Toshiba Portégé Z835-P330


Toshiba Portégé Z835-P330Notebook: Toshiba Portégé Z835-P330 (Portégé Z830 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 2367M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.1kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 11 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 65%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Portégé Z835-P330

Toshiba Portege z835 Review: The $850 Ultrabook
Source: English
Despite the fan noise and flexible display frame, the Portege z835 is a solid ultrabook offering for the average consumer. If you want a thin and light notebook that won’t break the bank, Toshiba’s first ultrabook is a stellar choice. Thanks to the inclusion of backlit keys, all the ports you need and a super thin package the Portege z835 offers an attractive value for the mainstream consumer.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/07/2012
60% Ultrabook Ultra-Roundup: 4 Top-Notch Notebooks Reviewed and Compared
Source: Maximum PC English
RIPE APPLE Sub-$1K; attractive, sturdy lid; decent performance. ROAD APPLE Plastic insides don't match aluminum outside; no USB 3.0; uses HDD; narrow vertical viewing angle.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 02/06/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Toshiba Portégé Z835 Review
Source: Maximum PC English
Very slim and lightweight for the price; lots of ports. SLIM PICKINGS Too underpowered; sorry SSD speeds; flimsy lid.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
Toshiba Portégé Z835-P330 Ultrabook Review
Source: Hot Hardware English
The Toshiba Portégé Z835-P330 is the least expensive Ultrabook on the market right now. It's street price is several hundred dollars less than the Asus Zenbook, and it's even cheaper than the Acer Aspire S3, which doesn't have a dedicated solid state drive (it uses a 320GB HDD and 20GB SSD) or USB 3.0 port.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/03/2012
Toshiba Portege Z835 – Review
Source: Gadgetmix English
The Toshiba Portege Z835 is Toshiba’s first ultraportable. We can’t recommend the Toshiba Portege Z835 as an ultrabook – with an i5 processor it might well be a different story, but together lagging in benchmarks, together with the poor keyboard and a few shabby touches, we were distinctly unimpressed. Poor show, Toshiba.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/13/2011
80% Toshiba Portege Z835-P330 13.3-inch Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Toshiba's Portege Z835-P330 is an amazing entry into the ultrabook market with a very lightweight design and some extremely long running times. It is one of the most affordable of the new laptops with its $900 price tag yet includes a full range of features including a solid state drive and an amazing number of peripheral ports that puts the competition to shame.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/05/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Toshiba Portege Z835
Source: Techreview Source English
Battery life of the Toshiba Portégé Z835 is really great, especially compared to other ultrabooks. We were able to get about 5-hours of battery life and the category average is about 4-hours. It's crucial to have a good battery life with an ultrabook because their batteries are not removable, so you can't rely on spares.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/29/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Toshiba Portege Z835-P330
Source: PC Mag English
The Toshiba Portege Z835-P330 may not be the best ultrabook on the market, but it does stand out due to its light weight, exceptional feature set, and category-leading battery life. The Editors' Choice Asus Zenbook UX31 still reigns supreme among ultrabooks because of its solid construction, stellar audio, and better performance, but it's $300 more. If you favor portability over performance, the Z835-P330 is a solid choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Toshiba Portege Z835
Source: PC World English
The $799 Best Buy model of the Toshiba Portege Z835 is an interesting proposition. It’s noticeably lighter than other Ultrabooks and the Macbook Air, features a surprisingly good array of ports and a backlit keyboard, and doesn’t skimp out on the SSD the way the similarly-priced Acer Apsire S3 does. On the other hand, the performance of the Core i3 processor isn’t up to the level of its contemporaries, the display quality is mediocre, and there’s bit too much flex in the screen – an annoying slight on an otherwise rigid machine. This is certainly an easier laptop to recommend than the Acer Ultrabook (the other sub-$1000 option), but not quite as likeable as the Asus Zenbook UX31E or Lenovo IdeaPad U300s.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/18/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Toshiba Portege Z835 Review: The Best Ultrabook
Source: English
The Toshiba Portege Z835 is an all-around winner and was a pleasure to review. It has solid build quality, a decent backlit keyboard, a good touchpad, six hours of battery life, and the characteristic light weight (2.4 lbs) and thinness we’ve come to expect from Ultrabooks. Where the Z835 stumbles is performance; the included 128GB SSD is exceptionally slow. The Intel Core i3 processor is bottom of the barrel but should have plenty of oomph for general usage. At $899 the Z835 undercuts existing Ultrabooks by $100 or more and makes for a very attractive choice. It is an ideal on-the-go companion and a tempting alternative to the Apple MacBook Air.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/15/2011
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 60% features: 80% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 80%
70% Toshiba Portege Z835-P330
Source: CNet English
Another Ultrabook contender enters the fray with the arrival of the Toshiba Portege Z835. Following in the footsteps of the Acer S3, Lenovo U300s, and Asus Zenbook, this system aims to provide Windows users with a clear alternative to Apple's popular MacBook Air. Another entry in the MacBook Air clone wars, the Toshiba Portege Z835 offers great bang for the buck in some areas, but also looks and feels a bit cheap.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 90%
80% Ultrabooks for Everyone: Toshiba Joins the Fray
Source: Wired Magazine English
So far it sounds like a miracle machine, so what’s not to love? The keyboard isn’t too pretty, with nearly-no-travel keys and uneven backlighting that comes off looking cheap. The trackpad is nice, but the buttons are tiny and hard to press, as they’re both stiff and slightly recessed into the chassis, making them difficult to reach. My biggest complaint, though, has to be against the Z835’s lack of stability. I had far more than my fair share of inexplicable problems simply installing apps and more getting them to run successfully. While all the crashes were eventually recoverable, I found I wasted a lot of time troubleshooting issues I really shouldn’t have had to deal with at all.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Ultrabooks for Everyone: Toshiba Joins the Fray
Source: Wired Magazine English
Aside from the keyboard, the Z835 looks good — and professional — and feels impossibly lightweight. If the crash issues can be remedied (driver updates, perhaps?), Toshiba’s got a surprisingly near-perfect and world-class ultrabook on its hands.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Toshiba Portege Z835 Notebook Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Toshiba Portege Z835 is arguably the best Ultrabook yet--and certainly the best option under $1,000. For $899, you get the lightest 13-inch laptop around, full-size ports, and an accurate touchpad. The nearly 7 hours of battery life is another big plus. However, the this notebook's stiff keyboard, dull 1366 x 768 screen, and slow-writing SSD can't beat the more-expensive MacBook Air. But if you can accept a few compromises, the Portege Z835 is a fantastic value for students, small business users, or anyone who needs a lightweight, nimble notebook with equal parts portability and style.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/08/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%


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.

2367M: Power efficient ULV processor clocked at 1.4 GHz without Turbo boost. Offers an integrated HD 3000 clocked at slow 350 / 1000 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.

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70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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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, 2011-11-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)