.0, LAN, USB-A 3.2, microSD
WirelessWi-Fi 6
CameraHD with privacy shutter
Weight3.64 lbs (1.65 kg)
ColorMystic Blue
AvailabilityJuly 2021

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The new Tecra laptops are built for durability as well. They meet MIL-STD-810H standards for drop, temperature, humidity, vibration, and shock. Dynabook also does Highly Accelerated Life Tests and other stress tests on the hinge, keyboard, ports, and chassis of the laptops.

Dynabook has not revealed pricing for the laptops at this time.

Sean Endicott
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1 Comment
  • I always have a hard time figuring out which laptops are "premium." Even between Portage and Tecra, which is considered the higher-end brand?