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Toshiba Tecra A2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Toshiba Tecra A2. 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. People are impressed by the price and screen. The design and battery also get good feedback. Many are negative about the performance.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Tecra A2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Toshiba Tecra A2-119

 

Operating System: MS Windows XP Professional, Processor Speed: 1.5 GHz, RAM: 256 MB, System Weight: 5.7 lbs, Hard D...

Nice display. Conveniently located ports. Good battery life.

Poor performance. Skimpy features. Only 256MB of RAM.

The Toshiba Tecra A2-119's thin lines, light weight, and good battery life make it easy to travel with, but it's missing a few features and lags behind other value notebooks in terms of performance.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Toshiba Tecra A2-S119

 

The $899 Toshiba Tecra A2-119 skimps on some of the features we've come to expect from value notebooks, and it placed last on our performance tests. Even though it's targeted at the business market (Satellites are Toshiba's consumer line), it remains a...

Nice display. Conveniently located ports. Good battery life

Poor performance. Skimpy features. Only 256MB of RAM

The Toshiba Tecra A2-119's thin lines, light weight, and good battery life make it easy to travel with, but it's missing a few features and lags behind other value notebooks in terms of performance.

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (shopzilla.com)

TRIAL ORDER BEFORE RECOMMENDATION

 

WILLING TO HAVE IN CARE

IT WILL SELLLS THROUGH A WELL RECOMMEDDED USERS

Jun, 2005

Product Specifications

The Toshiba Tecra A2 notebook PC delivers essential computing technologies for businesses large and small demanding increased productivity in an affordable alternative to the desktop PC. Toshiba ConfigFree software simplifies switching between locations and networks. For enhanced wireless security, Toshiba supports industry-leading standards: 802.1x, WPA and Cisco Client Compatibility Extensions (CCX).

Audio

Audio system:SRS TruSurround Stereo Sound / Stereo 16-bit
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):3.4 / 3.5 / 3.9
Battery performance:10.8
Run Time (Up To):2.55hour(s)/4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.8in
Height:1.5in
Weight:5.7lbs/6lbs
Width:13.3in

Disk Drive

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

Display

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Display Diagonal:15
Display Resolution:1024 x 768
LCD brightness levels 1-8:16
Pixel Pitch: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:14.1in/15in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm/38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1400 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Energy Management

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

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel 852GM / Intel 855GME
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.064
Maximum Resolution:1.920 x 1.440

Hard Drive

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

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United Kingdom/United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Toshiba
Model:A2/A2-S119/A2-S139/A2-S336
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Tecra

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad

Keyboard

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

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:400MHz

Memory

Internal memory:0.5
Internal memory expansion module sizes:128
Internal memory type:DDR-SDRAM

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:53Kbps/56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.17 / ITU V.90/ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Operational Conditions

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/DVD drive multiword DMA burst data transfer rate:16.6
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD-ROM

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

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

Other Features

Audio system:SRS TruSurround Stereo Sound / Stereo 16-bit
Battery recharge time (off):2.5
BIOS ACPI:1.0b
Bytes per sector:512
Dimensions (WxDxH):13.3 x 10.8 x 1.06
Display:LCD
Drive device, buffer size:2048
Hard disk number of heads:2
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Internal video mode, resolution:1.024 x 768
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:Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
Parallel ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

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

Processor

Chipset:Intel 855GME
Clock Speed:1.4GHz/1.5GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Motherboard chipset:Intel 855GME
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor frequency:1.5 / 1.6
Processor front side bus:400
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:330/340/715
Type:Celeron M/Pentium M

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Software

Bundled software:Microsoft Office OneNote 2003, ConfigFree, Intervideo WinDVD, Sonic RecordNow!
Operating system installed:Windows XP Professional

Storage

Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard drive speed:5400
Total Storage Capacity:40 / 60

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

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

Video

External video modes max. refresh rate:100
External video modes maximum refresh rate (non interlaced):60
External video modes non-interlaced resolution with max. refresh rate:1.280 x 1.024
External video modes refresh rate (max):100
Internal video modes maximum number of colors:16.7

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics 2

Weight & Dimensions

AC adapter weight:9.24
Weight:6.39 / 7.05 / 7.41