Apparently, today's the day to release affordable mainstream laptops and Toshiba is joining the flood with seven new Satellites. Yes, Tosh's got seven new models with every screen size from 13 inches on up to 18.4. We're pretty interested in the higher end 16-inch Satellite A505 which will have choices of Intel Core i3-330M, Core i5-430M, Core i7-720QM as well as AMD Turion Ultra M620 processors. The starting at $749 rig will also be offered with Blu-ray and discrete graphics options. On the lower end, the 13.3 inch Satellite U505, isn't as thin or light as the Toshiba T135, but the Core i3-330M and Core i5-430M powered system can be configured with a mulittouch display and WiMAX. The 15.6 inch L505, 17.3-inch L555, and 18.4 inch P505 all have Intel Core i3 and i5 options, but hit the break for the detailed specs.
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Satellite A505
Satellite A505 Series laptops are entertainment-packed portable PCs that deliver punched-up performance, luxurious entertainment features and sophisticated style for a total multimedia experience. This mobile entertainer offers a high-def display, rich performance, graphics horsepower, upscale A/V capabilities and premium features to amplify digital entertainment. So whether you're a media creator, gamer or movie-lover, the Satellite A505 delivers a well-rounded blend of performance and features – at an affordable price.

Sophisticated performance
- Choice of Intel or AMD multi-core processors
- Intel® Core™ processors: Intel Core i3-330M, Core i5-430M, Core i7-720QM processor configurations available
- AMD Turion™ Ultra M620 processor option
- Configurations with NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics available
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 1GB DDR3 discrete graphics memory
- NVIDIA GeForce 310M with 512MB DDR3 discrete graphics memory
- 6GB DDR3 memory (max 8GB) memory configurations available

Premium A/V components and upscale styling
- 16" diagonal HD TruBrite® widescreen display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and native 720p screen resolution
- Cinematic, Edge-to-Edge display option available on select models.
- Two harman/kardon® speakers
- Dolby® Sound Room® audio
- HDMI-CEC output
- Blu-ray Disc® player (available on select models)
- Slot-loading DVD drive (available on select models)
- LED Backlit keyboard (available on select models)
- Topped with Fusion™ Finish in Quantum Black

Unique features and Toshiba quality
- Resolution+™ super resolution technology – a Toshiba upcoversion technology that makes standard definition DVD content feel more like HD
- USB Sleep and Charge technology
- TOSHIBA Bulletin Board™, ReelTime™ and Media Controller™ apps

Pricing: $769.99 – $1,249.99 MSRP

Satellite L505

Offering impressive everyday performance and affordability, the Satellite L505 is an attractive, all-purpose laptop designed for everyday productivity at home, school or work. This easy-to-use laptop delivers ample processing power for everyday multi-tasking, plus plenty of memory and storage for enjoying and capturing digital media, like home movies, music and photos.

Essential performance and features for everyday computing
- Choice of Intel or AMD single and dual-core processors
- Intel Core™ i3-330M, Pentium® Duo T4400
- AMD Turion™ II M520, Athlon™ II M300, Sempron™ M100
- Spacious hard drive configurations up to 320GB
- Up to 4GB memory configurations (max 8GB)
- DVD SuperMulti drive with Labelflash™
- Webcam with Toshiba Face Recognition

Basic, but not boring
- Three looks to choose from:
- A simple Silver Finish
- Elegant Fusion™ Finish in Graphite
- Sophisticated Fusion Finish in Midnight Breeze
- Color-matched keyboard with numeric 10-key pad
- Silver and black keyboard options available
- 15.6" HD TruBrite® widescreen display delivers excellent color clarity, native 720p screen resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio ideal for watching movies and videos

Toshiba quality, reliability and extras
- TOSHIBA Bulletin Board™, ReelTime™ and Media Controller™ apps
- PC Health Monitor
- Toshiba eco utility™

Pricing: $459.99 – $699.99 MSRP

Satellite L555
A value-driven desktop replacement, the Satellite L555 laptop is most ideal for digital media lovers. Offering a spacious 17.3" widescreen display, the Satellite L555 offers plenty of screen real estate for everyday multi-tasking, watching movies, viewing photos and more. Featuring an eco-smart design with a LED backlit display, the Satellite L555 is dressed in a sophisticated Fusion™ Finish and includes new productivity apps – like Bulletin Board™ and ReelTime™ – to help you make the most of your day.

