Toshiba Serves up Elite Mobile Performance with Qosmio X770 and Qosmio X770 3D Series Laptops

Enthusiast-class Laptops Equipped With All-new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M Graphics Deliver Maximum Performance and Features for Gaming, Media Creation and More

IRVINE, Calif.--()--Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced U.S. retail pricing and availability for the Qosmio® X770 and Qosmio X770 3D series of high-performance laptops. Most ideal for demanding visual tasks like gaming and media creation, these laptops feature a high-performance blend of processor technologies from Intel® and NVIDIA®, while delivering ultra-fast components, entertainment-focused features and 3D technology for consumers looking for maximum mobile performance. Starting at $1,199 MSRP1, the Qosmio X770 and Qosmio X770 3D Series are available at participating retailers later this month.

“Qosmio represents Toshiba’s ability to make cutting-edge mobile computing technologies more accessible to the mass market,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division. “With the Qosmio X770 and Qosmio X770 3D laptops, gamers, content creators and multimedia enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the latest HD content with amazing audio, even in vivid stereoscopic 3D.”

Qosmio X770 – Serious Power for Serious Gaming and HD Media

Qosmio X770 laptops are equipped with powerful processors, ultra-fast components and latest-generation technologies to meet the needs of consumers demanding more performance from their portable PC. One of the first laptops to feature the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 560M graphics processor2 with 1.5GB of discrete graphics memory3 plus battery-saving Optimus™ technology, the Qosmio X770 is able to handle demanding DirectX® 11 games with ease while delivering plenty of performance for media creation apps. Offering a choice of 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7 processors4, configurations are available with up to 8GB RAM3, plenty of ports, including a USB 3.0 port5, plus hard drive storage options scaling up to 1 terabyte6.

Featuring a 17.3-inch diagonal HD+ TruBrite® LED backlit display7, the Qosmio X770 features built-in premium harman/kardon® speakers and subwoofer tuned with sound enhancement technologies from Dolby® and MaxxAudio 3 by Waves Audio. Dressed in a premium Fusion® X2 finish and a raised-tile keyboard enhanced with red LED backlighting, the Qosmio X770 delivers distinctive and durable styling that is sure to turn heads. The laptop features a full range of Toshiba “Smart” features, including USB Sleep & Charge8 and Toshiba Sleep & Music, enhancing the laptop’s capabilities to power up smartphones and sound to MP3 players while powered down. Additional configuration options include a Blu-ray Disc™ player9 and Bluetooth v3.0.

Qosmio X770 3D - Gaming in the Third Dimension

The Qosmio X770 3D, featuring NVIDIA 3D Vision™ technology10, offers full stereoscopic 3D entertainment for gaming, movies, photos and more. Featuring a 17.3-inch diagonal 120Hz 3D-ready, 1080p HD TruBrite LED backlit display7, this laptop includes a pair of wireless active shutter glasses for out-of-the-box 3D enjoyment, plus essential components for Blu-ray 3D playback, 2D-to-3D movie conversion, plus output to a 3DTV, the Qosmio X770 3D delivers a full suite of 3D enjoyment.

Offering the same high-end processors, components and styling featured in the Qosmio X770, the Qosmio X770 3D maxes out the platform even further with a 1.25 terabyte hard drive6 with Hybrid Drive technology, plus a Blu-ray Disc™ Rewriteable drive9. The Qosmio X775 3D carries as MSRP of $1,899.99 MSRP1.

Pricing and Availability

The Qosmio X770 Series starts at $1,199.99 MSRP1 and will be available later this month at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba at ToshibaDirect.com.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, Storage Device Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for automotive, computer and consumer electronics applications; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation.

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.

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1 Price. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means “Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price.”
2 Graphics. GPU performance may vary. See Graphics Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
3 Memory. Memory size may vary. See Memory Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
4 Processor. CPU performance may vary. See Processor Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
5 USB 3.0. 5Gbps is the maximum theoretical interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration and other factors.
6 Hard Disk Drive Capacity. Hard drive capacity may vary. 1 Gigabyte (GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. See Hard Disk Drive Capacity Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
7 Display. Any small bright dots that may appear on your display are an intrinsic characteristic of the thin film transistors manufacturing technology. See Display Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
8 The “USB Sleep & Charge function” may not work with certain external devices even if they are compliant with the USB specification. In those cases, turn the power of the computer ON to charge the device.
9 Blu-ray Disc™ Player Technology. Compatibility and/or performance issues are possible. See Blu-Ray Disc Player Technology Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
10 NVIDIA® 3D Vision™. Some individuals may experience health-related complications when exposed to certain 3D images. Parents should monitor and/or supervise their children's use of 3D Vision. If you or your child should experience any problem, immediately stop using 3D Vision and consult a physician. Carefully read safety instructions included with the NVIDIA 3D Vision kit and take the “User Vision Test” in the setup wizard before you or your child use 3D Vision. If you see excessive flicker in your peripheral vision, change the refresh rate of your display.

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Release Summary

Toshiba announced U.S. pricing and availability for the Qosmi® X770 and Qosmio X770 3D series of high-performance laptops, which start at $1,199.99 MSRP.

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