Toshiba Computer Systems, a division of Toshiba Europe GmbH,
today unveiled two models of its new netbook family: the mini
NB500 and the mini NB520, a model for users who want a slim and
stylish netbook with enhanced sound features.
The mini NB520 is the world's first netbook with embedded premium
speakers from Harman/Kardon. The mini NB500 and the mini NB520
will be available during the first quarter of 2011 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Despite its diminutive size, the mini NB520 packs 2 watt
Harman/Kardon stereo speakers and supports Dolby Advanced Audio.
The Sleep and Music feature allows users who've stored their
favorite music tracks on a MP3 player to connect the gadget to
the netbook and listen to the music through the speakers without
turning the PC on .
As second member in Toshiba?s new netbook family, the mini NB500
is targeted at users who appreciate a slim, mobile device with
basic computing consumption features at a competitive price. The
mini NB500 is one of the thinnest and lightest netbooks on the
market featuring an Intel Atom processor.
Toshiba mini NB520 features:
- Intel Atom N550
- RAM: up to 2 GB DDR3
- HDD: up to 250 GB
- 25.7cm (10.1'') TruBrite display with LED backlight, 16:9,
1,024 x 600 pixels
- 3x USB 2.0 including one with Sleep and Charge, 2-in-1
- Wireless LAN (802.11 b/g/n), Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth 2.1
(software upgrade to Bluetooth 3.0 will be available later)
- Harman/Kardon stereo speakers with 2 x 2 watts output, ~90dB
maximum sound level
- Dolby Advanced Audio
- Sleep and Music via microphone port
- VGA web camera with microphone
- Battery life: up to 10 hours with 6 cell battery
- measures: 261.9mm x 189.5mm x 16.6mm (front)/35.5mm (back)
- weight: 1.32kg with 6 cell battery
- Toshiba Media Controller, Toshiba Eco Utility, Toshiba Life
Space, Toshiba ConfigFree
- Operating system: Windows 7 Starter 32 bit