Toshiba Mini NB205 Netbook Now Available in US
Toshiba announced that the Toshiba mini NB205 marks the company’s first entry into the U.S. mini notebook market.
“We’re raising the bar in the mini notebook category with a premium brand that truly delivers on the portability promise these companion PCs were originally designed for,” said Jeff Barney, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “The addition of the mini NB205 expands our product line to meet the ever-increasing demands of consumers and exemplifies Toshiba’s reputation for quality that they expect and reflects the company’s long history of building mobility platforms.”
Features available on the Toshiba mini NB205 include:
- 10.1-inch diagonal widescreen TruBriteTM backlit LED display (WSVGA)
- Windows® XP Home operating system
- Intel Atom N280 processor (1.66GHz)
- 1GB DDR2 800MHz RAM , upgradeable to 2GB
- Spacious storage with a 160GB HDD2
- 802.11b/g wireless and 10/100 Ethernet
- Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR (only available in mini NB205-N310)
- TOSHIBA Hard Drive Impact Sensor
- Lightweight and very portable at only 2.9 lbs.
- Long-life 6-cell battery delivering up to 9 hours of productivity1
- One USB port with Sleep-and-Charge and two USB 2.0 ports
- Built-in Webcam, speaker and microphone
- Toshiba PC Health Monitor
- RGB port for connecting to external displays
- Memory Card Reader Slot
- Security Lock Slot
- One-year international limited warranty and award-winning Toshiba service and support
The company will offer several Toshiba-branded accessories for the mini NB205 series, including a Portable DVD SuperMulti Drive, available today at an MSRP of $99.99, a USB Mini Retractable Mouse available later this month at an MSRP6 of $14.99 as well as 12-inch Envoy Fabric or Leather Carrying Cases available today. A 10-inch Dual Function Hardside Case and a 10.1-inch Neoprene Sleeve will also be available this month direct from Toshiba on toshibadirect.com.
Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba mini NB205-N310 ($399.00 MSRP6) and mini NB205-N210 ($349.00 MSRP6) will both be available in late June at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba on toshibadirect.com. Additionally, the mini NB205-N210 can be purchased through select Toshiba Preferred Partner Program resellers.