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Toshiba Chromebook CB30 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB 16GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB Nov 2014
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Five Industry Awards

Laptop experts love this portable PC and have given it five awards.

The experts at Techradar, Expert Reviews and Techradar.com/au/ all concluded that this notebook PC was good value for money and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

The editor of one more expert review site decided that this Chromebook was good. Techzine.nl gave this notebook PC a "Bronze" award.

This Toshiba portable PC received a "Test Winner" award from Altomdata.dk.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

This notebook PC has an average expert rating of 74% based on fourty-five expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This Chromebook has an excellent average owner rating based on 40 owner reviews. Most Chromebook CB30 owners think it is one of the better laptops of this type and age.

Easy to Use

Some people who purchased the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 mentioned that it was easy to use. Expert website Notebookcheck.net gave the product a score of 4 stars and said two years ago “If you are ready to use your Google account instead of local storage, Windows software”. Stuff.tv gave the product a score of 5 stars and said “Light, portable and practical” in their Toshiba Chromebook CB30 review. Expert website Ausdroid.net said “It's an admirable first effort, overall it's responsive, nice to use and fairly light meaning it doesn't weigh heavily on your lap when you're using it”.

A few Toshiba Chromebook CB30 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this laptop was comfortable and easy to hold. Cnet.com mentioned on expert review site CNET.com two years ago “Home/office use and feels comfortable to type on.”. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of this laptop also two years ago “It's also a comfortable Chromebook to use”. Expert review site Theregister.co.uk said in their review in the same month “I've become much more comfortable with Chromebooks over the last six months.”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this laptop had a good interface. Two years ago expert website Techworld.com mentioned “Feature an interface optimised entirely for web use”.

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Good Size

A few Toshiba Chromebook CB30 reviewers said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Expert website Stuff.tv rated it 5 stars and said “If you're after a cheap, lightweight laptop for basic web-browsing, email” in their Toshiba Chromebook CB30 review. Expert review site Wired.co.uk said in their review of the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 “With its lightweight chassis, Intel Celeron processor” and gave the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 a score of 70 out of 100. Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 “A lightweight laptop offering Google's Chrome OS operating system, which is essentially a web browser”.

Nice Design

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this laptop was good looking. Two years ago Goodgearguide.com.au said on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “Toshiba's Chromebook CB30 possesses good styling and a useful array of features”. Ausdroid.net wrote “Toshiba has done a pretty decent job with the CB30”.

A few Toshiba Chromebook CB30 reviewers who bought this laptop thought it was a good design. Stuff.tv said in their review of this laptop “Simple design”. Two years ago Theregister.co.uk mentioned “The typical low price of a Chromebook suggests you'll not be buying into a quality product with pleasing design aesthetics” in their review of the Toshiba Chromebook CB30.

One Toshiba Chromebook CB30 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was neat. In November C. Simpson mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight, neat and quick” in their review.

One Toshiba Chromebook CB30 owner wrote that the product was luxurious. Expert review site Wired.co.uk wrote in their review of this laptop “As Chromebooks go the Toshiba CB30-102 is one of the more luxurious with its 13-inch screen”.

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Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,645 expert and user reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically for its Chromebooks.

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Good Battery Life

Several people who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good battery life. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk gave the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review on expert website Expert Reviews “Toshiba’s first Chromebook provides good performance and battery life for a small price”. Expert website Digitalmediaandit.com said “Amazing battery life” in their review of the Toshiba Chromebook CB30.

Good Product Quality

A number of Toshiba Chromebook CB30 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Expert review site Apcmag.com said “We actually found Acer's 13-inch Chromebook to have superior tonal quality”.

Good Value for Money

Expert review sites Techradar, Expert Reviews and Techradar.com/au/ highlighted in their review that this notebook PC was great for its price.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Toshiba Chromebook CB30 owner who reviewed this laptop thought it was noisy. Expert website Apcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 two years ago “The Skullcandy-branded speakers are loud.” .

One customer reckoned that it was quiet. Last year Digitalmediaandit.com mentioned in their Toshiba Chromebook CB30 review “Overall, I'm extremely impressed it seems I have a really high quality machine, with a superb screen, silent operating, nice keyboard” and rated the product 80 out of 100.

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Good Connectivity

One Toshiba Chromebook CB30 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Stuff.tv mentioned “Good connectivity and battery life” in their review and gave this laptop a rating of 5 stars.

One Toshiba Chromebook CB30 owner who bought this laptop considered that it had email functionality. Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned two years ago “Files live online, which makes them perfect for email, social medi” in their review of this laptop.

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Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased it considered that it had good features.

Robust

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Notebookcheck.net gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Toshiba CB30-B-104The manufacturer has successfully launched a solid Chromebook in form of the Toshiba CB30 on the market” in their Toshiba Chromebook CB30 review.

Three Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Chromebook CB30 is a laptop that uses three displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec only use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has a fairly fast maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than a year. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook CB30 is 23GB/s.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports than most of the Chromebooks that were released more than a year ago. This laptop is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop compared to most of the notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook CB30 which only have one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook CB30 range from 8GB to 16GB. The Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 840MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook CB30.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook CB30 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook CB30.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook CB30, the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Chromebook CB30 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most laptops of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this age and type.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Chromebook CB30 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11g WiFi standard found on most laptops that were released more than a year ago. In addition, this notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of portable PC.

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L3 Processor Cache

The Chromebook CB30 has a better processor cache level than most laptops of this spec and age. This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, whereas most Chromebooks that were released one year ago have a L2 processor cache.

A L3 processor cache is in fact the best processor cache level across all portable PCs of this type and age.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst processor cache level is L2.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook CB30 is 1.8G. At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook CB30.

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Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook CB30 only have one USB 3.0 port, however the Chromebook CB30 has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook CB30 is 30Wh, the biggest is 52Wh, and the average battery capacity is 44Wh. With a battery capacity of 52 watt-hours, the Chromebook CB30 has a very big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook CB30.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The Chromebook CB30 has a fairly small non-operating shock (only 60 gravity) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Chromebooks that were released one year ago have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 160G.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 2 megabytes, the Chromebook CB30 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook CB30. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook CB30 have processor caches of between 1MB and 3MB.

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8 Reasons Against

Small Storage Capacity

One person wrote in their reviews that it did not have good storage.

Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook CB30. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook CB30 the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 2.3GHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of Chromebooks that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook CB30 is 3.9GB. The Chromebook CB30 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 2 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook CB30 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Chromebook CB30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other Chromebooks that were released more than a year ago that we have checked the maximum internal memory of, the Chromebook CB30's maximum internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook CB30 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 8GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 3.8GB.

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Very Small Operating Shock

At only 10 gravity, the Chromebook CB30 has a fairly small operating shock compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook CB30. The average operating shock of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook CB30 is 68G, and the operating shocks range from 10G to 110G.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst Chromebooks of this age. Across all the laptops of this age and spec the front camera resolutions range from 0.9MP to 1.3MP, and the average front camera resolution is 0.98MP.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

Similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.72G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Chromebook CB30 has a quite small operating vibration compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook CB30.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Chromebook CB30

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Average Battery Life

At 8.5 hours, the Chromebook CB30 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Chromebook CB30 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook CB30.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba Chromebook CB30 has a fairly typical weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Chromebook CB30.

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Average Internal Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook CB30 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook CB30.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook CB30 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook CB30.

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
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Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
GPS Function
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cb30a3120
Barcodes 00022265732601, 00222657326016, 04051528118506, 04051528124484, 04051528144468, 04051528147247, 04051528152128, 04051528163001
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