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Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)


Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001) (Portege X30 Series)
Intel Core i7-7600U 2 x 2.8 - 3.9 GHz, Kaby Lake, Dual-core, hyperthreaded
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel HD Graphics 620
16 GB 
, Single-Channel, DDR4-2400 / PC4-19200
13.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 166 PPI, 10-point multitouch, Toshiba TOS508F, IPS, glossy: no
Intel Kaby Lake-U + iHDCP 2.2 Premium PCH
Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP, 256 GB 
, 225 GB free
Intel Kaby Lake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Combo microphone / headphone, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Infrared retina scanner
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/)
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.9 x 315 x 226.1 ( = 0.63 x 12.4 x 8.9 in)
48 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2W, harman/kardon, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Toshiba eco Utility, Toshiba Password Utility, Toshiba Service Station, 36 Months Warranty
1.043 kg ( = 36.79 oz / 2.3 pounds), Power Supply: 353 g ( = 12.45 oz / 0.78 pounds)
2109 usd



Average Score: 79.4% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 73%, features: 67%, display: 88% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 91%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)

88.2% Toshiba Portégé X30 (i7-7600U, 256 GB) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Featherweight champion? Toshiba's Portégé X30 packs tons of features in one of the lightest bodies currently available. Can the X30 compete with other thin-and-light heavyweights, or will it get knocked out?
70% Toshiba Portege X30-D
Source: PC Mag English version
Expect to pay a lot for the Toshiba Portege X30-D, but in return, you'll get an ultraportable with an excellent display, robust performance, and rich audio.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Toshiba Portege X30-D Review
Source: Computer Shopper English version
The Toshiba Portege X30-D is a well-balanced business notebook. It offers a very high level of quality, and a feature set that’s superior to most of its competition. Interestingly enough, though, it doesn’t actually beat its competition in most respects. For example, we think that the competing HP EliteBook 1040 G3 has a better-looking design, and that the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) has a better-feeling keyboard. Furthermore, the Dell Latitude 14 7000 (7480) has considerably better battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Toshiba Portégé X30 Windows 10 business laptop [Review]
Source: Beta News English version
Ultimately, the Toshiba Portégé X30 is an excellent business-class laptop, that when paired with the optional docking station, also becomes a top-notch desktop. It is light, powerful, and quite frankly, beautiful too. It is even pretty easy to upgrade. If you need a portable workstation for your company, the Toshiba Portégé X30 is highly recommended.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/24/2017
Toshiba Portege X30 review: The clamshell strikes back
Source: English version
At $2,109, the high-end version of the Portégé X30 that I tested does not come cheap, and even the starting price of $1,429 may strain some corporate IT budgets. But is a well-built and rugged system that not only stands up to daily use but can power through just about any task you throw at it -- and provides peace of mind with a three-year warranty.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2017


Model: The Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001) is a business-oriented 13.3-inch laptop. The X30 packs a lot of power in an impressively thin and light body. Premium look and feel, top-tier components, and Thunderbolt 3 look to appease road warriors and frequent fliers. Toshiba offers a few options for the processor, RAM, display resolution, and SSD, allowing purchasers to tailor the device to their specific needs. The PT274U-01N001 is rigged with an Intel Core i7-7600U, 16 GB of RAM, and a 256 GB NVMe SSD. At less than 16 mm thick and just over 1 kg, the Portege X30 is one of the most compact notebooks currently on the market. The magnesium alloy case is very well made. Metal adorns almost every surface of the device, save for the large bezel around the display and the plate housing the keyboard, which are both plastics. This gives the notebook a cool, premium, and elegant feel. There is a very subtle texture to the chassis that feels akin to fine-grain sandpaper. This gives a bit of added grip that's helpful when pulling the computer from a bag or moving it around. The Toshiba Portege X30-D has a Full HD (1920x1080) panel with optional 10-point multi-touch. The IPS display is excellent. With an average brightness of 323 cd/m², the screen is bright enough for most lighting conditions and is noticeably brighter. Due to its relatively bright panel and matte finish, the display is quite usable outside. Direct sunlight can hinder the experience, but while under shade or overcast sky, images and text remain clear enough for standard business tasks.

Built on Intel's Kaby Lake architecture, the dual-core Core i7-7600U has a base clock speed of 2.8 GHz that can turbo up to 3.9 GHz across both cores. This, coupled with a speedy NVMe SSD and up to 32 GB of RAM, makes the X30 a capable machine able to handle almost any task thrown its way. However, its weakness lies in 3D-focused applications, such as modeling or gaming. The integrated Intel HD Graphics 620 GPU is not well-suited for these heavy workloads. The Portege X30 has a slew of security features that most users will find useful. In addition to TPM, the X30 has a fingerprint scanner (integrated into the touchpad) and an infrared iris scanner that works incredibly well with Windows Hello. Both biometric scanners are quick and fairly reliable. While some notebooks have sacrificed I/O in the name of thinness, Toshiba has done a decent job with connectivity here. The X30 sports a Kensington lock, a USB 3.0 Type-A port, and a full-sized HDMI port. There are also a microSD slot for media transfer and two USB 3.1 Type-C ports with full Thunderbolt 3 support. Thunderbolt 3 is highly versatile and able to support high-res displays, eGPUs, fast external drives, and more.

Hands-On-Artikel von Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Intel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series).

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.

i7-7600U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.8 to 3.9 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process. Integrates a HD Graphics 620 clocked at 300 - 1150 MHz and is manufactured in an improved 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

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

Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a Japanese conglomerate or technology group. The company was established in 1939 and in 1978 Toshiba became the official company name. The company's products and services include power, industrial and social infrastructure systems, elevators and escalators, electronic components, semiconductors, hard drives, printers, batteries, lighting, logistics and information technology. Toshiba was one of the largest manufacturers of personal computers, consumer electronics, home appliances and medical equipment.

79.4%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2017-07-30 (Update: 2017-07-30)