Toshiba Introduces Next Generation Mobile Gaming Machine – the Qosmio X500

10 Jan

Tricom – the exclusive distributor of TOSHIBA and Toshiba’s Computer Systems Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd, unveiled its new advanced mobile gaming machine, the Qosmio X500.

Targeted at gaming and movie enthusiasts, it offers high-performance processing power combined with the latest graphics capabilities for an exceptional gaming experience, all wrapped up in a fashionable Glossy Black with Oriental Red Rims design.

With its large 18.4’’ screen size, a Blu-Ray Disc™ rewritable drive, and Toshiba’s video upscaling application, Resolution+, the new Qosmio X500 also provides an astounding gaming and multimedia performance.

“The Qosmio X500 is geared towards mobile gamers who need a powerful machine, and yet is mobile enough for them to bring it around to gaming parties,” says Ms. Wong Wai Meng, Senior Manager of Product Marketing, Toshiba’s Computer Systems Division. “Movie lovers will also love the advanced entertainment features this new machine offers. All these packed in a glossy black case with oriental red rims with a unique, stylish design.”

Power-packed Gaming
The Qosmio X500 Series features the new top-of-the-line Intel® Core™ i7 processor, delivering four cores of intelligent processing power, Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Intel’s® Turbo Boost Technology, which automatically allows processor cores to run faster than the base operating frequency if it’s operating below power, current, and temperature specification limits.

The Qosmio X500 also offers ultra-fast DDR3 system memory, dual 320GB hard-drives (7200rpm) giving users a total of 640GB storage space, as well as NVIDIA® GeForce® GTS 250M graphics with 1GB of GDDR5 video memory. Together, this pairing of high-performance technologies allow consumers to rip through the latest 3D games at lightning-fast frame-rates or create hi-definition video and audio faster and more efficiently with smooth rendering and encoding.

For hi-def lovers, the Qosmio X500 Series comes with an integrated Blu-ray® disc rewritable drive, so movie fanatics can enjoy their favorite movies right from the Notebook PC’s stunning, high-definition 18.4-inch diagonal widescreen display. A premium sound system featuring built-in Harman Kardon speakers, Dolby® Home Theater audio and an integrated HDMI-CEC port amplifies the entertainment experience, while adding the flexibility to extend the Notebook PC’s playback capabilities to HDTVs and home theaters.

Usability and ease-of-use
Each aspect of the Qosmio X500 is designed with usability in mind. Sporting a new premium design, the Qosmio X500 Series features Toshiba’s striking Fusion Finish in Glossy Black with Oriental Red rims, a comfortable full keyboard with LED Backlighting and numeric 10-key pad. An intuitive touchpad with multi-touch control enables greater flexibility to browse and control what’s happening on-screen with gesture-commands, such as two-finger pinch, swipe, rotate and scroll.

For quick and convenient login the Qosmio X500 comes with a fingerprint reader and Face Recognition. The Toshiba ConfigFree™ utility facilitates wireless network configuration and online access via the embedded WLAN interface or via Bluetooth. The eight red-colored feather touch buttons offer instant access to frequently used multimedia features such as volume control, fast forward, play, and stop.

Toshiba Software
The Qosmio X500 includes unique applications designed to increase personal productivity in a unique way:

• 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.

Actual features and specifications vary according to model. For detailed specifications, please visit

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Posted by on January 10, 2010 in Toshiba


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