Toshiba Satellite U920T-108

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite U920T-108Notebook: Toshiba Satellite U920T-108 (Satellite U920t Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 3217U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 1200 euro
Average Score: 63.86% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 69%, performance: 63%, features: 72%, display: 70% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 69%, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite U920T-108

60% Toshiba Satellite U920T review
Source: It Pro English
Toshiba’s Satellite U920T is the latest Windows 8 hybrid device designed to attract business users who want the full legacy experience, not just a cutdown mobile OS.The Toshiba Satellite U920T isn’t the best hybrid device out there. It does offer more functionality than the Surface RT, but is simply too heavy to be used a tablet as you cannot undock the keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/27/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
Review: Toshiba Satellite U920T Ultrabook
Source: Reg Hardware English
The Toshiba Satellite U920T is a very likable convertible Ultrabook, although it took me a while to realise why. The reason, I'd say, is that it doesn't come across as some toy-like novelty item – it errs more on the sensible side. Even so, I still want to tilt the screen forward at times and its fold flat and slide convertible mechanism must be obeyed, which can be a little bothersome for speedy getaways. Still, this Ultrabook feels reassuringly solid and has a battery life that should get you through the day. Some will bemoan the lack of a full HD screen though, which leads to the biggest worry: the price. It's something that dogs all convertible Ultrabooks and the state of the premium portable PC market.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/05/2013
60% Toshiba Satellite U920T
Source: Digital Versus English
The Toshiba Satellite U920T has good processing power, good responsiveness and a good touchscreen to make up for the small touchpad. But it's just too heavy to use as a tablet. If you're not in it for the touchscreen, then we recommend the Portégé Z930, which has better processor power and more connectivity... And it costs less.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/22/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Toshiba Satellite U920t review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Toshiba Satellite U920t is a well-built and reasonably attractive convertible laptop/tablet with smooth and assured sliding action, although it’s rather awkward to open compared to other sliders. It offers decent connectivity, an average typing experience, good enough performance, and surprisingly impressive speakers. To keep the Toshiba Satellite U920t price lower than most rivals, Toshiba has been forced to cut a few corners: the screen resolution is not Full HD, it ‘only’ offers five-point touch, and there’s no pressure-sensitive stylus support. However, better battery life than most non-Atom hybrids we’ve tested means it’s still an attractive option.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
70% Toshiba Satellite U920T review
Source: Techradar English
Slash £200/$300 from the price and the Toshiba Satellite U920t is one of the best value hybrids on the market. Add a better screen and refine the mechanism and it's one of the best quality. But as it stands, the Toshiba Satellite U920t under delivers in both categories.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/19/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
67% Toshiba Satellite U920t review
Source: PC Pro English
It’s too heavy and cumbersome to function well as a tablet, and although general build, usability and performance are all perfectly acceptable, the screen quality and battery life simply aren’t good enough for a machine costing the best part of £1,000. If you’re absolutely desperate to buy a Windows 8 hybrid right now, we’d go for the VAIO: it has a superior screen and a more attractive design, is much lighter and has longer battery life – plus, if the price is too high, you can always opt for a cheaper configuration. Our advice, though, is to hold onto your cash until something more compelling arrives. Either that or buy a proper laptop or tablet instead.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/03/2012
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 67% performance: 50% features: 67% workmanship: 67%
60% Toshiba Satellite U920T-108 review
Source: CNet English
The Satellite U920T is the first attempt from Toshiba at creating a Windows 8 hybrid device. The Toshiba Satellite U920T has a unique way of transforming from a tablet into a laptop. Sadly, it's not a very nice one and together with the low resolution screen and only moderate performance, it doesn't do much to justify the price tag.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/26/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Toshiba Satellite U920T review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Toshiba U920T is certainly an interesting product. We haven't had long with it so we'll reserve judgement until we get it into the PC Advisor lab.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/26/2012
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 70% features: 70% ergonomy: 50%
Toshiba Satellite U920t
Source: Trusted Reviews English
As Toshiba’s only initial offering in the Windows 8 tablet/convertible laptop market, the Satellite U920t has a lot riding on it. It’s a well-built and attractive device with smooth and assured sliding action, and offers decent connectivity. To keep its price lower than most rivals a few corners have been cut: the screen resolution is not Full HD, it ‘only’ offers five-point touch, and there’s no pressure-sensitive stylus support. However, the U920t gives you good specifications and connectivity, and its affordability is a major plus. We look forward to giving you our final verdict in the full review.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2012

Foreign Reviews

Toshiba Satellite U920t – tablet is, notebook is
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positivve: Nice assembled, input devices; good sound; emission; good performance. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/10/2013

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


3217U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.8 GHz (no Turbo Boost) and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


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.


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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63.86%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-11- 6 (Update: 2012-11- 6)