Toshiba Refreshes Notebook Line
By Mendelson Tiu | Thursday | 07/01/2010
Toshiba announced new Satellite, Tecra and Qosmio brand laptops equipped with a full-range of processor options offered in the 2010 Intel Core processor family.
According to the company, it will offer the Intel Core i3-330M1 processor across six Satellite series consumer laptops as well as in select configurations of the Tecra series business laptops, giving customers the benefits of smart performance at entry-level price points.
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Laptops equipped with the Intel Core i5-430M1 processor and Intel Turbo Boost Technology will be available across Toshiba's Satellite, Qosmio and Tecra series, providing customers with solid performance for everyday applications and the ability to boost speed as needed for demanding tasks.
For customers wanting ultimate performance for serious multitasking, gaming and demanding multimedia tasks, Toshiba will offer three models from its Satellite and Qosmio laptop series and select configurations of its Tecra laptop series equipped with the Intel Core i7-720QM1 processor.
"This new family of smart processors will optimize laptop performance by automatically adapting to whatever task you are performing on your PC," said Ron Smith, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division.
"With the addition of Intel's new processors throughout our line, Toshiba can continue to provide consumers with their choice of the right laptop across an ever widening range of performance levels," added Smith.
Toshiba laptops featuring the new 2010 Intel Core family of processors include:
Satellite A505 Series
Satellite A505 Series laptops offer a high-def 16-inch diagonal widescreen display, smart performance, graphics horsepower, upscale A/V capabilities and premium features to amplify digital entertainment. The Satellite A505 will be available in configurations with the Intel Core i3-330M1, Core i5-430M1 or Core i7-720QM1 processors, as well as NVIDIA GeForce graphics options, so media creators, gamers and movie-lovers can easily choose the right blend of performance and features to meet their computing and budget needs.
Satellite L505/L555 Series
The Satellite L505 and Satellite L555 laptops deliver ample processing power for everyday multi-tasking with the new 2010 Intel Core i3-330M1 or Core i5-430M1 processors, plus plenty of memory and storage for enjoying and capturing digital media, like home movies, music and photos.
The Satellite L505 features and an ample 15.6-inch diagonal widescreen high-def display and the Satellite L555 features a 17.3-inch diagonal widescreen high-def display. Consumers have three looks to choose from: a simple Silver Finish, an elegant Fusion Finish in Graphite and a more refined Fusion Finish in Midnight Breeze.
Satellite M505 Series
The Satellite M505 Series laptops deliver a balance of performance and mobility in a compact form-factor. This full-featured multimedia laptop delivers the freedom to work and play, plus the latest mobile technologies, such as an optional touch screen display.
At only five pounds, the laptop boasts a full range of functionality and the new 2010 Intel Core i3-330M1 processor provides a fast, responsive PC experience and smart multitasking thanks to Intel Hyper-Threading Technology. Its 14-inch diagonal widescreen high-def LED display is perfect for enjoying digital media, casual gaming or even getting work done and refined design features ultimately complements the user's personal style with several color finish options.
Satellite P505 Series
Designed with multimedia enthusiasts in mind, the Satellite P505 Series is well-equipped laptop delivers 18.4-inches of diagonal screen real estate for creating and editing photos and home movies, plus the performance needed for multitasking, gaming and other demanding tasks with a choice of Intel Core i3-330M1 or Core i7-720QM1 processors and NVIDIA GeForce 310M3 discrete graphics. With 500GB4 of storage, 4GB of ultra-fast DDR3 memory5 and new media and productivity apps, the Satellite P505 makes it easy to get on demand access to digital media.
Satellite U505 Series
Lightweight at less than 5 pounds and exceptionally stylish, Satellite U505 Series laptops offer lightweight portability in a compact and chic package. The Satellite U505 features a 13-inch diagonal widescreen display and is wrapped in a unique Texture Finish in Luxe Brown, White or Pink.
With configurations featuring Intel Core i3-330M1 and Core i5-430M1 processors, the laptop delivers great multimedia performance and entertaining features, plus innovative new mobile technologies - like an optional Touch Screen and built-in WiMax- perfect to keep you productive, entertained and connected.
The Tecra A11 Series
The Tecra A11 Series are performance laptops ideal for medium to large businesses. With desktop-class features, integrated 10-key keypad and a new Texture Finish in Charcoal Black that offers a better grip and reduces fingerprints, the Tecra A11 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor, yet is durable and reliable.
These laptops can be configured with the new 2010 Intel Core i3-330M1, Core i5-430M1 or Core i7-720QM1 processors, which deliver extra performance when needed, great power efficiency and intelligent multitasking. Thanks to the bright LED backlit 15.6-inch diagonal high definition widescreen display, optional NVIDIA GeForce graphics, the Tecra A11 delivers the performance for effective presentations and spreadsheets, vivid colors and fluid visuals, and the room needed to make a point. Have peace of mind with Toshiba's exclusive EasyGuard, which protects against shocks and spills, as well as a generous three-year limited warranty.
The Qosmio X505 laptop delivers elite performance in a portable package - and a price tag more budget-friendly than other "pro-class" laptops. Equipped with a powerful blend of high-performance technologies, including the new 2010 quad-core Intel Core i7-720QM1 or dual -core Intel Core i5-430M1 processors with Turbo Boost Technology and enthusiast-class NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M graphics, the Qosmio X505 delivers the processing muscle to power through demanding tasks like 3D gaming, media creation and HD video encoding.
Qosmio X505 laptops also feature massive hi-speed hard drives, ultrafast memory, premium sound components, plus Blu-ray Disc or DVD drive options.
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