Toshiba has always been the leading technology developer and innovator especially when it comes to laptops.
This June 11, 2014 it has announced the release of its flagship, top of the line laptops in the Philippines.
The New Satellite L Series
The 14.0" Satellite L40 and the 15.6" Satellite L50/L50D. With an extensive range of multimedia features and design options, the Satellite L Series offers versatile performance, modern styling and entertainment-focused features. The new laptops also mark the start of Toshiba's strategic relationship with audio expert Skullcandy®, adding more robust sound capabilities for greater overall value.
"These new laptops are designed to give users the power and versatility to do more with their laptop," said Ms Wong Wai Meng, Senior Manager of Product Marketing at Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd, Digital Products & Services Group. "Full-featured, completely customizable with an all-new stunning design, these laptops provide the ultimate audio and visual experience for movies, games and more."
User Friendly and Big on entertainment, in any size
The Satellite L Series is powered by a choice of Intel or AMD processors. With up to 4th generation Intel® Core i7 processors providing visibly smart performance at its best and new built in visuals for a better PC experience. Alternatively, the L50D features latest AMD A6-6310 Quad Core APU with Radeon™ R5 Graphics. The system also offers the option of integrated or dedicated graphics depending on the user's requirements. Integrated Intel® HD graphics are available on both screen sizes while the latest AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics with 2GB dedicated video memory feature for a fast, responsive performance enabling more multi-tasking and a smoother experience under intensive use.
With a slim profile of only 24mm and with 2 elegant colours to choose from, the sleek Satellite L series is designed to be taken anywhere – making it ideal for users who want a stylish laptop for work and entertainment. The laptops come dressed in Toshiba's popular glossy finish in Satin Gold or Black.
The Satellite L series comes fitted with a frameless tile keyboard and a large clickpad that is enhanced by a new keycap design, for improved tactile feedback while typing, so users can be more productive in the home or on the go.
Supreme Sound by Skullcandy
Sporting a mesh slit speaker grill houses a pair of speakers tuned to Skullcandy audio specs rounds out the new design. The Satellite L series is defined by their superior audio, so music can be experienced the way it should sound and with the enrichment of DTS Sound™, volume is boosted, bass is enhanced and definition is improved. To further enhance the sound capabilities of both the Satellite L series, Toshiba turned to the audiophiles at Skullcandy to provide a richer sound experience more commonly heard on more expensive laptops. To achieve clearer, more natural sound, Toshiba and Skullcandy, along with DTS, aligned to tune the built-in speakers to Skullcandy's audio spec, as well as integrate a custom sound profile with optimized settings for Skullcandy headphones and earbuds. To alert consumers to the audio advantage, Satellite L Series laptops now feature Skullcandy branding.
Designed for flexibility, made for sharing
A huge onboard storage capacity of up to 1TB means users can take their favourite content with them and share it, wherever they go. With up to three USB ports including two USB3.0, it's quick and easy to transfer data to other devices, upload camera photos and share movies. As one of these ports is also USB Sleep-and-Charge, which allow users to charge USB-powered electronics while the laptop is powered down. For viewing with more people on larger displays without the need for wires, Wi-Fi Certified Miracast™ is included as standard while some models also feature Intel® Wireless Display. Content can also be viewed in defined detail when the laptop is connected to an HD TV via HDMI®.
The New Satellite P50 Series
Featuring one of the world's first 4K Ultra HD display panel in a laptop and the world's first to earn Technicolor® Color Certification. Ideal for visual creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts, the new Satellite P50 series is built to take on the most intensive computing demands and turn heads at the same time. With a rare blend of power and beauty, the premium built P50 series offers the perfect solution for strenuous multi-tasking, media creation and gaming. Alternatively, a Full HD (1920 x 1080) screen is available.
"Creative professionals are embracing 4K Ultra HD as it enables a whole new level of media creation that draws viewers in with amazing detail and clarity," as described by Ms Wong Wai Meng. "Until now, media creators have been unable to have this combination of performance and display capabilities in a mobile solution and we applied years of experience and engineering resources to make it a reality," she added.
World's First Technicolor Colour Certified Laptop Display
The Satellite P50's 15.6-inch diagonal Ultra HD Clear SuperView touchscreen display shows lifelike crystal-clear definition and houses four times as many pixels as a Full HD screen. Delivering a native 3840 x 2160 resolution with 282 PPI (pixels per inch), the display produces smoother imagery and an astounding level of detail. The display, with IPS (In Plane Switching) technology, also allows for higher resolutions and wider viewing angles, enabling photographers, videographers, graphic designers and entertainment enthusiasts to create, review and view media with every confidence that colours are true and accurate.
