New Toshiba Notebook Computers to Replace Desktops in Homes and Small...

New Toshiba Notebook Computers to Replace Desktops in Homes and Small Ofices


Students, families and mobile workers have their pick of high-performance notebook computers and entertainment resources with Toshiba of Canada Information Systems Group’s (ISG) launch today of five new Satellite™ notebook computers.

The Satellite™ 5100, 1900, 1950, 2400 and 1400 notebook computers address a variety of home, business and entertainment needs making them ideal replacements for traditional desktop units. These newest Satellite™ notebook computers deliver value and innovative multimedia tools with a variety of processing speeds.

“These Satellite™ computers pack the performance of a desktop into a small and affordable package that’s great for the whole family,” said Mary Ann Yule, Vice President of Marketing, Toshiba of Canada ISG. “Versatility is key for families and for mobile workers. Toshiba’s Satellite™ notebooks offer premium entertainment and home computer functions without chaining family members to one place in a home. Plus they’re so small they can be stored away in a drawer when they aren’t in use.

Satellite™ 5100-046

The Satellite™ 5100 continues the multimedia legacy established by the earlier Satellite™ 5000. This unit raises multimedia standards by including an infrared remote control for power and volume controls, CD/DVD and other keyboard functions. Add to that a S/P DIF DolbyÒ Digital Optical Out port for digital recording and 5.1 Dolby Digital output for connection to home theater sound systems, the Satellite™ 5100 combines productivity and multimedia for the ultimate in home computing.

From its 15-inch UXGA TFT display with a TV-quality SuperFine screen, Intel® Pentium® 4 1.7 GHz processor, NVIDIAÒ GeForce4Ô 440 Go graphics processing unit and 64 MB of DDR memory, the Satellite™ 5100 delivers outstanding graphic-display capabilities. With a 40GB HDD, the 5100’s power supply enables faster performance for the DVD-ROM/CD-RW multi-function drive, high-speed Internet connections and a powerful sound system featuring Harman KardonÒ speakers with a built-in subwoofer.

Satellite™ 1950

The Satellite™ 1950 is Canada’s premium entertainment and gaming notebook computer with a 16.0-inch TV-quality graphics screen that comes with Canada’s only detachable wireless keyboard and wireless optical mouse making it a true desktop replacement. The Satellite™ 1950’s IntelÒ PentiumÒ 4 2.0 GHz processor comes with 512MB DDR, 40GB HDD and is complemented by an NVIDIAÒ GeForce 4™ 440 Go graphics processing unit with 32MB of DDR RAM for faster graphics performance with the combo drive DVD/CDRW.

Satellite™ 1900-824

The Satellite™ 1900 offers a combination of entertainment and computing options with an Intelâ Pentiumâ 4 1.7GHz processor and a 40GB hard disk drive (HDD). The new Satellite™ 1900 has the ability to run power-intensive multimedia applications and the flexibility of a portable computer. The Satellite™ 1900 includes DVD-ROM/CD-RW multi-function drives and stereo speakers that enhance the CD, MP3 and DVD experience.

Satellite™ 2400-UJX

The new Satellite™ 2400 addresses an array of student and business needs with the necessary tools at an entry-level price. With an Intel® Pentium® 4 1.6GHz processor, DDR memory, and a generous 30GB hard disk drive as well as DVD-ROM/CD-RW capabilities, these enhanced notebooks run power-intensive applications quickly increasing users’ work or personal productivity.

Satellite™ 1400–D07

The Satellite™ 1400 is the perfect notebook computer for users entering the world of mobile computing. This unit offers built-in DVD-ROM and CD recording capabilities as well as instant access to the Internet via 10/100 Ethernet, V.90 modem and easy to upgrade wireless connectivity. Any student, home user or business professional can work and play with greater mobility, productivity and ease with the Satellite™ 1400’s IntelÒ CeleronÒ processor, 30GB hard disk drive and 256MB of memory.

Pricing and availability

The Satellite™ 5100-046 carries a suggested list price (SLP) starting at CDN $3,699. The Satellite™ 1950 carries an SLP starting at CDN $4,099. The Satellite™ 1900-824 carries an SLP starting at CDN $2,999. The Satellite™ 2400-UJX carries an SLP starting at CDN $2,599. The Satellite™ 1400-D07 carries an SLP starting at CDN $2,199. All computers are available immediately through Toshiba retail partners or direct through