October 7, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): Toshiba India’s Personal Computer Division, a division of Toshiba India Private Limited, has announced that it has expanded its range of laptops with the introduction of a powerful entertainment laptop with 3D playback capabilities; the Satellite® A660 laptop. Equipped with NVIDIA® 3D Vision technology, the new laptop is ready to deliver a stereoscopic 3D experience to games, movies, photos and more. New user downloadable 2 software will be available in the next few weeks further enhance the experience, giving consumers the ability to convert their favorite 2D DVDs to 3D as well as extend the experience to 3D-ready HDTVs. This future feature will be available to its customers at no additional cost.
[ReviewAZON display=”searchquery” query=”toshiba laptop” count=”5″ category=”All” page=”1″ sort=”default”]Bundled with a pair of wireless active shutter glasses, Satellite A660 laptop provides immediate out-of-the-box compatibility with hundreds of PC games, plus the ability to enjoy 3D movies, photos, videos, 3D websites and more. The included Toshiba Video Player 3D software player further enhances the experience giving consumers the ability to convert their favorite 2D DVD movies into 3D.
“The Satellite A660 Series laptop makes 3D technology even more accessible,” said Sivakumar N., general manager, Toshiba India Personal Computer Division. “Our 2D to 3D conversion software allows people to go back into their DVD libraries and experience their favorite content all over again in stunning 3D without having to repurchase anything.”
A Growing 3D Content Ecosystem The availability of 3D content continues to grow. Dozens of films are slated to release on 3D in time for the festive season, as well as several new NVIDIA 3D Vision-ready PC games and 3D streaming video events. Toshiba Satellite A660 with NVIDIA 3D Vision delivers the best-in-class 3D experience to the consumer.
Encased in Toshiba’s stylish Fusion® X2 finish, the Satellite A660 laptop delivers enthusiast-class performance and features with the processing power of the latest Intel® Core processor, plus the NVIDIA GeForce® GTS 350M graphics processing unit (GPU) with 1GB of GDDR3 video memory.
The Satellite A660 features a 15.6-inch diagonal super bright Clear SuperView widescreen LCD display with LED backlighting and a 120Hz refresh rate and is packed with premium multimedia features.
• Built-in harman/kardon® speakers deliver impressive sound while Dolby Advanced Audio further optimizes audio quality so games, movies and music sound more vivid and true to life.
• Toshiba’s unique Sleep-and-Music technology is also included, enabling users to play music from their MP3 players through the laptop’s speakers even while the laptop is powered down.
• Toshiba’s Resolution+ DVD upconversion technology improves the quality of standard definition DVD content by boosting contrast, sharpness and saturation to near high-definition quality.
Rounding out the list of premium features is an optional LED backlit keyboard that provides convenience in low-light conditions, while raised-tile style keys deliver a comfortable typing experience. A wide TouchPad also offers multi-touch control for easier navigation, allowing users to pinch, swipe or zoom through files, applications and webpages.
The Satellite A660 will also support NVIDIA 3DTV Play software, which allows consumers to attach the laptop to a 3D-ready TV and enjoy all the latest 3D content, including the latest PC games, photos and streaming video on the big screen.
Features available on the Toshiba Satellite A660-X5310 include:
• 15.6-inch diagonal HD Clear SuperView LED Backlit widescreen display with 120Hz scan rate
• Intel® Core— i5-560M processor with TurboBoost technology
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTS 350M with 1GB DDR3 discrete graphics memory
• NVIDIA 3D Vision— kit with active shutter 3D glasses1
• DVD SuperMulti drive
• harman/kardon® stereo speakers and Dolby Advanced Audio—
• Windows® 7 Home Premium operating system
• 4GB DDR3 RAM
• 500GB hard drive
• HDMI 1.4 port
• 802.11b/g/n wireless and 10/100/1000 Ethernet
• 6-cell battery
• One eSATA/USB combo port with Toshiba USB Sleep-and-Charge and three USB 2.0 ports
• Bluetooth® V2.1 + EDR
• Microphone input port with Toshiba Sleep-and-Music
• Built-in Webcam with Toshiba Face Recognition12
• 5-in-1 Memory Card Reader and ExpressCard slots
• 1 Year International Limited Warranty