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Toshiba Tecra 9000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Toshiba Tecra 9000. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and usability. The durability and battery are also appreciated, but comments about the screen and performance are mixed. The image quality and price get negative opinions.

portability, battery, durability, usability, sound

reliability, price, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Tecra 9000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba Tecra 9000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Toshiba Tecra 9000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the battery and keyboard. The sound and portability also get good views, but there are some mixed opinions about the screen and performance. There are some critical comments about the reliability.

portability, sound, keyboard, battery

reliability

36% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Tecra 9000 (1.2-GHz Pentium III, 512MB RAM, 40GB Hard Drive)Toshiba Tecra 9000 (1.2-GHz Pentium III, 512MB RAM, 40GB Hard Drive)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Toshiba Tecra 9000

 

Lightweight laptop comes ready for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity.

Jan, 2002

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Toshiba TECRA 9000 P3-1.1GHZ 30GB 256MB W2K 14.1-TFT DVD/CDRW 56K ENET WLAN

 
Jan, 2002

Expert review by: Dan Littman (cnet.com)

Toshiba Tecra 9000 review

 

Toshiba Tecra 9000

Superfast; built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; great support.

Expensive; short battery life.

The Tecra 9000 is built for the well-heeled business executive--but its luxurious appointments drag down the notebook's mileage.

Dec, 2001

Expert review by: PC Authority (pcauthority.com.au)

Toshiba Tecra 9000

 

A corporate notebook with everything to connect to anything.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: (zdnet.com.au)

Toshiba Tecra 9000 notebook gets the wireless touch

 

Featuring Intel's latest Mobile Pentium III Processor-M and i830 chipset, plus built-in wireless networking and an SD card slot, the Tecra 9000 looks an excellent buy for those who can afford it.

Oct, 2001

Expert review by: (zdnet.com.au)

Sneak Peak at Toshiba's new Tecra 9000 notebook

 

We have on a Tecra fitted with the new 1066 MHz Mobile Pentium III. This pricey notebook boasts a built-in Secure Digital media slot -- great news for Palm m500-series users or digicam owners. Full review coming soon.

Oct, 2001

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Best Laptop Around

 

Great Laptop

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Nov, 2002

Consumer review by: Alan (rakuten.com)

Alan

 

I am impressed. I was expecting less due to the price, but this tablet exceeded my expectations.

Consumer review by: Zoran (rakuten.com)

Zoran

 

The best product for the money; I am ordering four more, all my friends want would like to have one;

Consumer review by: G Brow (rakuten.com)

G Brow

 

The product is great like being on a computer and easy to use.

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Product Specifications

Toshiba introduces its thin and light Tecra 9000 Series offering the latest in mobile computing advancements. Combined with fastest processor, the Tecra 9000 Series also offers integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth technology and a Secure Digital (SD) media slot. Toshiba manufactures the industry's only notebook with both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth antennas embedded directly into the lid of the notebook, leaving no need for a PC Card. The Tecra 9000 is able to offer the best balance of performance, wireless connectivity and low power consumption. Highly mobile professionals can benefit from a lightweight device that provides wireless access to a LAN, team computing, file sharing and transfer of data between other Bluetooth-enabled devices. The robust feature set provides the ultimate in mobile computing without sacrificing battery life with its unique power-saving technology. Available in thousands of unique configurations, the Tecra continues to be the IT Manager's dream, providing hardware and software stability and flexibility, unlike any of its competitors.

Audio

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

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery Capacity:10.8
Battery life (max):3.1
Battery performance:10.8
Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.6in
Height:1.2in/1.5in
Weight:5.3lbs
Width:12.2in

Disk Drive

Diskette drive:1.44
Diskette drive dimensions (W x D x H):4.06 x 5.51 x 0.654
Diskette drive media supported:3.5
Diskette drive memory:1.44
Hard disk height:0.374
Hard disk number of plates:1 / 2

Display

Display Diagonal:14.1
Display Resolution:1024 x 768
Display response rise/fall:30
LCD brightness (AC adaptor, bright):62
LCD brightness (AC adaptor, super bright):6
LCD brightness (battery, bright):62
LCD brightness (battery, semi bright):6
LCD brightness (battery, super bright):148

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:5
AC adapter output voltage:15
AC adapter power:75
Battery life with optional 2nd battery:5.8

Hard Drive

Diskette drive dimensions (W x D x H):4.06 x 5.51 x 0.654
Diskette drive media supported:3.5
Diskette drive memory:1.44
Hard disk height:0.374
Hard disk number of plates:1 / 2

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Toshiba
Model:9000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Tecra

Input Device

Type:AccuPoint II / Keyboard/Keyboard / AccuPoint II

Keyboard

Keyboard key pitch:0.752
Keyboard key stroke:0.106
Keyboard number of keys:86
Number of keyboard cursor keys:8
Numeric keypad: Yes

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:133MHz

Memory

Internal memory expansion module sizes:128 / 64

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / Silver/Black / Silver

Modem

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

Networking

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

Operational Conditions

Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):10 - 95
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-ROM DMA multi mode (DMA mode 1):33.3
CD-ROM drive burst transfer rate (PIO mode 4):16.6
CD-ROM drive media supported:4.72
CD/DVD drive multiword DMA burst data transfer rate:16.6
CD/DVD drive ultra DMA burst data transfer rate:33.3
Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM
DVD DMA multi mode (DMA mode 1):33.3
DVD-ROM DMA single mode transfer rate (DMA mode 2):16.6
DVD-ROM drive burst transfer rate (PIO mode 4):16.6

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)/8x
Rewrite Speed:4x
Type:CD-ROM/CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD-ROM
Write Speed:8x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000

Other Features

BIOS ACPI:1.0b
Bytes per sector:512
CD transfer rate (sustained mode):3.600
CD-ROM drive average random access time:110
Dimensions (WxDxH):12.2 x 10.6 x 1.22
Drive device, buffer size:1 / 2048
Fixed netwerk speed:56
Fixed network speed:56
Hard disk average seek time:13
Hard disk number of heads:2 / 3 / 4
Internal video mode, resolution:1.024 x 768
L2 cache:32
Memory bus:64
Track to track seek time (read/write):3

Power

AC adapter output current:5
AC adapter output voltage:15
AC adapter power:75
Battery life with optional 2nd battery:5.8

Processor

Clock Speed:1.2GHz/1GHz/933MHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Processor frequency:0.933 / 1 / 1.2
Type:Pentium III-M

RAM

Installed Size:128MB/256MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage

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

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:10GB/20GB/30GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Small business / Corporate business

Video

External video modes maximum refresh rate (non interlaced):75 / 85
Internal video modes maximum number of colors:16.7

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:S3 SuperSavage/IXC

Weight & Dimensions

AC adapter weight:12
Drive device weight:9.35
Weight:10.6 / 4.63 / 5.29