Toshiba intends to further their agenda Stateside with the DX1215 all-in-one PC, where it will share some very visible characteristics with Toshiba’s range of large screen TVs and it will will function as a media hub, sporting a 21.5-inch display at 1080p resolution with touchscreen goodness thrown into the mix. This all-in-one is cheaper too than the 21.5 inch iMac, both have the same Intel Sandy Bridge architecture, but the Toshiba DX1215 all in one can be fitted with Core i5 and i7 and starts at only $930, while the cheapest iMac starts at $1199. The system ships with a wireless mouse and keyboard, will be hitting Best Buy’s stores and website exclusively on July 3rd…………
Toshiba‘s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. introduced the DX1215, the company’s first All-in-One PC for the U.S. market. The DX1215 is an all-purpose entertainment hub offering superior audio with performance and technologies for HD entertainment and multitasking. “Toshiba combined its experience with computing platforms and visual products to create an All-in-One that truly complements the living situations of our customers with a PC that offers high performance, premium features and unique styling,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division. “We’ve designed the DX1215 to serve as the optimal entertainment hub for families, college students and those who consume a large amount of digital entertainment in their homes and want the finest audio experience.” The DX1215 features a vivid 21.5-inch diagonal touchscreen display that supports full 1080p HD content and sits on a modern aluminum pedestal stand that can be easily angled for the best viewing and touch experience. The space-saving and stylish All-in-One PC also boasts a premium black glossy finish, making it fit well into any room, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom or dorm room.
The DX1215 can easily serve as a home media hub with generous storage for photos and videos and easy connectivity options. Via the HDMI In port, users can also connect to a gaming console and enjoy the latest games on the PC’s bright and responsive display. The DX1215 also includes a premium audio system with Onkyo stereo speakers professionally tuned by experts at Waves and feature Waves MaxxAudio processors that provide users with unparalleled performance, delivering sound that is louder, clearer, fuller and more intelligible. “We are honored to work with Toshiba to tune the audio system in its first All-in-One desktop for the U.S. market to create an impressive audio experience,” said Tomer Elbaz, general manager of Waves Semiconductor and Licensing Division. “Whether listening to music, watching a movie, playing a game or talking on Skype, users expect superior performance and advanced features. The new Toshiba DX1215, powered by Waves MaxxAudio processors, takes All-in-One PC sound to the next level.”
All the tools needed for managing one’s digital content, the performance necessary for creating movies and music, as well as the software to keep one organized throughout the day can be found in the DX1215. The All-in-One comes equipped with a 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor and a 1TB 7200 RPM hard drive. The DX1215 also includes two USB 3.0 ports with USB Sleep & Charge, four USB 2.0 ports, a built-in DVD SuperMulti Drive and unique Toshiba technologies, including Sleep & Music, which enables users to take advantage of the speakers even if the PC is off and Resolution+ video upconversion technology that breathes new life into standard-def video and DVDs by seamlessly adjusting color, brightness and contrast in real time to give video a more high-def look and feel. The PC will also be available in a configuration with a TV tuner. The Toshiba DX1215 includes a pre-paired Bluetooth wireless keyboard with 10-keypad and media buttons and wireless mouse both in glossy black, allowing users to get up and running right out of the box. The Toshiba DX1215 will be available exclusively at Best Buy stores nationwide and at BestBuy.com, starting at $929.99 MSRP on July 3, 2011.