New Toshiba Satellite A215 Laptops Provide Superior Productivity and Multimedia Capabilities

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Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., announced today that it has updated its mainstream AMD-based Satellite(R) A215 notebook line with the additions of the Satellite A215-S6804, Satellite A215-S6814 and the Satellite A215-S6820. The new Satellite A215 models incorporate AMD's leading-edge AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology processor(1).

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    As part of AMD's most advanced family of mobile dual-core processors, the Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology(1) provides exceptional power, performance and productivity in a mobile form factor. The combination of AMD's innovative dual-core CPU and Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system provides increased performance for today's applications. Such versatile computing solutions enhance the overall performance of the notebook by allowing the computer to process more information with greater speed and efficiency, while using less power for an extended battery life.

Incorporating a 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite(R) display and a DVD SuperMulti optical drive with Labelflash(TM) as well as embedded Webcam, these Satellite A215 models easily allow users to perform a variety of tasks and leisure activities. Labelflash gives users the ability to burn high-quality images and text onto specially coated DVD-R disks for a more polished and professional look, as well as a clean way to organize extensive DVD libraries. The Webcam is ideal for staying in touch with loved ones afar or adding a personal flair to digital creations. Also, the DVD SuperMulti drive reads and writes in up to 11 formats, and is the perfect mobile solution for burning your digital media, such as photos, MP3s and home videos, as well as watching your favorite DVD movies.

For users that require a significant amount of storage space, the Satellite A215-S6814 and the Satellite A215-S6804 provide generous hard disk storage capacity of 250GB(2) and the Satellite A215-S6820 provides a massive 300GB(2) hard drive.

The new Satellite A215 configurations are currently available at http://www.toshibadirect.com and a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide. The following configurations demonstrate the various specifications and price options available within the Satellite A215 series:

Satellite A215-S6820 Featured Configuration (ESUP $1,199.99(3))

-- Genuine Windows Vista(R) Home Premium (32-bit version)

-- AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology Gold Edition TL-64(1)

     -- 2.2 GHz, 1MB L2 Cache, HyperTransport(TM) Technology at up to 1600MHz

-- 3072MB PC5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory(4)

     -- Maximum capacity 4096MB

-- 300GB (4200 RPM) Serial-ATA hard disk drive(2)

-- DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash(TM) drive supporting 11 formats

-- 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite(R) display

     -- 1280x800 native resolution (WXGA)

-- ATI Mobility(TM) Radeon(R) HD 2400 with 128MB DDR discrete graphics memory(5), plus up to 255MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory using ATI HyperMemory(TM) technology

-- Built-in stereo speakers

-- Atheros(R) 802.11a/g/n wireless(6)-LAN

-- Embedded Webcam and microphone

-- Fingerprint Reader

-- One-year standard limited warranty(7)

Satellite A215-S6814 Featured Configuration (ESUP $999.99(3))

-- Genuine Windows Vista(R) Home Premium (32-bit version)

-- AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology Gold Edition TL-64(1)

     -- 2.2 GHz, 1MB L2 Cache, HyperTransport(TM) Technology @ up to 1600MHz

-- 2048MB PC5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory(4)

     -- Maximum capacity 4096MB

-- 250GB (5400 RPM) Serial-ATA hard disk drive(2)

-- DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash(TM) drive supporting 11 formats

-- 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite(R) display

     -- 1280x800 native resolution (WXGA)

-- ATI Radeon(TM) X1200 with 128-319MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory(5)

-- Built-in stereo speakers

-- Atheros(R) 802.11b/g wireless(6)-LAN

-- Embedded Webcam and microphone

-- One-year standard limited warranty(7)

Satellite A215-S6804 Featured Configuration (ESUP $899.99(3))

-- Genuine Windows Vista(R) Home Premium (32-bit version)

-- AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-60(1)

     -- 2.0 GHz, 1MB L2 Cache, HyperTransport(TM) Technology @ up to 1600MHz

-- 2048MB PC5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory(4)

     -- Maximum capacity 4096MB

-- 250GB (5400 RPM) Serial-ATA hard disk drive(2)

-- DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash(TM) drive supporting 11 formats

-- 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite(R) display

     -- 1280x800 native resolution (WXGA)

-- ATI Radeon(TM) X1200 with 128-319MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory(5)

-- Built-in stereo speakers

-- Atheros(R) 802.11b/g wireless(6)-LAN

-- Embedded Webcam and microphone

-- One-year standard limited warranty(7)

Complete product specifications for all models within the Satellite A215 series are available at http://www.toshibadirect.com.

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 to promote the 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: http://www.reuse.toshiba.com.

1. AMD Processor Technology. CPU performance may vary. See processor Legal Footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.

2. Hard Disk Drive Capacity. Hard drive capacity may vary. 1 Gigabyte (GB) means 10(9) = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. See Hard Disk Drive Capacity Legal Footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.

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

4. Memory. Memory size may vary. See Memory Legal Footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.

5. Graphics. GPU performance may vary. See Graphics Legal Footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.

6. Wireless. May require purchase of additional software, external hardware, or services. Transmission speeds may vary. See Wireless Legal Footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.

7. Warranty. The terms and conditions of Toshiba's standard limited warranty, extended warranty and service upgrade terms and conditions are available at http://www.warranty.toshiba.com.

8. RoHS. This product is compatible with European Union Directive 2002/95/EC. See RoHS legal footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com.

(C) 2007 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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