Thursday, September 30th 2010

Toshiba Announces Smart and Affordable Satellite C660 and Satellite Pro C660

Toshiba Computer Systems, a division of Toshiba Europe GmbH, today announced the Satellite C660. The new laptop is ideal for users looking for a machine with adequate computing performance to handle their everyday computing needs - e.g. e-mailing, web-browsing, standard office applications and basic multimedia entertainment - in a really affordable package. Toshiba also unveiled the new Satellite Pro C660 that is targeted at professional users. Both, the Satellite C660 and the Satellite Pro C660 will be available early in the fourth quarter of 2010 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Large storage capacity to keep pace with today's digital lifestyle
The 39.6 cm (15.6") Satellite C660 features a textured black finish that isn't prone to fingerprints or scratches and a colour variation for the LCD cover in textured Steel Gray Metallic Light. The laptop has all the essentials users need for their everyday computing tasks. It features powerful processors from Intel and AMD, latest integrated graphic cards and up to 8 GB RAM which allow for convenient and smooth multitasking. The laptop comes with a large hard drive capacity of up to 640 GB to store plenty of documents, photos, music and videos The integrated 10-digit numeric keypad and a Touch Pad with Multi-Touch Control provide high usability.

Flexibility in communication and content sharing
The Satellite C660 is equipped with a selection of interfaces including two USB 2.0 ports, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth as option, Fast Ethernet LAN and a Multi-Card Reader. Two stereo speakers provide for a rich sound experience. Thanks to the embedded Web Camera* with microphone, face-to-face video chats are easily set up.

Ready to start right away
Users can benefit from the laptop's pre-installed software set including tools like Microsoft Office Starter 2010 that offers basic office productivity and Nero 9 Essentials to rip, burn and copy files. The Satellite C660 also features Toshiba's exclusive value-added software tools like the Toshiba Media Controller that makes content streaming to DLNA capable devices easy. The graphical user interface of Toshiba LifeSpace helps users to organize their daily activities and projects.

Satellite Pro C660: Working on a tight budget
The Satellite Pro C660 is mainly targeted at professionals. While offering nearly the same technical feature set as the consumer models the black textured Satellite Pro C660 comes also with a non-reflective 39.6 cm (15.6") display and runs Windows 7 Professional.

Features:
  • CPU: Intel Core i3, Intel Pentium, Intel Celeron, AMD Athlon II Dual Core, AMD V series
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit) or Premium (64-bit) on Satellite C660, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional on Satellite Pro C660
  • RAM: up to 8 GB DDR3 (1066 MHz)
  • 2.5" HDD (5,400 rpm) up to 640 GB
  • 39.6cm (15.6") TruBrite LED HD display (16:9), 1,366 x 768 pixels, 200 cd/m2; Satellite Pro C660 also available with non-reflective display
  • GPU: latest integrated graphics
  • 2 x USB 2.0, Multi-Card Reader, Fast Ethernet
  • WLAN (802.11 b/g/n)*, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR*
  • 10-digit numeric keypad, Touch Pad with Multi-Touch Control
  • Starting at 2.54 kg
  • Dimensions: 380.5 mm x 254 mm x 28.0 mm (front) / 35.6 mm (back)
  • DVD-Super Multi drive (Double Layer)
  • Toshiba Media Controller, Toshiba LifeSpace
  • VGA Web Camera* with Face Recognition*, microphone
* depending on configuration and local availability
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6 Comments on Toshiba Announces Smart and Affordable Satellite C660 and Satellite Pro C660

#1
RejZoR
Non reflective screen. Nice. And i thought they aren't using those anymore. Those glossy are totally useless outside.
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#2
Fx
no USB3. FAIL
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#3
Easy Rhino
Linux Advocate
by: Fx
no USB3. FAIL
USB3 wouldnt make any difference on that laptop.
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#4
1freedude
by: Easy Rhino
USB3 wouldnt make any difference on that laptop.
and the 8 GB DDR3 is?
USB 3 could be used for a scratch disk, or the end point of an encode/decode that has been read from the slow hdd, or if the user changes the 640 for a ssd.
what good is Bluetooth 3 on my phone?
not trying to sound shitty:)
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Easy Rhino
Linux Advocate
by: 1freedude
and the 8 GB DDR3 is?
USB 3 could be used for a scratch disk, or the end point of an encode/decode that has been read from the slow hdd, or if the user changes the 640 for a ssd.
what good is Bluetooth 3 on my phone?
not trying to sound shitty:)
maybe you are right. i just dont see it making any real difference.
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#6
cheezburger
at least we finally see 8gb ram become standard.

R.I.P 32bit os
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