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Toshiba Satellite T130-14T

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite T130-14TNotebook: Toshiba Satellite T130-14T (Satellite T130 Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core SU4100
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.68kg
Price: 810 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 64%, features: 67%, display: 64% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite T130-14T

83% Review Toshiba Satellite T130-14T Notebook | Notebookcheck
Super Thin, Light and Mobile? "Even more mobile, more elegant and considerably more efficient than any other notebook" - so much to the comparatives with which Toshiba promotes the T130 on its homepage. This laptop can't be placed into the category of notebooks already just because of its 13.3 inch size and thus actually participates in the subnotebook league. The built-in Intel Pentium SU4100 processor, a four gigabyte DDR3 RAM and the Intel GMA 4500 graphic chip set promise more than only "netbook power". In the best case, there should also be enough mobility supplied with a announced battery life of up to 10 hours. The following review shows how the Satellite T130 sustains in practice.
Long lasting Portege
Source: Star Techcentral English
The Toshiba Portege T130 offers a slim design, long battery life and ample storage space so you never have to erase. At a premium price of RM3,699, we expected to get an optical drive in the Portege T130. If you need one, you’ll have to fork out extra money on an ­external drive. Plus that just adds more clutter. Apart from that glaring ­omission, however, you certainly get what you pay for. The combination of long battery life and a lightweight design is perfect for those constantly on the go.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/09/2010
Rating: price: 40% mobility: 90%

Foreign Reviews

84% Toshiba Satellite T130-14T
Source: Chip.de - 12/10 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 50% features: 83% display: 90% mobility: 99% ergonomy: 81%
70% Toshiba Satellite T130-14T
Source: Chip.de - 6/10 German
Single Review, , Short, Date: 05/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% TEST: Leichte ULV-Notebooks für wenig Geld
Source: Magnus.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Toshiba Satellite T130-14T
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/24/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
83% Test Toshiba Satellite T130-14T Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/23/2009
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 68% display: 68% mobility: 92% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 87%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M: The graphics core of the Intel GL40 and GS40 chipset features a slower clocked GMA 4500MHD (400 versus 533 MHz). Because of the slower core speed, full Blu-Ray Logo support is not given and the gaming performance is a bit worse.

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

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


Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.


SU4100: Entry-level dual core processor for slim and light subnotebooks. Due to the Pentium name, the CPU may have less power saving features than Core 2 Duo processors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


1.68 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


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


80%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-01- 8 (Update: 2012-05-26)