Toshiba Korea to launch ‘Satellite A500’ notebook with a 16:9 wide HD display

SEOUL, Korea (AVING) — <Visual News> Toshiba launched its new Satellite range notebook pc ‘A500’ equipped with a 16:9 wide HD display. Designed to easily handle today’s demanding multimedia and entertainment tasks, the Satellite A500 offers a full set of high-quality video and audio features.

With the Satellite A500, consumers can truly enjoy casual gaming, and watch movies or TV at home or while on the go. The multimedia machine comes with a 16-inch HD Toshiba TruBrite display with 16:9 aspect ratio that offers a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and a luminance of 200 cd/m². An inbuilt TV-Tuner is able to receive analogue and digital programmes over DVB-T. High-end Harman Kardon stereo speakers provide for a vibrant sound experience.

The Satellite A500’s full-size keyboard features a numeric keypad. The Touch Pad with Multi Touch Control facilitates scrolling and other often used operating functions. Thanks to the REGZA-Link, a HDMI CEC(High-Definition Multimedia Interface Consumer Electronics Control) interface, the Satellite A500 can be operated with a remote control that is normally used for other consumer electronic devices such as a Toshiba REGZA TV.

The Satellite A500 is powered by Intel CPUs up to Core 2 Duo (Satellite A500), an AMD CPUs up to Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Processor (Satellite A500D). The new Satellite laptop provides up to 8 GB DDR memory and has a hard disk drive which offers a capacity up to 500 GB. Additionally the Satellite A500 can be configured with a 64GB SSD drive (Solid State Drive). A HD web camera records videos in wide format. For advanced graphics performance the Satellite A500 offers ATI Mobility Radeon HD GPUs with up to 1GB DDR3 VRAM.

Suggested price is 1,899,000(KRW).