Toshiba Portégé R835 Series

Toshiba Portégé R835-P88Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M, Intel Core i5 2410M, Intel Core i5 2450M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 13.3 inch
Weight: 1.4kg, 1.5kg
Price: 680, 900, 1000 euro
Average Score: 80.89% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 10 reviews)
: - %, performance: 75%, features: 70%, display: 70%
mobility: 89%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 71%

 

Toshiba Portégé R835-P56X

Specifications

Toshiba Portégé R835-P56XNotebook: Toshiba Portégé R835-P56X
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Portégé R835-P56X (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Toshiba Portege R835-P56X 13.3-inch Ultraportable Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
For those that want a full features compact laptop but don't want to spend a fortune, the Toshiba Portege R835-P56X is a very attractive option. At just $800, it is hundreds less than much of the competition while also weighing a good deal less. It offers solid performance and excellent storage features as well.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Toshiba Portege R835 Review
Source: Student Buying Guide English
The Portege R835 is truly a standout in the 13.3” screen laptop class, you get so much for the money which explains why this model has been selling like hotcakes. I can’t think of any other 13.3” laptop that uses a metallic body, has 8 hours of battery life, built-in optical drive and Core i5 processor that can be found in the $700 range. It’s not a perfect laptop, I’d like to see improvement in the screen and something done about the keyboard to make it more usable, but you’ll be hard pressed to find something under $1,000 that has the same specs as the R835 so it becomes easier to accept the drawbacks and simply enjoy the features that are truly great.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/09/2011
80% Toshiba Portege R835-P56X
Source: CNet English
Any laptop reviewer has a handful of go-to systems ready to recommend at a moment's notice. Recent favorites include Apple's latest MacBook Pros and HP's AMD-powered Pavilion dm1.With three more hours of battery life over last year's model, Toshiba's new R800 series of Portege laptops are hard to beat, even in the highly competitive 13-inch laptop category.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 90%
80% Toshiba Portege R835-P56X
Source: Laptop Mag English
We liked but didn't love the last Toshiba Portege because it ran a little hot and we experienced some problems with the touchpad. Toshiba has addressed those issues with the Portege R835-P56X. The company also beefed up the graphics performance while maintaining more than 6 hours of battery life--without ballooning the price. The R835 isn't as sexy as the Samsung Series 9 or as fast as the ThinkPad X220, but it costs $720 less than the former and $370 less than the latter (as tested). Although the keyboard could be better, those in the market for Windows-powered ultraportable will find the Portege R835 to be a solid value.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/30/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Toshiba Portégé R835-P50X

Specifications

Toshiba Portégé R835-P50XNotebook: Toshiba Portégé R835-P50X
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Portégé R835-P50X (Model)

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

90% Toshiba Portege R835-P50X
Source: Techreview Source English
What made the Toshiba R705-P35 so special was that it came with a big battery that its rivals couldn't fit into their starved frames—and the R835-P50X is no different. In fact, its 66WH battery has even more capacity With a little help from the Sandy Bridge architecture's energy efficiencies , and the R835's battery score surpassed the 9-hour mark (9 hours 26 minutes), prompting a double-take. It beat the Toshiba R705-P35 (7:01) by two hours and completely annihilated the Samsung Series 9 (6:04), Lenovo U260 (4:35), Dell V130 (3:02), MacBook Air 13-inch (5:35), and whatever ultraportable you want to throw against it.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Toshiba Portege R835-P50X
Source: PC Mag English
The Toshiba Portege R835-P50X is the epitome of what an ultraportable should be: Lightweight, relatively inexpensive, powerful, and equipped with enough battery life to last from dawn to dusk.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

Toshiba Portégé R835-P88

Specifications

Toshiba Portégé R835-P88Notebook: Toshiba Portégé R835-P88
Processor: Intel Core i5 2450M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 680 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Portégé R835-P88 (Model)

