Toshiba America today announced that the Satellite P205, Satellite X205 and Qosmio F45 will be the company's first mainstream mobile solutions to incorporate HD DVD drives.
In addition, the the Qosmio G45 will be the first U.S. notebook computer with a writeable HD DVD optical drive, and will be available to consumers in time for the back-to-school season.
The new HD DVD enabled Toshiba Satellite and Qosmio notebook computers will have estimated single unit prices (ESUP) that will range from $1,449 to $3,1991, depending on model and configuration. In terms of screen size, the Satellite P205, Satellite X205 and Qosmio G45 will be equipped with a 17-inch diagonal widescreen displays, while the Qosmio F45 will take advantage of a 15.4-inch diagonal widescreen display.
Additionally the Toshiba Satellite X205, Qosmio F45 and Qosmio G45 notebook computers are equipped with an HDMI port and can be connected to any high definition display or television to deliver HD DVD content without fear of image degradation. The Qosmio G45 is capable of output resolutions up to 1080p, while the Satellite X205 will offer an output of up to 1080i output.
In addition to the HD DVD playback, the Qosmio G45 notebook computer provides users with a HD DVD-R optical drive that can burn up to 30 GB of data onto a single HD DVD recordable disc.
Pricing, availability, specific model numbers and configurations for the Satellite P205, Satellite X205, Qosmio G45 with HD DVD and the Qosmio F45 with integrated HD DVD-R will be announced during the third quarter of 2007.
Each notebook computer comes with a standard one-year limited warranty.