Toshiba Portege R500 – Thinnest Notebook with Integrated Optical Drive

Toshiba Portege R500

Toshiba announced the Portege R500 Series ultraportable notebook computer, which is the thinnest notebook to have integrated optical drive. The notebook packs the world’s first 7mm optical drive, the first widescreen 12.1-inch indoor/outdoor LED-backlit display. It also has the world’s longest battery life in ultraportable form factor.

Toshiba Portege R500

The Toshiba Portege R500 is powered by Intel Core 2 Duo  U7600 processor, up to 2GB of RAM and integrated Intel GMA 950 graphics. There is a 120GB hard drive for storage. Its 12.1-inch display has 1280×800 resolution and LED-backlit. You can find Bluetooth 2.0 and WiFi 802.11a/g/n connectivity.

Toshiba R500 series measures 0.77-inches thick and 2.4pounds.

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