With new brand ambassador Ms. Solenn Heussaff, Toshiba launches a leading-edge large-
screen glasses-free 3D TV, a new Power TV series, and new notebook PCs
Toshiba Philippines Inc. demonstrated today the power of its tagline, “Leading Innovation”,
with the launch of its new generation of products for the Philippines: leading-edge large-
screen, glasses-free 3D TV; a new Power TV series; and a new generation of notebook PCs,
including the Z Series Ultrabook. The company also introduced its new brand ambassador
for the Philippines, Ms. Solenn Heussaff.
In its new line-up of state-of-the-art TVs, Toshiba unveiled the breakthrough 55-inch
REGZA RZ1, the very first large-screen glasses-free 3D TV to be launched in the Philippines.
Equipped with a Quad Full HD screen, the REGZA RZ1 provides viewers with a totally
immersive 3D TV experience and can also deliver 2D content with four times (quad) Full HD
Toshiba also introduced the latest advances in its innovative Power TV series, a line-up of
LED TVs that make full use of Toshiba’s new REGZA Engine to provide outstanding picture
and sound quality. In particular, the 23-, 32-, and 40-inch models in the new PB200 series
deliver maximum performance with minimum power consumption while featuring slim,
Toshiba also revealed its new generation Z series Ultrabook™, the Portégé Z930. Weighing
only 1.12kg1, the Portégé Z930 is not only the world’s lightest1 13.3-inch Ultrabook™
ever; it also combines the ease-of-use and performance of a laptop with the wake-up
responsiveness of a tablet. Only 15.9mm high, this new Ultrabook™ features a slim design
with a durable magnesium alloy chassis; a battery life of up to 8 hours; and all the power
and fast, easy connectivity of a comprehensive selection of full-sized ports.
Also in the line is the new gaming flagship laptop, the Qosmio X870. This new laptop is
designed with the needs of the demanding power-gamer in mind and offers a blend of pure
gaming performance, excellent picture quality and a vibrant sound experience. Powered by
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ and latest NVIDIA® graphics processors technology, the Qosmio
X870 comes with a 3D-enabled 17.3”Full HD display supporting the latest NVIDIA 3D Vision®
active shutter glasses.
“Power-users have grown accustomed to a high level of performance, power, and style from Toshiba’s Qosmio line,” said Mr. Michael Mondragon, General Manager at Toshiba
(Philippines) Inc. “Whether it’s the latest graphics processors, new stylish designs or
innovative smart technologies, we’re dedicated to bringing it all to our customers, providing
them with the power and speed required to take on the most demanding tasks and
graphics-intensive applications with ease.”
Other notebook PCs unveiled by Toshiba included the new Satellite L, Satellite C, Satellite M
and Satellite P series. Powered by the latest generation of processors and with state-of-the-
art, high-speed data interfaces, all laptops in the Satellite series excel in fulfilling the most
demanding business needs. The new series offer both 14.0- and 15.6-inch displays.
Explaining the thinking behind the new products, Mr. Tomoyasu Yamamoto, CEO &
President of Toshiba (Philippines), Inc. said: “We at Toshiba are constantly innovating and
exploring new technologies that allow us to provide consumers with stylish and functional
products. In addition, by enhancing awareness of our brand, we hope more consumers will
make Toshiba their choice.”
Adding more sizzle to the launch was the announcement of Toshiba’s new brand
ambassador for the Philippines, popular actress and model Ms. Solenn Heussaff. As the
official brand ambassador for Toshiba in the Philippines, she will be featured in Toshiba
advertisements for notebook PCs, TVs, and home appliances in the major media. Toshiba
chose her as its new brand ambassador because her alluring combination of a fresh image
and sophisticated character reflects qualities that Toshiba brings to its products – providing
a close-to-the-heart appeal for the Philippine consumers. Her undeniable style and real
talent is the perfect match for Toshiba’s innovative and technologically advanced products.
Solenn shared how happy she was to work with Toshiba: “It’s a great honor to be chosen
as the brand ambassador for Toshiba in the Philippines. I know Toshiba products are stylish
and technologically advanced, and they embody the kind of life I want to lead. It is this link
between me and Toshiba that makes me feel closer to the brand.”
As one of the world’s leading electronics companies, Toshiba continues to provide its
customers in the Philippines with the very latest technologies and innovative products.