Toshiba upgrades mainstream laptops
Toshiba has announced its new fully equipped, affordable and portable Satellite L800 and Satellite C800 Series laptops. These new laptops pair everyday computing with style and versatility and are available in a wide range of configurations, screen sizes and colors.
"Toshiba is committed to providing its customers with the latest technologies and improved design in each generation of products," said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "Thinner and lighter than the previous generation, the C800 Series offers essential computing while the L800 Series delivers affordable performance."
Satellite L800 Series: Smart Engineering and Style
Combining contemporary styling, functionality and mobility, Satellite L800 Series laptops are ideal for families, students and small business owners looking for a solid all-around system at a reasonable price. The new L-Series laptops are thinner than previous models, but still maintain the structural integrity and screen size. With select configurations featuring 3rd Generation Intel Core processorsi or the latest multi-core Accelerated Processing Units from AMD, Satellite L800 Series laptops offer great performance for multitasking, productivity and light gaming. The Satellite L800 Series features HD TruBrite displaysii and are available in three screen sizes: 14-inch, 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch.
Designed with Toshiba's stylish Fusion II finish with a new cross line pattern in a variety of colors, including Mercury Silver, Tuxedo Black, Pearl White, Corsa Red and Cobalt Blue, Satellite L-Series laptops also include comfortable full-sized raised tile keyboards with 10-key number pads on 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch models to improve performance and style. In addition, the updated Satellite L800 series now include a multi-touch control trackpad that is larger than previous generations and recessed to maximize usability and minimize incidental contact.
These laptops also come equipped with Toshiba smart technologies, including USB Sleep & Chargeiii, which enables users to charge other devices even when the laptop is powered down, PC Health Monitor and eco Utility. Audio has been greatly enhanced in the latest L-Series laptops with the integration of SRS Premium Sound HD. Select configurations of the Satellite L800 Series feature a Blu-ray Disc playeriv, HD webcam and HDMI port.
Satellite C800 Series: Essential Features, Practical Functionality
The Satellite C800 Series laptops deliver basic productivity for the value-minded, budget-conscious consumer. Donning a fingerprint-fighting Trax Texture finish in Satin Black or Fusion I finish in Mercury Silver, the laptops feature next-generation processors from Intel and AMD, up to 500GB hard drivesv and a range of connectivity options including USB 2.0 and USB 3.0vi ports, a Media Card Reader and an HDMI port. These laptops also include a webcam with face recognition technology, a DVD drive for watching movies and a full-sized keyboard. Now available with a new 14-inch diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen displayvii as well as a 15.6- and 17.3-inch diagonal displayviii models, the Satellite C800 Series offers a unique design with essential features at an affordable price.
Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba Satellite L845 Series laptops start at $449.99 MSRPix. The Toshiba Satellite L855 Series laptops start at $499.99 MSRP. The Toshiba Satellite L875 Series laptops start at $599.99 MSRP. The Toshiba Satellite C800 Series laptops start at $399.99 MSRP.
The Toshiba Satellite L800 and Satellite C800 Series laptops will be available for purchase at the beginning of Q3 2012 at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba on ToshibaDirect.com.