|[April 15, 2014]
Toshiba Unveils New Laptops for Getting Everyday Stuff Done
IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information
Systems, Inc., today announced that it is refreshing its popular
Satellite® C and L Series laptops, right in time for the 2014
Back-to-School season. Offering a number of new features and
enhancements, these laptops are ideal for consumers looking for everyday
productivity and entertainment without breaking the bank. The new
laptops also mark the start of Toshiba's strategic relationship with
audio expert Skullcandy®, adding more robust sound capabilities for
greater overall value.
Toshiba Satellite C55 (Photo: Business Wire)
"Our 2014 Satellite C and L Series laptops deliver stronger
price-to-performance in the entry-level and mainstream categories,
especially as the market moves toward more aggressive pricing," said
Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information
Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "We focused on reinvigorating
these product lines by infusing more value than one would typically
expect at these prices with slimmer, more modern designs, branded audio,
quality keyboards and touchscreen options."
Satellite L55 and L75: For everyday productivity and entertainment
Satellite L Series laptops offer versatile performance, modern styling
and entertainment-focused features and are available in 15.6-inch
(Satellite L55) and 17.3-inch (Satellite L75) diagonal screen sizes1.
Equipped with generous storage and essential ports, including HDMI® and
a USB 3.0 port2, the Satellite L Series are affordable
everyday 'go-to' laptops for consumers looking for a full-featured PC
that allows them to tackle a range of everyday tasks, from work to play.
The laptops come dressed in Toshiba's popular Fusion® Finish in a trendy
modern gold color and feature Toshiba's new TruType keyboard, which
blends a frameless design with contoured keys for a more comfortable
typing experience. A sophisticated metal mesh slit speaker grill houses
a pair of speakers tuned to Skullcandy audio specs rounds out the new
Configurations include processor options from Intel® and AMD (News - Alert), up to 12GB
of memory3, as well as optional DVD drives. The Satellite L55
can also be configured with a 10-point multi-touch display. Wi-Fi®
options include 802.11n and 802.11ac configurations in addition to
storage options that range from 500GB to 1TB4. Toshiba's
popular USB Sleep & Charge technology5, enabling the
laptop to be used as a portable charging station for smartphones and MP3
players even when off, is a standard feature.
Satellite C55 and C75: Outstanding value and reliability without
The budget-driven Satellite C Series offers a choice of either a
15.6-inch (Satellite C55) or 17.3-inch (Satellite C75) diagonal screen
size. With a focus on value and reliability, the laptops are ideal for
budget-conscious consumers and families looking for a well-equipped PC
for getting everyday stuff done. Encased in a modern, textured matte
black finish, Satellite C Series laptops offer essential computing power
and features, from spacious storage to an integrated webcam. On-board
HDMI and USB 3.0 ports make it easy to sync and share content with other
devices, while an SDXC card slot delivers added convenience for content
sharing and transfers.
Configuration options include processors from Intel (News - Alert) and AMD, storage
capacities up to 1TB, built-in DVD drives and 10-point multi-touch
Supreme Sound by Skullcandy
To enhance the sound capabilities of both the Satellite L and C series,
Toshiba turned to the audiophiles at Skullcandy to provide a richer
sound experience more commonly heard on more expensive laptops. To
achieve clearer, more natural sound, Toshiba and Skullcandy, along with
DTS (News - Alert), aligned to tune the built-in speakers to Skullcandy's audio spec,
as well as integrate a custom sound profile with optimized settings for
Skullcandy headphones and earbuds. To alert consumers to the audio
advantage, Satellite C and L Series laptops now feature Skullcandy
"Toshiba is a recognized leader in personal electronics with a strong
consumer following around the world," said Brent Wilkins, vice
president, Global Business Development of Skullcandy. "This
collaboration represents a great opportunity to enhance Toshiba's
product offerings while also elevating the Skullcandy brand and
showcasing our supreme sound on a global scale."
The new Satellite L Series will be available on June 22, 2014, at major
retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba at toshiba.com/us,
starting at $399.99 MSRP6.
The new Satellite C Series will be available on June 22, 2014, at major
retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba at toshiba.com/us,
starting at $329.99 MSRP.
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and on YouTube at youtube.com/ToshibaUS.
About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business
units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and
Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide
digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading
portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray
Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the
security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for
computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified
communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides
sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the
United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating
company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba
Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider
and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems.
Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of
businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail
solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors,
storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure
systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions,
medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba
was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than
590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual
sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web
site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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1 Display. Any small bright dots that may appear on your
display are an intrinsic characteristic of the thin film transistors
manufacturing technology. See Display Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
2 USB 3.0. 5Gbps is the maximum theoretical interface
transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0.
Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration
and other factors.
3 Memory. Memory size may vary. See Memory Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
4 Hard Disk Drive Capacity. Hard drive capacity may vary. 1
Gigabyte (GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of
10. See Hard Disk Drive Capacity Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
5 The "USB Sleep & Charge function" may not work with certain
external devices even if they are compliant with the USB specification.
In those cases, turn the power of the computer ON (News - Alert) to charge the device.
6 Price. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means "Manufacturer's
Suggested Retail Price."
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