Toshiba Satellite Pro L40
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite Pro L40
Source: Pocket Lint Archive.org version
Toshiba may not be one of the first company's you think of when opting for a budget notebook but in recent months the company has released a number of interesting, and price-conscious, machines.
The Satellite Pro L40 certainly isn't the most impressive of machines to look at, as the black and silver plastic casing is rather ordinary but it's solid and rugged enough for the average user. Open the lid, which is thick and offers plenty of protection, and you'll find a keyboard sitting squarely in the middle of the main body. Nothing unusual there, but the sheer quality of the keys for a machine of this price certainly is. The L40 has one of the most comfortable and well-built keyboards we've used. The L40 needs to have a good keyboard, as this is a machine best suited to those looking for an affordable word processor, or simply to use for surfing the web and writing emails.
8 von 10, Verarbeitung gut, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% mobility: 40% workmanship: 80%
Source: Notebookjournal DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
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