Toshiba Tecra A6
Toshiba Tecra A6

Toshiba Tecra A6

Specifications

Toshiba Tecra A6Notebook: Toshiba Tecra A6
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2300
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 128 MB
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Average Score: 70.8% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 81%, features: 75%, display: 40% mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Tecra A6

64% Toshiba Tecra A6-EZ6411
Source: CNet English
The good: Strong application performance for the money; attractive design and solid construction; roomy, comfortable keyboard; hard drive protection and spill-resistant keyboard provide peace of mind; fingerprint reader provides added security and convenience. The bad: Glossy screen coating bound to annoy business users; not configurable. The bottom line: The Toshiba Tecra A6 is a well-designed business laptop that delivers good performance for the money and a host of business-friendly security features, but its glossy display will prove to be a deal breaker for many.
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(von 10): 6.4, Leistung 8, Ausstattung 8, Akkulaufzeit 5, Preis/Leistung gut, Display schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/22/2007
Rating: Total score: 64% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 40%
70% Tosh takes the no frills approach, but has it worked?
Source: Pocket Lint English
With the number of notebooks now on the market it is hard to imagine that at one time, Toshiba had the game all to itself. With over 21 years of experience in portable computing it knows a thing or two about mobility. The Toshiba Tecra A6 may not be the most striking or feature rich of machines on the market but it comes in at a comfortable weight with a battery life to match. If you’re on a strict budget and battery life is a priority, you’ll be glad of the A6. If you’re looking for a fully featured notebook with plenty of staying power, this is a great machine but you won’t find little extras as standard.
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7 von 10, Akkulaufzeit gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/15/2006
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Good looks and performance for a reasonable price.
Source: Laptop Mag English
In this crop of conservatively designed notebooks, the 5.5-pound Toshiba Tecra A6 comes the closest to sexy. The glossy silver-metallic-flake paint job would look just as at home on an Audi, and we love the 14.1-inch widescreen panel. The Tecra doesn’t have a wireless broadband option, and performance and battery life were on the low side for this group. At only $1,149 (as tested), you get a lot for your money.
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3.5 von 5, Akkulaufzeit kurz
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/13/2006
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Toshiba piles on the value in this secure, long-running business laptop.
Source: PC World English
The Tecra A6-S513 is one of Toshiba's least-expensive business notebooks. Compact and relatively light, the $1149 (as of April 18, 2006) machine weighs 5.3 pounds. It has a 14.1-inch, 1280-by-768-pixel TruBrite wide screen, and runs for 3.9 hours on one battery charge. It would make a very good commuter notebook. The handsome black-and-silver portable is adequately though not extravagantly configured, with Wi-Fi, 128MB of shared video RAM, a removable 80GB 5400-rpm hard drive, a FireWire port, a five-in-one media-card reader, four USB ports scattered about the case, and a built-in right-side combination DVD-ROM/CD-RW drive.
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(von 100): 80, Leistung 67, Ausstattung 70, Preis/Leistung sehr günstig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/05/2006
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 95% performance: 67% features: 70%
Toshiba Tecra A6 Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Toshiba Tecra A6 is quite a beefy notebook for its very low price, though I have a few minor gripes with it. The power of the Core Duo and Mobility Radeon X1400 ensure that this laptop will make short work of whatever I throw at it. Though the battery life isn't exactly brilliant it is good enough to get through a few hours of work done while on the run. If you're looking for a sleek, great value laptop with plenty of grunt yet still retaining portability it's hard to go past the Toshiba Tecra A6.
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Preis/Leistung phantastisch, Leistung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/08/2006
Rating: price: 100% performance: 95%
70% Toshiba Tecra A6-S513
Source: PC Mag English
All work and some play is the message Toshiba seems to be sending out with its Tecra A6-S513. The new laptop is aimed at those who split their time between corporate duties and leisure activities. The Tecra A6-S513 features several midrange components, including the Intel Core Solo T1300, and is priced ideally for professionals and students who want decent features for a reasonable amount of money. This system is fine for basic multitasking—such as working on Microsoft Office files while listening to music—but those who demand really high performance should look elsewhere.
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3.5 von 5, Preis/Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/03/2006
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 85%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon X1400: ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 is part of the lower middle class. The performance can be compared with an elder X600, but technically it is a X1300, which is scarcely 100 Mhz higher clocked.

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 Core Duo: Double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption. The 2 MB L2 Cache are used together by the double. The maximum capacity of 31 watts is only 4 watts more than with the Pentium M (predecessor). Both cores are lowered automatically and independently of each other by speed steps down to 1 GHz. In addition it now supports also SSE3 instructions. At least it is just as fast as a equivalent Pentium M. With applications, which were designed for multi-processors, the performance can be nearly twice as fast as with the Pentium M (e.g. CineBench around 86% fast)


T2300: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.1": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.3 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 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


70.8%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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» Toshiba Satellite A100-717
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» Toshiba Tecra A7
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» LG P1
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» Asus F2J
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» HP Pavilion dv6000
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» Toshiba Satellite Pro A100
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» LG P1-JDGAG
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» LG P1-JDGBG
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» Lenovo Thinkpad Z61m
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» Acer Aspire 5670
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» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi1536
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» Toshiba Satellite A100-169
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» Dell Inspiron 9400
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» Acer Aspire 5672WLMi
Core Duo T2300, 15.4", 3 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)