First Look: Toshiba Satellite 5105-S607

Wayne N. Kawamoto
Managing Editor,

Toshiba’s latest Satellite 5105-S607 notebook PC offers an innovative new touchpad that’s designed to let users interact with their notebook and launch applications with a touch of the finger.

According to the company, with a push of a button, the clear cPad becomes a convenient and interactive display that lets users launch functions such as a calculator, 10-key, clock and date, signature input, notepad and a customizable background. Traditional programs such as Microsoft Word or PowerPoint may be accessed from the touchpad via its application launcher. The cPad is designed to be a bright, 240 x 160 pixel LCD display.

Powering the Satellite 5105-S607 is the Mobile Intel Pentium 4 Processor 1.7 GHz-M. Based upon the new Intel NetBurst micro-architecture, the new mobile Pentium 4 processor is designed to accelerate applications such as Internet audio and streaming video, 3D imaging and multi-tasking for first rate mobile computing performance.

The Satellite 5105-S607 includes the NVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go graphics processing unit (GPU), a 15-inch dia. UXGA display with ultra-wide viewing angles, Harman/Kardon stereo speakers with a built-in subwoofer, i.Link (IEEE 1394) port, Secure Digital and SmartMedia memory card slots and a 5400 rpm 40GB hard drive.

Pricing and Availability
Available now, the Satellite 5105-S607 is priced at $2,499.

Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing addresses the technology needs of small businesses, which are defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees and/or less than $7 million in annual sales.

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