Toshiba Satellite U925T, first ultrabook with NFC

A few days ago Toshiba presented at the Berlin IFA its new ultrabook convertible tablet, the Toshiba Satellite U925T. This device would have passed for one of a large group of devices that are presented such major manufacturers to take advantage of the launch of Windows 8 but for being the first ultrabook with NFC capacities. This technology is designed to allow users to make payments through your device, and so far had been implemented in the latest mobile phones that are coming to market (except for some equipment such as the iPhone 5).

Toshiba Satellite U925T first ultrabook with NFC

Intel has shown at an event for developers a new way in which users of this ultrabook (and future releases) will take advantage of NFC technology. Through the tool of MasterCard PayPass, you can buy securely online stores associated with only bring the credit card NFC reader built into the laptop of Toshiba. [READ also: 9 types of fraud you must know for Safe online shopping] The data of the credit card will be automatically loaded into the page and you can make the desired purchase. Intel has announced that this method, in addition to saving time when having to enter our data, it is also safer, as the online store only receives confirmation from MasterCard and no specific data on the card.

Technical specifications of Toshiba Satellite U925T NFC ultrabook

The ultrabook Toshiba Satellite U925T has a set of specifications that make it one of the most attractive devices that will be in the coming months with Windows 8, an operating system designed to leverage the capabilities of touch devices. The Satellite U925T be convertible tablet device with a touch screen of 12.5 inches and a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The technology has glass Gorilla Glass, which offers greater resistance to impact and scratches and accumulates less dust.


Inside the Toshiba Satellite U925T find a processor Intel Core i5 third generation integrated graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000, noted for its compatibility with DirectX 11. The internal storage of this equipment will be formatted 128 GB SSD, a storage technology that achieves the system boot speed and higher disk access (compared to traditional hard drives).

As for equipment connections, plus NFC technology highlights the presence of two USB 3.0 ports. This protocol allows transfer speeds ten times faster than USB 2.0. It will also help connect HDMI to connect the computer to a TV or monitor and view content in high quality. The Toshiba Satellite U925T incorporates a webcam with a resolution of 3 megapixels.

The device will have a weight of 1.5 kg, slightly higher than that usually mark the ultrabooks of this size, combined with a thickness of 2 centimeters. The Toshiba Satellite U925T be available from the launch of Windows 8 (October 26) and will have a price to be around $ 1,000.