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Toshiba Announces Affordable Satellite M35X Series Notebook with Premium Features
[March 31, 2005]

Toshiba Announces Affordable Satellite M35X Series Notebook with Premium Features

IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- March 31, 2005 -- Priced at $999(1), Satellite M35X-S163 15.4-Inch Diagonal Wide-Screen Notebook Designed as High-Quality Entry-Level Mobile Computer

Toshiba's Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. and provider of industry-leading portable computers, projectors and other mobile-related services and products, today introduced the Satellite(R) M35X-S163 notebook, designed as a high-quality, affordable mobile computer for first-time mobile computer buyers, students and home office workers.

Priced at $999(1), the Satellite M35X-S163 incorporates today's "must have" notebook features, including a 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen display, a FireWire port for fast transfer of files from a camcorder, a powerful mobile processor for enhanced battery life (1.4GHz Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 360(2)), three USB 2.0 ports for quick transfer of digital photos or MP3 files, and 60GB(3) hard drive for ample file storage.

The product also features integrated 802.11 b/g(4) wireless, a fixed-bay DVD/CD-RW player, 512MB(5) of memory, Intel Extreme Graphics and Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Home operating system. Microsoft Windows XP Professional is available with otherwise identical specifications in the Satellite M35X-S1631.

"Whether it's a teenager's first computer or someone making the transition from a desktop PC to mobile computing, the Satellite M35X-S163 is the perfect choice for those who want advanced notebook functionality with Toshiba quality and service at a great price," said Taro Hiyama, vice president of marketing, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems.

The Satellite M35X-S163 and Satellite M35X-S1631 are available with either 1- or 3-year limited warranties with Toshiba's premier global service for the mobile computing user. Customers can choose from several service options, including carry-in support at Authorized Service Providers throughout the country for same-day or next-day service, or utilizing any of more than 3,000 UPS Stores for packaging and delivery of the product to a centralized Depot for 24-hour service turnaround.

Toshiba also offers Ask Iris(R) Online, an instant response information service that alerts users to security software patches and provides other information regarding their product from Toshiba engineers and technical support staff.

The Satellite M35X-S163 comes installed with a 30-day free trial of MyConnect(TM) Internet Access Service which provides notebook computer users unlimited Internet access in hotels, airports, restaurants, bookstores, etc. via Wi-Fi, broadband cable, DSL or dial-up connection.

The Toshiba Satellite M35X-S163 notebook is available at consumer electronics, computer and office superstores nationwide, as well as online at

The following Toshiba accessories are available for the Satellite M35X-S163: the Multimedia Center Audio/USB Hub, Executive Nylon Case, USB Ultra-Mini Retractable Scroller Mouse, USB Floppy Disk Drive Kit, and backup primary six-cell Lithium-Ion battery or high-capacity, 12-cell Lithium-Ion battery.

Satellite M35X-S163 Product Specifications -0- *T Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M Processor 360 (1.4 GHz, 1MB L2 Cache)(2) Display: 15.4-inch diagonal WXGA widescreen Graphics Controller: Intel Extreme Graphics(R), 16MB-64MB (DVMA) shared video memory(6) Memory: 512MB(5) Hard Drive: 60GB(3) (4200 RPM) Optical Drive: Fixed Bay DVD/CD-RW Wireless: Integrated Atheros (802.11b/g(4)) Wireless LAN Ports: TV-out (S-Video), i.LINK IEEE1394 (FireWire), 3 USB 2.0, RGB, Headphone, Mic-in, RJ-11 modem port and RJ-45 LAN port Battery: 4-cell Lithium-Ion battery (2150 mAh) Operating System: Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Home (M35X-S1631 -- Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Professional) Dimensions: 14.4- x 10.8- x 1.16/1.48-inch Weight: 6.8(7) lbs. Warranty: Standard 1- or 3-year limited warranty *T

About Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. (TAIS)

With headquarters in Irvine, TAIS is comprised of three divisions: Digital Products, Digital Solutions and Storage Device. Together, the three divisions provide mobile products and solutions, Internet access plans, communications, storage and imaging products and services. Products include industry-leading portable computers, projectors, telephony products, digital imaging systems, wireless solutions and services, and DVD/CD recordable products and hard disk drives for computers.

TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independently operated company owned by Toshiba America Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corp., a world leader in high technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems. Toshiba has global sales of over $52 billion and more than 300 subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Web site at -0- *T (1) Reseller prices may vary. ESUP means "Estimated Single Unit Price." (2) Processor. CPU performance may vary. See Processor Legal Footnote at (3) Hard Disk Drive Capacity. Hard drive capacity may vary. 1 Gigabyte (GB) means 1000 x 1000 x 1000 = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. See Hard Disk Drive Capacity Legal Footnote at (4) Wireless. May require purchase of additional software, external hardware, or services. Transmission speeds may vary. See Wireless Legal Footnote at (5) Memory. Memory size may vary. See Memory Legal Footnote at (6) Graphics. GPU performance may vary. See Graphics Legal Footnote at (7) Weight. Weight may vary. See Weight Legal Footnote at *T

Note to Editors: (C) 2005 Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. All rights reserved. Satellite is a registered trademark of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. and/or Toshiba Corp. Intel and Intel Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. While Toshiba has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

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