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The Toshiba Satellite U500 is a mid-range lightweight laptop that is designed for portability.

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Pros

affordable prices

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13.3" display with LED backlighting and respectable resolution

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slot loading DVD writer

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drive impact sensor - locks drive's heads in place when in free fall to avoid internal damage and data loss

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8-hour battery life standard

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powerful components - Core 2 Duo processors, healthy amounts of RAM and disk space

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eSATA port, optional S/PDIF & HDMI

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Cons

unimpressive touchpad and keyboard

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poor built-in microphone / speakers

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not capable of outputting 1080p high definition

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only available in brown if white or pink isn't your thing

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The Toshiba Satellite U500 is a mid-range lightweight laptop that is designed for portability.  The laptop has a 13.3" LED-backlit display with Toshiba's TruBrite technology.  It features an Intel Core 2 Duo processor with up to 4GB DDR2 SDRAM and an up to 400GB hard drive.  The laptop also offers a high capacity Li-Ion battery that provides up to 8 hours of battery life.  The Satellite U500 is designed with a slot-loading DVD SuperMulti drive, integrated stereo speakers, and a hard drive impact sensor to protect the storage.  It also has a built-in webcam and microphone and can be configured to include Bluetooth connectivity.  The laptop operates on Windows Vista Home Premium and offers a variety of inputs including a PC-Express slot, memory card reader, and optional HDMI and SPDIF ports.  The Satellite U500 comes in a textured luxe brown, luxe white, or luxe pink finish and has a 1 year limited warranty.

Specifications/Features
  • 13.3" TruBrite LED-Backlit Display
  • 1200 x 800 Pixel Resolution
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor
  • Up to 4GB DDR2 SDRAM
  • Up to 400GB HDD
  • Slot-Loading DVD SuperMulti Drive
  • Built-in Webcam and Microphone
  • Hard Drive Impact Sensor
  • Built-in Stereo Speakers
  • 12-Cell Li-Ion Battery /w 8 hour Battery Life
  • Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Optional Bluetooth
  • Inputs/Outputs: USB, 1-eSATA/USB Combo /w Sleep & Charge, PC-Express Slot, Memory Card Reader, SPDIF (Optional), HDMI (Optional),
  • Textured Finish in Luxe Brown, Luxe White, or Luxe Pink
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • 1 year limited warranty
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