Summary: The Toshiba Portege R600 isn't as sexy as some of its rivals, but business users will love its super-light chassis, comfortable keyboard and integrated 3G modem, which allows Internet access almost anywhere
Pros: Good keyboard; lightweight chassis; integrated 3G/HSDPA modem.
Excerpt: If you think of HP’s 2530p as a strapping workhorse of an ultraportable, Toshiba’s R600 is like a stylish, sophisticated cousin—and we were quickly smitten with its charms. The R600 shares much in common with Toshiba’s R500 , but with improvements to its build quality and structure.
Pros: Slim; supreme portability. Stylish; many ports; great battery life.
Cons: Thinner body means compromises in processing speed and innards that aren't very accessible.
Summary: If your primary need is a secure and superslim notebook that can go the distance, the $2,149 Toshiba Portg R600-ST520W has a lot to offer. Its 6.5-hour battery life and featherlight weight will certainly be appreciated on business trips.
Excerpt: Toshiba’s Portégé R600 is a the type of executive notebook that dominated the ultraportable scene before the netbooks started stealing the spotlight. It is the sort of insanely light, ultra-thin notebook that has impressed consumers for so long… the type of system that helps us understand why a...
Is Toshiba's Portege R600 the ultimate ultraportable laptop?
Good Gear Guide.au
12 February 2010
Summary: The Toshiba Portege R600 is the ultimate ultraportable laptop for a user who's constantly on the move. It's extremely light and strong, and it has a built-in optical drive and all the ports you're likely to require.
Pros: Only 950 grams, good battery life, DVD burner, comfortable to type on