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Toshiba mini NB205
6.3 out of 10

Toshiba mini NB205

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Toshiba Mini NB205-N330 review

Liliputing
3 November 2009
  • Summary: The Toshiba Mini NB205-N330 is an interesting machine. It has an excellent, if somewhat quirky keyboard and the best touchpad I’ve used that doesn’t support multitouch gestures. It gets decent battery life, although the battery doesn’t appear to last as long when running Windows 7 Starter as it does...
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba mini NB205-N330BL Review

LAPTOP Magazine
9 October 2009
  • Summary: Although the $419 mini NB205-N330BL isn't radically different from its predecessor, it can be argued that one of the finest netbooks didn't need much fixing. Granted, we would've welcomed Nvidia's Ion platform (the HP Mini 311 has it for $399) to give users more gaming and HD video punch, but the...
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba mini NB205

MobileTechReview.com
19 August 2009
  • Conclusion: Being late to the game has its advantages; you learn from other companies’ experiences and make yours better. Toshiba did a good job at that with its first Netbook. The Toshiba mini NB205 has good processing power for a Netbook thanks to the N280 processor, solid Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a good software...
  • Pros: The look is hot! Good performance on video playback, stellar battery life., Awesome looking netbook with very useable keyboard. Good performance in most tasks including video playback. Solid Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Great battery life.
  • Cons: Poor speaker location., Speaker is muffled, lacks graphics power for gaming.
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba mini NB205-N210

PC Magazine
14 August 2009
  • Conclusion: The Toshiba mini NB205-N210 takes care of all the netbook necessities and places its focus primarily on price.
  • Pros: Price is very aggressive. Big touchpad and mouse buttons. Very good battery life. USB port has its Sleep-N-Charge technology. Comfortable-enough keyboard.
  • Cons: Control, Alt, and Fn keys are very tiny. Battery sticks out awkwardly.
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Overall 9
9.0

Toshiba mini NB205

PC Magazine
13 August 2009
  • Conclusion: Despite all the lookalikes, Toshiba found a way to outdo its rivals in the netbook category with the fantastic and environmentally friendly NB205.
  • Pros: Full-size keyboard. Outstanding touchpad and mouse buttons. Well designed. Big battery with impressively long life. Sleep-and-Charge USB ports. Reasonably priced. Earned our GreenTech Approved award.
  • Cons: Battery sticks out a bit.
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Toshiba Mini NB205 review – best matte 10 inch netbook

netbooklive.com
5 August 2009
  • Conclusion: I for one like this Toshiba NB205 netbook a lot, mostly because of its matte finish. But it’s also solid built and powerful enough for everyday use and has most of the features i would need (i don’t care about speakers or webcam).
  • Pros: matte case and mattish (somewhere between glossy and matte) screen, visible in strong light conditions, overall good looking and solid built, 10 inch display and 1024 x 600 px, the up to 8 hours tested battery life should be enough for every user, good hardware specs: N280 CPU, 1 GB of RAM, 160 G...
  • Cons: some might consider the non-glossy finish a little bit dull, it’s just a tad heavier and thicker than the standard netbooks, no Wi-fi Draft N or 3G, webcam has only 0.3 Mpx, speaker is only mono, so you’ll have to use it with headphones, some versions are a little bit pricey
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: Toshiba Mini NB205 Netbook

Wired
7 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Toshiba is late to the netbook game, and with its 10.1-inch Mini NB205, the company overcompensates and complicates things a bit too much. But it still delivers a capable, quality machine. Our favorite part of the NB205 is its Ironman stamina.
  • Pros: Epically long battery provides hours of entertainment. Surprisingly lightweight (2.9 pounds) despite bodacious battery. Roomy trackpad accommodates normal hands. Hard-drive impact sensor safeguards data from everyday bump and grind.
  • Cons: Awkward keyboard makes you feel like a n00b typist. Lame screen hinge detracts from the netbook’s otherwise good looks. Setup puts you through an irritating game of 20 questions.
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Overall 9
9.0

Toshiba mini NB205 Review

LAPTOP Magazine
16 June 2009
  • Summary: In creating its first netbook for the U.S., Toshiba has learned from the mistakes and successes of its rivals, and one-upped them all. Its mini NB205 has everything we'd recommend in a netbook: an attractive chassis, comfortable keyboard and touchpad, and more thannine hours of battery life for an...
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Overall 9
9.0

Toshiba mini NB205

Jambitz
8 July 2009
  • Conclusion: A pesar de todos los competidores iguales, Toshiba dio con una forma de superar a sus rivales en la categoría de las netbooks con la fantástica NB205, modelo que cuenta con certificaciones verdes.
  • Pros: Teclado de tamaño natural. El touchpad y los botones del ratón son extraordinarios. Bien diseñada. Pila grande de gran duración. Puertos USB sleep and charge. De precio razonable. Reconocimiento GreenTech Approved.
  • Cons: La pila sobresale un poquito.
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