Toshiba Introduces New Satellite T200 Series Budget-Priced Entry-Level Ultra-thin Laptops

Toshiba today introduced a brand new line of  Satellite T200 series of ultrathin laptops designed for consumers looking for a quality entry-level PC to manage basic productivity without compromising features.

toshiba-satellite-t235-laptopSatellite T235 Laptop

Offering a sleek and stylish look, a comfort-driven design and performance geared for everyday mobility at mainstream price points, the Toshiba Satellite T200 series are available in two popular screen size options – the versatile Satellite T235 featuring a 13.3-inch diagonal display the and compact Satellite T215 featuring a 11.6-inch diagonal display.

“Consumers are increasingly valuing thin and light alternatives to laptops and netbooks,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “The Satellite T200 series is a result of Toshiba’s expertise in mobility, combining a lightweight, stylish and easy-to-carry form factor with the multimedia performance for everyday tasks and entertainment that consumers want.”

Smart, Stylish Lightweight Design

Featuring an all-new design, Toshiba Satellite T200 series laptops are dressed in Toshiba’s new dual-tone Fusion Chrome finish. Sporting a patterned lid design on the outside in a choice of three colors – Red, White and Black – and a silver interior with blended matte textured finish and chrome trim, Satellite T200 series laptops offer a premium look while delivering on smart design elements, like a comfortable full-size raised tile keyboard and wide TouchPad.

Measuring just an inch thin and weighing less than 1.8 kgs / 4 pounds, Satellite T200 Series laptops travel easily and are ideal for people looking for the laptop-class performance and long-lasting battery life they need to stay productive and entertained while on the go.

Smart Multimedia Features and Performance

Equipped with energy-efficient processor options from AMD and Intel that enable easy multi-tasking and longer battery life, the Satellite T200 series laptops offer enough horsepower to handle everyday tasks and multimedia needs. Systems featuring ultra-low power consuming AMD Neo processors also include ATI Radeon dedicated graphics with upto 512-MB dedicated VRAM, which provide even more multimedia muscle.

A mobile yet more powerful alternative to a netbook, the 1.50 Kgs / 3.3-pound Toshiba Satellite T215 laptop features an LED-backlit 11.6-inch diagonal TruBrite HD widescreen display.

Satellite T215 is powered by AMD Athlon II Neo single or dual-core processor options, ATI integrated graphics, up to 320GB of storage and 2GB of fast DDR3 memory, the Satellite T215 delivers the horsepower and multimedia capabilities for playing games and streaming video, great for digital entertainment lovers who demand a richer Web experience, but expect an exceptional battery life rating.

A lighter-weight option to a standard laptop, the 1.76 Kgs / 3.9 pounds Toshiba Satellite T235 laptop that features an LED-backlit 13.3-inch diagonal TruBrite HD widescreen display, well-sized for multi-tasking, work or play. Offered with a choice of powerful AMD Athlon II Neo, Turion II Neo or ultra-low voltage Intel Pentium dual-core processors, a 320GB hard drive and up to 4GB of DDR3 memory, the Satellite T235 offers laptop-class power in a lightweight package that does not compromise features.

And Satellite T235 also offers a full-sized raised tile keyboard and large touchpad with right/left mouse buttons. You’ll be able to point, click and type in comfort—even in cramped spaces.

The Satellite T215 and T235 ultra-thin laptops also feature HDMI-video-out ports and built-in Webcams, as well as smart Toshiba features, like USB Sleep-and-Charge, Hard Drive Impact Sensors and Toshiba Media Controller, ReelTime and Bulletin Board.

Sustainable and Eco-Conscious

These new laptops are designed to be environmentally conscious with power-efficient, mercury-free LED backlit displays and are RoHS compatible, effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury, cadmium and certain other hazardous substances.

The Satellite T200 Series laptops also meet the rigorous requirements of the EnergyStar 5.0 standard and achieved industry-leading Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Gold status. In addition, the products also are equipped with Toshiba’s power-saving eco-Utility, which enables users to monitor and adjust their power consumption and settings in real-time.

Pricing and Availability

The Toshiba Satellite T200 series laptops starting at $469.99 MSRP and will be available on June 20, 2010 at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba on www.toshibadirect.com.

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