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Toshiba Tecra A11

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and performance. The value for money and keyboard are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the portability, and the energy efficiency and battery get negative comments.

screen, keyboard, value for money, performance, design

battery, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Tecra A11 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review Toshiba Tecra A11-125 Notebook

 

Reliable Business. The Tecra notebook, designed and produced by T

Very good keyboard; Surface temperature stays very low; Toshiba Software (especially the TosReelTime)

Moderate battery life; Pre-installed bloatware; Old-fashioned design

The HP ProBook 5310M, the to-be-released Dell Vostro laptops and the Lenovos Thinkpad SL510.

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Toshiba Tecra A11-S3540

 

While this Core i7 business notebook has plenty of power and business-friendly features, it doesn't last long on a charge.

In the Tecra A11, Toshiba has created a very capable and affordable system for business users. For $1,349, you get a powerful processor, Nvidia graphics, and a high-resolution screen—but atrocious battery life. However, this laptop is loaded with...

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Toshiba Tecra A11 Review - A Review of the Toshiba Tecra A11

 

Long warranty, Good business and security features, Strong performance

Limited viewing angles, Tinny speakers, Not the best bargain

The large chassis of the A11 kept the system relatively cool while streaming a Hulu video at full screen. After 15 minutes, the touchpad was 90 degrees Fahrenheit, the space between the G and H keys reached 95 degrees, and the middle of the underside...

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Toshiba Tecra A11-S3540 Review

 

Toshiba's Tecra Series of laptops have traditionally been marketed as high-performance business laptops, designed to be capable of handling demanding tasks. Earlier this year, Toshiba announced the Tecra A11. The new Tecra A11 is thinner and lighter...

Intel Core i7-620M processor ; Roomy keyboard ; Matte display ; Textured case ; Plenty of ports ; 3-year limited warranty

Lackluster battery life ; Somewhat disappointing gaming performance, though still playable

The Tecra A11 held its own in many of the benchmark tests. It also handled multimedia with ease. Even though this is a business notebook, there's no denying that Toshiba has put some powerful components underneath the hood, including an Intel Core...

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Notebook Review: Toshiba Tecra A11 is Terrific Mobile Computing Device

 

The Toshiba Tecra A11 strikes the right balance for mobile IT managers: powerful features at an affordable price. Our comprehensive review at HardwareCentral provides all the details on specs and mobile computing tasks -- giving the Toshiba Tecra high...

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Amazon review summary for Toshiba Tecra A11

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Toshiba Tecra A11 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Toshiba Tecra A11-S3520 - Core i5 430M / 2.26 GHz - RAM 3 GB - HDD 320 GB - DVD?RW (?R DL) / DVD-RAM - HD Graphics - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN : 802.11

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Tecra a 11

 

I don't believe I would purchase another personally. If I was buying for my self I would not be pleased with the quality. Toshiba has been helpful with warantee and replacments, but you may go a week with out your computer while it's repaired

We have bought 7 of these laptops from various places 2 from Newegg

where to start out of the 7 we have already sent one in to have the built in bluetooth replaced as it failed. 2 units put off a high pitched whine that drives users up the wall unless you disable dynamic switching of the processor cores and one other...

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Toshiba Tecra A11-S3512 : 2.4GHz Core i3 15.6in display

 

Solid machine - as are all Tecra models. Reasonable value and performance for the money and a good warranty.

bright screen, value for money, easy to use

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Workhorse

 

I have seen MUCH better battery life out of machines more powerful than this. Simple no nonsense workhorse.

It has everything you could ask for in a work laptop, nice feature set and excellent build quality. Very quiet and powerful

Battery life. Not a gaming machine but it doesn't pretend to be with it's quadro gpu

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GRETA MACHINE

 

will recomend for some one who is familiar with xp and want to explore w7,so if u dont like it go back to xp

fastt finger print proof this machine wont get hot i had it on for 4 hrs and u can safely have it on your legs,will not get hot at all,very nice laptop and the windows 7 option big plus,key board,not enought space to list all the great things about...

when i switch to w7 camera did not work,and display acting weird so i end up re set all again and ok now

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Product Specifications

True to its heritage, the Tecra A11 laptop series; the fifth of its generation with EasyGuard, offers legendary Toshiba quality and durability. This Tecra model is built using eco-conscious practices, materials and packaging which earned them the EPEAT gold status. So you can be assured these powerful laptops are not only good for business, but the environment too.

Configuration

DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / No
Embedded UMTS:No / Yes
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:5 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):INTEL HD GPU

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:HM55 / QM57
Processor:CORE I3 / CORE I5
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I3-330M / I3-350M / I3-370M / I3-380M / I5-430M / I5-450M / I5-520M / I5-560M
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