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Thinner, Lighter, Faster - Toshiba annouces lastest consumer line-up

20 October 2011

Sydney, AUSTRALIA – 20 October 2011. Leading with the world’s thinnest and lightest 13.3” Ultrabook™, Toshiba (Australia) Pty Limited today unveiled its refreshed consumer line-up in Australia.

“With approximately 20 products arriving in store – from tablets, notebooks and a new All-in-One (AIO) to our stunning Ultrabook™ – this range showcases Toshiba innovation at its best,” said Justin White, Toshiba Product Marketing Manager (Australia) Pty Limited.

“One of the stand out features of our latest line-up is a richer entertainment experience with enhanced sound and audio technologies.”

Heading up the range is Toshiba’s Satellite Z830 – the company's first Ultrabook™ which is due to arrive in stores in early November. Featuring a 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor and weighing in at just over a kilogram it also measures less than 16mm in thickness.

Joining Ultrabook™ is the new Toshiba 7” Tablet (AT1S0) which will be available from the end of October. Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, coat pocket or handbag, the 7” Tablet (AT1S0) weighs in at just 399g and will appeal to consumers who want entertainment-optimised features in a very portable size.

For home use, Toshiba has introduced its latest All-In-One (DX730) with a more vibrant 23” Full HD touchscreen with fingertip control. This means consumers can enjoy a great experience surfing the internet, watching TV and movies, or connecting with loved ones using the HD web cam. It is available now in stores.

Satellite Z830 | World’s thinnest and lightest 13.3” Ultrabook™
RRP $1,399 (inc GST)
The Satellite Z830 Ultrabook™ combines lightweight portability and ultra-slim design with zero compromise in notebook performance and functionality. Its dimensions, detail, finish and sheer affordability make the Satellite Z830 as much a stylish accessory as a full function powerful notebook.



Key specifications:
• Sleek, magnesium cladding finish
• 13.3” screen with a 1366x768 display
• Weighing in at just 1.12kg, it’s the world’s lightest 13.3” Ultrabook
• Toshiba’s unique honeycomb structure provides the strength and durability to withstand everyday knocks and bumps helping to keep holiday memories safe wherever you are
• Latest Intel 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor along with integrated graphics, SSD storage and memory up to 6GB DDR3
• Super thin, backlit, spill resistant keyboard
• 3x USB ports (1x high-speed USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0)
• Connectivity includes ethernet jack, HDMI and VGA output, and SD card slot
• 128GB Solid State Hard Drive

Tablet 7” AT1S0 | A pocket sized Tablet with AV capabilities
RRP $449 (inc GST)
The perfect portable entertainment device that neatly fits into your coat pocket or handbag.
Weighing in at just 399g, the 7” Tablet AT1S0 will appeal to consumers who want entertainment-optimised features in a very portable size. Powered by Android 3.2, the Tablet has an impressive suite of standard features that includes twin cameras, micro HDMI and mini USB ports, as well as a micro SD card slot and enhanced AV stereo sound.



Key specifications:
• 8GB storage
• LED backlit AutoBrite™ multi-touch display
• 1280x800 resolution
• Toshiba’s exclusive Adaptive Display and Resolution+® video enhancement technologies
• Stereo speakers that deliver richer audio in music and movies with more natural sound and enhanced clarity
• Powered by Android™ 3.2 and the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 processor
• Dual-core processor for fast performance for web browsing and multitasking
• NVIDIA GeForce® graphics for quality gaming
• Two HD cameras: a five megapixel camera with an LED flash on the back for capturing high-quality pictures and video on the go, plus a two megapixel camera on the front for video chatting


All-In-One DX730 | The ultimate entertainment and technology hub
RRP $1,999 (inc GST)
The All-In-One DX730 features a stunning 23” Full High Definition touchscreen, ONKYO speakers with sub-woofers, Blu-Ray and DVD drives, as well as an integrated Digital TV Tuner.



Key specifications:
• Stylish, glossy black finish
• The 23” Full HD Clear Super View screen creates bright, immersive images with vibrant colours
• The touchscreen lets users interact and control actions with simple fingertip moves
• Dedicated graphics card for better multimedia experience
• A wireless keyboard and mouse help to eliminate cable-clutter to keep the workspace clear
• Toshiba’s Face Recognition application provides a quick, convenient way to log-on
• 6GB RAM
• 2TB Hard Drive
• Intel’s Core i5 processor and the latest nVIDIA® GeForce graphics
• HDMI in/out
• 6x USB ports (2x high-speed USB 3.0, 4x USB 2.0)
• HD Webcam/Microphone

Product Updates
A host of additional refreshed models have also been included in today’s launch including the NB550D, Satellite C665, Satellite L730, Satellite L750, Satellite P750, Qosmio F750 and Qosmio X770.


Netbook NB550D – from RRP $499 (inc GST)

Featuring the new high-performance, dual core, AMD Fusion A-series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), the netbook boasts increased speeds, brilliant High Definition graphics and a battery life of up to 8 hours dependent on usage. Available in blue, brown, green and orange, this lightweight netbook has a 320GB memory and the perfect option for consumers on a budget.



Satellite C665 – RRP from $649 (inc GST)
The Toshiba Satellite C665 is a value for money notebook, including a choice of Intel Core i3 or Core i5 processor and is packed with all the features you need for everyday computing.



Satellite L730 – from RRP $899 (inc GST)
The Toshiba Satellite L730 combines quality and affordability in a powerful and stylish notebook. Featuring 750GB memory, this 13.3 inch notebook will appeal to the fashion conscious with its luxe white finish and white keyboard.



Satellite L750 – from RRP $999 (inc GST)
The latest Toshiba Satellite L750 now supports Intel’s Core i7 quad core processor to deliver even more performance and added value. Available in either cool grey or luxe white, the sleek Satellite L750 is sure to appeal to those who are after a high performance, stylish notebook.



Satellite P750 – from RRP $1,599 (inc GST)
Also included is this refresh is the updated Satellite P750, which is 3D enabled and comes with 3D Vision Glasses. Perfect for playing games or watching TV, the Satellite P750 can output 3D via HDMI to a 3D capable TV. Featuring 750GB memory and 8GB RAM, this 15.6 inch notebook is an excellent entertainment machine.




Qosmio F750 – from RRP $1,699 (inc GST)
Toshiba’s Qosmio F750 is the ultimate in mobile multimedia. Featuring a bigger 750GB hard drive and extra 8GB RAM, the Qosmio F750 is an extremely well designed notebook. Available in Qosmio red, this is the ultimate device for someone looking a notebook with a difference.



Qosmio X770 – RRP $2,799 (inc GST)
Stepping up to the plate with the next level of gaming card, the Qosmio X770 is the ultimate gaming machine. Featuring a hybrid drive, combining the extra speeds of an SSD drive with a regular hard drive, the Qosmio X770 is now faster than ever before.



For full specs of any of the new products, please contact Fuel Communications: toshiba@fuelcommunications.com.au

Further information and full specification details are also available at: http://www.mytoshiba.com.au

For updates on the latest Toshiba news, products and up-coming competitions check out Toshiba ANZ’s new Facebook page: http://facebook.com/toshibaANZ

About Toshiba
Toshiba is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning information & communications systems; digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 740 companies, with 204,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$68 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

Media contact:
Fuel Communications
Phone: +61 02 8217 6506
Email: toshiba@fuelcommunications.com.au

Selena Adams
Toshiba Australia (ISD)
Phone: +61 02 9887 8120