announced the new Portégé M780 Tablet PC and Satellite Pro U500 laptop
display. Both laptops target students, educators and business professionals
with their touch capabilities. The laptops take advantage of the built-in touch
capabilities of Windows 7
Professional, letting you scroll through Web pages and documents with your
finger. The laptops also come with Toshiba’s touch-enabled ReelTime and
Bulletin Board applications.
M780 Tablet PC
builds on the success of its predecessor by offering Intel
Core processors, faster DDR3 memory, Toshiba’s eSATA/USB combo port with Sleep
and Charge, and a 12.1–inch diagonal LED backlit display. Toshiba’s EasyGuard
technology helps to protect the tablet from bumps and spills with a hard drive
impact sensor, LCD display protection, spill resistant keyboard, and PC Health
Monitor. The Portégé M780 Tablet PC is available with a number of configuration
options starting at $1,279.
The Satellite Pro U500
features Intel Graphics Media Accelerator, Toshiba’s eSATA/USB Combo port with
Sleep and Charge, a hard drive 3D impact sensor, HDMI port, as well as a
built-in webcam with face recognition login. The Satellite Pro U500 laptop is available
in two configurations: one at $949 featuring an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, and
an upgraded version featuring Intel Core processor, slot loading DVD
super-multi, and an LED backlit keyboard for $1,099.