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Toshiba Z30t

Toshiba Z30t 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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Engineered for high flyers, this thin, light and sophisticated 13.3 High Definition touchscreen Ultrabook is stunningly fast, keeping you seriously productive on the go. Stay productive even in... More
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21 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this portable PC. This Toshiba laptop received a "Gold Award" from Hardware.info who thought it was exceptional and it received a "Bronze" award from Techzine.nl who wrote it was good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on twelve expert reviews from sites including Laptopmag.com, notebookcheck.net, PC Welt.de and notebookcheck.biz this medium processor cores notebook PC has an overall expert rating of 82%.

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

Easy to Use

Some Toshiba Z30t reviewers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Laptopmag.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba Z30t “Light business notebook with great speed and a comfy keyboard.” and gave the Toshiba Z30t a rating of 70 out of 100. Notebookcheck.net said “Comfortable keyboard” in their Toshiba Z30t review.

Nice Design

One Toshiba Z30t owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good design. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review “Attractive design”. One customer who bought it thought it was good looking.

Good Size

A number of people who bought it considered that it was lightweight. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review last year “Lightweight magnesium construction, sturdy base unit, superior thermal management, great overall system performance, long battery life, very good display panel (color, contrast), good input devices”.

Good Battery Life

A few Toshiba Z30t owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good battery life. Expert review site Laptopmag.com mentioned two years ago “Its battery life could be better” . Three years ago expert website Digit.in mentioned “It has a gorgeous screen, great battery life and one of the best keyboards that we've tested on a laptop.” in their review of the Toshiba Z30t.

Robust

One Toshiba Z30t owner who reviewed the Toshiba Z30t concluded that it was strong and durable.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Toshiba Z30t has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z30t. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of this type and age is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Z30t supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z30t processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h. The Toshiba Z30t has one of the longer battery life (max)s (12 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Z30t has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Toshiba notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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 portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z30t.

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

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price], the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price], or the Fujitsu LifeBook S904[plb_2861117_price].

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Toshiba Z30t has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age. The worst processor family of all laptops of this age and type is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Toshiba Z30t has a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2404192_price], and the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Z30t has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year do not have a touchscreen.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price], the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price], or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price].

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z30t is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. The Toshiba Z30t has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (52 watt-hours) amongst laptops 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 laptops of this age and type.

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Very Light

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z30t the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Toshiba Z30t is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z30t.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.4kg heavy portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujitsu LifeBook S904[plb_2861117_price] is also worth considering.

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12 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Toshiba Z30t reviewer who reviewed it thought it was not cheap.

Poor Product Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Toshiba Z30t was not good quality. Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Grainy image quality introduced by touchscreen diffusion filter, flimsy display lid, silly maintenance design for a business PC, subpar speakers, expensive when compared to some close competitors” in their review of this laptop.

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba Z30t has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z30t.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Z30t have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Z30t have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba Z30t does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to look at including the Inspiron 17[pl_2404192_price], or the Latitude 15[pl_2569470_price] both from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba Z30t has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Z30t. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Z30t is 550GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB.

Alternative 128GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price].

If this medium processor cores notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus UX303UB[plb_2993330_price] (256GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (256GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of laptops of this spec and age is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Z30t has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.

There are a number of other 13.3" portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price], or the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price].

If this medium processor cores notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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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 commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba Z30t has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Z30t have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2MP.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The average operating shock of laptops of this age and spec is 75G, and the operating shocks range from 0.66G to 130G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The average operating vibration of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Z30t is 1.5G. The Toshiba Z30t has one of the smaller operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Z30t

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the Z30t.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the Toshiba Z30t has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared all the other 2GHz processor clock speed laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price] is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (2.2GHz), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30t has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price], the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price], and the Fujitsu LifeBook S904[plb_2861117_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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
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 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 Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
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
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 (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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
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
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)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Face Recognition
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
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
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

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