Toshiba U840W review: an extra-wide, and very stylish Ultrabook that offers a fantastic multimedia experience
Good Gear Guide.au
2 January 2013
Summary: The Toshiba Satellite U840W is designed for multimedia above all else -- it has exceptoinal speakers and its extra-wide screen allows many movies to fit in it perfectly, but it's also very useful for multitasking.
Pros: Well built and very stylish, Provides a great multimedia experience, Good battery life
Cons: Glossy screen, Keys a little too shallow, Slow networking
Summary: The Toshiba Satellite U840W is available in two variants—U840W-X0310 and X0110. Both the variants feature identical configuration. The only difference is that the X0310 ships with Windows 7 Home Premium and the X0110 ships with Windows 8.
Summary: The Toshiba Satellite U840W sports a distinctive look thanks to its elongated 21:9 true widescreen display, but is the unusual form factor a good idea? The Toshiba Satellite U840W ultrabook is the world's first cinemascope latop, sporting a unusual 21:9 screen that eliminates the black bars when...
Pros: High quality keyboard, Responsive trackpad, Good inputs, High quality keyboard, Responsive trackpad, Good inputs
Cons: Awkward screen, Thick build, Heavy weight, Awkward screen, Thick build, Heavy weight
Excerpt: Toshiba’s latest premium Ultrabook is the first we’ve seen with an ultra-widescreen 21:9 display ratio. That’s the shape of the cinema screens in your local multiplex, but don’t be put off, as the Satellite U840W is also suited to multi-tasking, with ample room for working on two documents...
Toshiba Satellite U840W Review: Wide Can Be Wonderful
21 August 2012
Excerpt: The Toshiba Satellite U840W is a weird laptop. It’s thick where others are thin, and wide where others are, uhh, not wide. But more than that, it’s a grand experiment. Do we actually want this thing? Can this be good? Maybe. But it’s going to need a little work, first.