Average Score: 76.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

78% Toshiba Portégé R835-P88 Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Affordable Thin-and-Light. The lightweight Portégé series will be refreshed this year as the all-new Ivy Bridge R930 series, but does the Sandy Bridge R830 series still have some life left in it?
70% Toshiba Portege R835-P88 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Frequent travelers and business users searching for a highly portable notebook with Core i5 power should consider the $849 Toshiba Portege R835-P88. For their money, consumers will get a notebook that can multitask and easily switch from work to play. Consumers looking for a slimmer, lighter option should consider the $899 Toshiba Portege Z835, which weighs just 2.4 pounds and has a 128GB SSD, but lacks an optical drive and gets less battery life. Road warriors who don't mind a little extra bulk will find the Toshiba Portege R835-P88 a solid choice.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/17/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
Toshiba Portege R835: Less Ultra, More Notebook
Source: AnandTech English
When Toshiba released the Portege R700 in 2010, it came out of nowhere. We didn't have ultrabooks on the market, and nobody was expecting a design like that from Toshiba of all companies. The design served them well, and they extended that design language to respectable notebooks like their Tecra R840 and R850 lines.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/30/2012
70% Toshiba Portege R835-P88
Source: CNet English
Previous versions of this laptop have won our coveted Editors' Choice Award, by offering excellent all-around performance in a slim, lightweight 13-inch body, for a lot less than you'd expect. This one-time favorite is still an excellent go-to 13-inch laptop, if you don't need something quite as slim as an ultrabook, and you can get it for the right price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/30/2012
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 90%
90% Toshiba Portege R835-P88
Source: PC Mag English
We've made it clear in other reviews that we're fans of ultrabooks, but the Toshiba Portege R835-P88 is an eye-opener: Almost light enough to forget it's in your briefcase, it delivers ultrabook-beating performance plus the convenience (even if you only use it occasionally) of an onboard optical drive plus the appeal (even if it's mostly due to a hard disk instead of SSD) of a bargain price. At the very least, it's worth keeping our ultraportable category on the books so we can give it an Editors' Choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/30/2012
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

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Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, headquartered in Japan. The company's main business is in Infrastructure, Consumer Products, and Electronic devices and components. Toshiba-made Semiconductors are among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Toshiba is one of the biggest international notebook-manufacturer. There exist many reviews for Toshiba models.

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Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i5:

2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

2450M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.5 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.8-3.1 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1300 MHz Turbo).

Intel Core i3:

2310M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.1 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).


13.3: This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.4 kg:

This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

1.5 kg:

This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


80.89%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Dell Latitude 3330
Core i3 2375M, 1.77 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad S300-59359324
Celeron 887, 1.8 kg
» Samsung 900X3D-A01US
Core i5 2537M, 1.1 kg
» Samsung 530U3B-A02US
Core i5 2467M, 1.5 kg
» Acer Aspire S3-391-6046
Core i3 2367M, 1.4 kg
» Samsung 530U3B-A01RS
Core i5 2467M, 1.4 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59-348996
Core i3 2377M, 1.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L830-10G
Core i3 2367M, 1.9 kg
» Samsung 530U3B-A01NL
Core i5 2467M, 1.4 kg
» Sony Vaio SVS1311E3E
Core i3 2350M, 1.7 kg
» Asus UX32A-R3001V
Core i3 2367M, 1.5 kg
» Asus UX32A-DB31
Core i3 2367M, 1.5 kg
» Fujitsu LifeBook UH55
Core i3 2367M, 1.6 kg
» Samsung 530U3B-A03PL
Core i3 2367M, 1.5 kg
» Dell XPS 13-321X-0281
Core i7 2637M, 1.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L830-10X
Core i3 2367M, 1.9 kg
» Asus UX31E-RY027V
Core i3 2367M, 1.3 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad U300s-108029U
Core i7 2677M, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba Portégé Z830-10P
Core i3 2367M, 1.1 kg
» Sony Vaio SVT1311M1ES
Core i3 2367M, 1.6 kg
» Sony Vaio VPCZ23Z9E
Core i7 2640M, 1.2 kg
» Sony Vaio VPCZ23J9E
Core i7 2640M, 1.2 kg
» Toshiba Portégé Z830-11M
Core i5 2467M, 1.2 kg
» Toshiba Portégé Z830-10J
Core i5 2467M, 1.1 kg
» Toshiba Portégé Z830-10E
Core i5 2557M, 1.1 kg
» HP Folio 13-1012tu
Core i5 2467M, 1.5 kg
» HP Folio 13-1029wm
Core i3 2367M, 1.5 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad U300s-M6842GE
Core i5 2467M, 1.3 kg
» Samsung 530U3B-A02FR
Core i5 2467M, 1.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-16 (Update: 2012-05-26)