The Qosmio X505 laptop launched by Toshiba runs on a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor. It also features a giant 18.4″ TFT LCD display and has a pre-loaded version of Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium.
This specific model boasts of a very powerful configuration indeed. As mentioned earlier, it runs on an Intel Core i7 processor. This high-end 64 bit processor operates at 1.73 GHz per core, but with the help of Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology, you can over-clock the cores to 2.93 GHz each. The laptop comes with 4GB DDR3 memory, but it can be expanded up to 8GB.
The special feature of the Toshiba Qosmio X505 is the giant 18.4″ TFT LCD screen. Such a large screen is rarely seen in laptops. With a maximum resolution of 1920×1080, the laptop is sure to fulfil all your viewing needs, be it official work or entertainment. With the added bonus of an onboard NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics card boasting of 1.5GB GDDR5 memory, this laptop is good enough to handle new-age games as well.
In the storage department, there is a 500GB SATA HDD running at 7200RPM. To provide extra protection for the HDD, Toshiba has used a hard drive impact sensor. In the optical drive department, the Toshiba Qosmio X505 boasts of a DVD Super Multi drive which also supports Blu-ray.
The Toshiba Qosmio X505 also features a 10/100/1000 Ethernet adapter. Or if you are the wireless type of computer user, you can use the Wi-Fi networking adapter. The laptop supports Bluetooth version 2.1 plus EDR. Therefore, you can definitely use a Bluetooth mouse if you please with no hassles.
The laptop boasts of inbuilt Harmon Kardon stereo speakers with support for Dolby Home Theatre. It has both inbuilt microphone and webcam for making video chatting easier and effective. It also has a really sleek looking flat matte keyboard with backlight featuring a full number pad as well.
The Toshiba Qosmio X505 comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition. Other software which are pre-installed include the ever essential Adobe Acrobat Reader, a modern web browser in Google Chrome, the Microsoft Office 2010 starter pack and also Intervideo Win DVD BD.
The laptop weighs around 10.1 pounds. It should be noted by readers that this laptop has been designed by the engineers at Toshiba mainly as an able substitute for a proper desktop. The battery lasts close to 4 hours unplugged. The Toshiba Qosmio X505 is priced around $1700.