The Portégé R500 series from Toshiba is a line of extremely small and lightweight laptops, weighing at 2.4 lbs. Models features a 12.1" display screen with 1200x800 resolution, which is so durable that it is intentionally designed to be flexed and twisted without damage. There are three USB ports, a PC Card slot and an SDHC slot. The keyboard is large and with spaced-out buttons, and features a shortcut button to the Toshiba Assist application for quick access to a variety of function from bluetooth connectivity to outputting to external displays. There is also a seperate button to control screen backlight intensity. The Toshiba Portégé R500 series also comes with a DVD Supermulti drive, iLink and Bluetooth V2.0.
- Intel 965 Chipset
- Mobile Intel Express 950GM integrated graphics
- 12.1" screen, 1200x800 resolution
- less than 1" thick
- built-in optical drive
- VGA out
- Ports: USB x 3, mini-Firewire, SD Card