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Toshiba's Satellite U500-1EX has become the latest notebook to hop onto the touchscreen bandwagon. The laptop's 13.3in display is multi-touch capable.

Toshiba's Satellite U500-1EX

Toshiba's Satellite U500-1EX: multi-touch sensitive

Control comes courtesy of Windows 7's Touch Pack add-on. The 1280 x 800 resolution screen is driven by the graphics core integrated into the 2.13GHz Intel Core i3-330 processor built into the laptop.

The U500-1EX's other key specs: 4GB of DDR 3 memory, 320GB hard drive, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, multi-format DVD writer, HDMI output and a sleep-and-charge combo USB/eSata port.

Toshiba's Satellite U500-1EX

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The whole shebang weighs a shoulder-stressing 2.15kg. The Satellite U500-1EX costs £649, Toshiba said, and it'll be out imminently. ®

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