July 20052/Tecra A3 Notebook & AV Notebook PC segmentation: usage pattern / performance price Qosmio G20 Qosmio F20 Qosmio G10 Satellite M60 price Portégé M200 Tecra M4 price Libretto U100 Portégé R200 Portégé M300 price Satellite M50Tecra A5 Tecra M3 Tecra A4 Satellite L10Satellite Pro L10 Satellite M40X price Tecra S2 Tecra A3 Performance Mobile Entertainment Centre Ultra-mobile Mobile Tablet PC Desktop replacement 1.click to see picture 2.click to hide picture
July 20053/Tecra A3 Positioning The intelligent choice for Tecra A3: business computing.
July 20054/Tecra A3 Equipped with the Toshiba EasyGuard Advanced package for carefree mobile computing. Toshiba EasyGuard is the better way to enhanced data security, advanced system protection and easy connectivity Benefit from reduced costs for evaluating, deploying and training users on new models with consistent ‘software image’, long lifecycles, backwards compatible common docking solution and options Delivers exceptional mobile performance in a thin and light design thanks to the latest Intel ® Centrino™ Mobile Technolog including Intel ® Pentium ® M processors and Mobile Intel ® 915 Express chipset family. Provides business value with a 15.0” TFT display and effective professional video support for screen presentations with one-touch presentation button, RGB and TV-out (S-Video) ports Experience the rewards of seamless connectivity with everything onboard including Wireless LAN 802.11b/g, Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth™ (on selected models) i.LINK ® port, 3 USB ports, Fast InfraRed and 6-in-1 Bridge Media support Why choose the Tecra A3? 1 2 3 4 5
July 20055/Tecra A3 New and exclusive: Toshiba EasyGuard Toshiba EasyGuard is the better way to enhanced data security, advanced system protection and easy connectivity. This next-generation computing experience incorporates technologies enabling optimal connectivity and security, Toshiba anti-accident innovations and advanced software utilities for carefree mobile computing.
July 20056/Tecra A3 Three core elements for carefree mobile computing In addressing the need for enhanced data security, advanced system protection and easy connectivity. Toshiba EasyGuard features can be divided into its three core elements: Secure Features that deliver enhanced system and data security Protect & Fix Protective design features and diagnostics utilities for maximum uptime Connect Features and software utility that ensures easy and reliable wired and wireless connectivity BenefitsElements Product shown: Portégé M300
July 20057/Tecra A3 Toshiba Assist button to access PC diagnostics, expansion/connectivity utilities and added productivity features instantly. Enter the world of carefree mobile computing with Toshiba EasyGuard. Simply press the button
July 20058/Tecra A3 Toshiba EasyGuard features and benefits: Tecra A3 Benefit Feature 2 1 3 4 Execute Disable Bit (XD-Bit) Industry standard that prevents buffer overflow virus attacks. Antivirus SoftwarePreinstalled 90-day free OEM version of Symantec’s Norton Internet Security 2005 provides up to date protection from viruses, hackers and privacy threats. At end of the period, Toshiba recommends to extend this service for security updates at a discounted rate. Customers not wishing to extend this service continue to have protection from existing threats but without security updates. Data BackupBackup your data to protect it against accidental loss and store your backup copies on external hard disk drive, CDs, DVDs, or some other storage format. Easy Fix ComponentsEasy to access and exchange of components, such as memory, HDD, modem, Wireless LAN and Bluetooth™ modules can save maintenance cost and minimise system downtime. Durable DesignRobust system design for improved product quality, reliability and durability. PC DiagnosticsSpecially developed Toshiba software that provides one-touch system support and services to save maintenance cost and minimise system downtime. Kensington LockIndustry standard external locking device that helps to prevent notebook theft. Toshiba ConfigFree™Software developed by Toshiba that allows users to quickly and easily set up a network connection, troubleshoot any connectivity problems, and capture a complete set of location settings for easy, one-button future use. Toshiba SummitSoftware developed by Toshiba for net meeting productivity and easy wireless file sharing. Diversity AntennaToshiba innovation (2 Wi-Fi™ antenna and 1 Bluetooth™ antenna in LCD display) that provides better Wi-Fi™ signal reception for optimal wireless connectivity. Wireless LAN SwitchSliding switch for easy and secure activation / deactivitation of integrated Wireless LAN or Bluetooth™ modules 5 6
July 20059/Tecra A3 ConfigFree™ Connectivity Doctor Analyze your network connection and assist in fixing the problem. Enables an easy and automatic switch between network configurations. Profile Settings Get connect with the members nearby. Members icon will show around the table, and document can be shared by dragging the file on the center. ConfigFree™ Summit Displays nearby active WiFi access point and Bluetooth in radar GUI. Draw a line to connect to devices. Wireless radar 1 2 3 4 What isConfigFree™? Makes it easy for non-technical users to connect wired and wireless networks and Bluetooth™ devices and share files amongst locally connected users.
July 200510/Tecra A3 Durable Design What is Durable Design? Toshiba’s R&D, manufacturing and service activities are geared to maintaining the highest quality standards. Our principal design criteria for new products are maximum product quality, reliability and durability. What has been tested? Electronic shock test Keyboard endurance and pressure test HDD shock and vibration test System vibration test Hinge open/close endurance test Display open/shut durability test Drop test Pin-point pressure test What is the benefit? The durable but stylish design delivers reliability even for heavy duty use while on the move.
July 200511/Tecra A3 Execute Disable Bit (XD-Bit) What is the XD-Bit? Execute Disable Bit is a system feature that, if present and enabled, allows the notebook’s processor to distinguish between bits of code that should be executed and the ones that cannot be, as they pose a threat to the system. What is the benefit? Prevention of buffer overflow virus attacks by enabling the system processor to distinguish between code that can and cannot be executed.
July 200512/Tecra A3 Toshiba summit Summary of features and benefits Quickly send files to other computers and devices in the local area Create a virtual meeting room, inviting all the local computers you want to have access to your file Simply drag and drop files into the middle of the “room” or send it directly to one of the participant only Provides a “quick share” feature by drag and drop a file onto the “wireless radar” icon What is the Toshiba summit? Toshiba Summit software to increase productivity, featuring efficient wireless conferencing functionality – including file sharing and chat.
July 200513/Tecra A3 Diversity Antenna What is the Diversity Antenna? This Toshiba innovation is in reality three antennae. Selected notebooks now have two Wi-Fi™ antennae and one Bluetooth™ antenna incorporated into the top lid of the LCD display as well as automatic antenna selection that provides users with optimal wireless connectivity. Summary of features and benefits Two W-LAN antennae - Increases the reliability and stability of wireless connectivity Antennae in top lid of LCD display - Prevents signal interference from users’ desk hands, etc Dual-band antennae - Makes it easier to connect quickly and maintain stable performance Bluetooth™ antenna between the two W-LAN antennas maintains the diversity effect and maximises the user’s ability to connect quickly and easily with Diversity Antenna with Standard Antenna
July 200514/Tecra A3 PC Diagnostics What is PC Diagnostic? The Tecra A3 features PC Diagnostics Tool which allows users to easily access an inventory of hardware and software, reducing downtime when problems arise. PC Diagnosis Tool V3 Features Summary “Basic Information” lists the hardware inventory and software inventory of the PC. “Diagnostic Tool” diagnoses the status of each devices integrated in the PC. What is the benefit? PC Diagnostic utility displays the hardware inventory and software inventory of the PC and diagnoses the status of each devices integrated in the PC.
July 200515/Tecra A3 Mobility and performance All-in-one corporate device Truly capable and cost effective desktop replacement solution for the mobile business user Space-saving 2-spindle design Reduced size and weight Improved mobility Target large corporate and global enterprise professionals, SMB specialist user groups, mobile workers with an ultimate mobility notebook product Delivers groundbreaking mobility and wireless performance, exceptional graphics and support for an innovative docking solution The Tecra A3 offers a compelling blend of value, quality and mobile performance.
July 200516/Tecra A3 Mobility and performance Optimum Performance Featuring Intel’s next-generation Centrino ® Mobile Technology platform combined with 3rd generation integrated Gfx chips to ensure superior graphics performance providing the user with significantly larger computing capacity than has been previously made available. Delivers exceptional mobile performance in a thin and light design thanks to the latest Intel ® Centrino™ mobile technology
July 200517/Tecra A3 Mobility and performance Uncompromised functionality Integrated new Mobile Intel ® 915GM Express chipset with up to 128 MB RAM ensures great graphics performance 15" XGA and SXGA+ TFT displays for large viewing and working area in a thin and stylish design (depends on configuration) The Tecra A3 offers effective professional video support for screen presentations with one-touch presentation, RGB and TV-out (S-video) ports.
July 200518/Tecra A3 Mobility and performance Makes it easier to take notes and organize vital information. Enables teams to manage, prioritize, and manipulate information more effectively. Enables teams to maximise input from meetings and discussions by sharing information more effectively *Microsoft® Office OneNote™ 2003 is not available in all countries. For further information contact your Toshiba Authorised Reseller. Microsoft ® Office OneNote™ 2003* enables you to capture, organise and reuse your notes electronically
July 200519/Tecra A3 Easy to deploy and manage The smart choice for long term stability and cost savings, through upgrades, maintenance and new hardware evaluations Backwards compatible common docking available with the optional Advanced Port Replicator III RGBDVIParallelSerialModem/LAN 1394 PS/2USB DC-IN Line in/out Great Versatility Full APR-III docking support offers a wide range of interfaces for using peripherals and digital devices. The ARP III enables users to step back into the office and immediately adjust back to their office environment; this enables consistent and ……. uncompromised mobile working.
July 200520/Tecra A3 Easy expansion Extra connectivity with 3 USB 2.0 ports and PC Card slot for 1 Type II card Exchange information, video and multimedia files with other digital devices using i.LINK ® (IEEE1394) 6-in-1 bridge media slot supports Smart- Media™, SD™ Card, xD-Picture Card™,Memory Stick ®, Memory Stick Pro ®, MultiMediaCard™
July 200521/Tecra A3 A choice of 3 ways to connect Built-in dual-mode Wireless LAN 802.11b/g Internal international V.90 modem (V.92 ready) 10/100 Ethernet LAN
July 200522/Tecra A3 Toshiba Presentation Button Presentations made simple –Touch’and’Present –Ideal for mobile road warriors –Programmable “One-Touch” switching from “Single Display (LCD only) with Single Image” to “Dual Display (LCD and CRT) with Single Image”. Programmable options –Single image on Dual Display –Ext. display resolution of 1,600 x 1,200, 1,280 x 1024, 1,024 x 768 or 800 x 600 –Dual image on Dual Display –Ext. display resolution the same as the notebook Single Display w/ Single Image (NB LCD only) Dual Display w/ Single Image (NB LCD & Ext. CRT) Toshiba Presentation Button Fn+F5 Toggle Menu vs
July 200523/Tecra A3 Specifications: Tecra A3 ModelTecra A3-183Tecra A3-184 Processor/Technology Intel® Centrino™ mobile technology including Intel® Pentium® M processor 740 (1.73 GHz, 533 MHz Front Side Bus, 2 MB 2nd level cache), Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG network connection and Intel® 915PM Express chipset Operating system Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional Display 15.0” XGA TFT display, resolution 1,024 x 768 Hard disk Hard disk 40 GB (5,400 rpm), Enhanced IDE (ATA-6)60 GB (5,400 rpm), Enhanced IDE (ATA-6) System memory 256 MB, maximum expandability: 2,048 MB, technology: DDR RAM512 MB, maximum expandability: 2,048 MB, technology: DDR RAM Optical device CD-RW/DVD-ROM driveDVD Super Multi drive (Double Layer) Graphics adapter Mobile Intel® 915GM Express chipset, up to 128 MB DDR Video RAM (UMA) Pointing device Touch Pad Wired communication Ethernet LAN, international V.90 modem (V.92 ready) Wireless communication Wireless LAN (802.11b/g), Bluetooth™ Sound system Toshiba Bass Enhanced Sound System, built-in stereo speakers, built-in microphone, volume dial Interfaces 6-in-1 Bridge Media slot (supports SD™ Card, SmartMedia™, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Pro™, MultiMedia Card™, xD-Picture Card™) DC-in, external microphone, external monitor, headphone, i.LINK® (IEEE 1394), RJ-11, RJ-45, TV-out (s-video), 3x USB 2.0, built-in speaker Expansion Connection to Advanced Port Replicator III (optional), PC Card slot for 1x Type II card, 2 memory slots (1 to configure) Battery Technology: lithium-ion, maximum life up to 3:42 hours (Mobile Mark™) Bundled software Microsoft® Office OneNote™ 2003, online user and modem manual, Bluetooth™ Service Center, Toshiba ConfigFree™, Toshiba Management Console, Toshiba utilities and drivers, Sonic RecordNow!, WinDVD™, Connectivity Doctor, Norton Internet Security 2004 (90 day free trial version) Microsoft® Office OneNote™ 2003, online user and modem manual, Management Console, Bluetooth™ Service Center, Toshiba ConfigFree™, Connectivity Doctor, Sonic™ Record Now!, WinDVD, InterVideo® WinDVD Creator 2 Platinum, Norton Internet Security™ (90-day free trial version), Toshiba utilities and drivers Bundled hardware AC adapter Special features SM BIOS compliant, common docking and options with other Toshiba notebooks, Toshiba Enhanced SpeedStep, Toshiba Power Saver utility, Toshiba Presentation button, Toshiba Assist button Toshiba EasyGuard Execute Disable Bit Protection (XD-Bit), Data Backup, Durable Design, Kensington Lock, Diversity Antenna, Toshiba ConfigFree PC Diagnostics, Easy Fix Components, Toshiba Summit, Wireless LAN Switch Physical dimensions W x L x H: 338 x 279.7 x 29.4 (front) / 36.9 (back) mm, weight 2.7 kg Warranty 1-year international warranty. Upgrade your standard warranty with Toshiba warranty extension and uplift packs. Contact your nearest Toshiba Authorised Reseller for details.
July 200524/Tecra A3 Options & Accessories: Tecra A3 Basic options Tecra A3PA number Power AC AdapterPA3378E-1ACA (3 Pin) BatteryPA3399U-1BRS High Capacity BatteryPA3400U-1BRS Expansion 512 MB USB MemoryPX1161E-1M51 1024 MB (1 GB) PC2100 / PC2700 Memory PA3313U-1M1G Drives External USB FDDPA3109U-1FDD Mobile Hard Drive 40 GBPA3404U-1H40 100 GB HDDPA3406U-1HA0 Connectivity Advanced Port Replicator IIIPA3314E-1PRP Carry Cases Leather CasePX1186E-1NCA Desk-based USB Retractable Travel Mouse PX1096E-1NAC Services International Warranty Extension Contact Dealer EMEA On-site Repair Next Business Day Service Contact Dealer USB Retractable Travel Mouse Art. Nr. PX1096E-1NAC Advanced Port Replicator III Art. Nr. PA3249U-1BRS Opt_LeatherCase Art. Nr. PX1186E-1NCA 512 MB USB Memory Art. Nr. PX1161E-1M51 Mobile Hard Drive40 GB Art. Nr. PA3404U-1H40
July 200525/Tecra A3 "With the launch of EasyGuard, Toshiba continues to demonstrate its ability to meet the increasingly demanding needs and requirements of business," said Andrew Brown, program manager, European Mobile Computing and Mobile Devices, IDC. "Through significant R&D investment in innovative, new "beyond the box" technologies, Toshiba is providing professionals with a differentiated offering that reduces downtime, improves security and offers central management tools to help significantly lower TCO and increase ROI for IT decision makers.„ Product shown: Portégé M300