Toshiba announces the release of the NB500 and NB520 netbook computers in the NB500 series of portable computer laptops, with the premium Toshiba NB520 model featuring the new Intel dual core Atom N550 processor and Harmon/Kardon speakers built in.
The entry-level Toshiba NB500 offers an Intel Atom N455 CPU, has a 10.1 inch display with a screen resolution of 1,024×600 typical of most netbooks. The NB500 is said to provide up to 8 hours of battery life on a single charge and the Toshiba NB500 netbook is available to buy in a choice of colour styles:
Toshiba NB500 Colour & Style Options
- Resin Black
Toshiba NB520 Netbook
The premium NB520 model in the new NB500 family line of netbooks by Toshiba is being marketed as the netbook for music lovers, featuring high quality Harmon/Kardon speakers built in and support for Dolby Advanced Audio technology to enhance the sound even further.
The Toshiba NB520 netbook comes loaded with Windows 7 Starter Edition, 1GB of RAM, and a 250GB hard drive for storing all your media files. The NB520 also boasts an impressively long battery life of up to 10 hours.
Toshiba NB500 & NB520 Features
Both Toshiba Netbook models include the following features:
- 10.1-inch LED backlit screens
- Intel Atom Processors (Dual Core on the NB520)
- Built in Web Cameras with Microphones
- 3 USB 2.0 ports,
- 2-in-1 Card Reader
- Relatively lightweight 1.32kgs approx
The Toshiba NB500 & NB520 release date is expected to be sometime early January 2011.