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Toshiba Portege R700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 132 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the build quality and performance. The screen and battery also get good reviews. There are some mixed views about the value for money, while many are negative about the sound and keyboard.

portability, battery, screen, performance, build quality

keyboard, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Portege R700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 132 reviews)

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dont buy


how could any one class toshba lap tops as they are all total rubbish with a crapy warranty of no fix and wait till the warranty runs out hp are the only laptops. .

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Review Toshiba Portégé R700 Notebook


Untiring business professional. Toshiba promises up to 12 hours o

Outstanding application performance; Long battery life is possible (depending on the work load); Light, slim design; Stable magnesium case with nice look and feel; Optical drive; Interface equipment with HDMI and eSATA and docking port; Pleasant...

Noise development; Heat emissions under load; Illumination and contrast of the display

Small business notebooks with similarly outstanding application performance can be found for instance in the Vaio VPCZ12M9E/B.G4, in the somewhat larger Latitude E6410, Lenovo Thinkpad T410s or X201s.

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Toshiba Portégé R700 Review


In honor of the 25 years Toshiba has been making laptops—starting with the T1100 in 1985—Toshiba is dubbing its new R700 an “anniversary” system. The laptop is the newest addition to Toshiba's venerable Portégé line of business ultraportables. It...

Slick styling; sturdy build; full-power processor; SSD provides data security

Trade-off for SSD is limited storage; we miss the R600's volume dial

Nevertheless, the R700 continues the series’ tradition of excellence by combining a superb combination of ultraportability and business performance.


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Toshiba Portege R700-S1330 Review - PCWorld


The screen is a reasonably good LED-backlit matte LCD, filling out a resolution of 1366 by 768 easily enough. Colors were good, but the R700 struggles to fill large black areas in video. The Intel HD integrated graphics solution is more than adequate...

Great style for any user

Mushy Chiclet-style keyboard

Toshiba delivers a great machine with a few annoying flaws.

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Toshiba Portege R700


This sturdy 3-pound powerhouse performs like a champ and lasts six hours on a charge.

Frequent travelers or anyone else looking for a highly portable but powerful notebook will find a lot to like about the Portege R700. It's one of the fastest notebooks we've tested under 4 pounds, and the design feels stronger than its 12-inch...

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Toshiba Portege R700-15P


Weighing just 1.5kgs and sporting unquestionable ultra-portable dimensions the Portege could be the perfect travel companion

The Portege R700 boats an elegant design, sturdy build quality and it packs enough power under its hood to tackle applications with ease. A capable ultra-portable for road warriors.

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Portege R700-S1331, Tecra R700-007 Laptop


Toshiba's Portege R700-S1331, sold as the Tecra R700-007 in Canada, is an uncompromising thin and light notebook, a true power-focused ultraportable for the executive class.

Typically, thin & light notebooks are designed with long battery life and portability in mind. As a result, many manufacturers discard the optical drive to slim down the chassis, go for 11" or 12" inch screens and often use cramped keyboards that are...

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Toshiba Portege R700 - Portability Unleashed


Toshiba's latest slim wonder is one that packs a punch that belies its small frame. Find out more as we explore this sleek machine that comes with a mighty engine inside.

LightweightPowerful processorSleek design

Slightly expensive

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Review: Toshiba's Portege R700 Hits Mark With XP, Win 7


Toshiba's Portege R700 offers an interesting approach with both Windows XP and Windows 7, in a thin-and-light notebook that the CRN Test Center examines.

This is a stellar notebook that we highly recommend for enterprises of just about any size, and believe approaches like this could lead to many businesses to consider making room, or more room, for a notebook refresh in their IT budget.

Editor's Choice!

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Toshiba Portégé R700


With superb performance, battery life, and business features, this all-star ultraportable knocks it out of the park at a not-so-elite price.

Sleek design; stellar performance; included optical drive; extensive security and durability features; solid-state drive, loud speakers; vast array of ports and expansion

Small keys; grainy Webcam; odd placement of volume keys

In the end, we’re thoroughly impressed with this ultraportable. It offers every business feature a road warrior could want: It's light, it's powerful, and it can last all day on a charge. And most astonishingly, it costs about half what its predecessor...

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Blue screen of death, warping and broken chrome accent


If I had been typing this review a few months ago, it would have received five stars, and I would have been dissapointed that six stars was not available. This was before the body was sitting on two or three corners at the end of every week until it...

SSD (on mine anyway) ; Zippy for an i3 ; Light but fully featured

Not as robust as they'd like you to believe ; Makes MacBook Pro look cheap ; Blue screen of death ; Warping body

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel ® HD GPU / INTEL HD GPU


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:CORE I3 / CORE I5 / CORE I7 / Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:I3-350M / I3-370M / I3-380M / I5-520M / I5-560M / I7-620M