Toshiba Accepting Windows 8 Pre-orders

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Toshiba has announced that its line-up of Windows 8 ready Satellite laptops, Ultrabooks, Qosimo laptops, and All-in-One desktops are currently available for pre-order and will ship starting October 26. The latest Windows 8 ready lineup from Toshiba includes gesture supported touchpads for its laptops. Toshiba?s PC?s are also pre-installed with Toshiba Desktop Assist, which helps users become accustomed to the Windows 8 design and offers them a utility similar to the Start Menu in older Windows versions.

The Satellite S800 series laptops feature 3rd generation Intel Core processors, with up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, a 750GB hard drive, and select models also include NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M graphics with 2GB of memory. The laptops have an HD TrueBrite display and are avaliable in a 15.6-inch HD model, which retails starting at $699.99, and a 17.3-inch model, which retails starting at $749.99.

The Satellite S955 laptop is less than an inch thick and features a 3rd generation Intel Core processor or an AMD A-Series APU, with up to 8GB of memory. The S955 has a 15.6-inch HD TrueBrite display and retails starting at $649.99.

The Qosmio X870 is equipped for high performance gaming with a 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor, with up to 32GB of 1600MHz RAM. It features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M graphics with 3GB of GDDR5 discrete graphics memory and can be equipped with either a high-resolution 17.3-inch diagonal HD+ TrueBrite display or a 3D-ready full 1080p HD screen. The Qosimo X870 can be configured with up to 2TB of storage, has a 10-key numeric pad, and retails starting at $1479.99.

The Satellite P series features a 3rd generation Intel Core processor with up to 8GB of DDR3 memory and a hard drive with up to 750GB of storage. Some models also include NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M graphics with Optimus technology and 2GB of video memory. The P800 series comes equipped with SRS Premium Sound 3D, USB 3.0 ports that allow the user to charge devices and access their music while the laptop is asleep, and the Intel Wireless Display lets users wirelessly display their screen on a big screen TV. The P800 series starts at $799.99 for a 15.6-inch display model and $929.99 for a 17.3-inch model. A 14-inch model with an HD touchscreen display is also available, which retails starting at $929.99.

Toshiba’s Satellite L800 series has a 3rd generation Intel Core i3 or Core i5 processor or AMD A-Series APUs with up to 5GB of RAM and up to 640GB of storage. The L800 series features a 15.6-inch display model starting at $639.99 and $579.9 for the 17.3-inch model. The Satellite L950 series includes the features of the L800 series but is under an inch thick and can have up to 6GB of Ram with prices starting at $579.99.

The Satellite C800 series comes equipped with various processors which include: Intel Core i3 processors, AMD E-Series APUs, and A Series APUs. It comes available with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 750GB or Storage and can be configured with a 15.6-inch display, starting at $379.99, or a 17.3-inch display, starting at $499.99.

Toshiba’s Satellite U925t can be used as either a tablet or an Ultrabook. The 12.5-inch touch screen can be adjusted so that it has a full keyboard, or the keyboard can be hidden, making it a tablet. The Satellite U925t Ultrabook retails starting at $1,149.99.

The Satellite U945 Ultrabook retails starting at $699.99 and features a 14-inch display with stereo speakers, HD webcam, and is less than .8 inches thick. The Satellite U845W boasts a 14.4-inch HD display with a 21:9 aspect ratio and is under an inch thick, retailing for $1049.99.  



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