Toshiba Upgrading Its Satellite U And M Laptops With Haswell Processor

Finally, Toshiba is refreshing its Satellite U and M laptops with Intel’s fourth-generation Haswell processor. Both laptops come with 15.6-inch HD display and users can access up to 7 hours on battery life. In addition, the new upgraded version includes touchscreen capabilities.


The Toshiba Satellite U50t Ultrabook is powered by a 4th generation Intel Core processors paired with Intel HD Graphics 4400 and a huge 1TB HDD. The display features ten-point touchscreen display without any option for a non-touch display, and measures at 377.5 x 249.5 x 21.3mm and weighs in at 2.3kg.

On the other-side, the Toshiba Satellite M series comes in three configurations: M50, M50D, and M50Dt. There is options for 4th generation Intel Core processors or the newest AMD APU processors, paired with Intel, NVIDIA, or AMD graphics. That’s Intel HD Graphics 4400, NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M with 2GB VRAM graphics, or AMD Radeon HD graphics for AMD models only. And all these models have optional storage of up to a 1TB. The Toshiba Satellite M series comes with touchscreen optionally, weighted at 2.1kg at least.

The connectivity features two USB 3.0 port: one of them working with Sleep-and-Charge and the other is USB 2.0 port. There is HDMI 1.4 with 3D TV support, and full-sized SD card slot, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) as well as Gigabit LAN, Bluetooth 4.0 technology, Intel Wireless Display technology and Miracast support for standardization in display mirroring. Both laptops come with DTS Studio Sound audio enhancements across their speaker systems for loud, powerful music and media as well.

All the laptops are expected to be available during the third quarter of 2013. The price for these laptops have not been mentioned yet.

Source: Toshiba

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