Toshiba debuts Satellite A105 notebook lineup

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 03 2006 @ 20:00 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Toshiba today released their Satellite A105 notebook series, which starts at $1,049.99 with 15.4" WXGA displays. These laptops are still based on Intel's current Centrino platform, within a month we'll see the launch of Intel's new Centrino and Centrino Duo platform which will incorporate the Pentium M Yonah.

Every notebook in the A105 series comes standard with the following: a widescreen 15.4-inch LCD display, a DVD SuperMulTi +/- R Double Layer drive, a 5.4K RPM Serial ATA HDD, 533MHz DDR2 memory and Express Media Player, which enables users to instantly access DVDs or CDs with the push of a button without having to boot Windows.

Satellite A105-S171 specifications
  • Processor: Intel Celeron M Processor 380 (1MB L2 Cache, 400MHz FSB)
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (SP2)
  • Display: 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite TFT (WXGA)
  • Graphics Controller: ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 graphics (up to 128 MB shared video memory)
  • Memory: 512 MB (standard) PC4200 DDR2 SDRAM memory
  • Hard Drive: 100 GB (5,400rpm, Serial-ATA) HDD
  • Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive supporting +R and -R double layer formats
  • Wireless: Atheros 802.11 b/g wireless LAN
  • Ports: RGB, 4 USB 2.0, TV-Out (S-Video), RJ-11 modem (v.92), RJ-45 LAN, headphone and microphone ports
  • Battery: 4-cell lithium ion battery (2000mAh)
  • Dimensions: 14.2- x 10.5- x 1.17/1.45-inch
  • Weight: Starting at 6.0 lbs.
  • Warranty: Standard one-year limited warranty
Satellite A105-S2712 and A105-S2716 specifications
  • Processor: Intel Pentium M Processor 740 (2MB L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB)
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (SP2)
  • Display: 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite TFT (WXGA)
  • System Chipset: Mobile Intel 915GM Express
  • Graphics Controller: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 graphics (up to 128 MB shared VRAM memory)
  • Memory: A105-S2712: 512MB (standard) PC4200 DDR2 SDRAM memory A105-S2716: 1024MB (standard) PC4200 DDR2 SDRAM memory
  • Hard Drive: A105-S2712: 60GB (5,400rpm, Serial-ATA) HDD A105-S2716: 100GB (5,400rpm) Serial-ATA HDD
  • Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive supporting +R and -R double layer formats
  • Wireless: IntelĀ  PRO/Wireless 2200BG (802.11b/g)
  • Ports: RGB, 4 USB 2.0, TV-Out (S-Video), RJ-11 modem (v.92), RJ-45 LAN, iLINK IEEE 1394, headphone and microphone ports, ExpressCard slot, 5-in-1 Bridge Media Adapter supports Secure Digital, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Multi Media Card, SmartMedia, xD Picture Card media
  • Battery: 6-cell lithium ion battery (4000mAh)
  • Dimensions: 14.2" x 10.6" x 1.14"
  • Weight: Starting at 6.0 lbs. Warranty: Standard one-year limited warranty
Satellite A105-S361 specifications
  • Processor: Intel Pentium M Processor 760 (2MB L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB)
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (SP2)
  • Display: 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite TFT (WXGA)
  • System Chipset: Mobile Intel 915GM Express
  • Graphics Controller: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 graphics (up to 128 MB shared VRAM)
  • Memory: 1024 MB (standard) PC4200 DDR2 SDRAM memory
  • Hard Drive: 120 GB (5,400 rpm, Serial-ATA) HDD
  • Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti Double Layer drive supporting +R and -R double layer formats
  • Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG (802.11b/g)
  • Ports: RGB, 4 USB 2.0, TV-Out (S-Video), RJ-11 modem (v.92), RJ-45 LAN, iLINK IEEE 1394, Headphone and microphone ports, ExpressCard slot, 5-in-1 Bridge Media Adapter supports Secure Digital, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Multi Media Card, SmartMedia, xD Picture Card media
  • Battery: 6-cell lithium ion battery (4000mAh)
  • Dimensions: 14.2" x 10.6" x 1.14"
  • Weight: Starting at 6.0 lbs.
  • Warranty: Standard one-year limited warranty


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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