Toshiba Introduces New Accessories That Expand Laptop Usage

New dynadock U3.0 and 15.6-inch Diagonal USB 3.0 Mobile Monitor Empower Consumers with Technologies that Increase Productivity and Connectivity

Toshiba dynadock U3.0 (Photo: Business Wire)

2012 International CES

LAS VEGAS--()--CES 2012, LVCC Central Hall Booth #11026 — Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced two new accessories that will help consumers and business people expand and optimize how they interact with their laptops. The new dynadock U3.0 universal docking station and 15.6-inch diagonal USB 3.0 Mobile Monitor both easily connect to any Windows-based computer and provide users with access to an additional large display(s).

“Toshiba is committed to providing its users with a well-rounded and comprehensive computing experience,” said Paul Collas, director of accessory marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “These new accessories we’re introducing perfectly complement our laptop lineup and customers will soon find these products to be indispensable in their daily lives.”

Toshiba dynadock U3.0: Stay Connected to All Gadgets Without the Clutter

The dynadock U3.0 is a universal USB 3.01 docking station and provides users with easy one-cable docking convenience by acting as a central hub for peripherals and eliminates overcrowding of one’s desktop space. The unit is equipped with a total of six USB ports – two USB 2.0 ports and four USB 3.0 ports that offer SuperSpeed data transfer. Two of the front ports are outfitted with USB Sleep & Charge technology2 that allows users to power up their smartphone and an MP3 player while the laptop is powered down, sleeping or undocked.

The dynadock U3.0 enables users to easily plug in all of their regularly used peripherals and have instant access to full-size devices including larger displays, external storage, an optical drive, a printer, scanner and more. Faster Ethernet speed is also possible through the product’s Gigabit Ethernet connection.

The docking station comes equipped with a built-in Full HD digital video card that supports dual display output – HDMI® and DVI/VGA – allowing users to connect with up to two external HD displays. It is also compatible with 5.1 surround sound audio systems through HDMI or 3.5mm audio ports to provide a true multimedia experience.

Toshiba Mobile Monitor: Instant Access to Extra Screen Real Estate for Presentations, Work and Multi-tasking

Toshiba’s newest USB 3.0 Mobile LED Monitor features a full 15.6-inch diagonal widescreen anti-glare display3 with 1366x768 HD resolution and serves as the ideal companion for any laptop user looking for some extra screen real estate at home, work, or on the go. Weighing approximately 3.6 pounds, including its hybrid case/stand, and measuring less than one inch thin, this ultraportable monitor is the ultimate tool for salespeople who regularly make presentations, finance professionals working off multiple spreadsheets, and anyone that wants to do more on the road.

Pricing and Availability

The dynadock U3.0 will be available for purchase later this month for $179.99 MSRP4. The Mobile Monitor is scheduled to be available for purchase starting in April 2012 for an MSRP to be unveiled closer to its launch. Both products will be sold at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba at

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at

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1 USB 3.0. 5Gbps is the maximum theoretical interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration and other factors.

2 The “USB Sleep & Charge function” may not work with certain external devices even if they are compliant with the USB specification. In those cases, turn the power of the computer ON to charge the device.

3 Display. Any small bright dots that may appear on your display are an intrinsic characteristic of the thin film transistors manufacturing technology. See Display Legal Footnote at

4 Price. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means “Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price.”

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Release Summary

Toshiba today announced two new accessories that will help consumers and business people expand and optimize how they interact with their laptops - the dynadock U3.0 and 15.6-inch Mobile Monitor.


Media Contact
Access Communications for Toshiba
Yulimar Chiu, 415-713-8869