Toshiba has a few new Satellite laptops landing in Europe. The A500 features a 16-inch, 16:9 format display (1366 x 768), a TV-tuner for analog and digital DVB-T programming, Harman Kardon speakers and HDMI ports with REGZA LINK technology. Inside it packs an Intel Core 2 Duo, 8GB memory, ATI Mobility Radeon HD GPU (up to 1GB DDR3 VRAM), and either a 500GB HDD or 64GB SSD.
For those looking for an ultra-portable, the U500 is a 13.3-inch (16:10 format, 1280 x 800) ultraportable that weighs under 4.5 pounds. Under the hood you’ll find an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 8 GB memory, a hard disk capacity of up to 500GB, and an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 GPU. It’s available in Brown Luxe, with chrome or silver accents. Battery life is over 3.5 hours.
Both feature a DVD Super Multi drive, wide format HD webcam, multi-touch trackpad, WLAN, Bluetooth 2.1, and 5-in-1 media card slot. Both will be available in Europe this July for €699 or $975.