There's no mistaking the fact that this understated machine is aimed primarily at those rocking suits more often than pajamas, but just because the all-new Tecra M11's outfit ain't flashy, that doesn't mean there's not a party raging on the inside. In an effort to keep with the times, Toshiba has equipped its newest spreadsheet warrior with Intel's Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors, and just in case your company has yet to evolve its operating system, a copy of WinXP is thrown in alongside Windows 7. Other specs include up to 3GB of DDR3 RAM, integrated Intel HD graphics (or an NVIDIA NVS 2100M on the $1,229 model), a 320GB hard drive (7,200rpm), dual-layer DVD writer and a 14-inch LED backlit panel (1,366 x 768). You'll also get a webcam, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, WiFi, audio in / out, an ExpressCard slot and a three-year warranty, all for the low, low starting price of $899. Oh, and it's available today, junior!
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TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES TECRA M11: A POWERHOUSE LAPTOP FOR ROAD WARRIORS

Business Laptop Delivers Performance, Durability and Security
With New Stylish Design and Three-Year Limited Warranty


IRVINE, Calif. - April 13, 2010 - Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the availability of the new Tecra® M11 Series, high-performance business laptops designed to meet the demanding needs of mobile professionals. With an all-new look featuring a unique textured finish in Charcoal Black that helps reduce fingerprints, the Tecra M11 perfectly balances performance, durability, security and style.

The Tecra M11 laptop features a vibrant 14-inch diagonal high definition LED backlit anti-glare display, which brings presentations to life with bright and crisp colors. Equipped with Windows® 7 Professional, all-new 2010 Intel® Core™ processors, ultrafast DDR3 memory, high-speed hard drives and optional discrete graphics, Tecra M11 laptops offer the performance necessary to maximize productivity.



"Mobile professionals cannot sacrifice productivity on the road, needing all the conveniences of the office no matter where they are," said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "The Tecra M11 Series represents our ability to provide the latest mobile technologies, smart features and comprehensive security in a highly portable and affordable package. These laptops are built with our renowned quality and enhanced durability and we back the laptop with a generous three-year limited warranty to assure businesses can buy with confidence."

Travel Easy. Smart Features.

At less than one-and-a-half inches thick and just over five pounds, the Tecra M11 is built for travel and includes smart features ideal for business on the road. The laptop includes Toshiba's eSATA/USB combo port with Sleep and Charge, which enables users to charge a smart phone or other USB device even when the laptop is turned off and transfer files up to five times faster than via a standard USB port[i]. Advanced wireless and a built-in webcam and microphone enable more effective communication and collaboration with colleagues.

Work securely. Move freely.

A multitude of security features on the laptop helps safeguard sensitive business data. Multiple-level passwords, plus a fingerprint and SmartCard reader help thwart unwanted access and a Trusted Platform Module offers high-level data encryption. The Tecra M11 laptops also include Toshiba's advanced EasyGuard® technology to protect the PC from accidental bumps and spills and come standard with a standard three-year international limited warranty.

More information and detailed specifications can be found at:

laptops.toshiba.com/laptops/tecra/M11.

Pricing and Availability

Tecra M11 Series laptops start at $899.00 (MSRP[ii]) and are now available through authorized WSCA/NASPO resellers, select Toshiba Preferred Partner Program resellers, e-tailers and directly at toshibadirect.com. More information about WSCA and Toshiba's mobile solutions can be found at laptops.toshiba.com/wsca.

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