At CES 2011, Toshiba has unveiled its new netbook PC the Toshiba Mini NB505 Netbook, which now powered by latest Intel ATOM N455 processor and feature 25.7cm (10.1-inch) diagonal LED backlit display with a full-sized keyboard and touchpad.
The Toshiba Mini NB505 is a upgraded version of Toshiba’s award-winning NB305 Mini netbook that makes a great on-the-go computing experience with the popular Intel ATOM processor providing plenty of power for everyday essentials: email, word processing and surfing the net.
The Toshiba NB505 Mini netbook also comes equipped with WiFi 802.11b/g/N Wireless N connectivity makes it easy to connect to network from home or a hotspot and includes a big hard drive and Windows 7 Starter edition.
The Toshiba Mini NB505 netbook is enhanced with an engraved pattern on the palmrest, and features Intel’s latest Intel ATOM N455 running at 1.66GHz with 667MHz FSB mainboard and includes 1GB DDR3 SDRAM and 2.5-inch 250GB SATA hard disk drive with 3D impact sensor for HDD protection.
The Mini NB505 features a 25.7cm (10.1-inch) TruBrite LCD with LED backlight display powered by integrated Intel GMA 3150 graphics chipset offering 1024 x 600 pixels screen resolution.
The netbook sports 2x USB 2.0 ports, 1x USB 2.0 with Sleep-and-Charge, a 2-in-1 Bridge Media slot, built-in Webcam with microphone and 10/100 Fast Ethernet connection.
In addition to wireless WLAN 802.11 b/g/N LAN connectivity with diversity antenna for improved quality of a wireless connection, Toshiba NB305 netbook also features Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR wireless connectivity and is Mobile Broadband ready.
A size of 266mm x 192.3mm, a thickness of only 24.2mm at the front, and a light weight of 1.33 kg makes Toshiba NB505 netbook a great travel-friendly computing device for users who require basic computing applications and mainly use their netbook as a secondary portable device.
The Toshiba NB505 Mini Netbook comes with 6 cell battery offering up to 11 hours of backup and allows users to go through a long day without need to recharge their netbook.
The NB505 Mini Netbook’s has a full-size keyboard and a large touchpad to comfortably type text and navigate through menus and pages and it also comes equipped with an application suite exclusive to Toshiba laptops, Toshiba Life Space featuring the project organisation tool Bulletin Board and the graphical document search and indexing application ReelTime.
Bundled software includes TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor, TOSHIBA ConfigFree, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 Edition (60-day trial), Microsoft Works Version 9.0, Hard disc (HDD) recovery, WildTangent Orb Games Console, Microsoft Silverlight, Norton Internet Security 2010 (30-day trial), Microsoft Windows Live Essentials including Photo Gallery, Messenger, Mail and Writer, TOSHIBA ReelTime, and TOSHIBA Bulletin Board.
Toshiba NB505 ultra-portable is fully compliant with European WEEE and RoHS directives, effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances and is ENERGY STAR 5.0 qualified.
Toshiba mini NB505 Netbook Features
- Intel Atom N455 (1.66GHz / 667MHz FSB)
- Microsoft Windows 7 Starter
- 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM (1-GB max)
- 250GB 2.5-inch SATA HDD with 3D impact sensor for HDD protection
- Optional Toshiba USB Portable DVD SuperMulti Drive
- 25.7cm (10.1-inch’) TruBrite LCD with LED backlight, 1024 x 600 pixels
- Integrated Intel GMA 3150 Graphics with shared video memory
- 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 2.0 with Sleep-and-Charge
- Multi-Card reader
- Fast Ethernet
- WiFi 802.11b/g/N wireless connection with diversity antenna for improved quality of a wireless connection
- Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
- Mobile Broadband ready
- built-in VGA Webcam
- Built-in microphone
- Full-size keyboard and large touch pad
- Toshiba ConfigFree
- Toshiba LifeSpace featuring Bulletin Board and ReelTime
- Size with 3 cell battery: 266 mm x 192.3 mm x 24.2 mm (front) / 30.8 mm (back)
with 3 cell battery: 1.18 kg
with 6 cell battery: 1.33 kg
- Up to 11 hours with a 6 cell battery
- Up to 4.5 hours with 3 cell battery
Price and Availability
The Toshiba NB505 netbooks will be available in a variety of stunning colors, including Turquoise, Blue, Lime Green, Brown and Orange and would be available for an estimated price of Rs. 19,250 (approx.) with one year warranty.
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