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Toshiba Tecra R840-11E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the performance and value for money are generally positive. The design and portability are also appreciated. The connectivity and keyboard get mixed views, and the usability and screen get negative reviews.

battery, portability, design, value for money, performance

screen, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Tecra R840-11E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 38 reviews)

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Review Toshiba Tecra R840-11E Notebook

 

Worker in black. Toshiba enlarges its business notebook family wi

Anti-glare display; Good connectivity; Stays cool; Low system noise; Touchpad can be disabled; Basic business design

Small opening angle; Poor viewing angle stability; Poor results in color gamut comparison; Poor display brightness and contrast

The quiet fan that first gets clearly audible in the stress test.

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Toshiba Tecra R840 (S8430)

 

With its slim profile and long battery life, the Toshiba Tecra R840 is a compelling, travel-friendly business notebook.

Among all of the available 14-inch business notebooks, the Toshiba Tecra R840 is one of the sleekest money can buy. It has a slim and smart-looking design, a bright display, and good performance for the price. Just don't expect great sound. While the...

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Battery drains spontaneously

 

If you want a laptop that cannot be disconnected for any length of time from the power cord, this is the computer for you. If you want a portable laptop, look elsewhere

Thin, light

Since obtaining it, the battery is draining by 1% per hour when not in use. Unfortunately, a replacement battery is not available from Toshiba, even though it is a brand new model

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Good Business Machine

 

Ordered next day delivery. Newegg does not disappoint.

Slim, professional look. Long battery life (ran 7 hrs on first charge). Quiet. Fast boot. Stays cool on my lap. Decent graphics. Fast

Bloatware with no convenient way to clean it off (NetZero, Ama(that big online retailer whose name must not be mentioned in a Newegg review)zon shopping, Norton Internet Security, etc.). Arrived with the Accupoint button missing and Toshiba phone...

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Great Business Laptop

 

Toshiba's Tecra R840 is a great business laptop. The quality, design and particularly the performance lives up to what I expected from Toshiba. I have purchased Tecra's in the past and have been happy with them. However, I love the new design of their...

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Bad experience, avoid

 

I have had poor quality and repair experiences with not one, but two Toshibas, one of this model and another as well. One had display issues, the other had a noisy fan plus a plastic piece around the headphone mount came off making it unusable. After...

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Bad experience, avoid

 

I have had poor quality and repair experiences with not one, but two Toshibas, one of this model and another as well. One had display issues, the other had a noisy fan plus a plastic piece around the headphone mount came off making it unusable. After...

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I believe i paid too much!

 

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I believe i paid too much!

 

I had a toshiba laptop before, this new one's quality is so poor. It feels like plastic, the monitor acts wired, and sometimes i need to bend it with my hands to make lay strait on the table! Buying this product is the biggest mistake i ever made! I...

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Toshiba Tecra R840-11E review

 

A powerful yet portable business laptop with excellent features

Good erformance ; Decent battery life ; Portability ; DVD drive ; Connectivity

Feel of keyboard ; Limited storage

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Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WSXGA / WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / Intel / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel ® HD Graphics 3000 / Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Radeon HD6450M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:QM67 / Unknown
Processor:CORE I5 / CORE I7 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-2520M / I7-2620M
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