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Toshiba Satellite U840W
7.4 out of 10

Toshiba Satellite U840W

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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Toshiba Satellite U840W

Wired
29 December 2012
  • Pros: Unique aspect ratio looks weird, but grows on you quickly. Great performance. Ruggedized design makes for easy toting. Very nice audio quality, courtesy of Harman Kardon speakers.
  • Cons: Touchpad misses too many taps. Crummy keyboard. Why no numeric keypad? Loud fan.
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba Satellite U840W (the Tosh’s latest ultrabook)

stuffmideast.com
15 November 2012
  • Summary: A true star when it comes to movies, and it just about performs as an all-round laptop too.
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Overall 8
8.0

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
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Overall 7
7.0

Toshiba Satellite U840W Review

Tech2
30 December 2012
  • 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.
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Review: Toshiba Satellite U840W/002

PC Authority
27 November 2012
Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba Satellite U840W

Trusted Reviews
24 October 2012
  • Summary: A unique Ultrabook with a cinematic screen that’s great for movies or split-screen productivity.
  • Pros: Attractive, innovative design combining metal and rubber, Cinema screen is great for movies and productivity, Superb speakers, Good battery life
  • Cons: Average keyboard with some flex, Glossy TN-panel display with poor viewing angles
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba Satellite U840W review

Stuff.tv
11 October 2012
  • Summary: So far laptops based on Intel’s ultrabook specifications - such as the Acer Aspire S3 - have staunchly stuck to the Macbook Air-style design language of brushed-aluminium slimness.
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Overall 6
6.0

Toshiba Satellite U840W review

T3
9 October 2012
  • 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
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Overall 8
8.0

Toshiba Satellite U840W review

expertreviews.co.uk
12 September 2012
  • 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...
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Toshiba Satellite U840W Review: Wide Can Be Wonderful

Gizmodo
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.
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