Toshiba has announced its two new Satellite series notebook named as Satellite L500 and L550. Toshiba Satellite L500 features 15.6-inch HD Toshiba TruBrite display with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and luminance of 200 cd/m². On the other hand, the Satellite L550 comes with 17.3-inch HD TruBrite display with power saving LED backlit technology by 1,600 x 900 pixels resolution and luminance of 200 cd/m². The Satellite L500 and L550 offer a choice of stylish designs with each machine built based on IMR (In-Mold Rolling) technology.

In addition, both notebook feature rolling slim lines which reside on an elegant ‘Snow Silver’ surface around a choice of silver or black keyboard with numeric keypad. A four-button multimedia bar provides one-touch access to multimedia functions, while the steel gray cover design provides a contemporary finish. Both notebooks offer attractive, well-built chassis at affordable price points, providing excellent choice for consumers looking to purchase large-screen laptops with more modest resources.


Specification of Toshiba Satellite L500 and L550

  • Intel Celeron / Pentium / Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon / Turion processor.
  • Up to 500GB hard drive
  • DVD burner
  • VGA webcam with supporting Toshiba’s Face Recognition software
  • HDMI port
  • Two USB 2.0 ports, 4-in-1 Bridge Media slot
  • Wireless, Bluetooth, Ethernet
  • An additional eSATA/USB combo port

“Both the Satellite L500 and the Satellite L550 prove that quality, design and enhanced features can be accessible to anyone, no matter the budget,” says Thomas Teckentrup, General Manager, Toshiba Computer Systems Division Europe. “Whether the customer is a first-time buyer or someone who is just looking for a device that perfectly meets his or her everyday computing needs – they’ll find what they are looking for in one of these two new laptops.”

The new Toshiba Satellite L500 and Satellite L550 will be available in the third quarter of 2009 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.