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Toshiba Portégé Z830-104

Specifications

Toshiba Portégé Z830-104Notebook: Toshiba Portégé Z830-104 (Portégé Z830 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2557M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.1kg
Price: 1300 euro
Average Score: 76.8% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 77%, performance: 75%, features: 75%, display: 95% mobility: 76%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Portégé Z830-104

80% Toshiba Portégé Z830-104 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Toshiba Portégé Z830-104 is an ultraportable for the travelling professional who needs their laptop lightweight and practical rather than attractive. It might look plain but it has plenty to offer if you need portage. It's a tad on the pricey side for the package on offer.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/12/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%
Toshiba Portege Z830 review- there’s more to an ultrabook than looks
Source: Netbooklive English
Ultrabooks are still imperfect machines, but the Portege Z830 really strives to be as less mediocre as possible. With a backlit keyboard, ultra slim body and impressive selection of ports, the Z830 is one of the best equipped ultrabooks out there. Sure, it doesn’t have the best hardware from the lot, but will still deliver a solid experience, while the battery life is nothing short of satisfying.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/03/2012
67% Toshiba Portégé Z830-104 review
Source: It Pro English
Although it has several unique features that are sorely missing in Ultrabooks from other manufacturers, the Z830 isn’t head and shoulders above its competition. No other manufacturer has managed to perfect the formula so far, but they all have selling points that make them more desirable than the Toshiba. If you're not beholden to Windows, the 13in MacBook Air, which is available with a similar specification to the Z830 at a similar price, is still our preferred ultra-portable laptop, but Ultrabooks are slowly catching up.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 67%
80% Toshiba Portégé Z830 ultrabook review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Toshiba's Portégé Z830 is not the first ultrabook to ship, but it's the best suited for business use that we've seen so far. It packs an impressive amount of power into a very slim and light design, but potential buyers should take the all-day battery life claims with a pinch of salt.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/07/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
83% Toshiba Portégé Z830 review
Source: PC Pro English
As a business proposition, however, the Toshiba Portégé Z830 is entirely convincing. Toshiba has crammed great performance, comfortable ergonomics and convincing battery life into a chassis that weighs barely more than kilogram, and has also managed to shoehorn in all the ports, security and manageability features required of a true business laptop. It might be early days for the Ultrabook, but, on this showing, the Portégé Z830 has a bright future in big business.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/02/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 83% features: 83% ergonomy: 83%

Foreign Reviews

74% So gut sind die neuen Ultrabooks
Source: Chip.de - 2/12 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 01/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 67% features: 63% display: 95% mobility: 76% ergonomy: 79%
Zoom : Toshiba Portégé Z830
Source: Blogeee French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2011
Toshiba Portégé Z830 - nejlehčí z ultrabooků
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN

Positive: many interfaces in a thin case (USB 3.0, VGA, HDMI, GLAN), light keyboard with background light, 3 years warranty inclusive; negative: speaker-sound, hard and unstable touchpad-keys, no docking port
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/19/2012
当轻薄成为一种习惯 超极本东芝Z830外观篇
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/09/2011

Comment

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).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


2557M: Power saving ULV processor clocked at 1.7-2.7 GHz due to Turbo Boost. Offers an integrated HD 3000 clocked at slow 350 / 1200 MHz and a DDR3-1333 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.


1.1 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


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.

Toshiba reviews


76.8%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

Devices 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
» Toshiba Portégé R835-P88
Core i5 2450M, 1.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-10-31 (Update: 2012-05-26)