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Toshiba Satellite U920t-100

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite U920t-100Notebook: Toshiba Satellite U920t-100 (Satellite U920t Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 12.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.465kg
Price: 1249 euro
Average Score: 72.57% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 12 reviews)
price: 20%, performance: 84%, features: 64%, display: 72% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite U920t-100

79% Review Toshiba Satellite U920t-100 Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
Ultra-Hybrid. Toshiba presents quite a few interesting Ultrabooks to the world. Our latest test model is a fusion of a tablet and Ultrabook. It employs a 12.5-inch touchscreen and a power-saving Intel Core i5-3317U processor with integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 IGP. The Hybrid model looks great but what does it have to offer on the hardware side?
40% An underwhelming hybrid, despite impressive innards
Source: ITP English
Hybrids are perhaps not as popular as one might think. The best-of-all-worlds selling point has been hammered somewhat by consumers' reception of Windows 8. But if v8.1 of Microsoft's OS catches on, hybrids could still see more of the market. Just not worth the money, considering it doesn’t deliver as a tablet.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/03/2013
Rating: Total score: 40% price: 20% performance: 80%
80% Toshiba Satellite U920t convertible notebook review
Source: APC Mag English
Toshiba’s take on the convertible tablet/ultrabook uses a very similar sliding mechanism to Sony’s Duo 11, with the screen sliding upwards and then away from the keyboard. Toshiba has packed in a few added extras that help to justify the slightly higher price here, namely a large SSD and GPS. Combined with a decent screen and excellent hinge, the U920t is a rather compelling convertible.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Die Verwandlung
Source: Connect - 3/13 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% features: 70% mobility: 79% ergonomy: 79%
89% Verwandlungskünstler - Toshiba Satellite U920T-100
Source: SFT - 1/13 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 89%
Ultrabook mit Tablet-Funktion im Test
Source: Ultrabook Info German DE→EN
Positive: tablet mechanism; up-to-date and efficient hardware
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/17/2013
Schiebe-Ultrabook mit Touchscreen
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Positive: at present most reasonable convertible device featuring windows 8
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/11/2013
50% Toshiba Satellite U920t-100
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/24/2013
Rating: Total score: 50%
Toshiba U920T : écran à coulisse sous Windows 8
Source: Erenumerique French FR→EN
Positive: Good performance; pretty good battery life; very good tactile of the screen; good viewing angles. Negative: Resolution of the screen; relatively high weight (1.5 kg).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/02/2012
Обзор Toshiba Satellite U920T: Ультрабук, Который Хочет Стать Планшетом
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Quite good display; good design. Negative: Weight and thickness.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/26/2013
Обзор ноутбука-трансформера Toshiba Satellite U920t: Its a kind of magic
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Compact size; light; gorilla glass touch screen. Negative: No discrete graphics solutions.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/19/2013
Test af Toshiba Satellite U920t-100
Source: Komputer for alle DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/04/2013
90% 슬라이딩 틸트형 터치 울트라북 - 도시바 새틀라이트 U920t (성능편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 90%

Comment

Model:

Toshiba Satellite U920T-100 is arguably a Windows 8 device that has one of the most unique designs when compared to other Windows 8 devices. Rather than designed with a screen that can rotate up to 360 degrees, this convertible laptop has special rails instead. Featuring a 12.5-inch touchscreen display with solid black color throughout its body, it looks really simple since it is designed for those who want simplicity and to eliminate the need of a laptop and a tablet separately. Besides, it can run many desktop applications like Microsoft Office, Skype and Photoshop in tablet mode which is an added value. Powered by a super-fast Intel Core i5 processor with 4 GB RAM, it is good enough to perform tasks such as browsing and playing simple games. Thus, it delivers good application performance in Windows 8 - thanks to its specs and touchscreen display which maximize the Windows 8 experience.

However, it weighs 1.5 kg which isn’t optimal to be used as a tablet. Unsurprisingly, it’s far heavier than the iPad and other Android tablets. In laptop mode, the keyboard and touchpad are small compared to other similarly big laptops, which is due to the slider design. Despite carrying a laptop-tablet hybrid concept, the screen resolution of only 1,366 x 768 pixels is a tad disappointing. The low resolution display isn’t the best for multimedia experience such as watching movies and videos. Overall, it’s a good performing laptop with a unique design. Nevertheless, the Toshiba Satellite U920t-100 is still something to consider if you’re looking for a versatile, convertible Windows 8 laptop.

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.


3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz 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":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.


1.465 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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


72.57%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U, 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite U920t-104
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 1.5 kg
Gammatech Durabook U12Ci
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 2.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite U925T-S2120
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 1.5 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Twist S230u-33472GF
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3517U, 1.6 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Twist S230u-33473EM
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 1.6 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Twist
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 1.5 kg
Dell XPS 12-9Q23-5550
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3427U, 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite U925T-S2300
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 1.4 kg
Dell XPS 12
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3667U, 1.54 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X230T
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3320M, 1.8 kg

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HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 11.6", 1.4 kg
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HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
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Acer Aspire R7-571-53334G75ass
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4006H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 13.3", 1.9 kg
HP Split x2
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 13.3", 2.3 kg
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Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4032P
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 13.3", 1 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-12- 7 (Update: 2012-12- 7)