Summary: Communicative. In its press release about the Tecra R850-11P, Toshiba paints its latest creation for the business sector as a paragon of mobility and high-performance. The Japanese manufacturer is setting the bar pretty high for itself; we put the notebook to the test in our review.
Pros: Separate number pad, Matt display, Good connectivity, Solid battery life, Stays cool, Stays quiet, The matt screen, the comprehensive range of communications features and the solid battery performance make this notebook a good office companion.
Cons: Poor display brightness and contrast, Poor viewing angles, Combined port for headphones and mic, Separate audio ports for headphones and a microphone would be more appropriate. Also a better quality screen (brightness and contrast).
Conclusion: If you are looking for a 15.6” notebook that’s very responsive for most tasks and good at gaming, the Toshiba Tecra R850-S8540 stands out with its fast CPU and strong GPU performance.
Pros: Great CPU power and gaming experience, good battery life for a 15.6" laptop and looks slim and attractive (this ain't your grandma's Tecra!)., Pro: Great CPU power and gaming experience, good battery life for a 15.6” laptop and looks modern.
Cons: Keyboard lacks travel, no direct HDMI port., Con: Keyboard lacks travel, no direct HDMI port.
Summary: Like the smaller Tecra R840 , the 15-inch Toshiba Tecra R850 is a stylish business notebook. It has a slim, yet sturdy, chassis and offers strong performance and very good endurance. However, the speakers don't impress, and $1,349 is a little on the high side.
Summary: • Sleek durable design • Fast Core i7 performance • Strong security tools • Long battery life • Touchpad is smooth and responsive • Comfortable keypad • Includes USB 2.0 slot, USB/eSATA port, headphone/audio jack and an Ethernet jack • Dedicated graphics enliven and enhance visual and gaming...
Excerpt: Toshiba’s Tecra laptops are aimed more at professionals than home users, but the R850 is still reasonably priced for a high performance machine. If you want the most processing power for your money, it could be just what you’re looking for.
Toshiba Tecra R850 review: A thin and light 15.6in business laptop with great battery life
Good Gear Guide.au
5 May 2011
Conclusion: The Toshiba Tecra R850 is thin, reasonably light and elegant. Considering it's a 15.6in business laptop that's no mean feat. It performed well in our performance and battery tests, it has good features and it's comfortable to use.
Pros: Elegant design, Thin and light for a 15.6in laptop, Great battery life
Cons: Lots of pre-loaded software, Poor screen, Long set up time
Summary: Tecra R850 to wartościowy przedstawiciel notebooków biznesowych marki Toshiba. W testowanym egzemplarzu nie wykryto poważnych wad, ale też nie stwierdzono cech, które przemawiałyby zdecydowanie na korzyść. Notebook ten ma wystarczającą wydajność do aplikacji biurowych.