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Dynabook Portege X30 Series

Dynabook Portégé X30-F-10NProcessor: Intel Core i5 i5-8265U, Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8550U, Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i7-8650U, Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U, Intel Kaby Lake i7-7500U, Intel Kaby Lake i7-7600U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch
Weight: 1.043kg, 1.05kg, 1.1kg, 1.4kg
Price: 1175, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2109, 2700, 2749 euro
Average Score: 82.27% - good
Average of 18 scores (from 25 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 77%, features: 67%, display: 86%
mobility: 86%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 93%

 

Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)

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

Specifications

Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)Notebook: Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i7-7600U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.043kg
Price: 2109 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Average Score: 75% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

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
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%
70% Toshiba Portege X30-D
Source: PC Mag English
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
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%
80% Toshiba Portege X30-D Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
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
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 Portégé X30 Windows 10 business laptop [Review]
Source: Beta News English
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: Computerworld.com English
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
Toshiba Portege X30 review: The clamshell strikes back
Source: Computerworld.com English
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

 

Toshiba Portege X30-D-123

Specifications

Toshiba Portege X30-D-123Notebook: Toshiba Portege X30-D-123
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i7-7500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.05kg
Price: 2100 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Average Score: 89.5% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Toshiba Portégé X30
Source: Tech Smart English
WIth all this said, I have to come back to what I think is the X30’s biggest strength - its lightness. For business trips, and for travellers watching their weight, including it as a companion is a complete no brainer. Its high end productivity performance, along with superlative portability, make it a winner for business users and travellers in particular. The Portégé X30 has a RRP starting from R19 000 and is available as of this month.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/12/2017
87% Toshiba Portégé X30-D review: Thin and light, with plenty of connectivity
Source: Zdnet.com English
The Toshiba Portégé X30-D doesn't come cheap, especially if you want a touchscreen, access to a good-sized SSD, and a Core i7 processor. Considering that this is a laptop at the top end of Toshiba's range, it really could do with more robust build quality, especially in the lid.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 87%

Foreign Reviews

92% Leichtes Ultrabook mit In-Cell Touchscreen und langer Akkulaufzeit
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 100%

 

Toshiba Portege X30-D-11U

Specifications

Toshiba Portege X30-D-11UNotebook: Toshiba Portege X30-D-11U
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.05kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Toshiba Portégé X30 review: back with a bang
Source: It Pro English
The Toshiba Portégé X30 is a phenomenal business ultrabook, dripping with features that make it much better-suited to an enterprise environment than other high-end laptops. It's not the top of the tree in terms of power, but it's close, and it can't be beaten for versatility.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Lichte en dunne laptop met nieuwste Intel-technologie
Source: Diskidee.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Toshiba Portege X30-D-121

Specifications

Toshiba Portege X30-D-121Notebook: Toshiba Portege X30-D-121
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i7-7500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.05kg
Price: 1900 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Average Score: 95% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

95% Toshiba Portégé X30-D121
Source: Com! - 10/17 German
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 95%
95% Das Business-Notebook wiegt trotz seiner 13.3 Zoll nur rund 1 Kilogramm
Source: Com! - 10/17 German
Workmanship very good, equipment good, small keys, fragile display
Single Review, , Short, Date: 10/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 95%
Toshiba Portégé X30, prueba con características, precio y opiniones
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; great built quality; comfortable keyboard; long battery life; good connectivity. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/03/2018

 

Toshiba Portege X30-E-12H

Specifications

Toshiba Portege X30-E-12HNotebook: Toshiba Portege X30-E-12H
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i7-8650U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.05kg
Price: 2000 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Average Score: 83.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Toshiba Portégé X30-E-12H review
Source: Techradar English
Toshiba packed the latest technology and the most powerful options in the Portégé X30-E-12H making it ideal for the power user who doesn’t want to feel performance compromised away from their desktop system.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
87% Toshiba Portégé X30-E-12H review: A lightweight, compact business ultraportable
Source: Zdnet.com English
The Portégé X30-E is a case of 'more of the same' from Toshiba. Essentially a specification upgrade on last year's X30-D model, the flexible lid issue still grates.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 87%

 

Toshiba Portege X30-E-11U

Specifications

Toshiba Portege X30-E-11UNotebook: Toshiba Portege X30-E-11U
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8550U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.05kg
Price: 2700 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Average Score: 73% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

73% Leichter, kaum verklebter Business-Laptop
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 73% performance: 90% features: 80% display: 80% ergonomy: 70%

 

Toshiba Portege X30T-E-109

Specifications

Toshiba Portege X30T-E-109Notebook: Toshiba Portege X30T-E-109
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8550U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 2749 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Average Score: 75% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

86.6% Toshiba Portege X30T-E (i7-8550U, UHD620) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
With the Portege X30T, Toshiba delivers a convertible whose exterior is hardly distinguishable from that of its big Microsoft competitor. At a similarly high price but with many included accessories, we might have a strong-performing alternative here. However, many aspects remain hidden in the detail, and we will reveal them in our review.

Foreign Reviews

75% Toshiba Portégé X30T
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 75%
75% Toshiba Portégé X30T
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 75%
Dynabook (Toshiba) Portegé X30T-E: il 2-in-1 per il business
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2019
Dynabook (Toshiba) Portegé X30T-E: il 2-in-1 per il business
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2019

 

Toshiba Portege X30-E-11F

Specifications

Toshiba Portege X30-E-11FNotebook: Toshiba Portege X30-E-11F
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8550U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.1kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Test notebooku Toshiba Portege X30-E: dobře utajená moderna
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; light weight; metal case; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/29/2018

 

Dynabook Portégé X30-F-10N

Specifications

Dynabook Portégé X30-F-10NNotebook: Dynabook Portégé X30-F-10N
Processor: Intel Core i5 i5-8265U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.05kg
Price: 1175 euro
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87% Dynabook Portégé X30-F laptop review: Light, slim, enduring | Notebookcheck
The light and slim Portégé X30-F scores points with long battery life, a bright, contrast-rich display and two Thunderbolt 3 ports. Our configuration variant lacks an LTE modem.

 

Comment

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 is not present in the smartphone sector. As laptop manufacturer, Toshiba still had 6.6% of world market share in 2014. However it fell to only 1.6% in 2016, making only for the 8th place.

Dynabook:


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

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

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.

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


Intel Kaby Lake:

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.

i7-7500U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.7 to 3.5 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.

i5-7200U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.1 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.

Intel Kaby Lake Refresh:

i7-8650U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.9 and 4.2 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.

i5-8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.

Intel Core i5:

i5-8265U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.9 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.

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


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


1.043 kg:

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

1.4 kg:


82.27%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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

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Stefan Hinum, 2017-07-18 (Update: 2017-07-18)