Toshiba today announced the latest Satellite A105 Series notebooks, offering consumers a wide range of options, from a sub-$900 notebook to systems incorporating the Intel Core Duo or Intel Core Solo processors and Microsoft Windows XP Media Center for enhanced multimedia performance and management. Starting at 6.0 pounds with a 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite display, the Satellite A105 series notebooks are designed for consumers who want desktop performance and screen size in a convenient portable design. Standard features on listed configurations of the Satellite A105 series include:
- a DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive that reads and writes in up to 11 formats that can nearly double a recordable DVD’s storage capacity for photo, music and video files in either DVD+R or DVD-R double layer formats;
- high-capacity 5400 rpm serial-ATA (SATA) hard drive4 for faster access to stored files;
- DDR2 533 MHz memory5 for better performance of productivity applications and music, picture and video multimedia files;
- Express Media Player that lets users instantly access DVDs or CDs with the push of a button on the PC chassis without having to boot the operating system.
Select Satellite A105 notebooks featuring Intel Centrino Mobile Technology reduce power consumption while boosting overall performance from graphics to wireless capabilities. The platform also includes an updated Mobile Intel 945 Express chipset and the Intel PRO/Wireless 3945 ABG network connection.
The Satellite A105 series offers several configuration options to fit any lifestyle or budget, including:
With an estimated price of $899.99, the Satellite A105-S2021 offers an affordable entry to portable computing. The notebook features an Intel Celeron M Processor 390 designed specifically for mobile computing with 100GB hard drive for ample file storage, 512MB memory and ATI RADEON Xpress X200M graphics. SRS TruSurround XT technology creates a rich audio experience for movies or games, while integrated Atheros 802.11 b/g wireless LAN technology for on-the-go computing and Microsoft Windows XP Home is included.
With an ESUP of $999.99, the Satellite A105-S4001 features the Intel Core Solo Processor T1300, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950, 60GB hard drive and 512MB memory. A 5-in-1 bridge media adapter for easy sharing and downloading of files and Microsoft Windows XP Home is also included.
With an ESUP of $1,249.99, the Satellite A105-S4004 features the Intel Core Duo Processor T2300, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950, 100GB hard drive and 1024MB memory. The notebook also includes built-in harman/kardon stereo speakers and a customizable Dual Mode touch pad that can provide one-tap short cuts to launch e-mail, an Internet browser and other selected programs. Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition is included, simplifying multimedia storage and retrieval.
With an ESUP of $1,399.99, the Satellite A105-S4014 features the Intel Core Duo Processor T2400 with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950, 120GB hard drive and 1024MB memory. The product also features a fingerprint reader for secure access management as well as harman/kardon speakers, Dual Mode pad and Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition.
Every Satellite A105 notebook also includes four USB 2.0, TV-Out (S-Video), RGB, RJ-11 modem (v.92), RJ-45 LAN, headphone and microphone ports. An iLINK IEEE 1394 port is included on the Satellite A105-S4004 and Satellite A105-S4014. The chassis dimensions are 14.2 by 10.6 by 1.14 inches.