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Toshiba Tecra Z40 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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ULTRA LIGHT FOR BUSINESS ANYWHEREThe Tecra Z40-A was made to move. Starting at an ultra-light 1.4kg and highly robust, it's the perfect companion to take on your business travels and offers a... More
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13 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings as do all portable PCs produced by Toshiba.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Tecra Z40 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 5.5GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

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

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Tecra Z40 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2h and the longest is 5,200h.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook 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 laptops of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra Z40 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. At 2 megapixels, the Tecra Z40 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra Z40.

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Light

The Tecra Z40 is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40 (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra Z40 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40 is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys 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 are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Tecra Z40 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years 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 typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a relatively typical 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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
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
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Optional Operating System Supplied
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
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z40a17, z40a17j, apple z40, apple z40b, apple z40b12, apple z40b12p, apple intel5300, apple intel5300u
Barcodes 04051528143812

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