ToshibaÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚¢s announced the Tecra M8, the company’s first 13.3-inch notebook. The compact widescreen display offers 30% more viewing area than 12.1-inch normal aspect notebooks, while maintaining a compact form factor. The first configuration of the Tecra M8 will be the M8-S8011.
ÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are confident the Tecra M8 will meet the needs of an increasing number of on-the-go professionals seeking a fully-featured, highly mobile notebook,ÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ said Jeff Barney, vice president of marketing, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. ÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“Toshiba skillfully incorporated a 13.3-inch widescreen display, Intel Centrino Duo processor technology, an optical disk drive and integrated webcam, all within the compact footprint of the affordable Tecra M8ÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã‚a truly feature-rich fusion of mobility, value and performance.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚
ToshibaÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚¢s Tecra M8-S8011 features the new Intel Centrino Duo processor technology, including a Core 2 Duo Processor, Mobile Intel GM965 Express chipset and Intel Wireless4 WiFi Link 4965AGN. Optimized for business users, a fingerprint scanner and hard drive protection are standard.
The following configuration demonstrates the various specifications and price option available for the Tecra M8-S8011:
* Tecra M8-S8011 (ESUP $1,3991) Genuine Windows VistaÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¢ Business (32-bit version)
* IntelÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚® CoreÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¢ 2 Duo Processor T71007
o 1.8GHz, 2MB L2, 800MHz FSB with 64-bit8
* 1024MB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory9
* 120GB (5400 RPM) Serial-ATA (SATA) hard disk drive10
* DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) drive supporting 11 formats
* 13.3-inch diagonal widescreen TruBriteÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚® TFT LCD display
o 1280×800 native resolution (WXGA)
* Mobile IntelÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 with 8MB-251MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory
* IntelÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚® Wireless4 WiFi Link 4965AGN (802.11a/g/n)6
* BluetoothÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚® 2.0 + EDR
* Embedded 1.3 megapixel webcam with built-in microphone