Toshiba Satellite Laptops Go Intel Core

Toshiba today introduced its first Satellite laptops which incorporate Intel’s Core Duo and Core Solo processors. The new Satellite M100 series is available now at a starting configuration price of $1,034.

The Toshiba Satellite M100 series, the company said, sports a 14.1” WXGA display and has a starting weight of 5.2 pounds. Besides the new integrated Intel processors other features, depending upon the configuration, can include a choice of CD-RW/DVD-ROM or DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive, 40GB to 120GB of hard drive space, 256MB to 2048MB of memory, a 5-in-1 media card reader and a media player which lets users play DVDs or CDs without booting into Windows.

“The Satellite M100 notebook series offers consumers a stylish, lightweight notebook with the latest Intel processor technology optimized for mobile computing,” said Jeff Barney, vice president of marketing for Toshiba’s Digital Products Division, in a statement. “It’s an ideal notebook for anyone who wants affordable mobility without sacrificing performance.”