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Toshiba Satellite U940

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Toshiba Satellite U940. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The portability and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the durability. The energy efficiency and image quality get less positive comments.

price, performance, portability, usability, design

screen, image quality, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite U940 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 54 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Toshiba Satellite U940

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite U940 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size and keyboard. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the image quality and screen.

portability, price, performance, keyboard, size

usability, screen, image quality

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Satellite U940 - 100 14-inch Ultrabook (Intel Core i3 - 3217U 1.7GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD Plus 32GB SSD, Windows 8, Bluetooth)Toshiba Satellite U940-11F 14-inch Ultrabook (Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD with 32GB SSD, Windows 8, Bluetooth)Toshiba Satellite U940-11F 14-inch Ultrabook (Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD with 32GB SSD, Windows 8, Bluetooth)

May, 2015

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Toshiba Satellite U940-101 Ultrabook

 

Cheap and light. First of all many ultrabooks are expensive. But Toshiba use a simple plastic case for the Satellite U940 and equip the 14-inch laptop with attractive components including a Core i5 and a dedicated SSD cache.

easy to maintain and upgrade, quiet, relatively cheap, good build quality, SSD cache, 2x USB 3.0, Despite the fact that the Satellite U940-101 costs less than 800 Euros (~$1065) and is relatively cheap, it is decently equipped: Core i5 CPU, plenty of...

dark, reflective display, inaccurate hinges, very hot under load, spongy keyboard, plastics case, Unfortunately Toshiba had to cut costs elsewhere: build quality and display cannot keep up with more expensive competitors like the Asus UX31A. In...

Jan, 2013

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Expert review by: Taimoor Hafeez (tbreak.com)

Toshiba Satellite U940 Ultrabook Review

 

A dream come true for gaming ultrabooks?

Decently powerful processor; Great graphics card for an ultrabook; Nice backlit keyboard; Impressive SSD caching

Plastic body feels cheap for an ultrabook; Tacky mousepad; Tons of bloatware

There’s very little to fault with the Toshiba Satellite U940, because for its price, it does a lot of things right. If you’re in the market for a semi0gaming ultrabook, the Toshiba Satellite U940 should be at the top of your list.

Jan, 2013
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Expert review by: Ashima Gupta (technostall.com)

Toshiba Satellite U940 Ultrabook Review: Specs, Features and Price

 

Toshiba Satellite U940 ReviewToshiba Satellite U940 is the latest ultrabook added to the Satellite series by Toshiba. With many advanced features and functionalities such as a 14 inch display, Microsoft Windows 8 operating ...

14 inches display, Display resolution: 1366 x 768 pixels, Microsoft Windows 8 operating system, 3rd Generation Intel Core processor, Intel HD 4000 chipset, NVIDIA’s GeForce GT 630M graphics

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Toshiba Satellite U940

 

Toshiba's mid-priced Ultrabook offers a decent amount of bang for your buck as well as a few distinctive design touches

Decent performance, SSD as standard, One or two quirky design touches

Poor TN display, No touchscreen, Plasticky build, Average battery life, No discrete graphics card

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Kat Orphanides (expertreviews.co.uk)

Toshiba Satellite U940-11N review

 

This little laptop packs in plenty of power but similarly-priced ultraportables are more capable

May, 2013

Expert review by: expertreviews.co.uk (expertreviews.co.uk)

Toshiba Satellite U940 Windows 8 gaming Ultrabook review

 

The first Windows 8 gaming Ultrabook for the masses?

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Hamdi (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Satellite U940-11N

 

powerful performance easy to use the keyboard with backlight ergonomic design perfect with Chrome, wonderful size and excelent screen quality

unneccessary with windows 8 and eco power saving, speakers quality performance is below average and location doesn't help for a better sound

May, 2013

Consumer review by: charlotte7847 (productreview.com.au)

Great

 

I got it on sale at JbHifi for 650 dollars and it was well worth it. It's very light, stylish and after getting used to windows 8, easy to use. Very similar to a tablet, with apps and such, so it was very easy to jump back into computers after having a...

light, quick start up

Make sure to do windows updates, as you may have an issue when trying to shut it down otherwise.

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader / 4 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT630M / HD GRAPH. 4000 / HD Graphics 4000

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:Core™ i3 / Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:i3-3217U / I3-3227U / I5-3317U / I5-3337U
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