Saturday, November 13, 2010

Toshiba Helios Black 17.3" Satellite Laptop Review & Giveaway from One Savvy Mom!

As part of her Holiday Gift Guide 2010, One Savvy Mom! reviewed the Toshiba Helios Black 17.3" Satellite Laptop, and is offering a giveaway to one VERY VERY lucky reader. This is one sweet laptop! Here are the specs: •AMD Athlon II dual-core P320 processor 2.10GHz, 1MB L2 Cache
•4GB DDR3 system memory gives you the power to handle most power-hungry applications and tons of multimedia work
•320GB SATA hard drive. Store 213,000 photos, 91,000 songs or 168 hours of HD video and more
•DVD SuperMulti drive with Labelflash technology Watch DVD movies on your computer; read and write CDs and DVDs in multiple formats
•10/100 Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. Connect to a broadband modem or a wired broadband router with wired Ethernet, or wirelessly connect to a Wi-Fi signal or hotspot with the 802.11b/g/n connection built into your PC
•17.3" diagonal HD+ TruBrite LED-backlit TFT LCD widescreen display. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 graphics with 256MB-1405MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory

Additional Features:
•Built-in Webcam and microphone
•Digital media card reader
•3 x USB 2.0 ports (1 x eSATA combo port), 1 x RGB output, 1 x headphone jack, 1 x microphone jack, 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port
•6-cell lithium-ion battery pack
•Built-in stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio

•Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Edition (To learn more about the features of Windows 7, click here)
•Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 Edition (60-day trial)
•Microsoft Works 9
•Norton Internet Security 2010 (30-day trial)
•Microsoft Windows Live Essentials including Photo Gallery & Movie Maker
•Toshiba PC Health Monitor; Toshiba Online Backup (30-day trial)

This would be great for my mom! The large screen size, full-size keyboard would be easy for her to use, and I love the built-in webcam so we could Skype and I could actually SEE how she's doing rather than rely on what she tells me (lies, all lies I'm sure. She's not as well as she claims to be). The processor is powerful enough to handle anything she'd do with it (church bulletins, spreadsheets, watch video) as well as work well when the kids are there, working on their homework or surfing the internet.

As always, One Savvy Mom! offers a TON of entry options, so do them all to maximize your chances of winning (or don't - better odds for me. HA!) Giveway ends 12-08

No comments:

Post a Comment