Essential performance and features for everyday computing
-Choice of Intel or AMD single and dual-core processors
- Intel® Core™, Pentium® Duo processors
- AMD Turion™ II processor
- Spacious hard drive configurations up to 500GB
- Up to 4GB memory configurations (max 8GB)
- DVD SuperMulti drive with Labelflash™
- Webcam with Toshiba Face Recognition

Basic, but not boring
- Two finish options:
- Elegant Fusion™ Finish in Graphite
- Sophisticated Fusion Finish in Midnight Breeze
- Flat matte keyboard with numeric 10-key pad in black
- 17.3" HD TruBrite® LED backlit display delivers excellent color clarity, native 720p screen resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio ideal for watching movies and videos

Toshiba quality, reliability and extras
- TOSHIBA Bulletin Board™, ReelTime™ and Media Controller™ apps
- PC Health Monitor
- Toshiba eco utility™

Pricing: $649.99 – $799.99 MSRP

Satellite M505
A value-driven desktop replacement, the Satellite L555 laptop is most ideal for digital media lovers. Offering a spacious 17.3" widescreen display, the Satellite L555 offers plenty of screen real estate for everyday multi-tasking, watching movies, viewing photos and more. Featuring an eco-smart design with a LED backlit display, the Satellite L555 is dressed in a sophisticated Fusion™ Finish and includes new productivity apps – like Bulletin Board™ and ReelTime™ – to help you make the most of your day.

Essential performance and features for everyday computing
- Choice of Intel or AMD single and dual-core processors
- Intel® Core™, Pentium® Duo processors
- AMD Turion™ II processor
- Spacious hard drive configurations up to 500GB
- Up to 4GB memory configurations (max 8GB)
- DVD SuperMulti drive with Labelflash™
- Webcam with Toshiba Face Recognition

Basic, but not boring
- Two finish options:
- Elegant Fusion™ Finish in Graphite
- Sophisticated Fusion Finish in Midnight Breeze
- Flat matte keyboard with numeric 10-key pad in black
- 17.3" HD TruBrite® LED backlit display delivers excellent color clarity, native 720p screen resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio ideal for watching movies and videos

Toshiba quality, reliability and extras
- TOSHIBA Bulletin Board™, ReelTime™ and Media Controller™ apps
- PC Health Monitor
- Toshiba eco utility™

Pricing: $649.99 – $799.99 MSRP

Satellite P505
Offering exceptional power, features and room, the Satellite P505 laptop series is a portable desktop computing alternative that delivers big-screen entertainment. Designed with multimedia enthusiasts in mind, this well-equipped laptop delivers plenty of screen real estate for creating and editing photos and home movies, plus the performance you need for multitasking, gaming and other demanding tasks. Spacious storage and new media and productivity apps make it easy to get on demand access to your digital media.

A portable media center
- 18.4" diagonal HD TruBrite ® widescreen display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and 1680x945 native screen resolution
- Blu-ray Disc® player (available on select models)
- Two harman/kardon® speakers
- Dolby ® Sound Room ® audio
- HDMI-CEC output (available on select models)
- Toshiba Media Controller™ app
- Resolution+™ super resolution technology – a Toshiba upconversion technology that makes standard definition DVD content feel like HD (available only on models equipped with NVIDIA® graphics)

Desktop-caliber performance and features
- Choice of Intel or AMD multi-core processors
Intel ® Core™ processors: Core i3-330M, Core i7-720QM processor configurations available
AMD Turion™ II Ultra M620 and AMD Turion II M520 processor configurations available
- NVIDIA ® GeForce ® 310M with 512MB DDR3 discrete graphics memory configurations available
500GB hard drive provides plenty of room for storing video, music and photo libraries

Exclusive Toshiba style and extras
- Topped with Fusion™ Finish in Sonic Black
- USB Sleep and Charge technology
- TOSHIBA Bulletin Board™ and ReelTime™ productivity apps
- Peace-of-mind apps and technologies, including a PC Health Monitor and Hard Drive Impact Sensor
- Power-saving Toshiba eco utility™

Pricing: $769.99 – $1,249.99 MSRP

Satellite U505
Lightweight and exceptionally stylish, Satellite U505 laptops offer lightweight portability in a compact and chic package. Wrapped in a sleek textured finish, the Satellite U505 laptop is light enough to travel with, and delivers multimedia performance and entertaining features, plus innovative new mobile technologies – like a Touch Screen – to keep you productive, entertained and connected with style.

Compact, stand-out styling
- Topped with a durable textured finish featuring an embossed pattern and available in a choice of popular colors
- 13.3" TruBrite® LCD display
- Starting weight at 4.74 lbs.
- Premium LED Backlit keyboard available on select models

Equipped with the latest mobile technologies
- Intel® Core™ processors
Core i3-330M, Core i5-430M processor configurations available
4GB memory
- Touch Screen option available
- WiMAX™ (available on select models only)
- TouchPad™ with Multi-touch Control

Entertaining extras
- TOSHIBA Bulletin Board™, ReelTime™ and Media Controller™ apps
- USB Sleep and Charge technology
- A Hard Drive Impact Sensor to safeguard data against everyday bumps of mobile life
- Webcam with Toshiba Face Recognition

Pricing: $649.99 – $949.99 MSRP

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