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Jan 7, 2008

Satellite U305 Laptops Offer Users Low-Priced Mobile Blend Of Performance And Power

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced that it has updated its Satellite® U305 notebook series, and further expanded its dependable mix of power and performance in an ultraportable form factor.

A well-balanced solution in terms of performance and design, Toshiba’s Satellite U305 offers users a wide range of configurations and features that make this notebook capable of performing a variety of tasks.

Toshiba Satellite U305

Toshiba Satellite U305

In today’s fast-paced world where comfort and design are paramount amongst a growing number of tech-savvy consumers, the Satellite U305 is both ergonomically and aesthetically pleasing. In terms of mobility, the Satellite U305 has a starting weight of just 4.6-pounds1 and features a 13.3-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite® display for a color-enriched viewing experience.

As an all-in-one mobile computing solution, the Satellite U305 series features a built-in 1.3 megapixel Webcam and microphone that’s strategically placed within the LCD bezel. These features enable users to host individual video conferences with family members, friends and colleagues from virtually anywhere the internet is available.

For those seeking a leading-edge wireless computing system, select models of the Satellite U305 notebook lineup incorporate the latest draft 802.11n2 wireless3 protocol, which delivers transfer speeds up to five times4 faster than the previous 802.11g standard. In literal terms, with this new wireless protocol users can enjoy greater wireless range and download large data and multimedia files at far greater speeds.

With a starting price of $949.995, the Satellite U305 notebook series is available at www.toshibadirect.com as well as a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide. The following configurations demonstrate the various specifications and price options available:

    Satellite U305-S2812 Unique Specifications (ESUP $1,149.995)
  • Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium (32-bit version)
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo6 Processor7 T5550
  • 1.83GHz, 2MB L2, 667MHz FSB
  • 2048MB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory8
    • Maximum capacity 4096MB
  • 250GB (5400 RPM) Serial-ATA hard disk drive9
  • DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) drive supporting 11 formats
  • 13.3-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite® TFT LCD display
    • 1280x800 native resolution (WXGA)
    • Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 with 64-251MB dynamically allocated shared graphics10 memory
    • Built-in stereo speakers
    • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (802.11a/g/n)2
    • Bluetooth® version 2.0 plus Enhanced Data Rate
    • Embedded Webcam and microphone
    • Fingerprint reader
    • One-year standard limited warranty11
      Satellite U305-S2804 Unique Specifications (ESUP $949.995)
    • Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium (32-bit version)
    • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo6 Processor7 T5450
    • 1.66GHz, 2MB L2, 667MHz FSB
  • 2048MB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory8
    • Maximum capacity 4096MB
  • 160GB (5400 RPM) Serial-ATA hard disk drive9
  • DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) drive supporting 11 formats
  • 13.3-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite® TFT LCD display
    • 1280x800 native resolution (WXGA)
    • Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 with 64-251MB dynamically allocated shared graphics10 memory
    • Built-in stereo speakers
    • Intel® PRO/Wireless3 3945ABG (802.11a/b/g)
    • Embedded Webcam and microphone
    • One-year standard limited warranty11

    Complete product specifications for all models within the Satellite U305 series are available at www.toshibadirect.com.

    All Toshiba computers qualify for free recycling, while non-Toshiba computers and other consumer electronic products can be recycled for a small fee. For more information please visit: www.reuse.toshiba.com.

    A well-balanced solution in terms of performance and design, Toshiba’s Satellite U305 offers users a wide range of configurations and features that make this notebook capable of performing a variety of tasks.

    1. Weight. Weight may vary.

    2. Wireless-N. Wireless AGN (802.11a/g/n) adapter is based on a draft release version of the IEEE 802.11n specification and may not be compatible with, or support all features (e.g., security) of, certain Wi-Fi® equipment.

    3. Wireless. May require purchase of additional software, external hardware, or services. Transmission speeds may vary.

    4. 5X Performance Disclaimer. Based on the theoretical bandwidth maximum enabled by 2x3 Draft N implementations with 2 spatial streams. Actual throughput will vary depending on your specific operating system, hardware and software configurations. Compatible Wireless Access Point required. http://www.intel.com/network/connectivity/resources/doc_library/tech_brief/316286.pdf.

    5. Price. Reseller prices may vary. ESUP means “Estimated Single Unit Price.”

    6. Intel Core 2 Duo Processor. Intel® Dual Core Technology is a new technology designed to deliver improved performance to the notebook PC. Performance or compatibility may vary. For more information on Intel's Core 2 Duo processors, visit: http://www.intel.com/core2duo/.

    7. Processor. CPU performance may vary.

    8. Memory. Memory size may vary.

    9. Hard Disk Drive Capacity. Hard drive capacity may vary. 1 Gigabyte (GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10.

    10. Graphics. GPU performance may vary.

    11. Warranty. The terms and conditions of Toshiba’s standard limited warranty, extended warranty and service upgrade terms and conditions are available at www.warranty.toshiba.com.

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