Toshiba Portege M700

Toshiba Portege M700
Summary: Convertible Tablet PC/Notebook, 12.1-inch, 2008, Intel Core 2 Duo
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Last Updated: May 7, 2008

Product Name: Toshiba Portege M700 (Portégé)
Official Page:
Manufacturer: Toshiba
Announced: December 2007
Available: January 2008
Status: Currently Available (Jan 2008)
Price: From $1449
Markets: Retail, Professionals

Portégé M700 Tablet PC
Port̩g̩ M700-S7001X (PPM70U-01W01J)$1689 at Amazon РWindows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005, Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 (2.2GHz, 4MB L2), 1GB Memory, 160GB Hard Drive
Port̩g̩ M700-S7002 (PPM70U-01V01H)$1795 at Amazon РWindows Vista Business (32bit), Core 2 Duo T7500 (2.2GHz, 4MB L2), 2GB Memory, 160GB Hard Drive
Portege M700-S7008 (PPM70U-01R01D) – Windows Vista Business (32bit), Several CPU Options, 1GB Memory, touch or non-touch display, Several drive options
Portege M700-S7008X (PPM70U-03S02E) – Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005, Several CPU Options, 1GB Memory, touch or non-touch display,

Related Laptops:
– Replaces Toshiba Portege M400
– Does not appear to be closely related to – Toshiba Portege M800

– Toshiba Ultra SlimBay is modular (can add a second hard drive)
– HDD, Chassis, and LCD Shock Absorber, 3D Accelerometer
– Spill-resistant Keyboard
– Magnesium Alloy casework
– Shares some accessories with Toshiba Portege M400
The latchless display lid (with a unique hinge and guide-peg mechanism) simplifies converting the M700 to a Tablet PC by easily snapping and locking the display in place.

Manufacturer’s Description:
When the rules change, you can too with the performance and versatility of the Portégé® M700 Tablet PC with a 12.1-inch diagonal widescreen LED Backlit Display* with digital pen support, optional touch capability and anti-glare display for indoor/outdoor viewing. The Portégé® M700 offers a smooth transition from notebook to Tablet PC with powerful Intel® Centrino® Pro processor technology* support for wireless* 802.11a/g/n*, and Gigabit Ethernet, making it a highly mobile standard for productivity. Comprehensive 3rd Generation EasyGuard® technology* helps provide proven durability, reliability and security. Cultivate your talent with the integrated DVD SuperMulti drive, Webcam, and Toshiba accessories that expand your reach and extend your drive for success beyond the desk and walls.

Toshiba Portege M700

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T7250 (2GHz, 2MB L2), T7500 (2.2GHz, 4MB L2), T7700 (2.4GHz, 4MB L2), T7800 (2.6GHz, 4MB L2)
Chipset: Mobile Intel® GM965 Express Chipset
Front-side Bus: 800Mhz
Memory: DDR2 PC2-4200 or PC2-5300
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 4GB (2 slots)

Display: 12.1″ Backlit Display
Resolution: 1280×800
Touchscreen: Yes (pen or optional touchscreen)
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Mobile Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
Graphics Memory: 8MB – 251MB
Other: VGA/Analog Out

Hard Drive: 5400rpm: 80GB, 120GB, 160GB, 7200rpm: 120GB, Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical: DVD SuperMulti drive
Other: Toshiba Ultra SlimBay is modular (can add a second hard drive), HDD Shock Absorber

Wireless: 802.11a/g/n (Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (802.11a/g/n))
Modem: Yes
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (Intel® Pro 82566MM 10/100/1000 Ethernet)
Bluetooth: Optional Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset:
Speakers/Microphone: Built-in microphone, stereo speakers
Audio I/O: Microphone in, Headphone out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: i.LINK IEEE-1394
PC Card: 1x PCMCIA Type I/II
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD), miniSD, Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, MultiMedia Card (MMC), xD Pciture Card, SDIO
Other: 1.3MP Webcam, Toshiba Express Port Replicator, TouchPad

Biometric/Fingerprint: Fingerprint reader available
Other: Integrated EasyGuard® Technology (see website for details), AuthenTec EntréPad® TrueSuite®, – Infineon TPM Software Professional Package, – Trusted Platform Module v1.2

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
Other Software:
Warranty: 1-3 year standard limited warranty (see site for details)

Options: 6-cell 4700mAh Lithium Ion
Battery Life: 4 hours, 43 minutes (Measured by MobileMark by Toshiba)

Width: 12 inches
Depth: 9.41 inches
Height: 1.47 – 1.55 inches
Weight: Starts at 4.6 pounds

Reviews and Articles:
PC Magazine – Review, April 11, 2008
Trusted Reviews – March 17, 2008
Tablet PC Review – February 2008
GottaBeMobile – Unboxing/Video – January 26, 2008
GottaBeMobile User Review – January 26, 2008