Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Toshiba R500-R600 group?

toshiba r600 linux » Mobile Computing News
Toshiba takes pleasure in announcing its new laptop ‘Portege R600’, which is characterised by mobility and performance. This one has been designed with the executive’s needs and requirements in mind.

One can perceive the R600 as the upgraded version of the R500, with a lighter weight, but also more muscle to handle resource intensive tasks. The R600 falls in the category of ultra-light laptops. It weighs only 2.4lbs and has a 7mm DVD-SuperMulti drive, which adds to its overall capabilities. If compared to its old sibling, R500, the high-end Toshiba Portege R600 is much more powerful. The CPU speed has been enhanced from a 1.2Ghz mono-core to a 1.4Ghz Core Duo, RAM is upgraded from 1GB to 2GB, the upper memory ceiling has increased from 1.5GB max to 5GB max. Moreover, the R600 also features EasyGuard technology with PC Health monitor, extended battery life and enhanced backlit LED.

Carl Pinto, Vice President of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. said, “As Toshiba’s signature laptop PC, the Portégé R600 embodies the company’s rich tradition of mobile computing innovation. The Portégé R600 builds upon Toshiba’s legacy of innovation and delivers a superior mobile experience by providing performance, functionality and flexibility in an extremely lightweight form factor weighing 2.4 pounds.”

The Toshiba Portégé R600 also has a special toggle button which can be used to change the working environment depending on the surrounding lighting conditions. This allows the users to work indoors, as well as outdoors, without any hassles.

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