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Toshiba Satellite M30X

Toshiba Satellite M30X
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7 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Toshiba Satellite M30X. 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. Reviewers really like the battery and sound, but many are less positive about the keyboard and design.

usability, sound, battery

touchpad, design, keyboard

On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite M30X from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on

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This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Satellite M30X, M30X-S171ST, M30X-S181ST, M30X-S191TD, M30X-S221ST, M30X-S221TD, M30X-S1592ST, M30X-S1593ST AC Adapter (Power Cord)Toshiba Satellite M30X, M30X-S171ST, M30X-S181ST, M30X-S191TD, M30X-S221ST, M30X-S221TD, M30X-S1592ST, M30X-S1593ST AC Adapter (Power Cord)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Access the Internet and e-mail quickly and easily with integrated Intel Centrino wireless technology. Experience mobile cinema and multimedia entertainment at its finest with ATI graphics technology and a large 15.4-inch WXGA display, plus a DVD Super Multi drive for playback and personal digital recording. Enjoy enhanced mobile productivity from the start with preloaded software, including Microsoft XP Home, Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 and Toshiba ConfigFree for easy mobility management. Take advantage of advanced connectivity features such as wired Ethernet LAN, i.LINK, 3 USB ports and 6-in-1 bridge media support for SD, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard and xD-Picture Card. Go mobile in style with the lightweight, silver Satellite M30X.


Audio formats supported:
Audio system:SRS TruSurround Stereo Sound System
Audio system direct 3D sound: / Yes
Audio system direct sound: / Yes
Audio system full duplex: / Yes
Audio system maximum sampling rate:48
Number of built-in speakers: / 2

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery Capacity:14.8
Battery life (max):4
Battery performance:14.8
Battery Technology:
Run Time (Up To):3.5hour(s)/4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Disk Drive

Hard disk height:0.374
Hard disk number of plates:1 / 2


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Contrast ratio (typical):
Display Diagonal:15 / 15.4
Display Resolution:1024 x 768 / 1280 x 800
Display response rise/fall:18 / 8
LCD brightness levels 1-8:29 / 60
Pixel Pitch:0.0102 x 0.0102 / 0.0117 x 0.0117

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.4in/15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm/39.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display:No/Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon 9700
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.064

Hard Drive

Hard disk height:0.374
Hard disk number of plates:1 / 2


Country Kits:Poland/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Satellite

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Keyboard key pitch:0.752
Keyboard key stroke:0.106
Keyboard number of keys:86
Number of keyboard cursor keys:4
Numeric keypad: / Yes
Pointing device: / Touchpad
Windows keys:


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Internal memory:0.5
Internal memory expansion module sizes:128
Internal memory type: / DDR-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90/ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


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

Optical Drive

CD/DVD drive buffer size:2
Optical Drive Type: / DVD Super Multi

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:8x (CD) / 2x (DVD-RW) / 2.4x (DVD+RW) / 2x (DVD-RAM)
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD
Write Speed:16x (CD) / 4x (DVD-R) / 2.4x (DVD+R)

OS Provided

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

Other Features

Audio system:SRS TruSurround Stereo Sound System
Battery recharge time (off):12
Battery recharge time (on):4
Bytes per sector:512
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.4 x 10.8 x 1.14 / 14.4 x 10.8 x 1.18
Display: / LCD
Drive device, buffer size:2048 / 8192
Graphics adapter family:AMD / ATI
Hard disk number of heads:2 / 3
Infrared data port: Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Internal video mode, resolution:1.024 x 768 / 1.280 x 800
L2 cache:2
Memory bus:64
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:56K V.90
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: No
Wake-on-Ring ready: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Microphone in: No
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
Parallel ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: Yes
TV out:Y
TV out port:S-Video
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3


AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65


Clock Speed:1.3GHz/1.6GHz/1.7GHz
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.7 / 1.8
Processor front side bus:400
Processor Number:350/725/735
Type:Celeron M/Pentium M


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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /2 years warranty


Bundled software:Microsoft Office OneNote 2003, Intervideo WinDVD, Sonic RecordNow!, Recovery DVD
Operating system installed:Windows XP Home Edition


Hard disk rotational speed:4200
Hard Drive Interface:EIDE/ATA
Hard drive speed:4200
Host interface: / EIDE/ATA
Total Storage Capacity:40 / 60

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB/60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino


Graphics accelerator:64
Graphics adapter bus clock speed:400
Graphics adapter memory bus:64
Internal video modes maximum number of colors:16.7

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon 9700/Intel Extreme Graphics 2

Weight & Dimensions

AC adapter weight:10.8
Drive device weight:7.41 / 7.76