Toshiba has announced the Satellite R800 series consumer notebooks, initially including the 13.3-inch R830, 14-inch R840, and 15.6-inch R850.
The new Satellite laptops feature “Intel’s latest full-performance CPUs”, a slim design, new cooling technology, USB 3.0, HDMI, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, and a built-in optical drive. The R830 has a magnesium alloy casing, while the R840 and R850 sport new High Stiffness Resin cases.
The company has also revealed that the R830 and R840 have up to 8GB RAM, up to 640GB hard drive space, a built-in webcam, 1,366 x 768 LED-backlight displays, and a battery life of up to 8.5 and 8 hours, respectively.
Toshiba’s Satellite R800 notebooks are estimated to be available during the second quarter 2011 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. There’s no info on pricing and availability in other parts of the world. Toshiba, however, says that the laptops will be affordable.