Toshiba’s New Notebook Lines

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Toshiba Satellite M45 Notebook Series

The new Toshiba M45-S165 is priced at $1049 and features a 15.4-inch LCD display using Trubrite technology (licensed by Sony), an Intel Celeron M CPU, Windows XP Home, 512MB of memory, an 80GB hard drive, and 802.11b/g wireless networking. The system weighs about 6Lbs.

The M45-S265 adds faster processors, and an integrated media player that lets you play DVD’s or CD’s without booting up the system in computer mode. It also features a larger 100GB hard drive. The M45-S355 adds 1GB of memory, and a 5-in-1 media card reader.

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Toshiba Qosmio Line

The new Qosmio line from Toshiba includes the F25-AV205 and G25-AV513 notebooks. The F25-AV205 is priced at $19,999 and comes with a 15.4-inch Trubrite display, Microsoft Windows Media Center Edition 2005, an integrated TV tuner with DVR functions, a DVD/CD Dual Layer writer and surround-sound speakers. The system also comes with a 100GB 5400RPM hard drive, 1GB of memory, and Nvidia GeForce 6 GO 6600 graphics. You can watch DVD’s or listen to CD’s without having to boot up the system.

The G25-AV513 is Toshiba’s top-of-the-line Qosmio system priced at $2,999 and adds a larger 120GB of storage capacity (two 60GB drives) in a RAID array (is this the first notebook with RAID?), 1GB of DDR2 memory, a Dual Layer DVD Writer, Pentium M CPU running at faster speeds that the F25 and SRS Surround Sound.

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Toshiba M55 Series

The M55 series by Toshiba includes the most colorful systems of the bunch available in sunlight copper and mist gray. They include a 14-inch screen, Dual Layer DVD drives, 512MB of memory, and Harmon/Kardon speakers.  The M55-S135 is priced at an affordable $1,049 dollars and comes with a Pentium M Celeron CPU and an 80GB hard drive. The S325 model adds a faster processor, 100GB hard drive, FireWire and a 5-in-1 media card reader and is priced at $1,399.

Toshiba Satellite P35 series

And lastly, the new P35-S605 notebook from Toshiba is the desktop replacement of the group and features a full Pentium 4 processor running at 3.4GHz, ATI Mobility 9000 IGP graphics, 512MB of memory, Dual Layer DVD writer and a media card reader. The P35-S605 will start at $1,799.

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Toshiba Tecra A5

The Toshiba Tecra A5 is a light-weight, literally. Weighing in at under five pounds, the A5 is only 1.2-inches thin and comes with a 14-inch widescreen display, has integrated 802.11b/g WiFi and Bluetooth, an Intel Pentium M CPU, Nvidia GeForce Go 6200 graphics, 512MB of memory and a 40GB hard drive.

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