Toshiba Announces Latest Satellite P105 Notebooks

Toshiba has announced its latest Satellite P105 series desktop replacement notebooks featuring the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor and a new Onyx Blue Metallic color lid as well as external TV tuner on select models, offering consumers a wide selection of feature-rich notebooks in an attractive form factor. Designed for portable productivity and entertainment, the Satellite P105 series features the line's standard 17-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite display with a 7.1-pound, 1.41-inch slim notebook chassis, and incorporates the latest Intel Centrino Duo mobile platform. Based on the new Intel Core Microarchitecture, the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor is designed to handle multiple tasks in less time while consuming less power and reducing fan noise and heat. In addition, all the notebooks now feature an Onyx Blue Metallic high-gloss lid as well as a high-gloss palm rest inside.

Incorporating the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5200 (1.60GHz, 2MB L2, 533MHz FSB), the Satellite P105-S6124 and the Satellite P105-S6134 feature USB external TV tuners for playing live TV from an antenna, cable or satellite set-top box. The units also feature Microsoft Windows XP Media Center 2005 for recording your favorite TV programming for later viewing, 2048MB DDR2 of memory, as well as a 160GB Serial-ATA hard drive and a 200GB Serial-ATA hard drive respectively.

Units available without external TV tuners include the Satellite P105-S6114, incorporating the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5200 (1.60GHz, 2MB L2, 533MHz FSB) as well as a 160GB serial-ATA hard drive and 2048MB DDR2 SDRAM of memory. The Satellite P105-S6104 features the same Intel Core 2 Duo Processor as well as a 120GB serial-ATA hard drive and 1024MB DDR2 SDRAM of memory.

Every notebook in the new Satellite P105 line of notebooks also features:
* a DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive that reads and writes in up to 11 formats that can nearly double a recordable DVD's storage capacity for photo, music and video files in either DVD+R or DVD-R double layer formats;
* built-in harman/kardon stereo speakers for a rich audio experience;
* DDR2 MHz memory for better performance of productivity applications and music, picture and video multimedia files;
* 5-in-1 bridge media adapter for easy file sharing and downloads;
* full-size keyboard with 10-key pad for easy numerical entry.

All Satellite P105 notebook models, except the Satellite P105-6104, have a fingerprint reader for secure access management and convenient replacement of typed passwords.

The units are Windows Vista Premium Ready, ensuring consumers will be able to upgrade to one of the editions of Windows Vista while taking advantage of all the opportunities offered by Windows XP today.

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