Toshiba Portege R200

Toshiba Portege R200

Summary: 12.1″, Intel Pentium M Ultra Low Voltage (ULV), April 2005

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Product Name: Toshiba Portege R200
Official Page: Discontinued
Manufacturer: Toshiba
Announced: April 2005
Available: Discontinued
Price: Discontinued (Originally – Base: $1999 with 3-Year Warranty)
Markets: Worldwide

Models:
R200-S234 : $1,399.10 at Amazon ($700 – 33% off) – Intel Pentium M Processor 753, 512MB Memory, 60GB Hard Drive, Windows XP

Related Laptops:
– Replaced by Toshiba Portege R300
– Toshiba Portege R300 replaced by Toshiba Portege R400

Features:
– Magnesium case
– Hard Drive shock protection

Manufacturer’s Description:
Designed for Professionals

The sleek Toshiba Portégé® R200 is an ultra-thin, ultra-light notebook with all the features you need to stay productive on the go, including high-end security to protect your data.

The Portégé® R200 features a low-voltage mobile processor* optimized for longer battery life, helping you stay productive unplugged for up to 5 hours*. The Portégé® R200 also features numerous Toshiba EasyGuard™ enhancements for better durability, connectivity and security. Stay connected with integrated wireless LAN* and enjoy the security of both a fingerprint reader and a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) embedded security chip.

Specifications:
CPU: Intel Pentium M Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) (1.2GHz, 2MB L2 Cache)
Chipset: Mobile Intel 915GMS Express
Front-side Bus: 400MHz
Memory: DDR2 SDRAM 400MHz PC3200
Memory Capacity: 256MB Embedded/Fixed + 1GB = 1.25GB (1 slot)

Graphics/Display:
Display: 12.1″ TFT LCD
Resolution: 1024×768 XGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900
Graphics Memory: 8 – 128MB (Shared)
Other:

Storage:
Hard Drive: Enhanced-IDE/ATA-6 – 60GB 4200rpm (1.8-inch)
Optical: External, optional
Other: Hard Drive shock protection

Connectivity:
Wireless: Atheros® wireless LAN with SuperG technology 802.11b/g
Modem: 56K V.92
Ethernet: Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth version 2.0 plus Extended Data Range (EDR)
Mobile Broadband:

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: Analog Devices AD1981B Software Sound
Speakers: Built-in speaker, microphone
Audio I/O: Headphone/Line-Out
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card: 1x Type II PCMCIA CardBus
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD)
Other: Toshiba TouchPad, Fast Infrared (IrDA 1.1), Optional – “Slim Port Replicator”

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: Yes
Other: User Power-On, Supervisor passwords, TPM

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows XP Professional
Other Software: Microsoft® Office® OneNote 2003, Microsoft® Works, Other Software (see Product Site for details)
Warranty: 3-Year Warranty, 1-Year on Battery and A/C Adapter (see product site for more details)
Drivers: CSD.Toshiba.com

Battery:
Options: Lithium-Ion, 6-cell 3899mAh
Battery Life: Up to 5 hours

Dimensions:
Width: 11.25″ (286mm)
Depth: 9.01″ (229mm)
Height: 0.30″ – 0.77″ (9.9mm – 19.8mm)
Weight: Under 2.85lbs (1.29kg)

Articles/Reviews:
Pocket-Lint.co.uk – February 2006 – 7 out of 10 It’s slim and light and ideal for getting the job done on the move but with no optical drive it’s more an email client or secondary machine than your main
PC Pro (pcpro.co.uk) – October/November 2005 – 5 out of 6 stars and a “PC Pro Recommended” rating – A great choice for mobile professionals who demand portability above all else, with good security features too.
PC Magazine – April/August 2005 – PCMAG.com Editor’s Choice – 4.5/5 Stars – The Toshiba Portégé R200 not only lightens your load, it gives you what you need to be immensely productive on the road.
CNET Reviews – April, 2005 – 6.7/10.0 – All in all, the Toshiba Portege R200 makes a smart, albeit a bit costly, addition to any mobile employee’s carry-on.