As well as updating its consumer-aimed offerings, Toshiba has announced the launch of its Satellite Pro range of business laptops.

Toshiba says the wide choice of specifications available on the Satellite Pro A300 series make it the perfect all-round choice while the Satellite Pro U400 "packs powerful performance into a compact chassis" and the P300 provides a large screen display for those who spend the majority of working hours in the office.

Specification details for each model within the new range are as follows, In Toshiba's wording:

EVERYDAY BUSINESS - SATELLITE PRO A300 SERIES

"An all-round business laptop providing powerful performance, innovative technologies and portability."

- Choice of Intel Centrino processor technology with Intel Core2 Duo processor T8100, AMD Turion x64 dual core processor TL60 or Intel Pentium dual core processor T2370
- Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Professional
- Up to 3GB RAM (2GB+1GB)
- Up to 250GB Hard Disk Drive
- 15.4-inch TruBrite WXGA screen
- DVD-Super-Multi optical disk drive (Dual Layer)
- Choice of Intel GMA X3100 graphics or ATI Radeon X1200 graphics

Typical purchase prices for the Satellite Pro A300 series start from £379 plus VAT.

THIN, SMALL, LIGHT - SATELLITE PRO U400 SERIES

"A selection of lightweight laptops with pricing to match, providing the perfect balance of price and features in a smaller-form factor laptop."

- Intel Centrino processor technology with Intel Core 2 Duo processor T8100/T5670 or Intel Pentium dual core processor T2370
- Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Professional
- Up to 3GB RAM (2GB+1GB)
- Up to 200GB Hard Disk Drive
- 13.3-inch TruBrite WXGA display
- DVD-Super-Multi optical disk drive (Dual Layer)
- Intel GMA X3100 graphics technology

Typical purchase prices for the Satellite U400 series start from £449 plus VAT.

BIG SCREEN - SATELLITE PRO P300 SERIES

"The P300 series offers spectacular graphics, stunning sound and a 17-inch screen at affordable prices."

- Intel Centrino processor technology with Intel Core 2 Duo processor T8100/T5670 or Intel Pentium dual core processor T2370
- Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Premium
- Up to 3GB RAM (2GB+1GB)
- Up to 250GB Hard Disk Drive
- 17-inch TruBrite WXGA+ display
- DVD-Super-Multi optical disk drive (Dual Layer)
- Choice of ATI Mobility Radeon or Intel GMA X3100 graphics technology

Typical purchase prices for the Satellite P300 series start from £389 plus VAT.