This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of this age and spec. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
Alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at include the Satellite C50-B[pl_2256586_price], or the C55[pl_2942232_price] both from Toshiba which is cheaper.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (SSD and cheaper) or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (SSD and higher rated).