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Toshiba Portege M200 / M205

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the usability and battery are overall positive. The portability and performance also get good reviews, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the value for money. Some have doubts about the touchpad.

screen, performance, portability, battery, usability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Portege M200 / M205 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 154 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Toshiba Portege M200 / M205

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Toshiba Portege M200 / M205 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

battery, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Portege M200 - Pentium M 745 1.8 GHz - RAM 512 MB - HD 60 GB - Bluetooth, 802.11b, 802.11g - Win XP Tablet PC - 12.1" TFTToshiba Portege M200 - Pentium M 745 1.8 GHz - RAM 512 MB - HD 60 GB - Bluetooth, 802.11b, 802.11g - Win XP Tablet PC - 12.1" TFTToshiba Portege M200 - Pentium M 745 / 1.8 GHz - Centrino - RAM 512 MB - HDD 60 GB - GF FX Go5200 - WLAN : 802.11b/g, Bluetooth - Win XP Tablet PC -

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Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba Portege M200 / M205

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Toshiba Portege M200 / M205 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

performance, screen, portability, usability, battery

70% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba PORTEGE M200 Tablet PC (1.5 GHz Pentium M, 512MB, 40GB Hard Drive)Toshiba Portege M205-S810 Tablet PC (1.50 GHz Pentium M (Centrino), 512 MB RAM, 60 GB Hard Drive, USB DVD-CD-RW Combo)Toshiba Portege M205-S809 Tablet PC (1.5 GHz Pentium M, 512MB, 40GB Hard Drive, DVD-CD RW Combo Drive)

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Toshiba Portege M200 Review (pics, specs) and Tablet PC Overview

 

Toshiba claims that the Portege M200 is the best selling Tablet PC (at least in Canada) so I figured this was as good a place as any to start my Tablet experience. I was looking forward to what I felt would surely be a great computer to review (note...

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Toshiba Portege M205-S810

 

Stylish convertible tablet/notebook handles both functions decently.

The Port¨¦g¨¦ M205-S810 excels at neither notebook nor tablet duties, but people looking for a convertible that handles both tasks adequately should give it a close look.

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Toshiba Port?g? M205-S809

 

The Toshiba Port?g? M205-S809 is a solid choice for those who know they need an ultraportable notebook but aren't sure how many tablet functions they require. The $2,399 list price might seem high, but it's actually a good value considering the...

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Toshiba Satelite M200 (Core 2 Duo)

 

Attractiveness of its design may be debatable but there's no arguing it packs the right punch to meet the immediate needs of mainstream consumers.

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Toshiba Portege M200 Review and Tablet PC Overview

 

Toshiba claims that the Portege M200 is the best selling Tablet PC (at least in Canada) so I figured this was as good a place as any to start my Tablet experience. I was looking forward to what I felt would surely be a great computer to review (note...

Editors Choice!

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Toshiba Portege M200- Windows XP Tablet PC Reviews by Mobile Tech Review

 

First generation Windows XP tablets didn't exactly take the market by storm. Their screens weren't as good as regular notebooks, they were underpowered yet cost more than traditional notebooks. Fast forward two years and take a look at second...

A great display that's not only currently the highest resolution on the market, but it looks great too. Solid and well-built, excellent keyboard. Fast processor and generous RAM make it a strong performer. Comes with a large battery and has very good...

No FireWire built-in.

Pro: A great display that's not only currently the highest resolution on the market, but it looks great too. Solid and well-built, excellent keyboard. Fast processor and generous RAM make it a strong performer. Comes with a large battery and has very...

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Reviews

 

What's a Tablet PC doing in Handheld Computing? We'll tell you what

If you want more functionality in your handheld and don't mind the higher price and larger size, check out this Toshiba Tablet PC. It comes in different versions, with the high-end M205 model adding an external DVD/CD-RW drive and a larger 60GB disk

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Toshiba Portégé M200 Tablet PC

 

The Toshiba Portégé M200's successful combination of notebook performance and tablet functionality make it one of the best on the market, despite its mediocre speed.

Light ; uncluttered design ; wireless on/off switch ; SD card slot ; SXGA display

Mediocre performance ; pricey

Toshiba's Portégé M200 offers a nice balance of features that lets it successfully walk the line between ultraportable notebook and tablet PC -- and mobile technology is all about balance. The Portégé M200 lacks an internal optical drive, but you can...

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Toshiba Portege M200 tablet PC review

 

The Toshiba Portege M200's successful combination of notebook performance and tablet functionality make it one of the best on the market, despite its mediocre speed

Light ; Uncluttered design ; Wireless On/Off switch ; SD card slot ; SXGA display

Mediocre performance ; Pricey

Shopping for a tablet is a little like packing for an extended camping trip: every ounce of creature comfort you throw in the bag weighs on your performance and endurance. The Toshiba Portege M200 offers a nice balance of features that lets it...

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Toshiba Portg M200: a first look

 

Toshiba's latest Tablet PC adds Centrino technology and other enhancements to an already-successful design.

Product Specifications

Innovative tablet computing that redefines working efficiency - the Portege M200 series leads the market in ultra-portable wireless tablet computing with its enhanced features including Intel Centrino mobile technology and Microsoft Office OneNote 2003. The 12.1" Poly-Silicon screen features enhanced resolution displaying up to 87% more detail than other tablets giving crisper and clearer digital ink for improved legibility and ease of use. With the optional Tablet Multi Dock station, you can plug in an external keyboard and monitor allowing you to run two different applications on separate screens at the same time. Now that's smart thinking.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4.34hour(s)/4.34hour(s) / 4.5hour(s)/4.3hour(s)/4.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.8in
Height:1.4in/1.5in
Weight:4.4lbs/4.6lbs
Width:11.6in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
Max Resolution:1400 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Australia / New Zealand/United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Toshiba
Model:M200/M200-152/M200-S218TD/M200-S838/M205-S809/M205-S810
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Portege

Input Device

Type:Digitizer / Keyboard / Tablet Pen / Touchpad/Digitizer / Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Digitizer / Touchpad / Tablet Pen/Keyboard / Touchpad / Tablet Pen/Keyboard / Tablet Pen / Touchpad/Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:400MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.17 / ITU V.90/ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/802.11b/g/802.11b/g / Bluetooth/802.11b/g / Bluetooth

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

Processor

Clock Speed:1.5GHz/1.5GHz / 1.4GHz/1.6GHz/1.7GHz/1.86GHz/1.8GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:725/735/745
Type:Pentium M

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB/40GB / 60GB/60GB
Notebook Type:Tablet PC
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Education / Small business/Small business / Corporate business / Education

Video Memory

Installed Size:32MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200
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