Toshiba Announces Updates to Its Gaming and Series Notebooks

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Toshiba announced a number of new products at Computex 2013, including three new Excite tablets, an all-in-one desktop, a redesigned Qosmio X75 laptop, and a slew of updated notebooks. TechnologyGuide has been in Taipei covering the show all week and we have the breakdown of what Toshiba announced.

\"ToshibaQosmio X75

The Qosmio X75 is a gaming notebook that boasts a 17.3-inch display with a 1080p resolution, but Toshiba ditched the 3D display with this iteration. Under the hood, it features a Haswell Core i7 processor, 1.25TB hard drive, an optional SSD, and an HDMI 1.4 port that will support 4K technology. For gamers, it will also come equipped with a 3GB NVIDIA GeForce 770M GPU that can handle up to 32GB of RAM. The Qosimo X75 will hit the market starting June 10th with a retail price starting at $1550.

Satellite P Series

Toshiba announced updates to its P series of notebooks, which will come in a 15-inch and 17-inch model with an optional display resolution of 1920×1080. The 15-inch model will have an optional touch-screen but the 17-inch will not come with this option. Both will feature a HDMI 1.4 port that is compatible with 4K content, i5 and i7 processors, 1TB of storage, and the option to add on a 2GB NVIDIA GeForce 740M GPU.  While Toshiba hasn’t confirmed pricing, the P series is exclusive to Best Buy; there is no word on a release date.

Satellite S Series

The S series from Toshiba features notebooks ranging from 14-inches to 17-inches with a range of Haswell processors. Not much is available yet in terms of specs, but some models will come with an optional touchscreen as well as a Blu-ray drive. The resolution for the 14-inch and 15-inch models will be 1366×768 and the 15-inch and 17-inch models will tote a 1600×900 resolution with the option to upgrade to a 1080p display. Still no word on the release date or pricing.


Satellite L Series

The L series will be highly customizable. It will be available with a slew of optional upgrades including a touchscreen, a roomier trackpad, a chiclet keyboard, and additional USB 3.0 ports. It will come with optional storage starting at 500GB and going up to 1TB and processor configurations will range from a Core i3 to an i7. The L series will start at $600 and will hit the market later this month.

Satellite C Series

Toshiba’s C series holds its range of entry level notebooks, with prices starting as low as $399 for the 15-inch and 17-inch models. Base specs include a Pentium processor with the ability to upgrade to a Core i3, AMD A4 or A6 processors. Storage starts at 4GB of Ram with a 500GB hard drive with options to upgrade to a max of 750GB. Users will also be able to upgrade both models to include a touchscreen. The C series is expected to be released later this month.

Source: Engadget



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