Toshiba Taps AMD Platform for New Notebooks
Subject: Mobile | May 29, 2007 - 10:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SUNNYVALE, Calif. May 29, 2007 AMD (NYSE AMD) today announced that Toshiba will launch three Satellite notebook PCs based on an AMD mobile platform. Combining advanced mobile processor performance with outstanding graphics, Toshiba will offer systems in the popular Satellite product line based on AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology and the AMD M690 Series Chipset. Toshiba, one of the world's largest notebook providers, is expected to start shipping the new consumer notebooks in time for the back-to-school season.
"Today signifies another important success for AMD's mobile business as we welcome Toshiba and expand our footprint in the rapidly-growing notebook market. With a majority of notebook OEMs now shipping AMD processor-based systems, this win underscores AMD's mobile technology roadmap strength and our ability to provide OEMs with a suite of products enabling a compelling open platform solution," said Henri Richard, executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer, AMD. "With AMD and our industry-leading technology partners, Toshiba is bringing customers around the world a new level of choice in notebook PCs."