Toshiba Satellite Ultrathin Notebooks Feature Touch, Voice Control
Satellite E Series models feature touch-screen displays with 10-finger touch support, and the Satellite E45t features a 14-inch diagonal HD display.Consumer electronics manufacturer Toshiba expanded its line of Satellite Ultrathin notebooks with the announcement of the 14-inch Satellite E45t and 15.6-inch Satellite E55t and E55Dt models, which feature touch-screen displays and voice control capabilities. The 14-inch Satellite E45t will be available on Aug. 4 at Best Buy stores, BestBuy.com and Toshiba Direct. The 15.6-inch Satellite E Series will be available in September at retailers and e-tailers nationwide and direct from Toshiba. The non-touch E55D will sell for $580, the touch-screen E55Dt is priced at $700, and the E45t will retail for $818. Satellite E Series models feature touch-screen displays with 10-finger touch support, and the Satellite E45t features a 14-inch diagonal HD display, while the Satellite E55t/E55Dt features a 15.6-inch diagonal HD display, and all models run Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system. The E Series features a brushed aluminum casing with Toshiba's Skyline design and stand at less than an inch thin. Both also include reinforced LED backlit keyboards, while the 15-inch models also include a built-in, 10-key numeric pad. Battery life ranges from 7 hours and up, depending on model and processor.
The series offers a choice of processors from Intel and AMD, including some models equipped with 4th generation Intel Core processors. Models equipped with AMD Accelerated Processing Units feature the quad-core A6 APU. Other Ultrabook features include Dragon Assistant voice control technology, Intel Smart Response technology and Intel Wireless Display.