Toshiba Introduces Satellite C600 Series Budget-Priced Entry-Level Laptops

Toshiba today announced the Toshiba Satellite C600 Series, a brand new line of entry-level budget-priced laptops, designed for consumers looking for a quality entry-level PC to manage basic productivity without compromising features.


Fully encased in Toshiba’s durable Trax textured finish in Black that helps resist fingerprints, the Toshiba Satellite C600 Series is equipped with 14-inch and 15.6-inch diagonal LED backlit HD TruBrite widescreen displays offering 1366 x 768 pixel screen resolution.

The Satellite C600 series laptops offers standout features like fast DDR3 1066 MHz SDRAM and hard drives ranging from 250GB to 320GB. Well-equipped with built-in high-speed 802.11b/g/N Wireless-N connectivity, slot-in DVD SuperMulti drives, multi-touch TouchPads and a choice of latest 2010 series Intel or AMD processors.

“Designed for everyone, engineered with quality, encased in a smart textured finish and priced just right, our new Satellite C600 Series give consumers a new level of choice when shopping for a basic laptop,” said Ron Smith, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “These laptops are yet another example of Toshiba’s commitment to delivering high-quality products to meet everyone’s computing needs at the right price points.”

Additional features of Satellite C600 Series laptops include:

  • High Definition Displays: HD TruBrite widescreen displays feature 16:9 aspect ratios and native 720p resolution, well-suited for enjoying digital entertainment, powering through spreadsheets or managing home finances.
  • Toshiba Bulletin Board: Gives users fast access to day-to-day activities, tasks and projects in a simple and visual way. Bulletin Board makes organizing disparately stored files easier with the ability to drag and drop links, documents, photos, videos and applications into one place. Bulletin Board also includes several built in gadgets such as labels, calendars, a clock and a to-do list.
  • Toshiba ReelTime™: Helps users easily and quickly find files based on when they were opened with a simple visual history. Quickly scroll through automatically generated previews of documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more, filter by file type or use the calendar to go back weeks or months.
  • Ten-key Keypad: The 15.6-inch Satellite C655 features a built-in numeric 10-key keypad.

Sustainable and Eco-conscious

The Toshiba Satellite C600 Series laptops are designed to be environmentally conscious, meeting the rigorous requirements of the EnergyStar 5.0 standard and achieving industry-leading Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Gold status.

The Satellite C640, for example, also features a power-efficient, mercury-free LED backlit display and is RoHS compatible, effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury, cadmium and certain other hazardous substances.

In addition, the Satellite C600 series laptops 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 C600 Series start at $449.99 and will be available on June 20, 2010 at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba on

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