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Toshiba unveils its latest notebook line-up

27 April 2012

Sydney, AUSTRALIA – Thursday, 26 April 2012. A brand new notebook line-up with a choice of colours and textures along with enhanced gaming and multimedia technologies is being unveiled today by Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd.

“Technology has become as much of a fashion statement as it has a necessity,” said Justin White, Product Marketing Manager, Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd. “Consumers are no longer just looking for a list of specs and features but instead want notebooks that match performance with style.”

For an advanced gaming and multimedia experience, two signature notebooks lead the range: the Qosmio X870 and the Satellite P850.

Gaming and entertaining comes alive – Qosmio X870
The Toshiba Qosmio X870 boasts a sleek, slim and luxurious Storm metallic finish with a red backlit keyboard. Combining cutting-edge technology with elite performance, it is the first Qosmio to feature Toshiba’s new illuminated power-activated red logo.

“This is an evolution in gaming not to be missed,” continued Mr White. “The Qosmio X870 showcases the latest NVIDIA 3D Vision® 2 that turns games into a mind-blowing 3D experience. It is the ultimate weapon of choice for diehard gamers.”

“The enhanced multi-media technology ensures an all-round exceptional entertainment experience as well as being the perfect companion for designers and video editors.”

Style sets the trend – Satellite P850
Also launched today is the Toshiba Satellite P850 multimedia notebook for work and play, with a stylish Brushed Metallic Silver finish.

For the style conscious consumer, the new white Toshiba Satellite P850 is both sleek and sophisticated. The P850 offers essential features such as four USB 3.0 ports, a new Hotkey feature and a new ‘high speed’ start up for 30% faster boot time all wrapped up in a sleek design.

“Today’s launch signals a new design direction for us, but also introduces the first in a series of new products from Toshiba that will be followed by an exciting range of Ultrabooks and Tablets in the coming months,” added Mr White.

Toshiba Qosmio X870 | Gaming comes alive
Exclusive to Harvey Norman
Available from early May
The Qosmio X870 offers hardcore gamers a chance to experience life in the fast lane. For the most elite and immersive 3D entertainment and gaming experience, this 17.3” power machine leaves the opposition for dust. Featuring a High Definition screen, Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core™ processors and the latest NVIDIA® graphics, the Qosmio X870 delivers immersive game play with fast refresh rates, true-to-life scenery, vibrant environments and dynamic character effects. Add to this the most advanced sound and vision technology and you’ve truly met your gaming notebook match.



Key specifications:
• Illuminated Qosmio Red and Storm metallic finish
• Red illumination backlit Gaming Keyboard with arrows on W.A.S.D. keys
• Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core processor
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 670M 3GB with 3D Vision to be enjoyed with advanced NVIDIA 3D glasses (included)
• 1.75TB consisting of 750GB Hybrid HDD with 8GB SSD + 1TB HDD
• 16GB memory
• 3.5kg
• 17.3” Widescreen FHD with 3D LED backlit display
• 4 x USB 3.0 ports give you the ability to transfer data up to 10x faster than the previous generation
• The hybrid HDD/SSD system provides advanced technology to enable fast access to your most commonly used files giving you a speedy performance and minimal lag time
• Extend your battery life and optimise your performance with NVIDIA® Optimus™ and the Zero Power Optical Disk Drive
• High Definition web camera and stereo microphone will help you create your own 3D video blockbuster
• Sleep & Music and Sleep & Charge let you to listen to your favourite tunes and charge your mobile devices while your computer sleeps
• 4 SO-DIMM provides up to 32GB system memory (Windows 7 Professional upgrade required)

Toshiba Satellite P850 | The stylish entertainer on the move
RRP $1,599 (incl. GST)
Available from early May
The Satellite P850 is the cutting edge luxury notebook for trendsetters on the move. This 15.6” HD notebook is the ultimate powerhouse that sets the standard in entertainment, performance and connectivity. The third Generation Intel® Core™ processor delivers high speed performance so you can work smarter and faster, then, open up a world of entertainment and connectivity as your notebook becomes a DVD/Blue-ray 3D™ player (Blue-ray Optional depending on model) (via HDMI), TV, gaming device and stereo delivering brilliant sound through premium Harman Kardon® speakers. Combining high performance technology with a stylish, metallic finish, this is the perfect choice for design and technology aficionados.



Key specifications:
• Brushed metallic silver finish
• 15.6” High Definition LED display
• Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core processor
• 1TB Hard Disk Drive
• 8GB Memory (Expandable to 16)
• 2.66kg
• Four USB 3.0 ports enable multiple multimedia data transfer at lightning speeds
• High Definition and Face Tracking Webcam
• Sleep & Music feature lets you relax and listen to your favourite sounds whilst your computer is sleeping
• Two Sleep & Charge ports will charge your camera and phone while your notebook is sleeping
• Hybrid HDD together with Toshiba’s Hi-Speed Start make for a quick and snappy start up and performance
• 2x Harman Kardon® speakers enrich the senses as you watch your movies, listen to your music and enjoy your gaming
• Available with optional backlit keyboard, depending on model


Toshiba Satellite L850 | A versatile value notebook that lets you work smart and play well
RRP $1,299 (incl. GST)
Available from mid May
This stylish and sleek, 15.6” eco-friendly Toshiba notebook has a host of essential tools to help you keep and stay connected. Doubling as a portable media entertainment hub, the Satellite L850 truly meets your everyday lifestyle needs. Featuring SRS Premium Sound HD™ Stereo Speakers and the latest AMD Radeon™ HD dual graphics’ technology (Select models only), this is the perfect portable entertainment and media player.



