Toshiba of Canada Information Systems Group (Toshiba ISG) meets students wants and needs with a complete line of high performance multimedia notebook computers. Students and families gearing up for the back-to-school season can choose from one of seven new widescreen Toshiba notebook PCs including a 14-inch widescreen Satellite M50-YK5 and a 17-inch widescreen Satellite P30.

“These widescreen systems are designed to be students’ digital entertainment centers as well as essential school work tools. Large widescreens and high quality speakers optimize the DVD or TV experience with great image clarity and audio,” said Jason Laxamana, Toshiba Product Manager. “Students replace TVs, speakers, MP3 and DVD players and gaming consoles with a full featured Toshiba notebook PC.”

The Toshiba Satellite M60-BK3, Satellite M50-YK5, Satellite P30-RV2 and the Satellite M40 series offer powerful computing and gaming capabilities. All of these lightweight systems feature integrated wireless capabilities making them highly portable for homework, research or presentations, whenever and wherever necessary.

Satellite M60-BK3
Fast, powerful, and mobile characterize the Satellite M60-BK3. Packed with an IntelÒ PentiumÒ M Processor (750-1.86GHz), 17-inch WXGA screen with TruBrite™ technology and 512 MB of DDR memory and a 100 GB of hard disk drive, the M60-BK3 is the top-of-the-line in its class. Sporting Intel 802.11 a/g wireless technology, Harmon Kardon speakers and NVIDIA® GeForce™ Go 6600 with 128MB DDR dedicated video memory, the M60-BK3 gives users the chance to gain full entertainment possibilities with one notebook computer.

The Satellite M60-BK3 has an SLP of $2,399.

Satellite P30-RV2 17-inch widescreen
Considered the ultimate gaming machine, the Satellite P30 is a high performance notebook computer with extreme power and graphics – perfect for work and play. The Satellite P30 comes with Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor supporting Hyper-Threading Technology (3.06 GHz) and a 17-inch WXGA screen with TruBrite™ technology. The 16:9 aspect ratio makes it perfect for viewing wide-screen format movies and the DVD Supermulti reads and writes to 7 popular formats inclduing DVD-RAM. All systems have WinXP Home, ATI Mobility™ Radeon™ 9700 graphics processor with 128 MB DDR video memory, built in wireless LAN and 512MB DDR RAM.

The Satellite P30 has an SLP of $1,999.

Widescreen Satellite M40X-RS1

Combining the latest in gaming, mobile technology and for a great price, Toshiba’s widescreen Satellite M40X notebook computer is great for students’ diverse needs. The M40X-RS1 includes an IntelÒ CeleronÒ M Processor (370-1.5GHz), 512 MB of DDR memory and 60 GB hard disk drive, integrated 802.11 g wireless, Harmon Kardon speakers and a DVD super-multi double layer drive – all displayed on a 15.4-inch TruBrite™ screen.

The Satellite M40X-RS1 has a suggested list price (SLP) of $1,399

Widescreen Satellite M40-JM8 and Satellite M40-SF3

Offering a powerful combination of mobility, cutting-edge entertainment capabilities and seamless connectivity, the Satellite M40-JM8 and the Satellite M40-SF3 allow users to comfortably organize information and play digital media. The M40-JM8 has an IntelÒ PentiumÒ M Processor (740-1.73GHz), 15.4-inch screen with TruBrite™ technology, a 100 GB hard disk drive and 512 MB of DDR memory. Equipped with WindowsÒ XP Home, DVD Super-Multi Double Layer and integrated 802.11 g wireless capabilities, the M40-JM8 and the M40-SF3 can also be hooked up to televisions for the ultimate wide-screen experience. Gamers, workaholics and those passionate about multi-media will be blown away.

The Satellite M40-JM8 and the M40-SF3 have SLPs of $1,699 and $1,999 respectively.

Satellite M50-YK5
Compact and packing a powerful punch, the M50-YK5 brings great digital technology and computing power anywhere students want or need. With an IntelÒ PentiumÒ M Processor (740-1.73GHz) and 14-inch WXGA screen with TruBrite™ technology – the smallest widescreen Toshiba has made. The M50-YK5 has 512 MB of DDR memory and a 100 GB hard disk drive, DVD Super-Multi double layer and Intel 802.11 a/g wireless capabilities. Equipped with WindowsÒ XP Home and the ability to plug into a television, the M50-YK5 is a both trendy and functional.

The Satellite M50-YK5 has an SLP of $1,799.