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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A
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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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

The 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)

At 12 hours, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average battery life (max) of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A is 31h.

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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 that have been around for more than two years. 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Toshiba 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 laptops of this type and age also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the Portégé Z30-A have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP. The Portégé Z30-A has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-A.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Light

The average weight of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Portégé Z30-A is 2.1kg. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30-A that we have checked the weight of, the Portégé Z30-A's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest.

Other 1.2kg heavy laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire One AO725.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Portégé Z30-A's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. The total storage capacitys of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Portégé Z30-A range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops of this spec and age is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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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 typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Portégé Z30-A do not have a touchscreen. The Portégé Z30-A is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Toshiba portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Portégé Z30-A has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Portégé Z30-A.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
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
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
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection Type
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(1)
2 June 2006

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04051528102024, 04051528111828, 04051528111866, 04051528124545

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