Students, first-time computer buyers and people requiring a secondary PC can now enjoy lightweight mobile computing. GST with the launch of the NB100 from Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd. The Toshiba NB100 is an easy-to-use notebook offering access to email and the internet, as well as entertainment such as music and movies. For more advanced computer users, it acts as secondary PC to stay in touch and gain access to all important documents while in transit.

The NB100 is also a low-cost mobile companion for the classroom. Its simple design features a large touchpad and easy-to-use mouse buttons, making it easy for students to quickly navigate their way around the notebook. The NB100 can easily store all documents and files needed for the classroom.

The NB100 weighs one kilogram and features an 8.9 inch screen. It comes housed in a cosmic black and aluminium silver case and is pre-loaded with Windows XP Home. Its wireless capabilities enable easy connection to wireless hot spots and the internet on the go. The NB100 also has a built-in webcam and microphone to chat with friends and family.

The NB100’s unique ‘diversity antenna’ automatically adjusts signal reception for optimal connectivity to the internet, minimising drop outs and disruption while online. It also includes three USB 2.0 sleep and charge ports, allowing users to charge up mobile devices, such as MP3 players, mobile phones, PDAs and game consoles, even when the notebook is turned off.

Price and availability

The NB100 is available now through Toshiba’s Authorised Retailers and Channel Partners from $715 RRP.

Toshiba NB100 notebook computer

Source: Toshiba