Toshiba announced Satellite M505 and U505 Touch screens laptops

Toshiba-Satellite-M505Toshiba America reveals enhancements to its line of Satellite® laptops that take advantage of new capabilities in Windows® 7.

Both new Satellite laptops will feature touch screens, which let users tap, drag-and-drop and scroll through files, Web pages and images, as well and innovative touch-ready software pre-installed , called Toshiba LifeSpace™.

  • Bulletin Board – Gives users fast access to day-to-day activities, tasks and projects in a simple, visual and fun way. Get creative when organizing projects with the ability to drag and drop photos, videos, links, documents and applications into one place. Personalize and organize the board by moving, rotating and resizing using gestures to fit personalized style. Bulletin Board also includes several built in gadgets such as labels, calendars, a clock and a to-do list.
  • ReelTime™ – Helps users easily find files based on when they were opened with a simple, fun visual history. With the flick of a finger, quickly scroll through automatically generated previews of documents, photos, videos and more, filter by file type or use the calendar to go back weeks or months.

Toshiba Satellite M505 Touch

“The performance and functionality in Windows 7 has enabled us to deliver the features that consumers want, such as touch and Fast Sleep-and-Resume, in affordable mainstream laptops,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “We are applying our expertise in tablet PCs to bring an intuitive touch experience to laptops built for mobility – so customers can easily interact with their media on the go.”

Toshiba Satellite U505 Touch 13.3-inch

Toshiba Satellite M505 Touch (M505-S4990-T) laptop include:

  • 14.0-inch diagonal widescreen HD TruBrite® LED Backlit TFT LCD Touch-screen display
  • Windows® 7 Home Premium
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T6600 (2.2GHz)1
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
  • 4GB DDR2 800MHz RAM, upgradable to 8GB2
  • 500GB HDD3
  • Slot-loading DVD SuperMulti drive with Labelflash® supporting 11 formats
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Fusion Finish in Sonic Black
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN4 and 10/100 Ethernet
  • 5-in-1 Memory Card Reader
  • HDMI-CEC
  • S/P DIF output port
  • 6-cell Lithium Ion battery
  • 1 eSATA/USB combo port with USB Sleep-and-Charge5 and 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • Toshiba PC Health Monitor
  • Toshiba eco utility™
  • One-year international limited warranty and award-winning Toshiba service and support

Toshiba Satellite U505 Touch (U505-S2980-T) laptop include:

  • 13.3-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite TFT LCD Touch-screen display
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor T6600 (2.2GHz)1
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
  • 4GB DDR2 800MHz RAM, upgradable to 8GB2
  • 500GB HDD3
  • Slot-loading DVD SuperMulti drive with Labelflash supporting 11 formats
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Textured Finish in Luxe Brown
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN4 and 10/100 Ethernet
  • 5-in-1 Memory Card Reader
  • HDMI-CEC
  • S/P DIF output port
  • 6-cell Lithium Ion battery
  • 1 eSATA/USB combo port with USB Sleep-and-Charge5 and 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • Toshiba PC Health Monitor
  • Toshiba eco utility
  • One-year international limited warranty and award-winning Toshiba service and support

The Satellite M505 Touch laptop will be available on October 22 starting from $949.99 and Satellite U505 Touch  fromNovember 1 for $1,049.99

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