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Toshiba Portégé R705
6.7 out of 10

Toshiba Portégé R705

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Toshiba Portege R705

Digitaltrends
18 January 2011
  • Conclusion: Business up front, party in the back. It’s an apt description for the R705, but throwing it in with mullets just feels wrong, so let’s call it a solid pair of khakis instead. Sharp at work, comfortable at play, and affordable enough for everyone.
  • Pros: Thin and light, Sturdy, stylish magnesium chassis, Standard optical drive, Comfortable supersized touchpad, firm keyboard, Capable Core i5 processor, Sharp 13.3-inch screen, Surprisingly loud speakers, Affordable price point
  • Cons: Lacks biz staples like keyboard light, 180-degree hinges, Some intrusive preinstalled utilities, Reflective screen, Not enough grunt for all 1080p playback
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba Portege R705 Review

Digitaltrends
18 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Before there were netbooks, Adamos , Timelines or even a MacBook Air , there was the Portege. Toshiba’s long-standing marquee for ultraportable notebooks never achieved the prominence of many of its more fashionable contemporaries, but the business-styled portable has always pressed the bounds of...
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba Portege R705-P35

PC Magazine
11 October 2010
  • Conclusion: The Toshiba Portege R705-P35 is a more practical alternative to the Sony VAIO Z, bundling a 13-inch widescreen, optical drive, and a standard volt processor.
  • Pros: Good speed from standard volt Core i3 processor. Very lightweight. Metal chassis. Intel WiDi built in. Intel WiMax built in. Reasonably priced. Comfortable keyboard. Improved battery life.
  • Cons: Poorly built speakers. You'll need to buy the Netgear receiver ($100) to use Intel?s WiDi.
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