Toshiba Announces Newly Designed Satellite P300 Series Laptops

IRVINE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—April 8, 2008— Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced it's now shipping the new Satellite(R) P300 laptop series, a stylishly designed, innovative desktop replacement that features Toshiba's all new brilliant Fusion(TM) finish with Horizon pattern, while pushing the performance of Toshiba's laptops even higher.

Bonded within the Satellite P300 series chassis is Toshiba's unique Fusion finish(TM) with Horizon design, a distinctive blend of appearance and texture. By embedding the design directly into the laptop body the result is a visually stunning desktop replacement laptop.

"Toshiba's desktop replacement lines have always personified performance, power and usability," said Jeff Barney, vice president of marketing, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. "Now, with the introduction of the Satellite P300 with the new Fusion finish, Toshiba has engineered a machine that is both elegant and powerful."

To complement its sleek and modern look, the Satellite P300 series offers a slew of new and innovative features that enhance the overall computing experience. A flush mounted touchpad rests seamlessly across the front of the palm rest with a white LED light across the top to enhance the detail-oriented finish, while providing a slight texture change so users can easily find the touchpad without looking away from the screen. Innovative Sleep-and-Charge USB ports featured on the Satellite P300 series allow for popular mobile devices such as MP3 players, mobile phones and PDAs to be charged whether the laptop is powered-on or off. A Webcam with facial recognition software provides users with a unique and fun way to gain access to the laptop based on the user's face.

Each Satellite P300 model sports a high-definition 17-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite(R) display, which is perfect for viewing a wide variety of high-definition content including streaming of online HD television programs, HD movie trailers and HD video podcasts. With new LED-illuminated "Feather-Touch" multimedia command keys, the mere touch of a finger can control the audio and video playback of a user's favorite movies and music. Meanwhile, the movie watching experience is further enhanced through Harman Kardon(R) stereo speakers that deliver a clean and crisp sound.

Available in select models, users can expand the functionality of the laptop through REGZA LINK(TM) (HDMI-CEC) technology. Built upon the strength of HDMI, which enables the laptop to be connected to external displays, REGZA LINK empowers users with instant device configuration and the ability to control linked HDMI-CEC enabled devices, such as Toshiba's REGZA(TM) HDTVs, with a single remote.

The Satellite P300 series incorporates the latest Intel(R) Centrino Duo processor(1) technology and the leading-edge AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core mobile technology(1), which provides users with an abundance of power to enjoy all that modern computing stands for in terms of Internet, multimedia entertainment and productivity.

The new Satellite P300 series is available at a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide or directly from Toshiba at Detailed product information is available at

The following configurations demonstrate some of the various specifications and price options available with the Satellite P300 series:
Satellite P305-S8825 Unique Specifications (ESUP $1,049.99(2))
-- Genuine Windows Vista(R) Home Premium (SP1, 32-bit version)
-- Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo Processor T5550(1)
    -- 1.83 GHz, 2MB L2, 667MHz FSB
-- 3072MB PC5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory(3)
    -- Maximum capacity 4096MB
-- 320GB (5400 RPM) Serial ATA hard disc drive(4)
-- DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash drive supporting
 11 formats
-- 17.1-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite(R) TFT LCD display
    -- 1440x900 native resolution (WXGA+)
-- ATI Mobility Radeon(TM) HD 3470 with 256MB DDR discrete graphics(5)
 memory, plus up to 767MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory
 using ATI HyperMemory(TM) technology
-- Built-in Harman Kardon(R) stereo speakers
-- Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (802.11a/g/n)(6)
-- 4 USB Sleep-and-Charge ports
-- Built-in Webcam and microphone
-- One-year standard limited warranty(7)

Satellite P305D-S8818 Unique Specifications (ESUP $949.99(2))
-- Genuine Windows Vista(R) Premium (SP1, 32-bit version)
-- AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-621
    -- 2.1 GHz, 1MB L2 Cache, HyperTransport(TM) Technology @ up to
-- 2048MB PC5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory(3)
    -- Maximum capacity 4096MB
-- 250GB (5400 RPM) Serial ATA hard disk drive(4)
-- DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash(TM) drive
 supporting 11 formats
-- 17.1-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite(R) TFT LCD display
    -- 1440x900 native resolution (WXGA+)
-- ATI Radeon(TM) X1250 128MB-831MB dynamically allocated shared
 graphics(5) memory
-- Built-in Harman Kardon(R) stereo speakers
-- Atheros(R) 802.11 b/g wireless(6)-LAN
-- 4 USB Sleep-and-Charge ports
-- Built-in Webcam and microphone
-- One-year standard limited warranty(7)

All new Toshiba notebooks are RoHS-compatible(8), effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances. Toshiba also offers a computer trade-in and recycling program to reduce environmental impact and promote efficient utilization of resources. 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:

1. Processor. CPU performance may vary. See Processor Legal Footnote at

2. Price. Reseller prices may vary. ESUP means "Estimated Single Unit Price."

3. Memory. Memory size may vary. See Memory Legal Footnote at

4. 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

5. Graphics. GPU performance may vary. See Graphics Legal Footnote at

6. Wireless. May require purchase of additional software, external hardware or services. Transmission speeds may vary. See Wireless Legal Footnote at

7. Warranty. The terms and conditions of Toshiba's standard limited warranty, extended warranty and service upgrade terms and conditions are available at

8. RoHS. This product is compatible with European Union Directive 2002/95/EC. See RoHS legal footnote at

(C) 2008 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All product, service and company names are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Information including without limitation product prices, specifications, availability, content of services, and contact information is subject to change without notice.

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