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Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104

alaTest has collected and analyzed 462 reviews of Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the price and portability. The screen and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the touchpad.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 249 user reviews of Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the price and portability are generally positive. The screen and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the touchpad and reliability.

performance, usability, screen, portability, price

reliability, touchpad

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104 13.3-Inch (Intel Celeron 2.16 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 16 GB HDD, Chrome OS)Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104 13.3-Inch (Intel Celeron 2.16 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 16 GB HDD, Chrome OS)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 user reviews of Toshiba Chromebook CB30-B-104 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the portability and price are on the whole positive. The usability and screen also get good comments. Many are less positive about the durability.

performance, screen, usability, price, portability

durability

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Chromebook 2 - 13.3 Inch IPS Full HD Display, Intel Celeron N2840, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD (Certified Refurbished)Toshiba Chromebook 2 - 13.3 Inch IPS Full HD Display, Intel Celeron N2840, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD (Certified Refurbished)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Nino Ricchizzi (notebookcheck.net)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB30-B Review

 

Successful follow-up. A bright IPS screen in Full HD resolution, over 7 hours of battery life and a noiseless device starting at less than 400 Euros (~$444) is here for the taking. However, Toshiba's new lineup totters in terms of stability and...

Bright Full HD screen, IPS display, System performance, Fan-less design

Keyboard's drop, Restrictions in the OS, Matte screen only available with low resolution

The manufacturer has successfully launched on the market a solid Chromebook in the form of the Toshiba CB30. We observed just as many positive as negative aspects throughout our tests. Starting with the casing, we can call the feel, the low weight and...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Jarred Walton (anandtech.com)

Toshiba Chromebook 2: A Feast for the Eyes

 

We often complain about the effects of the race to the bottom – the race to the lowest possible price, regardless of what effect that has on overall quality. For more than a decade we've seen very little in the way improvements in display quality on...

I have to admit that when I first saw the pricing on the Toshiba Chromebook 2, I was skeptical. When you have $200 (and sometimes less) alternatives like the Acer C720 floating around, and with a lot of Chromebook users going that route due to pricing...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: great screen, but the battery life takes a hit

 

Competition is a beautiful thing. When Samsung first came out with its 13-inch Chromebook 2 earlier this year, it quickly became one of our favorite budget la...

Toshiba's latest Chromebook is a clear improvement over its predecessor, what with its bright 1080p screen, boomier audio and slightly lighter design than some of its competitors. You generally can't go wrong here, especially at this price, but there...

Dec, 2014

Expert review by: Valentina Palladino (laptopmag.com)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 Review

 

The Toshiba Chromebook 2 refreshes the original with a slimmer design, a gorgeous 1080p IPS display and powerful speaker.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: Eric Grevstad (computershopper.com)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 (Late 2015, Core i3) Review and Ratings

 

Toshiba freshens its already excellent 13.3-inch Chromebook with a (not very) backlit keyboard and a (very) improved Core i3 CPU.

Snappy Core i3 performance ; Compact size ; Great IPS screen and comfortable keyboard ; Above-average sound

Costs as much as two cheap Chromebooks ; Mediocre battery life ; Dim keyboard backlight

Finally, we ran the system through our battery-rundown trial. Much harder on a machine than everyday browsing and work in Google Docs or Office Online, our battery test involves looping a locally stored video (the full

Nov, 2015

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Expert review by: TopTenREVIEWS (toptenreviews.com_old)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 Review

 

As a whole, the Toshiba Chromebook 2 simply isn't like other Chromebooks. While its performance ceiling remains modest, Toshiba's exceptional display gives the Chromebook 2 an undisputed strength. The Chromebook 2 won't be significantly faster or...

The Toshiba Chromebook 2 sports a phenomenally built 13-inch display.

The Chromebook possesses average battery life and specifications.

The Toshiba Chromebook 2 is a respectably constructed Chromebook, but its superb display pushes it ahead of the competition.

Expert review by: Michael Passingham (expertreviews.co.uk)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 (CB30-B-104) review

 

The Toshiba Chromebook 2 is more expensive that other Chromebooks, but the Full HD screen is worth it

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Martyn Casserly (techworld.com)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review

 

Toshiba has updated its 13-inch Chromebook model with the new Chromebook 2, boasting improved components and a gorgeous IPS display. We spent some time with it to see if this really is the new king of the Chromebooks. This is the only Toshiba...

If you're happy to live in the cloud for the majority of your tasks, then Toshiba's Chromebook 2 is currently the best way to do it. The device is light, fast, and that screen is worth the money alone. Chromebooks are quickly coming of age, and this...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Harbud (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB30-B-104

 

Speed. Cheapness. Excellent screen.

Being a Chromebook, there are slight issues with working offline or with MS Office documents. Nothing insurmountable

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Steve (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB30-B-104

 

Great display

No

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Audio system full duplex:
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers: / 2
Speakers manufacturer:Skullcandy

Battery

Battery Capacity:45
Battery life (max):9
Battery performance:45
Battery Technology: / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Rear camera:N
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product: / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Chromebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:13 / 13.3
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: / No
Discrete graphics memory type:
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:311
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:792
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):792
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard:Y
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device: / Clickpad
Windows keys:No / Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type: / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board / SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11g, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Display:
Graphics adapter family:
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes

Performance

GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
PCI Express configurations:1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:N2840
Processor boost frequency:2.58
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Bay Trail
Processor cores:2
Processor family: / Intel Celeron / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:2.16
Processor lithography:22
Processor Manufacturer:
Processor model:N2840
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor N2000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1170
Processor threads:2
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4.5
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):7.5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel visual technologies:Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:N
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:82103
Processor code:SR1YJ
Processor package size:25
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Operating system installed:Chrome OS

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Flash memory:16
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16
Solid-state drive interfaces:
Storage media:Flash / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:16

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.6 / 8 / 8.43
Height:0.76 / 1
Height (front):0.512
Height (rear):0.76
Weight:2 / 2.98
Width:12.6 / 13 / 8.43