New Windows Vista-Based Notebook Provides Ample Storage Capacity and 15.4-Inch Display
Toshiba’s Digital Product Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the Satellite A135-S4527, a sub $800, 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen notebook computer that provides a capable blend of power and multimedia capabilities for both families and students on a budget.
“Few budget notebooks have the ability to perform convincingly as both a business and multimedia machine,” said Jeff Barney, vice president of marketing, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “The Satellite A135-S4527 provides the perfect balance of tools to amply meet the growing demands of both students and families at a price that’s less than $800.”
Keeping multimedia enthusiasts and families in mind, the Satellite A135-S4527 sports a generous 120GB(1) removable serial ATA hard disk drive that’s robust enough to store hours of video or music, thousands of photos and still provide storage for term papers, homework and presentations. The Satellite A135-S4527 is built around a vibrant 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen display, and is equipped with a standard DVD SuperMulti optical drive for watching DVDs and burning data and personal multimedia projects to one of 11 major DVD/CD formats–including double layer media–which provide users with the flexibility to choose the format that best suits their needs and storage requirements.
Preloaded with Windows Vista Home Premium, each user has the power of a next-generation operating system to further enhance individual productivity. The Satellite A135-S4527 incorporates the Intel Pentium dual-core processor and has 1024MB(2) of DDR2 SDRAM memory.
With a starting estimated single unit price of less than $800(3), the Satellite A135 notebook line is available in multiple configurations at a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide, as well as at http://www.toshibadirect.com.
The Satellite A135 notebook series comes with a standard one-year limited warranty(4), which includes carry-in support at Authorized Service Providers throughout the country, or the customer may utilize any of the more than 3,000 UPS Stores for packaging and delivery of the product to a centralized depot for prompt service. Customers can also choose to upgrade their notebook’s service plans for up to four years of extended service.
All new Toshiba notebooks are RoHS-compatible(5), effectively minimizing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances.
About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, Storage Device Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide mobile product and solutions, including industry leading portable computers; projectors; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for automotive, computer and consumer electronics applications; and telephony equipment and associated applications.
TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, which is a global leader in high technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems, as well as major infrastructure systems. Toshiba has more than 172,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of over US $54 billion (FY2005). For more information on Toshiba’s leading innovations, visit the company’s Web site at http://www.toshiba.com.
(1) Hard Disk Drive Capacity. Hard drive capacity may vary. 1 Gigabyte (GB) means 1000 x 1000 x 1000 = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. See Hard Disk Drive Capacity Legal Footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.
(2) Memory. Memory size may vary. See Memory Legal Footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.
(3) Reseller prices may vary.
(4) Warranty. The terms and conditions of Toshiba’s standard limited warranty, extended warranty and service upgrade terms and conditions are available at http://www.warranty.toshiba.com.
(5) RoHS. This product is compatible with European Union Directive 2002/95/EC. See RoHS legal footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.
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