Toshiba Announces Satellite U500-1EX Laptop with Multi-Touch Display



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Toshiba has been a little quiet as of late with giving us some laptops that have truly impressed us… fortunately, today Toshiba UK announced the new Satellite U500-1EX – a portable laptop with a 13.3” multi-touch screen. The Satellite U500-1EX’s will feature multi-touch capabilities. The Satellite U500-1EX utilizes Microsoft’s Touch Pack for Windows 7, enabling users to easily flick through files and folders simply by touching the screen. Other touch controls, such as tap and double-tap, drag, press and hold, and flick and rotate. Pricing will be £649 (US $889) and as of now it looks like it will only be available across the pond.

Product Specifications – Satellite U500-1EX

Intel® Core i3-330 (2.13GHz, 3MB cache, 1066MHz FSB/64 Bit)
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium with Microsoft Touch Pack
4GB RAM DDR3 320GB HDD
13.3″ TFT WXGA TruBrite 1,280 x 800 display
Multi Touch Enabled HD Widescreen
Web Camera with Face Recognition Eco Utility tool with Eco Button
Integrated WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR DVD Super-Multi drive
Intel® HM55 Express Chipset, featuring the Mobile Intel® HD Graphics
Weight: 2.15kg

[Via Toshiba UK Press Release]