Toshiba's back to school line-up which features laptops, tablets, ultrabooks and AIOs will be available on June 24. This lineup includes Toshiba's latest tablets—the Excite 7.7 and Excite 10—as well as the newly announced Satellite U845 and Portégé Z935 ultrabooks. Some of the laptops in the back to school line-up include the economically-priced Satellite L800 and C800 Series as well as the Satellite S800 Series and Satellite P800 Series laptops. Toshiba is also offering the Qosmio X875 and Qosmio X875 3D laptops and 21.5-inch LX815 and 23-inch LX835 All-in-One Desktop PCs. Additional information on each of the new models is available below.
Toshiba announces availability of back to school line-up at major retailers,
online and throughout the U.S.
IRVINE, Calif. — June 21, 2012 — Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced that its complete Back to School product line-up will be available for purchase from select U.S. retailers starting on June 24. Offering a full suite of products for every type of student, Toshiba’s latest offerings come equipped with key features at affordable prices.
“Students this year will benefit from a breadth of choices when it comes to Toshiba’s Back to School products. Not only will they be able to pick between a laptop, Ultrabook™, tablet and All-in-One (AIO) Desktop PC, they’ll also have numerous options within each category,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “We’ve designed numerous devices to meet a variety of needs – everything from entry-level and high-end gaming laptops to mainstream and premium Ultrabooks to tablets of varying sizes. This line-up addresses the diverse needs and budgets of students of all ages.”
Tablets: One Size Does Not Fit All
Toshiba’s latest tablets – the Excite™ 7.7 and Excite™ 10 – are perfect for students looking for a portable system for note-taking during lectures and game-playing during breaks. The Excite 7.7, the latest addition to the Excite tablet family, features a stunning 7.7-inch diagonal AMOLED display made of scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass that makes it not only sturdy, but also ideal for mobile entertainment, including gaming and movie-watching. The Excite 10 hosts a bright, HD 10.1-inch diagonal AutoBrite™ LED Backlit display with 1280x800 resolution and 10-finger multi-touch support, making it ideal for Web browsing, reading, games and apps.
Both the Excite 7.7 and Excite 10 are equipped with the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 3 processor to deliver brilliant performance with GeForce® graphics, 1GB of memory, numerous built-in ports and are powered by Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Both are extremely portable, with the Excite 7.7 weighing a mere 13.4 ounces and measuring 0.3 inches thin and the Excite 10 weighing just 1.32 pounds and measuring 0.35 inches thin.
To learn more about Toshiba’s Excite tablets, visit www.thetoshibatablets.com.
Ultrabooks: Premium Performance Packed Into Sleek and Light Designs
Toshiba’s newly announced Satellite® U845 and Portégé® Z935 are bringing high-end performance to students this year, without burdening their backpacks with heavy weight. The Satellite® U845 brings everyday productivity and entertainment to a thin and light design and offers it for a highly affordable price. This Ultrabook is equipped with a 14-inch diagonal HD TruBrite display, available 3rd generation Intel Core processor, 500GB hard drive with solid state disk cache, stereo speakers enhanced with SRS® Premium Sound 3D™, USB 3.0 with Sleep & Charge and more.
The Portégé® Z935 remains the world’s lightest 13.3-inch Ultrabook, weighing less than 2.5 pounds and measuring a mere 0.63 inches. This premium Ultrabook offers users the performance needed for work and play with 3rd generation Intel Core processors, numerous connectivity ports, a long battery life rating of up to 8 hours and a solid state drive that helps to deliver a highly responsive experience. The Portégé® Z935 is encased in magnesium alloy reinforced with a Honeycomb Rib design that provides shock absorption and increased rigidity, so despite its thin design, the unit remains extremely durable.
Laptops: Every Need Met, From Features to Budget
Toshiba’s Back to School laptops offer something for every student working with any budget. Toshiba is offering everything from the most basic system for younger grades, premium units for higher education and everything in-between.
For younger students looking to purchase a solid entry-level, all-around laptop that offers the essential features at a reasonable price, the Satellite® L800 and C800 Series laptops are fully equipped, affordable and portable. These systems pair everyday computing performance with style and are available in a wide range of configurations and diagonal screen sizes, including 14, 15.6 and 17.3 inches.
Toshiba’s Satellite S800 Series and Satellite P800 Series laptops are strong choices for consumers pursuing higher education, as the Satellite S800 Series offers up smart performance and the Satellite P800 Series offers up premium performance that will help them power through the long and arduous hours. These laptops are equipped with 3rd generation Intel Core processors or AMDs latest multi-core Accelerated Processing Units and offer a number of smart Toshiba technologies, including USB Sleep & Charge and Media Controller software. While the Satellite S800 Series laptops provide students with all of the performance core computing features, the Satellite P800 Series laptops offer up all of the core features along with additional premium features, including harman/kardon® speakers and additional USB 3.0 ports.
The Qosmio® X875 and Qosmio® X875 3D laptops cater to students who also double as enthusiast gamers, media creators and advanced users who demand the most powerful equipment. These laptops are fully equipped with the latest processor technology from Intel® and NVIDIA®, providing users with the power and speed required to take on the most demanding tasks and graphics-intensive applications with ease.
All-in-One Desktop Computers: Effective Multitasking and HD Entertainment for the Dorm Room
Toshiba’s 21.5-inch LX815 and 23-inch LX835 All-in-One Desktop PCs are ideal for students looking for a dorm room computer to deliver high performance for effective multitasking and HD entertainment, style and affordable pricing. These uniquely designed All-in-Ones are fully equipped with 3rd generation Intel Core processors, up to 16GB of memory, up to 3TB high-speed hard drives, two USB 3.0 ports plus four USB 2.0 ports and super sound from Onkyo speakers with SRS Premium Sound 3D. It’s the perfect system for students looking to balance schoolwork and an entertainment-filled life.
Pricing and Availability
Toshiba’s entire Back to School line-up will be available for purchase beginning on June 24.
The following products will be sold at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba at ToshibaDirect.com:
- The Excite 7.7 costs $499.99 MSRP for the 16GB model and $579.99 MSRP for the 32GB model.
- The Excite 10 tablet is available for purchase for $449.99 MSRP for the 16GB model, $529.99 MSRP for the 32GB model and $649.99 MSRP for the 64GB model.
- The Satellite® U845 Ultrabooks starts at $749.99 MSRP.
- The Satellite® L845 Series laptops start at $599.99 MSRP. The L855 Series laptops start at $599.99 MSRP. The Satellite® L875 Series laptops start at $645.99 MSRP.
- The Satellite® C800 Series laptops start at $399.99 MSRP.
- The Satellite® S800 Series start at $659.99 MSRP.
- The Qosmio® X875 and Qosmio® X875 3D laptops start at $1,449 MSRP.
- The Toshiba LX815 starts at $699.99 MSRP and LX835 starts at $849.99 MSRP.
- The Portégé® Z935 Ultrabooks start at $1010.99 MSRP.
- The Satellite® P845 Series laptops start at $785.99, the Satellite® P855 starting at $905.99 MSRP and the Satellite® P875 will be available for purchase starting at $856.99 MSRP.10