September 23, 2010
Toshiba 4G WiMax-Ready Laptops Provides Broader Wireless Coverage
By Anuradha Shukla, TMCnet Contributor
To give consumers broader wireless coverage all over town, Toshiba’s Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today rolled out a range of 4G WiMAX (News - Alert)-ready laptops.
“A WiMAX-equipped laptop gives on-the-go consumers the connection speeds they’re used to in the office or at home without the need for additional hardware,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development for Toshiba (News - Alert) America Information Systems, in a statement. “We are expanding its effort to provide more WiMAX-ready laptops to its line as mobile connectivity becomes even more essential for productivity and digital entertainment.”
WiMAX is currently available in 54 cities nationwide.
The Satellite A665 laptop blends Toshiba’s new Fusion X2 styling with multimedia performance to boost high-def entertainment, productivity and creativity. Offering a 16-inch diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen display, a premium audio package, the latest Intel (News - Alert) Core processors and optional NVIDIA GeForce graphics, as well as a suite of exclusive convenience-driven features, the Satellite A665 provides major horsepower for fast multitasking and a perfect palette for brilliant multimedia, said Toshiba.
WiMAX will be available on the Satellite A665-S6086, Satellite A665-S6094, Satellite A665-S6097 Satellite A665-S6098 and the 3D-capable Satellite A665-3DV6 models, starting at $804.99 MSRP.
The Satellite M645 laptop features a 14-inch diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen display, the latest Intel Core processors and a premium audio package with harman/kardon speakers and Dolby Advanced Audio technology. WiMAX will be available on the Satellite M645-S4063 and Satellite M645-S4070 models starting at $759.99 MSRP.
A Best Buy (News - Alert) Blue Label laptop available exclusively through the retailer, the thin and light Satellite E205-S1980 laptop, now features NVIDIA GeForce 310M graphics processing unit with energy-saving Optimus technology. With a 14-inch diagonal LED-backlit, HD TruBrite display, the Satellite E205 is equipped with Intel Wireless Display technology, the new Intel Core i5 processor, a slot-loading DVD drive and LED backlit keyboard. The Satellite E205-S1980 is priced at $1,079.99 MSRP.
The Portégé R705-P35 features a 13.3-inch diagonal widescreen display, weighs just three pounds, measures about one inch wide, and features a premium raised tile keyboard and a long battery life rating. Built-in Intel Wireless Display technology makes it possible for consumers to wirelessly connect the laptop to a big screen HDTV and enjoy digital content with great image clarity and amazing sound — at the touch of a button. The Portégé R705-P35 is priced at $899.99 MSRP.
Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Tammy Wolf