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Toshiba Satellite L870-18E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Toshiba Satellite L870-18E. 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. People are impressed by the portability and performance. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the battery and sound.

screen, usability, size, performance, portability

sound, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite L870-18E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Florian Wimmer (

Review Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-16P Notebook


Big Business. Apparently hands-on is preferred in the office - we

Quiet and cool; Decent application and gaming performance; Two USB 3.0 ports; Good touchpad; Matte display

Meager display contrast; Disappointing viewing angle stability; Loose keyboard; Missing graphics switching; Short battery life

Writing, without the keyboard bending...

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Sean (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


Good size screen, fast, really good value for money

Windows 8 is a poor operating system, but this machine wasn't available with Windows 7. Had i realized how awkward it was to use, i probably wouldn't have bought it.

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: donny (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


great screen good windows layout

system and product recovery discs purchased through third party a bit suspect

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: MARCIN (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


cpu . Graphics Card, screen

sound and speakers, windows 8

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Stephen (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


nice large screen. easy keyboard and touchpad.

nothing bad about this laptop. Just find windows 8 a bad o.s.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Paul (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


The two processors are split into four making it quad core, also very quiet

the internal speakers aren't as good as previous toshiba satellite models

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Gwen (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


I am only a novice user Mainly used on . forums, FB.emails booking dog shows on line internet shopping.Looking up information .I prefer windows vista as opposed to windows 8.Iam finding 8 difficult to find my way around.For my use there are to many...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Michaeljohn (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


Model not listed on Toshiba users website

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Harvey (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


Fast with great screen size.

Poor battery life

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Maurice (

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171


Weight and size of screen

Microsoft. 8

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 800
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Rear camera: No


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:HD+ / No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.696 / 4 / 4.847 / 5.871
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


4G: No

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:4 / 6 / 8

Ports & interfaces

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: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

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 Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Processor ARK ID:65700 / 65708 / 71465 / 72056 / I5-3210M
Processor package size:31 / 37.5


Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes