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Toshiba R30 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Apr 2014
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With its brilliant 13.3 High Definition display, the Portg R30-A is the ultra-portable business class laptop that redefines the standards in performance, reliability, capabilities and value.Full... More
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14 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Medium processor cores portable PCs manufactured by Toshiba have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba R30 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the R30 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Toshiba R30 has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average PCI Express slots version of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2.2, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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

The Toshiba R30 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the Toshiba R30 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R30 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 Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the Toshiba R30 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Toshiba R30 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The processor frequencys of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the R30 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Toshiba R30 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba R30 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the R30. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the R30 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 6,200 milliamperes * hour, the Toshiba R30 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R30. The average battery capacity of laptops that came out around the same time as the R30 is 3,800mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba R30 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the Toshiba R30 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the R30. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg.

We compared all the other 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo X220 is also worth considering.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba R30 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R30 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba R30 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the R30 that we have checked, the Toshiba R30's internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the laptops that have been available for a similar time to the R30 the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been available for around the same time as the R30 do not have a touchscreen. The Toshiba R30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The Toshiba R30 has a fairly small operating shock (only 10 gravity) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the operating shocks range from 10G to 130G.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the R30 is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The Toshiba R30 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba R30 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 590GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The smallest operating vibration of comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.2G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba R30 has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst laptops of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R30

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the R30 over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba R30 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the R30.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the Toshiba R30 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the R30.

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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
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives 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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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® Smart Cache
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® 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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Face Recognition
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
Operational Conditions
Operating Vibration
Operating Shock
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

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The Toshiba Portegé R30 is ultimately recommendable over competing Ultrabooks only in certain situations. Its potential for high performance is a major selling point; unlike Ultrabooks, the R30...

24 August 2014

Toshiba Portege R30-A-15C Pricey yet good? The combination of a long runtime (almost 10 hours in the Wi-Fi test), matte and bright (Full HD) IPS screen , and low weight seems compelling. The very...

10 June 2014

If you're not too bothered by how your portable looks, or actually prefer a sober and business-like appearance, the Portégé R30-A-14K has a lot going for it. It is a little on the pricey side...

29 May 2014

Promising much, the R30 is let down in key areas as it's got a poor screen and keyboard ergonomics...

Lisa Gade reviews the Toshiba Portege R30 ultraportable laptop. The R30 is a 13.3? machine with more ports, expandability and drives than you'd find on an Ultrabook, yet it still weighs just 3.25... Read more…

28 April 2014

The Toshiba Portege R30-A1302 ultraportable has a high-powered processor and speedy solid-state drive (SSD). It's not the most forward-looking system in the world, but its throwback features, such...

Toshiba?s PC division tends to focus on the consumer market, employing the company?s decades of experience with audio and video technologies to produce attractive multimedia and entertainment... Read more…

11 March 2014

Toshiba tends to take its time when it comes to new fads like Ultrabooks, or even updating its laptops with the latest Haswell processors. True to form, its Portégé R30 is a distinctly... Read more…

We?re back to Square One with the HDD camcorders we?ve tested. We love the capacity and the benefits of HDD recording. That said video quality is not worth the trade-off in our real-world trials....

Tons of storage (almost 7 hours of DVD-level video) Excellent battery life (over 2 hours) Easy-to-follow onscreen menus Records acceptable at best video outdoors Good supplied software bundle
Too much digital noise Poor video in low light 2.5-inch LCD not widescreen No hot or cold shoe Funky lens cap No printed owners manual
28 August 2014

Ambitieux. Ecran mat Full HD, SSD rapide, port de dock, légèreté, longue autonomie : Toshiba aurait-il trouvé la recette de l'ordinateur bureautique idéal ?

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