Toshiba broadens its Satellite and Portégé lineup featuring NEW 2010 Intel® Core™ Processors and Multi Touch Screen Technology

09 Jan

The exclusive distributor of Toshiba Notebook Computers in the Philippines & Toshiba’s Computer Systems Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd, reinforced its strategy to bring powerful, portable and affordable notebook computers with several enhancements to its line of Satellite and Portégé notebook computers.

Delivering impressive power with the new 2010 Intel® Core™ Processors, high-quality display with multi touch-screen capability on its Satellite M500 Premier Series and state-of-the-art productivity tools, the new Satellite and Portege offerings combine the best balance in value and performance without comprising on quality and reliability.

New Intel® Core™ Processor Family
Toshiba’s popular line up of Notebook PCs consisting of its Satellite M500 (Premier Series), Portégé M900 (Signature Series), and Satellite L510 are now enhanced with the all new Intel® Core™ Processors. These include the new Intel® Core™ i5 and i3 processors with dual-core parts and Intel® Hyper Threading technology, which features four-way multi-task processing that allows each core of the processor to work on two tasks at the same time.

The Intel® Core™ i5 processor also features Turbo Boost technology, which automatically speeds up the processor when the Notebook PC needs extra performance. Intel® Turbo Boost technology is activated when the operating system requests the highest processor performance to meet users workload demand by increasing the clock frequency. No user intervention is required – the processor will automatically determine the maximum frequency it can operate at based on operating conditions.

“At Toshiba, our goal has always been to create innovations that improve the lives of our customers,” said Ms. Wong Wai Meng, Senior Manager of Product Marketing, Toshiba’s Computer Systems Division. “By incorporating Intel’s latest CPU technology into our popular Notebook PC line, both the consumers and business users have product in hand that will empower them to do more.” According to Marketing Officer of Tricom Ms. Juno Limjap, these units will be available in the market very soon.

Satellite M500 (Premier Series): Empower your fingers with Multi Touch screen Technology
Toshiba strives to make the notebook PC a natural tool for improving everyday life and let you discover easy and exciting new ways to have fun and get things done with your PC. With the latest Intel’s Core™ i5-520M Processor coupled with Windows® 7 operating system, the touch-screen technology on the Satellite M500 Premier Series offers users a natural way to navigate through their digital world, enhancing the mobile computing experience.

Browse through newspapers and Web pages with ease, or flick through photo albums fast. Users can also easily sift through long lists and files with a natural swirling motion. With multitouch technology, zoom in and out by placing two fingers on the screen and moving them apart. To rotate images, press on the image with one finger and use another one to turn it in the direction you want.

The Satellite M500’s touch-screen technology also works wonderfully with Toshiba Bulletin Board™ and Toshiba ReelTime™.

• Toshiba Bulletin Board™—Gives users fast access to day-to-day activities, tasks and projects in a simple and visual way. Bulletin Board makes organizing disparately stored files easier with the ability to drag and drop links, documents, photos, videos and applications into one place. Customize and organize the board by moving, rotating and resizing using gestures to fit personalized style. Bulletin Board also includes several built-in gadgets such as labels, calendars, a clock and a to-do list.
• Toshiba ReelTime™—Helps users easily and quickly find files based on when they were opened with a simple visual history. With the flick of a finger, quickly scroll through automatically generated previews of documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more, filter by file type or use the calendar to go back weeks or months.

Sustainable and environment friendly
As a responsible global corporate citizen, Toshiba ensures that all laptops are RoHS-compliant, effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances. Additionally, the Toshiba Power Saving Eco Utility, accessible via a dedicated button, helps to reduce power consumption. It displays current power consumption and the power savings achieved by activating Eco Mode in Watts or translated into CO2 emissions.

Toshiba remains committed to providing users around the world with innovative notebook PCs that bring new capabilities and heightened convenience, Toshiba also seeks to contribute to lower CO2 from the home by developing notebook PCs that use less energy than desktop PCs. Use of Toshiba notebook PCs will contribute to lower CO2 emission from the home by approximately 80g per day, or almost 30kg per year. This is half the level of CO2 emissions from desktop PCs.

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Posted by on January 9, 2010 in Intel


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