Toshiba Mini NB505: Stylish, Highly Portable Netbook
Perfect for your everyday computing needs when you're on the go, the Toshiba Mini NB505-N508BL is one of the thinnest netbooks on the market--just 1.4 inches thin (without extended feet). And it weighs less than 3 pounds, so it's easy to carry in your backpack, purse, book bag, and more.
With over 8 hours of battery life, the Toshiba Mini NB505 offers
a full day of computing without a recharge (see larger image
Thanks to its high-speed connectivity, the Intel Atom processor, and up to eight-hour battery life rating, this budget-friendly netbook puts you in touch with your favorite people, sites, social networks, and media almost everywhere you go--all without compromising your freedom of expression. And with the innovative rubberized EasyGrip finish, the NB505 netbook is easy to grab and go.
It features a brightly colorful 10.1-inch LED-backlit screen, a full-size keyboard for comfortable typing, and a larger touchpad with multi-touch control--enabling you to navigate documents, web pages, and images more easily. You'll also be able to store all your documents plus a large media library on the 250 GB hard drive, as well as download pictures from digital cameras via the SD memory card slot. Other features include an
The 250 GB hard disk drive is protected using an integrated 3D impact sensor which detects freefalls, shocks and vibrations. Other features include fast DDR3 RAM, an integrated webcam, and a mono speaker.
This Toshiba Mini comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter operating system (32-bit version).
The NB505 offers a subtle look with shiny metallic reflections and engraved dot patterns, plus a rubber-textured cover (see larger image
The NB505 features a comfortable full-size keyboard, plus a full-size touchpad with multi-touch capabilities (see larger image
- 10.1-inch LED backlit widescreen display (1024 x 600-pixel resolution) provides richer colors and clearer definition--perfect for browsing the Internet.
- 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N455 processor (512 KB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB) combines performance and energy efficiency to explore the Internet and stay connected while mobile.
- 250 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 1 GB of installed DDR2 RAM (667 MHz; expandable to 2 GB)
- Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 video processor with up to 250 MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory.
- Wireless Connectivity
- With its Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking capabilities, this laptop provides up to five times the performance and twice the wireless range using 802.11n-compatible routers as you would with 802.11g networks. It's also backward compatible with 802.11b/g networks (commonly found at Wi-Fi hotspots and in older home routers.
- Included Toshiba Software:
- Toshiba Media Controller offers simplified media sharing. Using an intuitive drag-and-drop interface, it lets you share videos, music and pictures from the media library on your laptop with compatible devices in your home entertainment network, or with other compatible laptops and devices, like an Xbox 360 game console. And you can do it all without moving equipment, burning discs or fumbling with cables.
- Toshiba Bulletin Board is an easy-to-use organizational and productivity app that lets you build your own personalized space on your desktop. With Toshiba Bulletin Board, you can quickly and easily manage your to-do lists and calendars, plus create your own custom work area by pinning your favorite photos, documents, links and more.
- Toshiba ReelTime helps you cut down the time it takes to search for files. The easy-to-use app takes traditional text-based file structures one step further to help you find what you're looking for more quickly. Accessible from your taskbar, it shows you a visual timeline of your recently accessed files--using graphical thumbnails--so you can easily identify and get to your files faster.
- Included Toshiba Utilities:
- Toshiba eco Utility makes it easy to go green as you go mobile. Hit the Eco Button and you'll launch the Toshiba Eco Utility, which puts all sorts of easy-to-read information on your screen, and gives you the ability to adjust the power settings on your laptop. It also activates a light showing you're in the Eco Mode. The Toshiba Eco Utility lets you pick the optimal power plan for your situation. Choose High-Performance when you need every watt you can get, Power Saver for the least energy consumption, or Balanced as a perfect blend of the two.
- Up to 8 hours, 21 minutes of battery life (6-cell battery; 48 Wh)
- Dimensions & Weight: 10.3 x 7.48 x 1.4 inches (WxDxH); 2.9 pounds
Networking, Connectivity & Expansion
- 3 total USB ports
- VGA video output (analog, RGB)
- Microphone and headphone jacks
- Secure Digital (SD) memory card reader compatible with Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), MultiMedia Card media
- Fast Ethernet (10/100)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Starter
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter makes small notebook PCs easier to use because it puts less between you and what you want to do--less waiting, less clicking, less hassle connecting to networks. Windows 7 Starter combines the latest in reliability and responsiveness with the familiarity and compatibility of Windows.
What's in the box
This package contains the Toshiba Mini NB505-N508BL netbook PC, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, and operating instructions.
It also comes with the following software:
Norton Internet Security 2011 (30-day trial); Microsoft Office Starter 2010; Google Toolbar and Google Chrome; Microsoft Windows Media Player 12; Microsoft Silverlight; Microsoft Live Essentials; Toshiba Online Backup (30-day trial)
This laptop is backed by a 1-year limited hardware warranty.
- Energy Star 5.0 certified
- Gold EPEAT designation for meeting standards to help reduce its environmental impact.
- RoHS compliant effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances
Learn more about Toshiba's environmental commitment.