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Toshiba Tecra 8200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Toshiba Tecra 8200. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and portability. The reliability and design also get good feedback. The durability and price get critical opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Tecra 8200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Toshiba Tecra 8200


This notebook is well suited for midsize and large businesses. The Tecra line touts an 18-month product life cycle (so a company can have an extended rollout without worrying about availability) and components (memory, docking, and media modules)...

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Toshiba Tecra 8200


The latest notebook to jump on the wireless-LAN bandwagon, Toshiba's Tecra 8200 outfits a midsize corporate notebook offers much but definitely stretches the IT budget.

Sep, 2001

Product Specifications

Toshiba's lightweight Tecra 8200 incorporates Intel's mobile processor offering corporate customers breakthrough performance in a mobile platform. Providing blazing speed that until today has been unprecedented in a notebook, the Toshiba Tecra 8200 delivers outstanding performance to meet the demands of today's mobile professional. Additionally, featuring integrated Wi-Fi technology, Toshiba's wireless notebook enables users to have instant high-speed access to an Ethernet network without the hassle of cords or cabling. The Tecra 8200 Series of portable computers is ideal for medium to large-sized businesses requiring stable, scaleable solutions that allow them to support multiple configurations throughout the enterprise with a consistent software image and compatible accessories. The design of the Tecra 8200 gives customers the freedom to incorporate the latest technological advancements into their enterprise without having to spend time or money re-qualifying systems. The award-winning Tecra series of notebooks has delivered business customers stable platforms, common components and long product life cycles while lowering total cost of ownership.


Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Audio system maximum sampling rate:48

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery Capacity:10.8
Battery life (max):3 / 3.5
Battery performance:10.8
Installed Qty:1
Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)/4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB

Dimensions & Weight


Disk Drive

Diskette drive:1.44
Diskette drive maximum transfer rate:500
Diskette drive media supported:3.5
Diskette drive memory:1.44
Diskette drive rotational speed:360
Hard disk data buffer (PIO 4 mode):16.6
Hard disk height:0.374
Hard disk number of plates:1 / 2


Display Diagonal:13.3 / 14.1
Display Resolution:1024 x 768 / 1400 x 1050
Display response rise/fall:20 / 30
LCD brightness (AC adaptor, bright):60 / 90
LCD brightness (AC adaptor, super bright):10
LCD brightness (battery, bright):60
LCD brightness (battery, semi bright):10
LCD brightness (battery, super bright):130 / 135
Pixel Pitch:0.0110 x 0.0110

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Energy Management

AC adapter output current:4
AC adapter output voltage:15
AC adapter power:60
Battery life with optional 2nd battery:6 / 8.5


Product Type:Notebook battery
Subcategory (AG):Batteries


Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.016

Hard Drive

Diskette drive memory:1.44
Hard disk height:0.374
Hard disk number of plates:2


Country Kits:France
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba/Toshiba Tecra

Input Device

Type:AccuPoint II / Keyboard/Keyboard / AccuPoint II/Keyboard / TrackPoint/Keyboard / Pointing stick


Keyboard key pitch:0.752
Keyboard key stroke:0.118
Keyboard number of keys:86
Number of keyboard cursor keys:8
Numeric keypad: Yes


Data Bus Speed:100MHz


Internal memory:0.125
Internal memory access speed:10
Internal memory expansion module sizes:64




Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90 / ITU V.17 / ITU V.23 / ITU V.34bis/ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90 / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter/ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Networking features:100/10
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b

Operational Conditions

Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 65

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD-ROM DMA multi mode (DMA mode 1):33.3
CD-ROM drive burst transfer rate (PIO mode 4):16 / 16.6
CD-ROM drive media supported:4.72
CD/DVD drive multiword DMA burst data transfer rate:16.6
CD/DVD drive rotational speed:3.600
CD/DVD drive ultra DMA burst data transfer rate:33.3
Optical drive average full stroke access:250
Optical drive removable: Yes

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 6x (DVD)/8x
Rewrite Speed:4x
Write Speed:4x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0

Other Features

Battery recharge time (off):2.5 / 2.8
Bytes per sector:512
CD-ROM drive average random access time:110 / 115
Compatible operating systems:Windows 98
Dimensions (WxDxH):12.3 x 10 x 1.44
Drive device, buffer size:0.5 / 1
Hard disk average seek time:12 / 13
Hard disk number of heads:2 / 4
Internal modem: Yes
Internal video mode, resolution:1.024 x 768 / 1.400 x 1.050
L2 cache:16 / 32
Memory bus:64
Resume battery backup after:4 / 5
Track to track seek time (read/write):2.5 / 3
Wake-on-Ring ready: Yes


AC adapter output current:4
AC adapter output voltage:15
AC adapter power:60


Clock Speed:1GHz/750MHz/850MHz
Processor frequency:0.75 / 0.85 / 1
Type:Pentium III


Installed Size:128MB/256MB
Max Supported Size:512MB

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Hard disk rotational speed:4200
Hard drive speed:4200
Total Storage Capacity:10 / 20 / 30

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:10GB/20GB/30GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Small business / Corporate business

System Requirements

OS Required: None


External video modes maximum refresh rate (non interlaced):75
Graphics adapter bus clock speed:66
Internal video modes maximum number of colors:16.7 / 65.536

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Trident CyberBlade XP

Weight & Dimensions

AC adapter weight:15.2
Weight:5.29 / 5.73 / 7.76 / 8.82