Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Toshiba NB205 Review Roundup

Toshiba NB205 is the first mini-laptop from Toshiba to join the U.S. netbook market. Despite being late to the game, Toshiba has managed to produce an excellent mini-laptop that is comparable to most other top netbooks in today's market. While the specs for Toshiba NB205 are mainly identical to most other netbooks in the market (10.1-inch screen, Intel Atom N280 processor, 1GB RAM, 160GB hard drive), it stands out from the crowd with its uniquely designed lid, excellent battery life, and ergonomically designed keyboard and touchpad. Several reviews has been done on this mini-laptop, and most of them gives pretty good comment to it.

Toshiba NB205 Mini Laptop Brown
Here are the summary of good and bad about Toshiba NB205:

  • Unique and stylish design with a textured lid that's fingerprint-resistant.
  • A standard six-cell 5800 mAh lithium ion battery which gives 8 hours plus of battery life.
  • Full-size keyboard and large touchpad that are comfortable to use.
  • Useful feature such as the Sleep-and-Charge technology on the USB port.
  • Bundle with a good deal of useful software
  • Battery that sticks out at the back of the mini-laptop makes it looks bulky.
  • Lousy speaker which hide below the front edge of the system
Source: Laptop Mag, CNet, PC Mag

Check out also the following unboxing video and first impression review for the Toshiba NB205 mini-laptop:

Conclusion: although being late to the market, Toshiba NB205 is definitely one of the top netbooks in today's market. It's currently available on for $399.98. The colors available includes pink, brown, black and blue.

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