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Toshiba Portege A100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the screen and reliability are on the whole positive. The performance and design are also appreciated. Many are negative about the sound and build quality. There are some mixed opinions about the value for money.

portability, design, performance, reliability, screen

build quality, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Portege A100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 22 reviews)

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Toshiba Portege A100

 

The Toshiba Portege A100 is a great looking, slim and light notebook computer at an amazing price.

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Toshiba Portege A100 (Pentium M 1.4GHz, 256MB RAM)

 

Toshiba's latest Portege A100 shares an uncanny resemblance to the

Stylish iBook-like design; comfortable keyboard feel; bright LCD; 4-hour battery life; three-year warranty

Optical drive is not hot-swappable; relatively expensive for a 1.4GHz machine; integrated graphics chip; casing stains and scratches easily

Despite its quirks, the A100's attractive-looking design, strong feature set and above-average performance will appeal to mobile professionals as well as those who've always wanted an iBook but a Windows platform.

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Toshiba A100-220 - A Low-Budget Model From The Famous Manufacturer

 

Built on the new mobile technology Intel® Centrino® Duo or Celeron® M, Satellite A100 offers mobility in a stylish 15.4" wide case. A100 series is ideal for hard-driving users, who wish to enjoy the advantage of mobile, multimedia rich, digital...

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Toshiba - Portégé A100

 

Rather than follow the more usual design path and create an ultra-portable with no drives bar a hard disk, and about two ports to its name, Toshiba has tried a slightly different approach with the Portégé ...

This is a sensible compromise between weight and functionality, but slightly let down by unexceptional performance and a couple of missing features.

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Toshiba Portégé A100

 

I fell in love with this as soon as I saw it... had to buy it straight away. You can stick this in your bag and you wouldn't even feel it. I just ditched a 3kg Acer running at 1.8GHz but despite the apparent slowness in the ZDNet benchmark, it's...

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Amazon review summary for Toshiba Portege A100

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of Toshiba Portege A100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the product: Toshiba Equium A100 - 027 Laptop Notebook

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"durable portable laptop"

 

I've had this laptop since 2004 and it's powerfull to complete all my works. It's small enough for mobility. All the function I need is there. The appearance is luxurious with the shiny white.I had hardisk crash in the third year though, but I think...

small, portable, compact, full functionality

None

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"Couldn't be happier"

 

I bought one not so longer and am very pleased indeed. I needed something that was light and portable and would be quick and effecient. It is all of these things.

Looks very nice, portable, fast

Screen not that big

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Couldn't be happier

 

I bought one not so longer and am very pleased indeed. I needed something that was light and portable and would be quick and effecient. It is all of these things.

Looks very nice, portable, fast,

I bought one not so longer and am very pleased indeed. I needed something that was light and portable and would be quick and effecient. It is all of these things.

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Beautiful and Powerful

 

This Toshiba Laptop is beautiful and durable. I have had it for a few years and nothing has gone wrong. It might not be the fastest laptop they have nowadays, but it's stable and is good enough for everyday use. The only one thing that I dislike about...

Stylish, Stable, Light

This Toshiba Laptop is beautiful and durable. I have had it for a few years and nothing has gone wrong. It might not be the fastest laptop they have nowadays, but it's stable and is good enough for everyday use. The only one thing that I dislike about...

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 4:3
LED Backlight: No
True Resolution:WXGA / XGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino / Centrino Duo
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino / Centrino Duo
Media Centre Edition:No / Unknown
Netbook: No
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):855 Gm / GeForce Go 7600 / Media Accelerator 950

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:945GM / 945PM / Unknown
Processor:Core 2 Duo / Core Duo / Pentium M
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:T2050 / T7200 / Unknown
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