Toshiba Officially Launches Satellite R20/R25 Convertible Tablet PC (specs, info.)

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The new Toshiba R25 Convertible Tablet PC was officially announced today. Starting at $1,259, new model features a 14.1″ widescreen display, a shock mounted 5400RPM hard drive and a DVD burner. These features are just perfect for the students and home users. The R25 is apparently being marketed as a Tablet PC for students and small business users.

The price point for the new R25 tablet starts out at $1,259. This model can be customized at Toshiba Direct to include integrated Bluetooth wireless, add more RAM, a bigger hard drive and more. Consumers can even choose to upgrade to a 7200RPM drive and a whopping 2GB of RAM.

Satellite R25-S3503 Specifications

  • Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor T2050 (1.60GHz, 2MB L2, 533MHz FSB)
  • Operating Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005 System:
  • System Mobile Intel 945GM Express Chipset Chipset:
  • Memory: 1024MB (Min)/4096MB (Max), with 256MB, 512MB, 1024MB or 2048MB PC4200 memory modules
  • Display: 14.1-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite TFT active-matrix LCD display at 1440×900 native resolution (WXGA+)
  • Graphics Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 with 8MB-128MB Controller: dynamically allocated shared graphics memory
  • Hard Drive: 100GB (5400 RPM) Serial-ATA (SATA) HDD
  • Optical DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) drive supporting 11 Drive: formats; (Maximum speed and compatibility: CD-ROM (24x), CD-R(24x), CD-RW (10x), DVD-ROM (8x), DVD-R (Single Layer, 8x), DVD-R (Double Layer, 2x), DVD-RW (4x), DVD+R (Single Layer, 8x), DVD+R (Double Layer, 2.4x), DVD+RW (4x), DVD-RAM (3x)
  • Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection 3945ABG (802.11a/b/g)
  • Ports: RGB, 4 USB 2.0, TV-Out, RJ-11 modem, RJ-45 LAN, i.LINK IEEE-1394, headphone and microphone ports
  • Slots: 5-in-1 Bridge Media Adapter supports, Secure Digital, Memory Stick(TM), Memory Stick PRO(TM), Multi Media Card, xD Picture Card (shared slots); Secure Digital slot supports SDIO
  • Audio: Built-in stereo speakers; Realtek ALC262 24-bit stereo software sound (Supports Intel High Definition Audio, DirectSound, Direct3DSound, DirectMusic, MIDI (playback), Full Duplex; SRS Labs audio enhancements (SRS TruSurround XT(R) virtual surround sound, SRS WOW stereo enhancement; Sound Volume Control Dial; Built-in microphone (monaural)
  • Battery: 6-cell (4700mAh) Lithium Ion
  • Dimensions: 13.7 x 10.2 x 1.57 inches
  • Weight: Starting at 5.95 lbs.

As the new school year quickly approaches, this model may be a perfect fit for college students and home users alike. Some of the new features in this refresh of the popular Toshiba Satellite R15 include a Core Duo processor, a widescreen display, 802.11abg wireless, DVD-R and of course the snappier 5400RPM hard drive. For more information go here…



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