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Toshiba Kira

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the build quality and reliability are overall positive. The portability and screen are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the battery. The size and sound get critical comments.

design, screen, portability, reliability, build quality

value for money, sound, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Kira is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 7 reviews)

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Toshiba Kira review

 

All's well that's Haswell for Toshiba's updated Ultrabook

Attractive design ; Retina' display ; Port selection ; Solid chassis

Expensive ; Dim display backlight ; Windows 8 scaling ; Lid flex

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Toshiba Kira review

 

Laptops these days are statements of design as much as they are capable powerhouses able to crunch through almost any task you throw at them. The Toshiba Kira is the company's bash at high-end design, delivering a slim and capable machine packed with...

Fabulous screen, lots of power potential, quality materials in construction, decent battery life

Fan noise, pricey, small size keys, no discrete graphics, falls short of design potential, lacklustre audio

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Toshiba KIRA review

 

However, there were two notable exceptions to that rule – the 15.6-inch Satellite P50 with its eye-popping 4K display, and the 13.3-inch Kira-101, which Toshiba refers to as the 'ultimate Ultrabook'.

The Toshiba Kira cannot approach the outstanding battery life of its Apple rivals. It does manages to combine good overall speed and a high-resolution display with a truly ultraportable design. That's a difficult trick to pull off, and it makes the...

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Toshiba Kira

 

Hands-on from CES 2014: Toshiba's upcoming ultrabook has a killer screen and 4K support

When it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to stand out from a congested ultrabook crowd, the Kira is a great looker and is fully equipped to take on everyday tasks. The screen is the real standout feature and should make it a great place to watch...

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Toshiba Kira review

 

Macbook Air styling for Windows users

Compact but sturdy, impressive display, stylish

Non-removable battery, no vPro, pricey

It thus offers a stylish and lightweight laptop that is likely to appeal to many business users and consumers alike, with a surprisingly good battery life as well. However, business users should note the lack of vPro, its integrated battery and no...

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Toshiba Kira review

 

Toshiba's Kira offers Windows users a stylish lightweight ultrabook with an excellent high resolution screen and design reminiscent of the MacBook Air. On the downside, it has an internal battery, no docking station, and no mobile broadband.

Compact but sturdy, impressive display, stylish

Non-removable battery, no vPro, no mobile broadband

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