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Toshiba Satellite Z30 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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From the incredibly thin, light and stylish design to the high-performance technology inside, the 33.8 cm (13.3") Toshiba Satellite Z30-B was made to keep you moving. The long-lasting battery life... More
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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews as do all laptops built by Toshiba.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite Z30 is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Satellite Z30 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite Z30.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 16 hours, the Satellite Z30 has a very long battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago. Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Z30 have battery life (max)s of between 2.5h and 24h.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo W550s[plb_3369680_price] (17.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite Z30 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite Z30 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Satellite Z30 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite Z30 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite Z30 that we have checked, the Toshiba Satellite Z30's front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels is one of the highest. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite Z30 is 1MP.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Satellite Z30 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Z30.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite Z30 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Toshiba Satellite Z30 which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Satellite Z30 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Light

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The weight of the Toshiba Satellite Z30 of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest amongst notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite Z30.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Satellite Z30 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite Z30 is 15".

Laptops with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14") which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Satellite Z30 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite Z30 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Z30 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Satellite Z30 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite Z30.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Z30 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Configurable TDP-Down
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® RealSense 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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7 May 2016

The average user will not find the Toshiba Portégé Z30's abundance of ports or backlit keyboard enough to justify its high price...

10 February 2016

The new Toshiba Portege Z30-C feels very much like the last model I tried in 2012. It is as thin and light as I remember.It even has a business-like magnesium alloy chassis like those of earlier... Read more…

28 June 2015

Toshiba does a good job in many aspects of the Satellite Z30-B-100. We still like the casing although it is a bit older because its low weight and compact size completely fulfills the mobility...

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
27 June 2014

Toshiba's Portégé series of thin light notebooks were Ultrabooks well before the term Ultrabook was even coined, the latest model in the series, the Z30, continues this legacy. It is extremely... Read more…

28 February 2014

The Toshiba Portege Z30-A1301 is a solid business ultrabook, elevated by a full selection of ports and impressive battery life...

27 February 2014

The Toshiba Portege Z30-A1301 is a solid business ultrabook, elevated by a full selection of ports and impressive battery life...

13 January 2014

As its makers no doubt intended, I found I was lugging the Toshiba Portégé Z30 around everywhere without noticing it as a major imposition. Also having a machine that's more likely to be alive...

19 December 2013

This business-oriented ultrabook is well-built, thin, light, and comfortable to use. The latest "Haswell" CPU makes it fast, but a low-resolution screen diminishes its overall value...

Computershopper.com

8 October 2013

The term "business laptop" used to evoke images of bulky, drab slabs of plastic, something that Toshiba is staying clear of with its consumer-inspired Z-range of enterprise notebooks.The 13.3-inch... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z30b100, toshiba z30, toshiba z30c, toshiba z30b10, toshiba z30b10g, PT253E-00E00DEN, toshiba pt253e00e00, toshiba pt253e00e00d, toshiba pt253e00e00de, toshiba pt253e00e00den
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