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Toshiba Satellite Z830

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Overall 8

Expert Review

6 March 2012
  • Conclusion: The Toshiba Satellite Z830 is a trendy, lightweight computer that ticks all the boxes. it’s thin, powerful and does everything asked of it without fuss. The Toshiba Satellite Z830 might be a little on the pricey side but it’s still one to watch.
  • Pros: Make no mistake, the Satellite Z830 is a sexy-looking laptop owing to its metallic stylings and thin dimensions. Weighing just 1.12kg it is thinner even than Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air. The Toshiba Z830 can also boast a good selection of ports. There are 3 USB ports in total, leaving plenty of opportunity to plug in accessories such as memory cards a controller for gaming and a mouse. There’s even room for an ethernet port if needed. The speakers too are very good. L...
  • Cons: There aren’t too many downsides to the Toshiba Satellite Z830, but one of the most noticeable is that it can heat up quite a lot during use. You won’t be able to leave it on your lap for too long. The other negative here is the price. A new Toshiba Satellite Z830 with an Intel Core i3 processor will set you back around £900, and a few hundred more for an Intel Core i5 processor. However, look around online and you should be able to find one for a lot cheaper.
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Overall 8
Performance 9
Battery performance 9
Display 7
Weight 9
Noise 8
Gaming performance 7
Connectivity 8
Keyboard 7
Temperature 9

Review Toshiba Satellite Z830-10J Ultrabook

14 December 2011
  • Summary: Light as a feather. The power of a big notebook, but as light as a netbook. The Z830, as Toshiba's first ultrabook, presents itself with good battery runtimes and outdoor suitability. Where is the device positioned in comparison to the ultrabook competition from Asus, Acer, Lenovo and co.? Find all details here in this review.
  • Pros: Extremely light for 13.3 inches, Rigid within the realms of what's possible, Fingerprint resistant surfaces, Comparatively many ports, Many ports at the rear, Good keyboard, High application performance, Full performance on battery power possible, Low heat dissipation, Is light and acceptably solid or heavy(-ier) and as stiff as a board preferable? The difference in build is tremendous compared with the Asus UX31 (13.3 inch, 1300 grams). However, both approaches will ...
  • Cons: Permanently audible fan, No docking option, Weak colors, viewing angles on the TFT, Built-in battery, Moderate battery life, Stiff mouse keys, Free-fall test: passed. Pressure test: passed. Spill test: passed. - But what about the noise test? Do Toshiba's product developers not listen to the noise development? There's need for improvement here. No other ultrabook has come up with a disturbing fan until now.
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Overall 8

Toshiba Satellite Z830

Trusted Reviews
15 March 2012
  • Summary: One of the lightest, best-connected and most affordable 13in Ultrabooks on the market.
  • Pros: Incredibly lightweight, Excellent connectivity, Affordable, Backlit keyboard, Matt screen
  • Cons: Design not as clean as rivals, Screen’s poor viewing angles, Mediocre keyboard
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Review: Toshiba Satellite Z830 Ultrabook

Canadian Reviewer
2 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Few companies have been making notebooks longer than Toshiba and have managed to retain their identity and unique style. With its Satellite Z830, Toshiba meets the Ultrabook challenge head on with a 2.47 pound and 0.63-inch sliverbook that's well rounded and impressively outfitted and that doesn't rip off the MacBook Air's look and feel.
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Overall 7

Toshiba Satellite Z830-10U review

PC Advisor
5 February 2012
  • Summary: The Toshiba Satellite Z830-10U is one of Toshiba's ultrabooks, this one aimed at a consumer audience instead of business.
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Toshiba Satellite Z830-10U

TechRadar UK
19 December 2011
  • Excerpt: If you wanted a stylishly light and powerful Toshiba laptop, you would immediately look to the Japanese company's Portege R830 . That is, until you came across the Toshiba Satellite Z830-10U, priced at £999 in the UK (the US price isn't yet available).
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Overall 7

Toshiba Satellite Z830-10U

PC World
3 September 2013

Toshiba Satellite Z830-10W

3 August 2012

Toshiba Satellite Z830-10W

24 July 2012
  • Summary: Les mye mer om Toshiba Satellite Z830-10W i denne testartikkelen her. Toshibas versjon av temaet ultrabook ligner på mange av de andre i den nye pc-klassen som kjennetegnes ved at de er veldig små og lette, men samtidig råsterke og har gode komponenter. Men på ett punkt skiller Z830 seg ut: Den veier bare 1,1 kilo, noe som er 250 gram mindre enn Macbook Air fra Apple, som disse maskinene skal være et svar på.
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Toshiba Satellite Z830-10W

18 July 2012
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