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Toshiba Satellite A30

Toshiba Satellite A30
alaScore 72

16 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Toshiba Satellite A30. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The screen also gets good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the battery.

design, screen, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite A30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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This summary is based on the product: Toshiba Satellite A30-514 Compatible Laptop Power AC Adapter Charger

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Johneblz (

Great Player but the technology is now obsolete


This product is very easy to use and the picture quality is great. However Toshiba just announced that Hd Dvd is out. Blue-Ray seems to have won! 3 Stars only becuase it is already outdated!!!

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: imslickjr (

Until you've watched an HD DVD, you haven't seen the movie!


This HD DVD Player is very simple to use. The only drawback is the need to update the firmware (this isn't the only brand that requires this step before using it). However, this takes minutes and is easy to do for anyone with a little computer and/or...

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

The Satellite Pro series is an entry-level range of business notebooks offering a low-cost introduction to the world of Toshiba mobile technology. Carefully designed to cater for all types of organization, user and application, the Satellite Pro series is the perfect notebook range for cost-conscious SMEs seeking Toshiba quality and service. So no matter how big your business - or how limited your budget - the Satellite Pro series has the capability to meet the needs of mobile users throughout your organization. Using the Intel blazing processors the Satellite Pro A30 provides desktop performance in a stylish and lightweight form factor. The simple elegant design is enhanced by the metallic blue casing, ideal for conveying a modern and dynamic impression.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):2hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Satellite/Toshiba Satellite Pro

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz/533MHz


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


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x/10x (CD) / 1x (DVD-RW) / 2x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed:16x (CD) / 2x (DVD)/24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Clock Speed:2.66GHz/2.8GHz/3.06GHz
Type:Pentium 4/Pentium 4-M


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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy/None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:30GB/40GB/60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics 2