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Product Name: Toshiba Portege A605
Official Website: Toshiba Direct

Summary:
– 12.1″ Display, Intel Ultra Low Voltage CPU (ULV), October 2008
– Search SL’s archives for A605 news
Markets: Budget/Consumer
Regions: Possibly US (A600 maybe elsewhere)
– This Page Updated: October 23, 2008

Amazon (US)
A605-P200 – Intel SU9400, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Vista Home Premium
A605-P201 – Intel SU9400, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Vista Ultimate

Notes:
– Has “USB Sleep and Charge ports” – Allow you to charge USB devices, even when the laptop is turned off.
– ENERGY STAR 4.0 compliant.
– Toshiba EasyGuard Technology – laptop protection
– Spill-resistant keyboard
– 3GB RAM built-into motherboard
– DVD Writer has “Labelflash” capabilities
– eSATA / USB combo port
– Built-in webcam
– Slim Port Replicator II available

Related Stories:
October 23, 2008: Toshiba Portege A605 launches

History:
Status: In production
Announced: October 21, 2008
Available: October 22, 2008 (US)
Price: Oct 23, 2008 – A605-P200 (MSRP $1,399.99 USD), A605-201 (MSRP $1,499.99 USD)

Related Laptops:
– Based on Toshiba Portege A600 and Portege R500
– Announced a few weeks after the Toshiba Portege R600

Models:
A605-200: US, Intel SU9400, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Vista Home Premium
A605-201: US, Intel SU9400, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Vista Ultimate

CPU/Platform/Memory:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage SU9300 (1.2GHz, 3MB L2), SU9400 (1.4GHz, 3MB L2)
Chipset: Mobile Intel GS45 Express Chipset
Front-side Bus: 800MHz
Memory: DDR2 800MHz PC6400
Memory Capacity: 3GB – 5GB (3GB Onboard, one DIMM slot for additional 2GB)

Graphics/Display:
Display: 12.1″ LED-Backlit Display
Resolution: WXGA 1280×800
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Mobile Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 4500MHD
Graphics Memory: 128MB-1340MB Shared
Video Out: 1x VGA Out
Other: Some models have transreflective Indoor/Outdoor Display

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: 2.5″ Serial ATA (SATA) HDD
Hard Drive Capacity: 5400rpm: 160GB, 250GB
Optical: DVD SuperMulti with LabelFlash
eSATA Port:
Other: HDD Shock / drop protection

Connectivity/Networking:
Wireless: Intel® Wi-Fi Link 802.11n 5100AGN a/g/n
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Maybe optional)
Mobile Broadband:
Modem: No
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit (Intel 82567V)

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 1x microphone, 2x stereo speakers
Audio I/O: Microphone/Line-In, Headphone/Line-Out
USB: 2x USB 2.0, 1x eSATA/USB 2.0 combo
Firewire:
PC Card/ExpressCard: 1x ExpressCard/34 / ExpressCard/54
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD)
Keyboard/Mouse: 85-key keyboard, TouchPad
Other: Webcam, eSATA / USB combo port

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: Fingerprint reader
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 32-bit
Other Software:
Drivers:
Warranty: One-year limited warranty (other options maybe available)

Battery:
Type: Lithium Ion
Options: 5800mAh
Battery Life: Mfr: Up to 6.9 hours

Dimensions:
Width: 11.3 inches / 287 mm
Depth: 8.8 inches / 223.5 mm
Height: 1.18 inches / 29.97 mm
Weight: 3.22 pounds / 1.46 kg