A day after rolling out new Satellite ultrathin laptops armed with AMD processors, Toshiba is launching a host of Satellite, Qosmio and Tecra notebooks with Intel's new Core processors. Toshiba unveiled the new mobile PCs at CES, and the systems offer a range of multimedia capabilities thanks in part to optional Nvidia graphics technologies.
Toshiba apparently likes the limelight of CES.
A day after announcing an expanded lineup
Satellite ultrathin laptops powered by Advanced Micro Devices' Neo chip
platform, Toshiba on Jan. 7 unveiled a host of new notebooks running Intel's latest Core processors
The systems vendor is putting the new processors into products in
its Satellite, Tecra and Qosmio laptops, giving users a wide range of
computers to choose from, according to Ron Smith, vice president of
marketing for Toshiba America Information Systems.
"This new family of smart processors will optimize laptop
performance by automatically adapting to whatever task you are
performing on your PC," Smith said in a statement. "With the addition
of Intel's new processors throughout our line, Toshiba can continue to
provide customers with their choice of the right laptop across and ever
widening range of performance levels."
Intel's new 32-nanometer dual-core processors include products in
the Core i3, i5, and i7 series, and offer integrated graphics and
memory controllers, along with energy efficiency, power management and
The Satellite A505, L505 and L555, M505 and P505 systems offer
multimedia, high mobility and high performance capabilities. The A505
come with a variety of Intel Core options as well as graphics options
featuring Nvidia's GeForce GPU.
The U505 is the smallest of the Satellite systems, coming in at less than five pounds and with a 13-inch screen.
They range in price from $459.99 to $799.99.
The Tecra A11 series is aimed at medium to large businesses with an
integrated keypad and option Nvidia GeForce graphics, and can be
powered by Intel's Core i3-330M, i5-430M or i7-720QM chips.
It starts at $879.99
The Qosmio X505is powered by the quad-core i7-720QM or dual-core
i5-430M, and also offers the GeForce GTS 360M graphics. The high-end
multimedia system starts at $1,199.99.
All systems except the Tecra A11 will be available Jan. 12. The Tecra system will be available Jan. 19.