Toshiba Tecra M5 laptop for the growing US mobile workforce

Toshiba Tecra M5 laptop for the growing US mobile workforce


It’s reliable, secure, built to last AND protects the environment. Geared towards the growing mobile workforce in the United States, Toshiba launches the Tecra M5 notebook computer.

Based on data collated by the IDC, “The United States had the highest percentage of mobile workers in its workforce in 2004, and is expected to reach over 70 percent mobile workforce penetration by the end of the forecast period (2009), thereby making the U.S. the most mobile-enabled workforce.” With this in mind, Toshiba pushes the Tecra M5 as THE notebook computer for the mobile professional.

The new laptop features Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology, which is known for decreasing power consumption while not limiting performance levels be it involving graphics or the notebooks’ wireless capabilities. In addition, the Tecra M5 features Toshiba’s EasyGuard technology, which is comprised of several hardware and software enhancements added to increase ease of use, mobile security, system integrity and network connectivity. EasyGuard is comprised of Protect & Fix, Secure, Connect and Optimize.

The new laptop weighs just 5.2 pounds, offers a 14-inch widescreen display and a six-cell battery capable of supporting the laptop for up to four hours of computing time.

Last but not the least, the new Toshiba notebook helps protect the environment. It is compatible with new EU RoHS environmental directives, complying with restrictions regarding the presence of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic devices.

The Tecra M5 retails with a starting price US $1,699.