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Toshiba Breaks Barriers Bringing Highly Mobile Notebooks with Satellite R800

Toshiba Computer Systems, a division of Toshiba Europe GmbH, today announced the Satellite R800 series, a new range of slim, light and high-spec notebooks targeted at consumers. The series includes the 33.8cm (13.3") Satellite R830, the 35.6cm (14.0'') Satellite R840 and the 39.6cm (15.6'') Satellite R850. Thanks to a sophisticated heat management system Toshiba has managed to integrate Intel's latest full-performance CPUs into the slim casings. The Satellite R800 series models are estimated to be available during the second quarter 2011 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

"The new Satellite R800 series include slim, lightweight and fully-featured high-quality notebooks that are affordable for the masses," said Marco Perino, General Manager Digital Products Division, Toshiba Europe. "It offers an unparalleled blend of innovative technologies, the latest connectivity tools, high quality, durability, comprehensive configuration and a remarkable price performance ratio."

Toshiba Announces Recall of Sandy Bridge Powered Notebooks

Notebook major Toshiba announced a recall-drive of all notebook PCs it sold that are based on Intel's Huron River platform, consisting of processors based on Sandy Bridge architecture and Cougar Point chipset, after Intel announced a critical design flaw with the chipset. In a consumer notice, Toshiba advised current owners of affected notebooks to return the notebooks for a full refund. It also asked users to backup data and remove all personal, confidential, or proprietary information before returning the units.

Affected models include variants of Satellite A660, Satellite A665, Satellite A665 3D Edition, Satellite E305, Satellite L655, Satellite M645, Portege R835, Qosmio X500, Qosmio X505. Details of which exact model numbers are affected, are tabled below. This Monday (1/31), Intel announced the discovery of a critical design error of the chipset that drives Intel's Sandy Bridge processors. In some cases, the SATA ports of the chipset will degrade in both performance and functionality. Intel had announced a massive component recall drive to pull out affected components from manufacturers.

Source: Toshiba

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.

Toshiba Intros ''Value'' Satellite Pro Notebook Models

Targeting the "back to school" shopping season, Toshiba announced two new Satellite Pro notebooks based on the Intel Calpella platform, the 15.6 inch Satellite Pro S500-131, and the 17.3 inch Satellite Pro L670-172. Despite the Satellite Pro series traditionally catering to the mobile performance segment, Toshiba seems to have adopted a "value" approach, with the two being priced at just 649 EUR and 749 EUR, respectively. The 17.3 inch L670-172 has an LED-backlit display with 1600 x 900 pixels resolution, and is driven by the Intel Core i3-350M dual-core processor running at 2.26 GHz, with 3 MB of cache. It is backed up by 4 GB of memory, a 320 GB hard drive, and DVD writer drive.

The 15.6 inch Satellite Pro S500-131 carried an LED-backlit screen with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution, the same Core i3-350M processor, but with 2 GB of memory. Both models make use of Intel's integrated graphics, are powered by Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, and offer connectivity that includes gigabit Ethernet, WiFi b/g/n, and battery life of up to 4 hours, but the 17.3 inch model also offers a multi-gesture trackpad and Bluetooth. Toshiba's new notebooks are available in Europe starting now.

Source: Softpedia

Toshiba Celebrates 25 Years of Laptop Innovation with Three Stunning New Products

Toshiba UK today celebrates 25 years of laptop innovation with the launch of three genre-defining mobile computers – the Portégé R700, the AC100, and the Libretto W100. As user needs have changed dramatically since Toshiba introduced the world’s first mass-market laptop in 1985, Toshiba has announced three brand new products packed with innovative features, compelling form factors and class-leading hardware. All three models have been specifically engineered to cater for the ever-evolving way in which computers are used.

The AC100 is a stunning new device that is always on and highly portable. Everything about the AC100 is designed for mobile, online use, including the Android platform it runs on. The AC100 is an ideal choice for consumers that stay in touch via social networks, store their personal content in the cloud and need to be online at the touch of a button - captured in an incredible 14mm (1) thin body. Providing up to seven days’ standby time, the AC100 is always ready for action, starting up in under a second, while Wi-Fi and optional 3G connectivity means the AC100 can be online wherever you are.

