Toshiba Satellite L800 and Satellite C800 Series Budget Laptops Announced

Toshiba laptop announcements continue with the unveiling of its new affordable and portable Satellite L800 and Satellite C800 Series laptops, which are available in a variety of configurations, screen sizes, and colors.

Satellite L800 Series laptops are ideal for customers looking for a reliable and a generally good all-around system for a reasonable price. Though the new L-Series laptops are thinner than its previous generation, it still maintains its durability and generous screen size and will sport Toshiba’s Fusion II finish with a new cross line pattern in a range of colors such as: Mercury Silver, Tuxedo Black, Pearl White, Corsa Red and Cobalt Blue. They will also include full-sized raised tile keyboards with 10-key number pads on the larger models. Additionally, the new L800 laptops will now include a larger multi-touch control trackpad to maximize usability and minimize incidental contact.

Satellite C800

Some of the featured specifications of the new L800-Series include:

  • Select configurations will be equipped with 3rd Generation Intel Core processors (Ivy Bridge) or the latest multi-core Accelerated Processing Units from AMD, for multitasking, productivity, and light gaming.
  • The HD TruBrite display is available in three screen sizes: 14-inch, 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch.
  • Toshiba smart technologies, including PC Health Monitor, eco Utility and USB Sleep & Charge, allowing users to charge their devices when their laptops are powered off.
  • SRS Premium Sound HD.
  • Select configurations of the Satellite L800 Series come equipped with a Blu-ray player, HD webcam, and HDMI port.

For an even more casual option, the Satellite C800 Series laptops deliver basic productivity for consumers on a budget. With its fingerprint-resistant Trax Texture finish in Satin Black or Fusion I finish in Mercury Silver, the C800 laptops feature next-generation processors from Intel and AMD with up to 500GB in hard drive space and variety of connectivity options that include USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports, a Media Card Reader, and an HDMI port. Additionally, the laptops will include a webcam with face recognition technology, a DVD drive, and a full-sized keyboard. Like its L800 brethren, they are available with HD TruBrite widescreen display in sizes of 14, 15.6- and 17.3-inch diagonal display models.

The Toshiba Satellite L845, L855, and L875Series laptops start at $449.99, $499.99 MSRP, and $599.99 MSRP respectively, while the C800 Series start at $399.99 MSRP.

All of the laptops will be available for purchase in early Q3 2012 at major retailers, online stores, and direct from Toshiba on

2 responses to “Toshiba Satellite L800 and Satellite C800 Series Budget Laptops Announced”

  1. Jorge says:

    Cant wait for a Trinity based customizable laptop. I hope they offer a dedicated graphics option so we can get the dual graphics crossfire action with these apus.

    • We should see AMD’s Trinity start to show up in the summer, looking forward to seeing how it stacks up. I know Lenovo will be offering it in their ThinkPad Edge series, I’m sure HP will use it in a few of their Pavilion models as well.

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