Toshiba Introduces New Internal Solid State Drive Upgrade Solutions
Addition of Q Series Pro Internal Solid State Drive Strengthens Toshiba's foothold on the SSD market with a new high performance drive upgrade

IRVINE, Calif.—Oct. 10, 2013—Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD) today announced the Toshiba Q Series Pro PC Internal Solid State Drive. This new high performance drive upgrade for PCs provides consumers with a reliable and convenient way to increase productivity and offers safe storage for all personal data. Ideal for consumers who need to boost their PC storage performance to the next level, Toshiba's Q Series Pro PC Internal Solid State drive is an efficient storage solution that offers faster boot-up and operation for the PC.

"Toshiba's comprehensive ecosystem of devices positions the company at an advantage when understanding consumer needs for storage," said Maciek Brzeski, vice president of product marketing and development of branded storage products, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "The Q Series Pro PC Internal Solid State Drive offers industry-proven caliber and authenticity with leading performance, speeds and capabilities."

With worldwide SSD shipments predicted to rise to 239 million units in 2016, amounting to approximately 40 percent of the size of the HDD market1 , Toshiba plans to continue bringing superior SSD offerings to market that meet the expectations of consumers.

Ideal for avid gamers, graphics professionals, and multi-taskers who need to boost PC performance to a best in class level, Toshiba's Q Series Pro PC Internal Solid State drive is an efficient storage solution that offers faster boot-up and operation for the PC. Toshiba Solid State Drive consumes less power than a standard hard drive. Users will discover they have more time to work and play on their laptop and will have to spend less time worrying about finding the next power outlet.

With a new 7mm slim and lightweight design, the Toshiba Q Series Pro Solid State Drive works well with Ultrabooks. A mounting spacer is included to work in laptops with traditional full-height 9.5mm drive bays. It also comes with free, downloadable easy-to-use migration software to help transfer data from existing drive to the Q-Series Pro Solid State Drive.

Backed by a 3-year limited warranty, Toshiba Q Series Pro Solid State Drive is built in accordance with Toshiba's high quality standard offering high performance drive upgrade for PC and is available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacities.

Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba Q Series Pro PC Internal Solid State drive will be available for purchase at select retailers and on in late October 2013. The 128GB model will be $159.99 MSRP2 , the 256GB model will be $309.99 MSRP2, and the 512 GB model will be $739.99 MSRP2.

About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit

About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at .