The new laptops from Toshiba are Satellite A215-S4767 and A215-S4757, which are mostly aimed at price-conscious buyers, but they still carry some advanced technology, such as dual-core microprocessors, large hard disk drives, plenty of memory, DVD burner, advanced displays and so on. The Satellite A215 is Toshiba’s first AMD-based notebook computers since 2000.
The new AMD-based Satellite A215-series is currently available via Toshiba’s online store as well as a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide, the company indicated.
Toshiba Satellite A215-S4767 notebook is based on AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64 central processing unit (CPU) and AMD M690G core-logic with built-in ATI Radeon X1200 graphics core. The machine features 2GB of DDR2 memory, 250GB hard disk drive with 4200rpm motor, 15.4” widescreen display with 1280x800 native resolution and built-in webcam, DVD burner, 802.11b/g wireless network controller, fingerprint reader and so on. The laptop comes with Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate operating system and costs $1299.
Toshiba Satellite A215-S4757 is powered by AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-56 CPU and AMD M690G chipseyt with built-in ATI Radeon X1200 graphics core. The laptop is equipped with 2GB of DDR2 memory, 250GB hard disk drive with 4200rpm motor, 15.4” widescreen display with 1280x800 native resolution and built-in webcam, DVD burner, 802.11b/g wireless network controller and so on. The model features Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium operating system and costs $899.
“The introduction of an AMD-based mobile computing solution allows Toshiba to broaden its appeal to a wider audience by enhancing the company’s already successful notebook computer line. Toshiba based its decision to launch a notebook computer line featuring AMD technology on retailer interest and consumer demand,” said Jeff Barney, vice president of marketing, digital products division, Toshiba