07 July 2020
The new Toshiba Satellite U500 is a 13.3-inch ultra-portable laptop from Toshiba with good performance configuration.It has a 13.3-inch WXGA Toshiba TruBrite® display with aspect ratio of 16:10 and a resolution of 1,280x800 pixels.The new Toshiba Satellite U500 is powered by Intel CPUs up to Core 2 Duo and provides up to 8 GB DDR memory. The hard disk drive offers a capacity up to 500 GB. On top of all that the Satellite U500 features an ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 4570 GPU with up to 512MB DDR3 VRAM for advanced graphics performance.
|Toshiba's latest ultra-portable design masterpiece: the Satellite U500
13.3" Satellite laptop brings ultra-portability and full performance to the masses
Neuss, Germany, 9th June 2009 - Toshiba Computer Systems Division today unveiled its new 13.3´´ laptop, the Satellite U500, adding ultra-portability to its refreshed range of Satellite laptops. The compact, thin and light Satellite U500 establishes another design benchmark in Toshiba´s laptop product range with its eye-catching stylish 3D textured design in Luxe Brown. The Satellite U500 will be available during summer 2009 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.
|"We have created a stand out design that gives a personal feel to the ultra-portable Satellite U500 and we know, that our customers value that," says Thomas Teckentrup, General Manager, Toshiba Computer Systems Division Europe. "With the Satellite U500 we offer consumers a fully featured yet ultra-portable laptop at a very attractive price point."
Another Toshiba design statement
Satellite U500 - full performance, yet ultra portable
No compromise with usability
The right power for the job3
To connect with other devices the laptop provides various interfaces: Bluetooth® 2.1 with EDR, a 5-in-1 Bridge Media slot, HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface), two USB 2.0 ports and an additional eSATA/USB combo port which supports Sleep-and-Charge to charge devices via USB even while the laptop is switched off. A DVD Super Multi (Dual Layer) drive including a stylish slot load option is also incorporated. The Satellite U500 offers a HD web camera and supports Toshiba's Face Recognition software to speed up logging-in to password protected applications. For online access the Satellite U500 has wireless LAN and Gigabit LAN onboard.
As a responsible global corporate citizen, Toshiba ensures that all laptops are RoHS-compliant, effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances. Additionally the Toshiba Eco utility2 and PC Health Monitor help to reduce power consumption. The new Toshiba Satellite U500 is ENERGY STAR® 5.0 ready (certification in process).
Toshiba is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning information & communications systems; digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 730 companies, with 199,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing US$67 billion. Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba/europe.com
Price: The new Toshiba Satellite U500 laptop will cost around Rs.55,000 in India ($950 in US).