Toshiba announced a trio of new Satellite P700 notebooks today aimed at mainstream computer users looking for capable all around notebooks that offer more power than a budget notebook without the high prices of premium notebooks. The Toshiba Satellite P700 notebooks start at $629 and come with a range of Intel and AMD processors as well as a collection of entertainment and extra features.
Toshiba Satellite P700 Quick Specs
The Toshiba Satellite P700 notebooks can be purchased with either Intel 2nd Generation Core i3, i5 and i7 processors or the new AMD Fusion A6 Quad Core processor. All of these processor options use integrated graphics, which have improved over last generation, but the AMD A6 processor stands out with a discrete class AMD Radon GPU. If you need higher end graphics on the Intel configurations, you can opt for a Nvidia GeForce 540M GPU with Nvidia Optimus technology to switch between the graphical processors to keep a balance between power and performance.
The Toshiba Satellite P745 has a 14″ display with a 1366 x 768 resolution and the Satellite P755 has a 15.6″ display with a 1366 x 768 resolution. The Toshiba Satellite P775 has a larger 17.3″ display which will likely have a 1600×900 resolution, but Toshiba has note confirmed this.
If you want in on some 3D gaming and movie watching, the 15.6″ Toshiba Satellite P755 3D will handle your needs with a 3D display and a pair of wireless active shutter glasses included int he bundle. The P755 3D can handle 3D Blu-Ray playback, 2D to 3D movie conversions and output to a 3D HDTV.
Toshiba Satellite P700 Hands On Video
Toshiba Satellite P700 Features
On top of the numerous processor and graphics options and features, the P700 notebooks deliver a collection of features to accentuate the user experience when it comes to multimedia playback and usability.
- harman/kardon speakers and subwoofer with MaxxAudio 3 by Waves Audio.
- Island style keyboard with red LED backlighting.
- USB 3.0 port for faster connectivity.
- Toshiba Sleep & Music – Plug your MP3 player into the Mic jack to use your computer’s speakers when it is turned off.
- USB Sleep & Charge – Plug in your smart phone to charge up while your computer is off.
- Hard drive impact sensor to protect in the event of a fall.
- Toshiba software such as PC Health Monitor and eco Utility to keep the notebook running well and to monitor battery life.
- Wireless Display on Select models.
- 4G WiMaxx and Blu-Ray on select models.
Toshiba Satellite P700 Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba Satellite P745 will retail for $699, the Satellite P755 will start at $629 and the Satellite P775 will also start at The Toshiba Satellite P700 notebooks will be available in retail stores and online from Toshiba starting on June 21, 2011. The Toshiba Satellite P755 3D will be available around the same time for $1,199.