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Toshiba Tecra M4-163

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Toshiba Tecra M4-163. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality. The performance also gets good feedback. There are some critical comments about the price and reliability, and opinions are divided on the portability.

performance, image quality

usability, screen, reliability, price

On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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Consumer review by: mikys (

Toshiba M4 - Don't Buy It! Numerous Defects & Issues


The M4 performed well for the 1st year then began overheating and locking-up around 14 months old. The fan progressively blew longer, louder and at higher speed. Now it blows at high speed all the time, overheats & freezes-up. This fragments the HD & ...

resolution, tablet/ink, some case parts are magnesium alloy,

Very hot, fan noise, locks-up, Customer Service, warranty service a charade, many plastic parts

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: zorrothepiking (

M4 - Power and Versatility above the Crowd!


My experience with my Tablet PC. Many people have asked me about it and I know that the search for the best one to meet my needs was not an easy one. Maybe this will help some other people. Setup: As stated, I am the proud owner of a ...

Powerful, Versatile, Portable

Slightly heavy, Screen Dust, Price (higher than most Tablets)

Nov, 2006

Product Specifications

The Toshiba Tecra M4 Series integrates the advanced features of a tablet with state-of-the-art notebook technology. A product of the Toshiba EasyGuard design philosophy, its every aspect is geared toward the optimal mobile experience. The Tecra M4 Tablet PC is a serious convertible notebook for business professionals who won't compromise the consistency, reliability and longevity of today's business environment demands. Tecra M4 Tablet PC flexibility means you can input and review data, browse information and send emails with the keyboard or digital pen - whichever works best for you.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):3.3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight


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:1400 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Tecra

Input Device

Type:AccuPoint II / Digitizer / Keyboard / Tablet Pen / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


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


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

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005


Clock Speed:1.73GHz
Processor Number:740
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive



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

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200 TE