Toshiba – Portege M200 Tablet PC 12.1″ – Information

Toshiba Portege M200

MFR’s Description: Like two computers in one, the Portégé® M200 provides full notebook functionality plus the added benefits of a Tablet PC! Add hand-written notes or diagrams to any document during a presentation or meeting.

The Portégé® M200 Series offers the powerful Intel® Pentium® M processor* (up to 2.0GHz), and NVIDIA® GeForceâ„¢ FX Go5200 graphics* w/32MB DDR memory. Its large 12.1″ SXGA+ display*, digital ink technology, and integrated full-width keyboard provide comfort in PC mode. Tablet users can easily rotate the screen for landscape or portrait orientation with adjustment to different height levels for maximum productivity.

This has been replaced by the Toshiba M400 Tablet PC

Company/Manufacturing Information
Company: Toshiba
Company Website: Toshiba.com
Model Name: Portege M200 Tablet PC
Product Page: ToshibaDirect.com
Type: Notebook/Tablet (Convertible)
Introduced: ?
Cost (MSRP/Street): $1709 base (M200-S218TD)
$1899 base (M200-S838)
CPU/Processor & Chipset
Processor Company: Intel
Processor Model: Pentium M 735, 745, 755 (S218TD)
Pentium M 745 (S838)
Processor Speed: 1.70GHz – 2.00GHz (S218TD)
1.80GHz(S838)
Bus Speed: 400MHz
Cache Size: 2MB
Cache Type: L2
Systemboard Chipset: Intel 855PM
Display and Graphics
Graphics Chipset: nVIDIA GeForce Go 5200
Screen Type: TFT LCD Touchscreen
Screen Size: 12.1″
Widescreen: Yes
Resolution: 1400×1050 (SXGA+)
Video Memory: 32MB
Video Out: RGB
Touchscreen: Yes
Memory
Memory Capacity: 2GB (1GB x 2)
Memory Slots: 2
Memory Type: DDR 333MHz SDRAM
Memory Speed: PC2700
Shared With Video: No
Storage
Hard Drive Interface: IDE (ATA-6) (User Removable)
Hard Drive Capacity: 40GB 5400rpm – 80GB 5400rpm
60GB 7200rpm – 80GB 7200rpm
Hard Drive Physical Size: 2.5″
Optical Drive: External
Battery
Battery Type: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Default Battery Size: 6-cell
Mfr Estimated Runtime: 4.34 hours
Dimensions, and Weight
Weight: 4.4lbs to 4.6lbs
Height: 1.3″ (33.2mm) – 1.5″ (29mm)
Width: 11.6″ (295mm)
Depth: 9.8″ (249mm)
Networking
Wireless: Integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG
S218TD has optional Atheros
Wireless Type: 802.11b/g (Other options available)
Ethernet: Intel 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Modem: 56k V.92
Input
Keyboard: 84 Key US Keyboard
Mouse: Toshiba TouchPad
Tablet: Toshiba Digitizer Tablet Pen
I/O Ports
USB Ports: 2xUSB 2.0
Firewire (IEEE 1394): No
PS/2, Serial, Parallel:
Infrared: Integrated Fast Infrared (4Mbps)
PC Card Slots: 1x Type II PCMCIA R2.01, CardBus PC
Flash Memory Card: Secure Digital (SD)
Bluetooth: Optional Bluetooth 1.1 (S218TD)
Port Replicator: Optional
Other I/O: Port Replicator/Expansion Bus
Audio
Audio Chipset: Analog Devices AD1981B
Audio I/O: Stereo Speakers, Built-in Microphone, External Microphone jack, Headphone Jack
Software
Installed OS: Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC 2005
Drivers: Toshiba Technical Support Center
Included Software: Microsoft® Office OneNote 2003, Microsoft® Works™, Zinio Reader, WinDVD 5 (Intervideo), Adobe Acrobat, Various Trial software (usually 30-day)
Protection and Security
Fingerprint Reader: No
Harddrive Shock Protection: No
Hardware Passwords: User Power-On, Supervisor, Setup
Other: Cable Lock Slot
Models
M200-S218TD 1.70GHz – 2.0GHz Pentium M, 1x256MB Memory DIMM, Optional Bluetooth, Optional Atheros Wireless, Optional Intel Wireless, Optional Harddrives, 40GB – 80GB, 5400rpm – 7200rpm
M200-S838 1.8GHz Pentium M 745, 1x512MB Memory DIMM, 60GB Harddrive Integrated Intel Wireless
Warranty, Misc
Warranty: Varied – see pcsupport.toshiba.com for details.

Articles

Tablet PC Blogs – Consolidating my life with the Toshiba M200 – December 2005 – However, not everything about my Toshiba M200 is perfect. As accurate as the Input Panel is, I sometimes spend as much time correcting handwriting and voice recognition errors as I did entering them. Also, this model does not come with an optical drive, so used a networked DVD drive to load my software. Still, at its size and with its features, it lives up to its name and role as The Consolidator of all my information, and my life—or at least the work part of it.

Reviews – Click on publication links to read full reviews

The Gadgeteer – April 2006 – Being able to draw free-hand when necessary makes using a laptop that much more practical; and not needing to use both paper and electronic notes adds just a teensy bit of sanity back into my life!

What Is New (whatisnew.com) – November 2005 – Article – Using a Toshiba Portege M200 For a Year