Toshiba Satellite Pro U400 / U405

Toshiba Satellite U400 U405

Summary: 13.3″, Intel Core 2 Duo, April 2008

Last Updated: July 6, 2008

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Product Name: Toshiba Satellite Pro U400 / U405
Official Page:…
Manufacturer: Toshiba
Announced: Leaked March 4, 2008, Announced April 1, 2008
Available: April 1, 2008
Status: Available, Shipping
Price: Starting at $949.99 (USD)
Markets: Worldwide, Consumer

Differences between Toshiba U400 and U405
– CPU Options
– Some U405 models comes with Microsoft Office Trial software
– U400 starts with lower specifications (CPU, memory, hard drive space)

Models (North America):
U405-S2856 : Available at Windows Vista Home Premium, Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (2.26GHz), 3GB RAM, 320GB HDD
U400-ST5404 : Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo T2390 (1.86GHz), 1GB Memory, 120GB HDD
U405-S2820 (PSU40U-00W013) Amazon – $877 : Windows Vista Home Premium, Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 (1.83GHz), 2GB Memory, 250GB Hard Drive
U405-S2830 Amazon – $1099.99 : Windows Vista Home Premium, Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 (2.1GHz), 3GB Memory, 250GB Hard Drive
U405-S2820 (Available at Amazon – $878) = Windows Vista Premium, Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 (1.83GHz), 2GB RAM, 250GB Hard Drive
U405-S2826 (Available at Amazon – $1,150) = Windows Vista Business, Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 (1.83GHz), 2GB RAM, 250GB Hard Drive
U405-S2830 (Available at Amazon – $1,150) = Windows Vista Premium, Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 (2.1GHz), 3GB RAM, 250GB Hard Drive
U405-S2833 (PSU40U-015013)= Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 (2.1GHz)
U405-S2854 (Available at Amazon – $938) = Windows Vista Premium, Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 (2GHz), 3GB RAM, 320GB Hard Drive
U400-S1001X Amazon : Windows XP Pro, 1GB Memory, 160GB Hard Drive, Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 (2.1GHz)

– Makes use of white LEDs within some keys
– Glossy keyboard
– Sound volume control dial
– CD/DVD Control buttons
– Built-in Webcam

Updates over previous models:
– New “Fusion” finish with Horizon pattern
– Upgraded Processors, Platform

Manufacturer’s Description:
Ideally-sized for supreme portability

With our new, well-appointed Satellite® U400 Series, slight in stature doesn’t mean short on features.

Starting with a 13.3-inch screen, this compact hero balances working room with carrying comfort, so you can get to all those spreadsheet columns without getting in anyone’s way. Powerful Intel® Core 2 Duo Processors (select models), big hard drives and lots of storage give you more muscle when working on planes or in coffee shops. A built-in Webcam and microphone add a new dimension to videoconferencing. And an optical drive lets you share work and do back-ups quickly and easily. Topped by a brilliant new Fusion finish, and weighing less than five pounds, these laptops are ready to help you move ahead.

CPU: Intel Penryn Core 2 Duo 45nm T8100 (2.1GHz), Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 (1.83GHz, 2MB L2), T5750 (2GHz), T2390 (1.86GHz (1MB L2),
Chipset: Intel Mobile Express 965 (GM965 Express)
Front-side Bus: 667MHz
Memory: PC2-5300 MHZ DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Capacity: 2GB – 4GB (2 slots)

Display: 13.3″ TruBrite TFT LCD
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
Graphics Memory: 128MB – 358MB Shared
Other: VGA Out

Hard Drive Type: Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: 5400rpm: 120GB, 250GB, 320GB
Optical: Internal DVD SuperMulti Dual-Layer drive

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Modem: Yes
Ethernet: 10/100
Bluetooth: Not on currently shipping model
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Stereo speakers, microphone
Audio I/O: Microphone in / Headphone out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x i.LINK IEEE-1394
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard (ExpressCard/34 or ExpressCard/54)
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 5-in-1 Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), MultiMedia Card (MMC), xD
Keyboard/Mouse: 85-key keyboard, TouchPad

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

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (32-bit)
Other Software: Microsoft® Works Version 9.0, ULEAD DVD MovieFactory® 5 for Toshiba, TOSHIBA ConfigFree®
Warranty: 1 year standard limited warranty (can be upgraded)

Battery Life:

Width: 12.4 inches / mm
Depth: 9.02 inches / mm
Height: 1.08 – 1.38 inches / mm
Weight: Start at 4.85 pounds / kg

Reviews and Articles:
Slash Gear – June 27, 2008 – Hands On – April 21, 2008 – Review
LAPTOP Magazine – April 17, 2008 – Review (Italian) – March 4, 2008 – Leaked