Toshiba Releases Satellite T210 and T230 Ultra Slim Notebooks

Toshiba launched two new ultra-slim notebooks based on Intel's latest CULV processors, the 11.6-inch Satellite T210 and 13.3-inch Satellite T230. The T230 is driven by an Intel i3 ULV 330UM dual-core processor, up to 4 GB of DDR3 800 MHz memory, 500 GB HDD with motion sensor (parks the drive if it senses a fall), 3x USB 2.0 ports, USB+eSATA combo port, 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, VGA webcam, and multi-card reader. It measures 322 x 223 x 17.6/33.6 mm, weighing a little over 1.75 kg. The battery runs for 8.5 hours on a full charge. This model is available with a "Precious Black" finish. The Satellite T210 is the value model, powered by Pentium U5400 processor, 3 GB of DDR3-800 memory, 250 GB storage with motion sensor, and connectivity features identical to the T230. This one features an "Iron-Red" finish, it measures 284 x 202.8 x 17.6/33.6 mm, weighing 1.48 kg.

Source: Pocket-lint

Toshiba Refreshes its Satellite Pro Range

Toshiba Computer Systems, a division of Toshiba Europe GmbH, today announced four new models in its Satellite Pro range. They offer the essentials to easily manage today‘s demanding business applications in small offices. On top of this they provide plenty of multimedia features supporting professionals during their work or serving as an entertainment device during breaks or for leisure. The new Satellite Pro models pursue Toshiba’s strategy to offer the right business device for each budget and each usage scenario from ultra-portability to desktop replacement. The devices will be available during the second quarter of 2010 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Compared to their equivalents in the consumer targeted Satellite range, the Satellite Pro C650 / C650D, L630, L650 and L670 come with some changes and additions appropriate to business needs - for example Gigabit Ethernet , connectivity for a high speed LAN connection and preinstalled Windows 7 Professional. Some models of the Satellite L650 and the Satellite L670 will also be available later with a non-reflective display2 for a high picture quality independent of ambient light conditions.

Toshiba Announces Stylish Satellite T130 and T110 Intel CULV Powered Laptops

Toshiba UK today announced the Satellite T110 and T130 – the first Toshiba laptops to feature Intel CULV (Consumer Ultra Low Voltage) processors, designed to offer the performance and functionality of full-sized laptops with portability and a battery life of up to eleven hours.

The Satellite T-series is the perfect balance of thin and light eye-catching design, portability, extensive connectivity and stunning battery performance, at an affordable price point. Consumers have a choice of sizes and colour options – the T130 is available with a 13.3’’ screen, whilst the smaller T110 offers an 11.6" alternative. The T130 will be available in the Satellite Pro range for business users.

Toshiba Announces Launch of the Satellite P500 Multimedia Laptop

Toshiba UK has unveiled the latest addition to the Satellite series of consumer laptops – the Satellite P500. Aimed at consumers with a need for powerful, high definition multimedia performance, the Satellite P500 is one of the most advanced Toshiba Satellite models to date, and becomes the first Toshiba laptop to offer support for the Blu-ray Disc format.

The Satellite P500 offers the following key features:

Toshiba Intros Satellite Pro S300, S300M Notebooks

Toshiba made two new additions to the mainstream notebook scene, with the 15.4" Satellite Pro S300, and 14.1" Satellite Pro S300M. These notebooks are largely business-class, with features aiding business applications. They feature built-in business card readers, face-recognition systems, a USB Sleep-and-Charge/eSATA combo port, built-in support for docking and the fourth-generation EasyGuard technology, which is a preventative maintenance utility that keeps check on the performance and functionality of the notebooks’s critical hardware components.

Under the hood, these notebooks feature a Centrino 2 class 45nm Core 2 Duo processor, 2~4 GB of memory, up to 250 GB of hard-drive space, DVD SuperMulti drive. The integrated Intel GMA 4500MHD IGP handles graphics. As for the software, Windows Vista Business is the standard OS, users could opt for Windows XP Professional. The S300 starts at US$ 829, with the S300M at $899.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

Toshiba Launches New Satellite A215 Laptops Powered by AMD Turion 64 X2 Processors

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America, announced today that it has updated its mainstream AMD-based Satellite A215 notebook line with the additions of the Satellite A215-S6804, Satellite A215-S6814 and the Satellite A215-S6820. The new Satellite A215 models incorporate AMD’s leading-edge AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile processor. Incorporating a 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite display and a DVD SuperMulti optical drive with Labelflash as well as embedded Webcam, these Satellite A215 models easily allow users to perform a variety of tasks and leisure activities. For users that require a significant amount of storage space, the Satellite A215-S6814 and the Satellite A215-S6804 provide generous hard disk storage capacity of 250GB and the Satellite A215-S6820 provides a massive 300GB hard drive. The new Satellite A215 configurations are currently available at Toshiba Direct and a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide. The base price for the 15.4-inch Satellite A215-S6804 with Turion 64 X2 at 2GHz, 2GB PC5300 DDR2 memory, 250GB 5400 rpm SATA HDD, ATI Radeon X1200, and one-year standard limited warranty is 899$. Complete product specifications for all models within the Satellite A215 series are available here.Source: BusinessWire
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