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With its optimally-sized screen, excellent features and compact footprint, the Satellite U405 is a great ultra-portable laptop for on-the-go onsumers and business professionals. The Satellite U405¿s ideally- sized 13.3-inch TruBrite high-def widescreen display gives you plenty of room to work, while giving the laptop a more compact footprint. With USB Sleep-and-Charge support you can use your Satellite U405 to power- up your mobile phone, MP3 player and more¿even when the laptop¿s not in use. Use the built-in microphone and Webcam on the Satellite U405 to save travel time through videoconferencing, and touch base with friends and family while you¿re on the road. Gracing the scales starting at just 4.5 pounds8, the Satellite U405 helps you breeze through airports and hotel lobbies and across the quad. Why wait for your movies and music? A convenient Feather-Touch control pad on the Satellite U405 lets you launch them without having to start the Windows operating system. The built-in biometric fingerprint reader on the Satellite U405 helps safeguard your laptop and critical business data¿all with the swipe of a finger.
Weighing under 5 pounds, the ultra-portable Toshiba Satellite U405-S2820 notebook PC packs in an extraordinary amount of power and productivity into its elegant, compact package. The 13.3-inch widescreen display offers TruBrite technology for optimal image clarity and a 1280 x 800 resolution for extra desktop working space and a widescreen aspect ratio for watching letterboxed movies. It's powered by the 1.83 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 processor, which offers a 20 percent performance boost over its predecessor while using 28 percent less power--so you get the benefit of a powerful dual-core PC plus all the benefits of mobility.
A built-in 1.3-megapixel webcam (with integrated microphone) lets you join in on video conferences as well as make long-distance VoIP calls. Replace passwords, plus help safeguard and share your Satellite U405 laptop with family members, using the built-in biometric fingerprint reader. Other features include a 250 GB hard drive, 2 GB of installed RAM (4 GB maximum), tri-mode Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g), dual-layer DVD±RW drive also burns CDs, Intel GMA X3100 with up to 358 MB of shared video RAM, and 5-in-1 memory card reader. Additionally, this Toshiba notebook is RoHS-compatible, effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances.
It comes preinstalled with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, which includes all of the Windows Media Center capabilities for turning your PC into an all-in-one home entertainment center. In addition to easily playing your DVD movies and managing your digital audio library, you'll be able to record and watch your favorite TV shows (even HDTV). Vista also integrates new search tools throughout the operating system, includes new parental control features, and offers new tools that can warn you of impending hardware failures.
With two computational execution cores in a single processor, it provides greater system response when running multi-threaded applications simultaneously with no significant increase in power consumption. It's optimized for multitasking and is ready to support the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. It can simultaneously run multiple demanding applications--such as graphics-intensive games or serious number-crunching business productivity applications--while downloading music or running virus-scanning security programs in the background. Some of the advanced Intel innovations of the Core 2 Duo processor include:
Networking, Connectivity & Expansion
This notebook has an integrated tri-mode Intel 3945ABG wireless LAN (802.11a/b/g), with throughput up to 54 Mbps at 5 GHz (802.11a) and 2.4 GHz (802.11g). With USB Sleep-and-Charge support, you can use your Satellite notebook to charge your favorite portable electronic devices, even when the laptop is asleep. If you use a smartphone, you can just plug it in, power up and go without having to worry that you've got enough charge. It also includes a next-generation ExpressCard 54/34 card slot (though no PCMCIA card slot), which lets you take advantage of thinner, faster, and lighter expansion cards for even more advanced wireless, networking, storage, and security features. Here's the full list of connection options:
Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit version) is the operating system for users with advanced computer needs, and it includes all of the Windows Media Center capabilities for turning your PC into an all-in-one home entertainment center for watching DVD movies and accessing your digital audio library. You can also use Windows Media Center to record and watch your favorite TV shows (even HDTV) and to access new kinds of online entertainment content. Computers that include Windows Vista Home Premium and an auxiliary Windows SideShow display will also allow you to access key data even when your computer is off. It is also easier than ever to share files between other PCs in your household and to manage your laptop computer settings to more securely connect via Wi-Fi.
Every edition of Windows Vista provides the essential tools and technologies to help protect you whether you are browsing the Internet, connecting to a wireless network, or just reading e-mail. All editions of Windows Vista include new tools that can warn you of impending hardware failures long before you have lost any important personal data. And, all Windows Vista editions include parental control features that allow you to manage and monitor your family's use of games, the Internet, instant messaging, and other activities.
Microsoft Works 9.0, Google Desktop and Picasa, Ulead DVD MovieFactory 5, Norton 360 All-in-One Security (30-day trial), and Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Edition (60-day trial).
Dimensions & Weight
This notebook measures 12.4 x 9.02 x 1.38 inches and weighs 4.85 pounds.
It comes with a 4800 mAH lithium-ion battery pack for extra-long battery life.
What's in the Box
This package contains the U405-S2820 notebook PC, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, and operating instructions. It is backed by a one-year limited hardware warranty.
I bought this computer through a different seller in June, 2008. I had problems fairly regularly (once-twice a week) with it not starting up properly. Read morePublished on December 16, 2009 by A. Ravel
My previous laptop was a Toshiba so I was inclined to come back to this brand. I love this laptop. I searched online for a new laptop and did not see it before I purchased it. Read morePublished on June 25, 2008 by Shariike
everything i want for this little guy so powerful and i can bring it where i want...trust mePublished on June 12, 2008 by Troy Cataquian
I knew that laptops from Toshiba are amazing.
but beczuse of their design, I had preferred other ones.
However, unlike other ones from toshiba, it is amazing. Read more