Toshiba is claiming smartphone-esque battery life for a laptop that will be released in Japan on Friday.
The dynabook Kira V634 will run for 22 hours on a charge, according to a write-up at Nikkei Business.
The V634 model 27KS comes with a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U Haswell processor, 8GB of RAM, a 128GB solid-state drive, and a 13.3-inch display with an unimpressive 1,366x768 resolution.
That lower-resolution display (higher-resolution screens draw more power), however, helps Toshiba to achieve the long battery life, in combination with a power-efficient U series Haswell chip and the company's own BIOS. … Read more