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Toshiba Portege M500

Toshiba Portege M500
alaAverage 3.8

4 reviews

Aug, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews from magazines and websites. There are some critical comments about the touchpad and portability.

battery, portability, touchpad

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Toshiba Portege M500 Notebook

 

Toshiba has been trying to catch up in the wake of its major competitors' successes. Fujitsu's Notebooks screams miniature chic while Lenovo appeal with their rough-and-tumble look. Check out what Toshiba is offering in an effort to find their own...

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Toshiba Satellite M500 (PSMKCA-009007) notebook

 

Toshiba's Satellite M500 (PSMKCA-009007) is a 14in, fully featured notebook that's suitable for business and home users alike. It has a dual-core Core...

500GB hard drive, solid performance, plenty of features

Feels heavy, too glossy, poor touchpad, only 3GB of RAM usable, short battery life

Toshiba's Satellite M500 (PSMKCA-009007) isn't a run-of-the-mill 14in notebook. It straddles the line between business notebook and home entertainment machine, offering plenty of features for everyone -- but it could be better. It's a little on the...

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Product Specifications

Your on-the-go lifestyle might be hectic. But this Satellite M500 series laptop can smooth out the twists and turns. Powered by a strong, energy-smart Intel dual-core processor, it delivers better mobile multitasking, faster, more reliable and intuitive computing, easier networking and Web browsing, plus more ways to enjoy your entertainment - anywhere. A dazzling finish and features that add an extra touch of class make the Satellite M500 series the "styling" laptop that it is. Experience the streamlined slot-loading DVD player that also simplifies how you play discs, plus an attractive edge-to-edge display for fun, TV-like viewing.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.9in
Height:1.4in
Weight:4.2lbs
Width:11.8in

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:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada
Localization:English/French
Manufacturer:Toshiba
Model:M500
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Portege

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz

Modem

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

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 2x (DVD-RW) / 4x (DVD+RW) / 3x (DVD-RAM)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

Clock Speed:1.83GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T2400
Type:Core Duo

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950
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