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Toshiba Z30t

Toshiba Z30t 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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Engineered for high flyers, this thin, light and sophisticated 13.3 High Definition touchscreen Ultrabook is stunningly fast, keeping you seriously productive on the go. Stay productive even in... More
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22 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites endorsed this medium processor core notebook PC. The editor of Hardware.info decided that this notebook PC was brilliant and gave it a "Gold Award" and Techzine.nl concluded that it was good and gave it a "Bronze" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This portable PC has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100 based on twelve expert reviews from sites including Laptopmag.com, notebookcheck.net, PC Welt.de and notebookcheck.biz. This means that experts think this Toshiba notebook PC is one of the better medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Toshiba medium processor core laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Toshiba is one of the superior brands.

Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned in November last year “Light business notebook with great speed and a comfy keyboard.” in their review of this laptop and gave it a score of 70 out of 100. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of this laptop “Comfortable keyboard” .

Nice Design

One person wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Notebookcheck.net said in their review of the Toshiba Z30t “Attractive design” and gave it a score of 4 stars. One Toshiba Z30t reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Digit.in said in their review of the Toshiba Z30t “It has a gorgeous screen, great battery life”.

Good Size

Several customers agreed that the Toshiba Z30t was lightweight.

Good Battery Life

Some people considered that it had a good battery life. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “Its battery life could be better” and gave this laptop a score of 4 stars.

Robust

One customer who bought it concluded that it was strong and durable. This year Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Lightweight magnesium construction, sturdy base unit, superior thermal management, great overall system performance, long battery life, very good display panel (color, contrast), good input devices”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,100 megahertz, the Toshiba Z30t has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Z30t. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 12 hours, the Toshiba Z30t has one of the longer battery lifes amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The shortest battery life of medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year is 2.5h and the longest is 33h.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo W550s (21.8h) which is also higher rated.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Z30t supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Z30t is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Toshiba Z30t has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most laptops of this type and age have an HDD storage medium. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year.

The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.

Other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite Z30, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250, or the Lenovo W550s.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 840 ($669.80) (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Toshiba Z30t has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This Toshiba laptop has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most laptops of this age and type have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all notebook PCs of this type and age ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Z30t has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Z30t also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the Asus BU201LA, and the Lenovo W550s which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Z30t has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Z30t which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the Inspiron 15R 5537, or the Inspiron 3521 both from DELL which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 52 watt-hours, the Toshiba Z30t has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Z30t. Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z30t the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 47Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Toshiba Z30t is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Z30t. The lightest laptop of this type and age is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

We compared all the other 1.4kg heavy portable PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 7000 is also worth considering.

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Narrow

The average width of medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago is 360mm. At only 316 millimeters, the Toshiba Z30t is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z30t.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the Toshiba Z30t mentioned that it was not good quality.

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The Toshiba Z30t has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z30t is 10GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30t has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z30t.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Z30t does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Inspiron 15R 5537, or the Inspiron 3521 both from DELL is also worth considering.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30t has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Z30t. The average total storage capacity of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z30t is 530GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 128GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 which has better reviews.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus UX303UB ($1,568.69) (256GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (256GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z30t the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

We compared all the other 13.3" notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the Asus UX303LA, the Toshiba Satellite Z30, and the Acer Aspire S7 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (14") which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller operating shocks (only 10 gravity) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Z30t have operating shocks of between 10G and 130G, and the average operating shock is 78G.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba Z30t has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z30t. The front camera resolutions of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z30t range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Toshiba Z30t is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba Z30t has a fairly small operating vibration (only 0.5 gravity) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The operating vibrations of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Z30t range from 0.5G to 1.1G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Z30t

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the Z30t.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba Z30t has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z30t.

Alternative 2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 7000.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (2.2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30t has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Asus UX303UB ($1,568.69), the Acer Aspire S7, or the Toshiba Satellite Z30 which has better reviews.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Operating Vibration
Operating Shock
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

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