Key specifications:

• Available in Arctic White, Sonic Silver, Metallic Ice Blue
• 15.6” LED backlit screen
• Intel® Core™ i7 processor
• 1TB Hard Disk Drive
• 4GB Memory (Expandable to 16Gb)
• 2.4kg
• New Toshiba Hi-Speed Start feature
• The intuitive Gesture Feature touchpad lets you swipe, touch, click or zoom making it so easy to control your on-screen masterpieces
• Two USB 3.0 ports for faster data transfer including one USB Sleep-and-Charge to let you plug in your mobile devices while your notebook is switched off or in sleep mode
• New Hotkey feature to help you make popular demands using your keyboard as a ‘remote control’ for what’s on your screen
• Brilliant SRS Premium Sound HD™ Stereo Speakers to enrich your music, movies and internet experiences
• You no longer need a password – Toshiba’s Face Recognition lets you securely log on using your unique digital face map
• Web Camera to stay in touch with your friends over the internet


Toshiba Satellite P870 | Trail-blazing technology for discerning entertainment lovers on the go
RRP $1,999 (incl. GST)
Available from end of May
The Satellite P870 notebook makes a statement in trail-blazing technology for discerning entertainment lovers on the go. With a choice of a 17.3” HD or FHD 3D screen, this exceptional Toshiba notebook is the perfect choice for trendsetters who prefer a larger screen size and greater performance power. Latest Generation Intel® Core™ processors and additional memory deliver high speed performance and capabilities so that you can work faster and smarter.



Key specifications:
• Brushed Metallic Silver finish
• 17.3” High Definition or Full HD LED display
• From 1TB to 1.5TB Hard Disk Drive Capacity
• 16GB Memory
• Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core processor
• Four next generation USB 3.0 ports for multimedia data transfer at lightening speeds
• High Definition Webcam
• USB Sleep-and-Charge ports
• Four Harman Kardon® speakers
• Backlit keyboard

Toshiba Satellite L840 | The value-packed notebook mate that moves where you do
Exclusive to JB-Hi Fi
Available from April 20
The Satellite L840 is the value-packed notebook that moves where you do. This 14” eco-friendly Toshiba value notebook features SRS Premium Sound HD™, as well as a new Hotkey feature that lets you use your keyboard to pause, play, fast forward and rewind. The next generation USB 3.0 helps you seamlessly transfer data at lightning speed, and USB Sleep-and-Charge allows you to charge your phone or camera while your notebook is switched off or in sleep mode.




Key specifications:
• Glossy Arctic White finish
• 14” LED backlit display
• 640GB Hard Disk Drive
• 8GB Memory
• 2.1kg
• Intel® Core™ i5 processor
• Toshiba Hard Drive Protection to save your important work, entertainment and memories if your drop or knock your notebook
• Two USB 3.0 ports
• Pause, play, fast forward and rewind using the new Hotkey feature
• SRS Premium Sound HD™ Stereo Speakers
• Face Recognition log-in
• AMD Radeon™ dual graphics card to provide the ultimate gaming performance boost
• High Definition Web Camera

Toshiba Satellite C850 | The affordable way to keep your family connected and current
RRP $799 (incl. GST)
Available from April 20
The Satellite C850 is the affordable way to keep your family connected and current. This 15.6” best value Toshiba notebook is perfect for everyday work, study, entertainment and fun without the stress of breaking the bank. With its stylish, glossy and slim design, this eco-friendly notebook’s fast-start capability connects you quicker. The audio enhancement offers excellent sound quality. The C850 truly is an ideal addition to the family home.



Key specifications:
• Glossy black finish with textured black palm rest
• 15.6” LED backlit screen
• Choice of 320GB or 500GB Hard Disk Drive
• 4GB Memory
• 2.4kg
• Intel® Core™ i5 processor
• Face Recognition log in
• Faster USB 3.0 download to save you time
• Blue-ray™ drive
• New Hotkey feature lets you use your keyboard as a ‘remote control’ for favourite on-screen action commands
• New Hi-Speed Start
• Integrated Web Cam
• Resolution+® technology upscales the quality of your lower resolution content to give you sharper more vibrant DVD or internet video images

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 contacts:
Fuel Communications
Phone: +61(02) 8217 6500
Email: toshiba@fuelcommunications.com.au

Selena Adams
PR Manager
Toshiba (Australia) Pty Limited
Phone: +61(02) 9887 8120
Email: sadams@toshiba-tap.com