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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A
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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Feb 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
HIGH PERFORMANCE GOES ULTRA-MOBILE With an ultra-thin, premium design the high-performance 33.8 cm (13.3") Toshiba Portg Z30-A Ultrabook * was made to keep business moving. A long-lasting... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,971 user and expert reviews for Toshiba portable PCs and found that on average Toshiba has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Toshiba has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30-A is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. The Portégé Z30-A has one of the longer battery life (max)s (12 hours) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs of a similar age and type 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30-A.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Portégé Z30-A has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Portégé Z30-A has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Portégé Z30-A also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-A is 0.3MP and the highest is 1,300MP.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Portégé Z30-A, the Portégé Z30-A's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Light

The Portégé Z30-A is one of the lightest medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A (only 1.2 kilograms) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Portégé Z30-A has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Portégé Z30-A. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a similar type and age to the Portégé Z30-A is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 10" to 18". The Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Portégé Z30-A has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30-A. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-A is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Portégé Z30-A's internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Portégé Z30-A does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Portégé Z30-A also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Portégé Z30-A is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Portégé Z30-A have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Portégé Z30-A. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Portégé Z30-A have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Portégé Z30-A is a four number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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1 Other reason to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Toshiba released the Portégé Z30-A.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
TV Out Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Toshiba Reliability Guarantee
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(2)
27 May 2015

Compact, lightweight and capable business solution. This notebook impressed us with its sturdy and strict construction while keeping the weight low (1.2 kg). Despite the main polycarbonate body,...

Great design and build quality
Quality IPS panel that's even suitable for professional photo editing and design
A handful of useful ports and connectivity options (including 3G module)
Comfortable keyboard and touchpad
Compact and lightweight
Outdated hardware (depends on your region)
The storage unit is mSATA SSD instead of M.2 SATA leading to lower readwrite speeds
Awkward trackpoint
Extremely noisy fan
Underwhelming batttery life
2 June 2006

Das Satellite A100 bringt Multimedia-Funktionalität ohne Luxus. Das sachliche Notebook zum für die Ausstattung kleinen Preis hat weder besondere Schwachstellen noch irgendwelche herausragenden...

Heller, groer Bildschirm, gute Erweiterbarkeit
Spiegelndes Display, kein DVI

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z30a12, z30a10, z30a13, z30a00, z30a134, z30a10w, z30a13e, z30a00r, z30a12n, z30a102
Barcodes 04051528107265, 04051528107289, 04051528109658, 04051528111910, 04051528111927, 04051528111934, 04051528116830, 04051528123289, 04051528123326, 09334427044257

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