Toshiba expanded its portfolio of ultrathin laptops with the new 14-inch
Satellite E45t and 15.6-inch Satellite E55t/E55Dt models.
The Satellite E Series features a brushed aluminum casing with Toshiba's Skyline
design and stand at less than an inch thin. Both also include reinforced LED
backlit keyboards. The 15-inch models also include a built in 10-key numeric
Dragon Assistant on Ultrabook models leverages the power of speech recognition
technology, giving users the freedom and flexibility to control applications
using their voice. Simply speaking, "Hello Dragon," launches the assistant and
allows people to search the Web, find content on their laptop, play music and
movies, check and reply to email, update Facebook and Twitter, make Skype calls
and even shut down, restart or put the laptop to sleep.
Satellite E Series models feature touchscreen displays with 10-finger touch
support. The Satellite E45t features a 14-inch diagonal HD display, while the
Satellite E55t/E55Dt features a 15.6-inch diagonal HD display.
The Satellite E series offers a choice of the latest processors from Intel and
AMD. Models equipped with 4th generation Intel Core processors deliver smart
multi-tasking and visuals, as well as the latest Ultrabook technologies,
including Dragon Assistant voice control technology, Intel Smart Response
technology and Intel Wireless Display. Models equipped with AMD Accelerated
Processing Units feature the quad-core A6 APU, which brings fast performance
along with the graphics horsepower of AMD Radeon. Battery life ratings are
ranging from 7 hours and up, depending on model and processor.
The Satellite E series includes local storage option ranging from 500 GB to 750
GB. Both ultrathins feature all the essential ports, including HDMI, Ethernet,
SD Card slots and two USB 3.0 ports, one with USB Sleep & Charge, and one USB
2.0 port. Configurations also include powerful dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and
stereo speakers with DTS Studio Sound.
The 14-inch Satellite E45t will be available on August 4, 2013, exclusively at
Best Buy stores, BestBuy.com and Toshiba Direct. The 15.6-inch Satellite E
Series will be available in September 2013 at major retailers and e-tailers in
the U.S. and direct from Toshiba at ToshibaDirect.com.
Bae said while the Satellite E series notebooks will range in price from just
under $600 to less than $900. according to Toshiba.