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Toshiba Tecra Z40 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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ULTRA-THIN PRODUCTIVITYOne of Toshiba's thinnest, lightest business laptops yet, the premium 35.6 cm (14") Tecra Z40-A matches ultra-portability with a long-lasting battery and larger screen that... More
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Toshiba Tecra Z40 Laptop Review
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14 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba laptops and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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

Most laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Tecra Z40 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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SSD Storage Media

The Tecra Z40 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most laptops of this age and spec. 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra Z40. The average battery life (max) of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Tecra Z40 is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop 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 of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra Z40 is 2.9MP. At 2 megapixels, the Tecra Z40 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Tecra Z40.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Tecra Z40 is fairly light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra Z40 range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Tecra Z40 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra Z40.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra Z40. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Tecra Z40 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a pretty standard processor frequency (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Tecra Z40 has a fairly standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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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 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
LED Backlight
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
2G Standards
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
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(25)
21 April 2016

The Toshiba Tecra Z40-C is a long-lasting business notebook, but its keyboard, touchpad and screen are subpar...

I mentioned that the Tecra Z40 is indicative of why Toshiba is often left behind by HP, Dell, and Lenovo. The $1,229 notebook is not a bad PC; it's even very good with respect to build quality and...

20 September 2014

Toshiba Tecra Z40T-A1410 Notebook The Toshiba Tecra Z40T-A1410 repeats many of the successes of its lower-grade counterpart, the Tecra Z40-A-147 , with lightweight magnesium construction , a solid...

17 June 2014

The Toshiba Tecra Z40-A-11U is mostly an effective design for the intended corporate user. It's light, considering its 14in chassis, and the battery life is exceptional, which will make it an...

Toshiba doesn't deliver enough in the way of features or performance to justify this business laptop's lofty price tag...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Cris
(Verified Purchase)

Thin and lightweight, good battery, great buy...

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