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Toshiba Satellite L830-138

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Toshiba Satellite L830-138. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the touchpad and portability. The design and performance also get good feedback, whereas reviews about the durability and battery are mixed. The price and keyboard get negative views.

performance, design, portability, touchpad

screen, usability, keyboard, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite L830-138 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite L830-138 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on There are some less positive reviews about the design.


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This summary is based on the products: Toshiba L830-10X Intel Core i3-2367M 4 GB Ram 640 GB HDD 13.3" Display DVD-RW HD Webcam HMDI Bluetooth® 4.0 USB 3.0 Windows 7 HP White LaptopToshiba L830-10X Intel Core i3-2367M 4 GB Ram 640 GB HDD 13.3" Display DVD-RW HD Webcam HMDI Bluetooth® 4.0 USB 3.0 Windows 7 HP White Laptop

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review Toshiba Satellite L830-15L Subnotebook


Small, white and glossy. Toshiba's product line features an inter

Useful application performance; Moderate emissions; Optical drive; Good input devices; Compact PSU; Lightweight casing

Unfavorable interface positioning; Disappointing battery runtime; Low-grade HD screen; Weak 3D performance; Glossy surfaces; Moderate speakers

Not overly expensive 13-inch devices, such as Asus' VivoBook U38DT, Asus' VivoBook S300CA, Acer's Aspire S3, Fujitsu's LifeBook UH572 or Lenovo's IdeaPad U310.

Apr, 2013

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Review Toshiba Satellite L830-10F Notebook


Snow White. It's white and it's a beauty: with the Satellite L830-10F, Toshiba offers a 13.3" subnotebook that includes an optical drive, and aims to win our hearts not just with its design, but also its multimedia capabilities. Our test will determine...

modern & appealing design, decent build quality, low thermal emissions, great touchpad, quiet hard disk, good battery life, A pretty design with attention to detail and good workmanship, with only minor flaws - that's how it's meant to be

strongly reflective screen, poor speakers, rattling keyboard with soft tactile feedback, A display that encourages mobility, not hinders it

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 800
Front camera resolution (numeric):1


HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.696 / 3.825 / 4.849
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


4G: No
4G standards:WiMAX

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6 / 8

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1


Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:54834 / 70272 / 74259
Processor package size:31


Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Face recognition: Yes
Password protection: Yes


Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro