Toshiba Portege R500-S5007V: 12.1″ Notebook PC with 128GB SSD

Toshiba Portege R500-S5007V Specifications
Display: 12.1″ Transflective TFT LCD with LED Backlight
Pixel Format: 1280 x 800
GPU: Intel GMA950
CPU: 1.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo U7700, 2MB L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB
RAM: 2GB DDR2
Storage: 128GB SATA SSD
Optical: 7mm 8x SuperMulti (+/-R Single Layer) DVD Writer
Connectivity: WiFi (802.11a/b/g/n), Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
OS: Windows Vista Business (32-bit) with downgrade media for Windows XP Pro
Other: EPEAT Gold, Energy Star 4.0
Battery: 8 hours
Dimension: 0.77″ thick
Weight: 2.4lbs
Price: $2999

Toshiba Portege R500-S5007V 12.1

On June 17, 2008, Toshiba launched its R500-S5007V notebook PC with a 128GB solid state drive (SSD). The R500 is just 0.77″ thick and weighs 2.4lbs, quite a bit lighter than Apple’s MacBook Air. The R500 also packs an optical drive.

Toshiba Portege R500-S5007V 12.1

The R500 has a smaller 12.1″ transflective TFT LCD while the MacBook Air has a slightly larger 13.3″. The R500 sports a pixel format of 1280 x 800 and the LCD has a LED backlight, good for extending battery life. The R500 has a remarkable battery life of 8 hours! The R500 has received an EPEAT Gold rating and is Energy Star 4.0 compliant.

Source: Toshiba via Engadget

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