Toshiba has released a new range of business laptops to expand its Tecra business range, leading with the Tecra R10, aimed at senior and middle management.

The Tecra R10 is a lightweight laptop with a 14.1in LED-backlit screen with a 1,680x1,050 resolution. The R10 sports an Intel Core 2 Duo processor of unspecified speed and comes with up to 8GB of RAM.

Toshiba offers it with either a 320GB hard disk drive or a 128GB SSD (solid state drive) storage and has integrated 3G wireless connectivity into the machine.

The R10 is housed in a magnesium chassis that is 29mm thick and weighs 1.97kg. Additional connection ports include five USB ports, and eSATA/USB combo port, plus slots for an Express Card and SD card.

UK prices and final specification will be announced "in due course".

Toshiba Tecra R10 business laptop