The battle of the ultra-thin laptops is raging for Christmas 2009, thanks to Intel Ultra-low power CPUs. Today, Toshiba launched its T100 series with Windows 7, respectively the 13.3-inch T135 with either Intel Pentium Dual Core SU4100 (1.3GHz, 800 MHz, 2 MB) or Intel SU2700 (1.3GHz, 800 MHz, 2 MB) and the 11.6-inch T115 with Intel Pentium Dual Core SU4100 (1.3GHz, 800 MHz, 2 MB) or Intel Celeron 743 (1.2GHz, 800 MHz, 1 MB). The Satellite T135 (picture) weights only 3.88 lbs, and has a maximum thickness of 1.35 inch (0.87″ minimum), it boasts a 6-cell battery delivering 9 hours of battery life, 3GB or 4Gb DDR3 RAM (max 8 GB), 250 to 500 GB hard drive (5400 rpm), price starting at $599.99, available on October 22, 2009.

The Satellite T115, starting at $449.99, weights only 3.49 lbs and has a maximum thickness of 1.35 inch (0.99″ minimum), and offers a 6-cell battery delivering 9 hours of battery life, 2 GB DDR3 RAM (max 4GB), 250 GB hard drive (5400 rpm),available on October 22 as well. More info on the website: laptops.toshiba.com/laptops/Satellite/T100 You can buy the product on Oct 22: toshibadirect.com

At this price, this is serious competition for the Acer Timeline (1.1 inch thick max, 9 hour battery, 13.3-inch to 15-inch, 3.5 or 4.2 or 5.3 lbs) and the MSI X-Slim series, although one version of the Timeline boasts a more powerful processor, the SU9400. Asus will launch its new ultra-thin notebooks soon as well.

Full specifications in the complete article after the jump.

 

Toshiba Satellite T135 features:

  • 13.3-inch diagonal widescreen HD TruBrite™ LED Backlit display
  • Windows 7 Home Premium operating system
  • Intel Pentium SU4100 processor or Intel Pentium SU2700 processor[iii]
  • 3GB or 4GB DDR3 RAM, upgradeable to 8GB[iv]
  • 250GB to 500GB (5400 RPM) HDD[v]
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless[vi] and 10/100 Ethernet
  • Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR (available on select models)
  • Toshiba Hard Drive Impact Sensor
  • Touch Pad with Multi-touch Control
  • Lightweight at only 3.88 lbs.1
  • Long-life 6-cell battery delivering up to 9 hours of battery life2
  • One eSATA/USB combo port with USB Sleep-and-Charge and two USB 2.0 ports
  • HDMI port
  • Built-in Webcam with Toshiba Face Recognition, stereo speakers and microphone
  • Toshiba PC Health Monitor
  • 5-in-1 Memory Card Reader Slot

Toshiba Satellite T115 features:

  • 11.6-inch diagonal widescreen HD TruBrite™ LED Backlit display
  • Windows 7 Home Premium operating system
  • Intel Pentium processor SU4100 or Intel Celeron processor 7433
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM, upgradeable to 4GB4
  • 250GB (5400 RPM) HDD5
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless6 10/100 Ethernet
  • Toshiba Hard Drive Impact Sensor
  • Touch Pad with Multi-touch Control
  • Lightweight at only 3.49 lbs.1
  • Long-life 6-cell battery delivering up to 9 hours of battery life2
  • One eSATA/USB combo port with USB Sleep-and-Charge and two USB 2.0 ports
  • HDMI port
  • Built-in Webcam with Toshiba Face Recognition, stereo speakers and microphone
  • Toshiba PC Health Monitor
  • 5-in-1 Memory Card Reader Slot

PRICING

Satellite T115 (11.6 in)

  • With Intel Celeron 743 processor – 1.3GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB
  • Black – $449.99
  • Red – pricing not known yet
      • With Intel Pentium SU2700 processor (+HDMI and Wireless N) – 1.3GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB
      • Black – $479.99
      • Red – pricing not known yet

      Satellite T135 (13.3 in)

      • With Intel SU2700 processor – 1.3GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB
      • Black – $599.99
      • Red – $609.99
      • White- $609.99

      • With Intel SU4100 processor – 1.3GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB
      • Black – $699.99
      • Red – $709.99
      • White – $709.99

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