Toshiba Portégé M750 Tablet PCs get Centrino 2 boost

Feb 24, 2009
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Toshiba Portégé M750 Tablet PCs get Centrino 2 boost

Toshiba have announced three new Tablet PCs in the company's Portégé line, all based on the M750 model and offering Intel Core 2 Duo processors, LED backlit displays and standard WiFi a/g/n.  The Toshiba Portégé M750-S7211, Portégé M750-S7212 and Portégé M750-S7213 have 2GB of DDR2 memory, 160GB hard-drives (5,400rpm in the case of the S7211, 7,200rpm in the other two versions) and a 12.1-inch XGA display with digital pen input.

The Portégé M750-S7211 has Intel's T6570 2.1GHz processor, gigabit ethernet and a combination eSATA/USB port with Sleep and Charge.  To that, the Portégé M750-S7212 adds a fixed DVD burner, webcam and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, with the Intel P8600 2.4GHz processor.  Finally the Portégé M750-S7213 steps up to the T9400 2.53GHz CPU.

All three models are available to order now, complete with fingerprint readers, three-year warranties and Vista Business.  They're priced at $1,279, $1,699 and $1,799 respectively.

Press Release:

Toshiba Technology Alert: New Portégé Tablet PCs

PRODUCTS: Portégé M750-S7211, Portégé M750-S7212, Portégé M750-S7213
FROM: Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Digital Products Division
DATE: February 24, 2009

DESCRIPTION: Toshiba expands its Portégé M750 line to deliver a full performance Tablet PC solution for the back-to-school buying season. The newest additions include the Portégé M750-S7211, Portégé M750-S7212 and Portégé M750-S7213 which offer users more options suited for their required use and budget needs. For the user who requires additional warranty coverage, the same configurations will also be available in a four-year limited warranty model. Featuring EasyGuard® Technology with PC Health Monitor, the Portégé M750 series can help protect your laptop from theft, spills and jolts as well as continuously check the performance and functionality of a systems’s critical hardware components and alert users when the system is in need of a tune up. Based on Intel® Core™ microarchitecture, the Intel® Core™2 Duo processor family is designed to provide powerful energy-efficient performance so you can do more at once without slowing down.

"Administrators, teachers and students can feel confident with their computer purchase as Toshiba delivers the Portégé M750 with full performance processors, upmost security, functional features and generous warranty coverage," said Carl Pinto, vice president of Product Development & Marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "Additionally, the Portégé M750 series is among the greenest available with its EnergyStar 4.0 and RoHS Compliance and its Gold EPEAT rating."

Additional options for these Tablet PCs include a variety of accessories such as an Express Port Replicator, Enhanced Protection Case, Tablet Pen and tether, power adapters, larger capacity batteries and chargers. Additional information regarding these models can be found on http://explore.toshiba.com/laptops/portege/M750.

Portégé M750-S7211 (Price $1,279)1

Genuine Window Vista® Business SP1
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T6570 (2.1GHz)
2GB DDR2 SDRAM memory3
160GB 5400rpm SATA hard disc drive4
12.1-inch LED Backlit LCD WXGA Display supporting Digital Pen
Gigabit Ethernet
Intel® WiFi® Link 5100AGN5 (802.11a/g/n)6
eSATA/USB Combo port with Sleep and Charge7
Bridge Media Adapter
Fingerprint reader
Toshiba Standard Three-Year International Limited Warranty8
EasyGuard® Technology (including PC Health Monitor)9

Portégé M750-S7212 (Price $1,699)1

Genuine Window Vista® Business SP1
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8600 (2.4GHz)2
2GB DDR2 SDRAM memory3
160GB 5400rpm SATA hard disc drive4
Fixed Optical Disk Drive, DVD-SuperMulti dual layer drive
12.1-inch LED Backlit LCD WXGA Display supporting Digital Pen and Touch
Gigabit Ethernet
Intel® WiFi® Link 5100AGN5 (802.11a/g/n)6
eSATA/USB Combo port with Sleep and Charge7
Built-in Webcam
Bluetooth® v2.1 + EDR
Bridge Media Adapter
Fingerprint reader
Toshiba Standard Three-Year International Limited Warranty8
EasyGuard® Technology (including PC Health Monitor)9

Portégé M750-S7213 (Price $1,799)1

Genuine Window Vista® Business SP1
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T9400 (2.53GHz)2
2GB DDR2 SDRAM memory3
160GB 7200rpm SATA hard disc drive4
Fixed Optical Disk Drive, DVD-SuperMulti dual layer drive
12.1-inch LED Backlit LCD WXGA Display supporting Digital Pen and Touch
Gigabit Ethernet
Intel® WiFi® Link 5100AGN5 (802.11a/g/n)6
eSATA/USB Combo port with Sleep and Charge7
Built-in Webcam
Bluetooth® v2.1 + EDR
Bridge Media Adapter
Fingerprint reader
Toshiba Standard Three-Year International Limited Warranty8
EasyGuard® Technology (including PC Health Monitor)9

AVAILABILITY: Available February 24, 2009 through select Toshiba Preferred Partner Program resellers, e-tailers and directly at www.toshibadirect.com.


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