Toshiba Expands Satellite A215 Series: Featuring Latest AMD and ATI Technologies for $699.99(1)

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Toshiba's Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the addition of several new configurations to its award-winning, AMD-based Satellite(R) A215 notebook computer series with a starting price of $699.99(1). The new Satellite A215 models include variations of AMD's most advanced mobile dual-core processors, including the AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology Gold Edition(2) and AMD Athlon(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor(2).

    Toshiba continues to couple AMD-based Satellite A215 series with the ATI Radeon(TM) X1200 graphics(3) to deliver a heightened level of multimedia functionality and smooth video playback. The Satellite A215-S7472, Toshiba's premiere Satellite A215 configuration will feature the ATI Mobility(TM) Radeon(R) HD 2400 graphics(3) card with 128MB discrete memory for better gaming and graphics experiences.

Additional multimedia features include a high-capacity Serial-ATA hard drive up to 250GB(4), a DVD SuperMulti drive and a high definition 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite(R) display.

Select configurations of the Satellite A215 series will include an embedded 1.3 megapixel Webcam, Labelflash(TM) technology and Ulead(R) DVD MovieFactory(R) 5 for Toshiba.

The webcam is an ideal solution for video conferencing with friends and family, as well as a tool for enhancing personal multimedia projects or visual journaling. Labelflash gives users the ability to burn high-quality images and text onto specially coated DVD-R disks for a more finished and professional look as well as a clean way to organize extensive disc collections. Ulead DVD MovieFactory 5 for Toshiba allows users to easily import and edit digital home movie footage to digitally create personal family masterpieces.

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-S7472 Featured Configuration (ESUP $1,199.99(1))

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

     -- AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology Gold Edition TL-64(2)

         -- 2.2 GHz, 512KBx2 L2 Cache, HyperTransport(TM) Technology @ up to 1600MHz(5)

     -- 2048MB PC5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory(6)

         -- Maximum capacity 4096MB

     -- 250GB (4200 RPM) Serial-ATA hard disk drive(4)

     -- 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(3)

     -- Built-in stereo speakers

     -- Atheros(R) 802.11a/g/n wireless(7)-LAN

     -- Embedded Webcam and microphone

     -- Fingerprint Reader

     -- One-year standard limited warranty(8)

Satellite A215-S7437 Featured Configuration (ESUP $899.99(1))

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

     -- AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-58(2)

         -- 1.9 GHz, 512KBx2 L2 Cache, HyperTransport(TM) Technology @ up to 1600MHz(5)

     -- 2048MB PC5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory(6)

         -- Maximum capacity 4096MB

     -- 200GB (4200 RPM) Serial-ATA hard disk drive(4)

     -- 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(R) X1200 with 128-319MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory(3)

     -- Built-in stereo speakers

     -- Realtek 802.11b/g wireless(9)-LAN

     -- One-year standard limited warranty(8)

Satellite A215-S7407 Featured Configuration (ESUP $649.99(1))

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

     -- AMD Athlon(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor TK-55(2)

         -- 1.8 GHz, 512KB L2 Cache, HyperTransport(TM) Technology @ up to 800MHz(5)

     -- 1024MB PC5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory(6)

         -- Maximum capacity 4096MB

     -- 80GB (5400 RPM) Serial-ATA hard disk drive(4)

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

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

         -- 1280x800 native resolution (WXGA)

     -- ATI Radeon(R) X1200 with 128-319MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory(3)

     -- Built-in stereo speakers

     -- Realtek 802.11b/g wireless(9)-LAN

     -- One-year standard limited warranty(8)

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

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

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

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

4. 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.

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

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

7. Wireless-N. Wireless AGN (802.11a/g/n) adapter is based on a draft release version of the IEEE 802.11n specification and may not be compatible with, or support all features (e.g., security) of, certain Wi-Fi(R) equipment.

8. 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.

9. 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.

(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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