The Qosmio X500 will be priced starting at $1300 and go up from there depending on how it’s configured and it will be available on the 26th for you to purchase. You can choose either Core i5 or i7 with other options like Blu-Ray, HDD or SSD and up to 8gigs of ram. It comes with a rather large 18.4” display along with harmon/kardon 5.1 surround sound speakers.
“The Qosmio brand is about bringing the extreme performance gamers and HD content creators crave without the extreme price,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “With the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M GPU, consumers can now take advantage of a sophisticated graphics engine optimized for the newest and most demanding DirectX 11 games. The Qosmio X500 delivers an enthusiast-class package equipped with everything needed to fully enjoy and create high-definition content.”
Additional features include LED backlit keyboard and Blu-ray Disc™ player options, speedy dual-configuration 7200RPM HDD and solid state drive options, DDR3 memory configurations expandable up to 8GB, plus a host of ports, including three USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA/USB Combo port with Sleep and Charge, ExpressCard, IEEE 1394 and a 5-in-1 media card reader.
The laptops also feature Toshiba’s exclusive package of convenience-driven smart applications and features, including Resolution+ DVD upconvert technology, eco Utility™, ReelTime™, Toshiba Media Controller and Bulletin Board.
Pricing and Availability
The Qosmio X500 Series starts at $1,299.99 MSRP and will be available on Sept. 26, 2010 at Amazon.com and direct from Toshiba at ToshibaDirect.com.