Toshiba announced the Portege M700, a 12.1-inch convertible notebook with a backlit LED display. Users can touch the screen to navigate menus and launch applications, or use the active digitizer to take notes and draft documents. Built for professionals, the M700 is loaded with features and has a reasonable base price of $1,449.
The Portege M700 is the first Toshiba tablet with a touch screen display. The 12.1-inch widescreen display (1280 x 800 pixels) has anti-glare coating, which makes it easier to read outdoors.
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The Portege M700 series uses Intel Centrino Pro technology, including Intel Core 2 Duo Processors, the Intel 965 Express chipset, draft 802.11n WiFi and Intel Active Management Technology. IntelÃƒÆ’Ã‚¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚¢s AMT allows IT managers to diagnose and repair problems remotely. The Portege M700 is available with either Windows XP Tablet Edition or Windows Vista Business.
The Ultra SlimBay can be configured with a DVD burner or a second hard drive. If you want to cut down on weight you can fill the Portege M700’s SlimBay with a weight saver.
The M700 has a 1.3 megapixel webcam integrated in the bezel of the display.
Being a professional notebook, the Portege M700 has several security and durability features. The M700’s hard drive is protected from accidental drops thanks to a 3D accelerometer. The display is encased in magnesium alloy and the edges of the notebook are reinforced. The M700’s keyboard is spill resistant.
The Portege M700-S7001X is the first pre-configured version of this Tablet PC. It retails for $1,699 and ships with Windows XP Tablet 2005 Edition. It comes with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor (2.2GHz), 160GB hard drive and 1GB of RAM.
The Portege M700-S7008X is Toshiba’s customizeable version of this Tablet PC with Windows XP Tablet PC Edition. The base configuration comes with an 80GB hard drive, 1GB of RAM and a 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor for $1,449.
The Portege M700-S7008 is Toshiba’s customizeable version of this Tablet PC with Windows XP Tablet PC Edition. The base configuration comes with an 80GB hard drive, 1GB of RAM and a 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor for $1,449.
All versions of the Portege M700 come with three USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire port (IEEE 1394), fingerprint reader and docking connector.