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Toshiba Kirabook review: The first Ultrabook with a higher-than-HD touchscreen

At a Glance

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  • Toshiba Kirabook i7 Touchscreen
    2.5/5
    $1,789.00 (When Rated) via Amazon.com Marketplace
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    The Kirabook looks the part of a luxury laptop, and it’s the first Ultrabook to compete with Apple’s Retina lineup. But Toshiba made some disappointing decisions on the way to a $2000 price tag.

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At a Glance

The Kirabook looks the part of a luxury laptop, and it’s the first Ultrabook to compete with Apple’s Retina lineup. But Toshiba made some disappointing decisions on the way to a $2000 price tag.

Price when rated: $2000
Lowest price: $1,789.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace
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Pros

  • Very high-resolution touchscreen
  • Thin, light, and extremely quiet
  • Rigid lower chassis

Cons

  • No DisplayPort
  • Flimsy lid
  • Disappointing contrast in the display
  • Wi-Fi adapter doesn’t support 5GHz networks
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