Toshiba has announced a series of new notebooks with devices covering business and entertainment segments.
The Satellite R25-S3513 (pictured) is a convertible notebook for the retail market with an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5200 (1.60GHz, 2MB L2, 533MHz FSB). The notebook allows users to work with a traditional keyboard or rotate and fold the screen down for use as a Tablet PC with digital pen-based input and control. A digitizer pen is included to handwrite notes, draw, edit copy or write e-mail or input data while standing, sitting or reclining.
The 14.1-inch Tablet PC display roughly simulates the writing area of a standard 8.5- by 11-inch sheet of paper. It also an iLINK IEEE-1394, RGB output, RJ-11 modem, RJ-45 LAN, Wi-Fi, headphone, microphone and four USB 2.0 ports. The product has an estimated price of US$1,499.99 in the U.S.
Starting at 5.95 pounds, the Satellite R25-S3513 features a 14.1-inch diagonal widescreen WXGA+ LCD display and the Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005 operating system. Other features found in the Satellite R25-S3513 Tablet PC include a DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive, 100GB high-capacity 5400 rpm Serial-ATA (SATA) hard drive and 5-in-1 bridge media adapter for easy file sharing and download.
This model is deemed "Windows Vista Premium Ready", ensuring consumers will be able to upgrade to Windows Vista while taking advantage of all the opportunities offered by Windows XP today.
Another new model is the Satellite P105-S9722, a gaming notebook with an estimated price of US$1,999.99. This model features a 17-inch diagonal widescreen display in a 7.1-pound, 1.41-inch slim notebook.
It incorporates the Intel Centrino Duo T7200 (2.00GHz, 4MB L2, 667MHz FSB) mobile platform as well as the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS card with 256MB of graphics memory.
The Satellite P105-S9722 features a DVI-D output port to allow users to connect to an HDTV, a S/P DIF output port for connecting to 5.1 surround sound stereo, and Bluetooth v.2.0+EDR technology to connect with Bluetooth devices such as wireless gaming controls and other accessories.
Other features include a DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive, 2GB DDR2 SDRAM dual-channel memory and 200GB serial-ATA hard drive.
The third notebook is the Satellite A105. The models on this series of notebooks start at six pounds and come standard with a 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen display.
Designed for multimedia performance and productivity in this form factor, the Satellite A105-S4344 incorporates the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5500 (1.66GHz, 2MB L2, 667MHz FSB) as well as a 200GB Serial-ATA hard drive, 2GB DDR2 SDRAM dual-channel memory. The unit has an estimated price of US$1,449.
There series also has some affordable models, such as the Satellite A105-S4284, featuring the Intel Core Duo Processor T2050 (1.60GHz, 2MB L2, 533MHz FSB) as well as a 100GB serial-ATA hard drive and 1GB DDR2 SDRAM dual-channel memory. The system has an starting price under US$900.
The Satellite A105-S2201 starts at under US$750, and includes an Intel Celeron M Processor 420, 512MB DDR2 SDRAM of memory, 80GB serial-ATA hard drive