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New Satellite and Qosmio Laptops Deliver Faster Performance and Intel Wireless Display in Full HD

Thu, 01/06/2011 - 6:43am
LAS VEGAS -- (BUSINESS WIRE)--Continuing its long-standing strategic relationship, Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced its support for the second generation of Intel’s® Core™ Family of processors. Beginning later this month, Toshiba’s premium consumer laptops and select models of the company’s mainstream laptops will be generally available featuring the new processors.

The new processors feature improved adaptive performance that adds speed when needed and enhanced graphics capabilities, providing a more seamless PC experience. Optimized Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology on Core i5 and Core i7 processors1 improves responsiveness, making the laptops ideal for heavy multitaskers, gamers and consumers that go beyond average PC usage. Select laptops will also feature Intel Wireless Display2, which increases the resolution output from 720p to full HD 1080p3, enabling users to wirelessly savor multimedia, online entertainment or other laptop content on a big screen with amazing image clarity and sound.

In addition to the benefits of the new processors, Toshiba is incorporating advanced technologies that enhance performance and the user experience into its premium laptops. USB 3.0 ports with Toshiba Sleep & Charge4, available on the Satellite® E305, Satellite A660 Series and Satellite M640 Series will provide faster data transfer speeds to external hard drives and future USB3.0 devices. Hard drives with Hybrid Drive Technology, available on the Satellite E305 and Qosmio® X505, combine the speed benefits of solid state storage with the capacity benefits of traditional hard drives delivering fast, high capacity storage for performance users.

The award-winning Qosmio X505 laptop delivers powerhouse desktop performance with blazing-fast 3D graphics, high-performance components and premium A/V features. With 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 quad core or Core i5 dual core processors plus the muscle of NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460M graphics5 and up to 8GB of DDR3 memory6 and 1.5GB of discrete DDR5 graphics memory as well as a 7200 RPM hard drive with Hybrid Drive Technology, the Qosmio X505 makes powering through today’s top 3D games, hi-def video creation and the toughest tasks a breeze. With its 18.4-inch diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen display7 and premium sound package with built-in harman/kardon® speakers and Dolby Home Theater® audio technology, users can enjoy Blu-ray™ movies8 and games like never before. The Qosmio X505 Series starts at $1,299.99 MSRP9.

The Satellite A660 and Satellite M640 Series laptops provide premium performance and luxurious entertainment features for a complete multimedia experience. Featuring performance-class components, such as NVIDIA GeForce GT 500 Series graphics processing units4 with Optimus technology and new cutting-edge features, such as USB 3.0 ports, Intel Wireless Display and Blu-ray Disc™ drives7 on select models, the laptops are designed to boost HD entertainment, productivity and creativity.

Satellite A660 Series laptops (starting at $684.99 MSRP8) feature a 15.6-inch diagonal LED Backlit display6 and will be available in configurations featuring the new Core i3 and Core i5 dual-core processors1 as well as the new Core i7 quad-core processor. Satellite M640 Series laptops (starting at $749.99 MSRP8) feature a 14-inch diagonal widescreen LED Backlit display6 and will be available in configurations featuring the new Core i5 dual-core processor.


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