Each Ultra HD display is individually calibrated by ChromaTuneTM and is Technicolor® Color Certified during production to realise natural color expression with an accurate colour gamut to ensure true to life imagery. In addition users can manage individual color space control of wide-gamut displays and apply to a variety of software applications depending on their use by preinstalled ChromaTuneTM for Toshiba software. As a result, everything displayed on screen is reproduced according to the original intent and there are no mismatches when viewing photos or other imagery.
Premium Performance for Demanding Tasks
The Satellite P50 series features a powerful Intel® 4th generation i7 Quad-Core™ processor that takes on even the most demanding tasks with ease – even when multiple applications are running at the same time. Ideal for creating and viewing large media files, the Satellite P50 series power is complimented by AMD® Radeon™ R9 M265X enthusiast graphics, and 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM delivering a smooth and seamless editing and gaming experience. Together these components ensure premium performance supporting individual productivity and entertainment in turn. Additionally, the generous storage configuration means users benefit from an HDD of up to 1TB – ideal for those with larger libraries of music and media files.
Maximizing the entertainment experience
The Satellite P50 series is equipped with high-quality stereo speakers by Harman Kardon®, a leader in premium audio, complemented by audio processing by DTS®, providing outstanding audio quality for both movies and games. The laptop also features Toshiba's unique Sleep & Music feature, allowing users to take advantage of the high-quality speakers even when the laptop is off.
In a premium, all-round PC, the small details count. Digital content can be easily shared with other devices without the need for wires thanks to the inclusion of an ultrafast 802.11ac Wi-Fi® to stream Ultra HD videos, an HDMI® port capable of 4K output and four super-fast USB 3.0 ports allow for the quick transfer of files.
With aluminium clamshell casing and chrome accents, the Satellite P50 chassis is as striking as its on-screen visuals; its chic design making the series ideal for urban trend-setters. From the frameless, LED-backlit keyboard to the large Clickpad, the P50 series is stylishly defined, each feature adding to the usability of what is a powerful yet portable device.
Satellite C series
Including the all-new slim and affordable 14.0" Satellite C40/C40D and the versatile 15.6" Satellite C50. Featuring new Intel and AMD processors, enhanced audio and a wide range of connectivity options, the Satellite C Series has everything a user needs for taking on daily tasks that demand both productivity and functionality such as email, social networking, photo management, web browsing and office applications.
"With a focus on value and reliability, our 2014 Satellite C Series laptops deliver stronger price-to-performance in the entry-level and mainstream categories, and is ideal for budget-conscious consumers and families looking for a well-equipped PC for getting everyday stuff done. We focused on reinvigorating these product lines by infusing more value than one would typically expect with a slimmer, more modern design, and better audio capabilities all packed in a high quality package." said Ms. Meng
Enhanced Performance and Ergonomics
The new Satellite C series has a distinctive, high quality design that stands out in all the right ways with a slim elegant textured black finish, which gives a modern feel. All models have a large touchpad while the C40/C40D also benefit from a tiled keyboard with new keycap design increasing accuracy and comfort.
The new series offered a choice of power-efficient processors. Choices include a dual-core Intel® Celeron™ N2830 processor which clocked at up to 2.4GHz, Intel® Core i3 processor, the latest generation AMD E1-6010 APU with Radeon™ R2 Graphics and AMD A4-6210 Quad Core APU with Radeon™ R3 Graphics. Equipped with a spacious 500GB hard drive provides plenty of storage space for media content means users have the freedom to work, play, and browse and store all their files locally.
The Satellite C Series also comes with a wide range of connectivity options. All models have three USB ports, so users can easily transfer data to their other devices. The HDMI® port allows rich content to be streamed to an HD TV - ideal for those who need to share photographs, videos or presentations on a larger screen. An integrated webcam enables users to chat with their friends in HD while Bluetooth® 4.0 allows users to sync their mobile devices wirelessly and provide an alternative way to transfer large files quickly.
Coupled with front-facing stereo speakers enhanced with Toshiba Audio Enhancement V2.0, each model delivers audio that's enhanced and clear. From the smooth bass to the crisp speech, every voice, movement or tune is more distinct and enjoyable meaning users can immerse themselves in sound every time they stream a movie, watch a video, play games or listen to music. Visuals are designed to match the audio with choice of either a 14.0-inch (Satellite C40/C40D) or 15.6-inch (Satellite C50) diagonal Clear SuperView display, offering plenty of screen real estate to watch, play or work.
The Toshiba Comprehensive Service & Support Offerings
All Toshiba PCs and Tablets are backed by Toshiba's extensive service and support. All these new series of laptops come standard with 1-year Local Limited Warranty (parts & labor).
Toshiba offers several options for expanding the service plan on your notebook. Our SelectServ Program has been designed to allow you to customize your notebook's warranty coverage, depending on your budget and needs. Please contact or visit your nearest local Authorized Service Provider to get more information.
Actual features and specifications vary according to model. For more information, please visit http://pc.toshiba-asia.com
Rizalinda A. Dimalanta
Geenger Communications Inc.