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Toshiba Tecra S3-142

Toshiba Tecra S3-142
alaScore 77

20 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Toshiba Tecra S3-142. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the energy efficiency and battery, whereas there are some negative views about the screen.

battery, energy


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Tecra S3-142 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Toshiba Tecra S3


Graphics muscle meets enterprise-grade security.

Impressive graphics for a business notebook Gigabit Ethernet and 802.11b/g • TPM security and fingerprint sensor

256MB of RAM limits performance XGA display • Small 40GB hard drive • One-year standard warranty

Feb, 2006

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Toshiba Tecra S3 - A rugged computer


The Toshiba Tecra S3 has been designed to improve the security, connectivity and durability of previous Toshiba laptops. It is not that much better looking, but does manage to make it in those areas. Let's have a look at what earns it the "rugged...

Overall this rugged computer does well, and leaves very little wanting. With a weight of just over 6 pounds, it is not light, but it makes up for that with its durability.

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Damien Donnelly (

Toshiba Tecra S3


Toshiba has put a lot of thought into the development of the Tecra S3, which is claimed to be the world's first notebook compliant with ROHS (Restrict...

Strong gaming performance

No camera or microphone

Focused improvements and better useability make the Tecra S3 a good pickup

Dec, 2005

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Toshiba Tecra S3


Business notebook The Tecra S3 is the flagship of Toshiba's business range of notebooks and, as you may expect, it comes heavily featured with a strong emphasis on security and data integrity

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Tim Danton (

Toshiba Tecra S3


A rock-solid and fully kitted-out laptop for the demanding worker.

Jan, 2006

Expert review by: Peter Kane (

Toshiba's 3.37 megapixel celebration


Digital camera Toshiba celebrates its 125th anniversary with the launch of the PDR-M70 digital camera. It does the lot, from optical and digital zoomed images to MPEG recordings and voice recordings, and comes standard with 16MB of Smart Media memory

Basic image options are easy to select with a rotating dial on the top of the camera. Additional menu buttons are neatly grouped in tidy arrays that make it easy to hold the camera and manipulate settings. There are three image capture modes: standard...

Aug, 2000

Product Specifications

The Tecra S3 technology features the best combination of integrated security measures including Trusted Platform Module (TPM) embedded security chip and an integrated biometric fingerprint reader allows companies to implement complex password schemes. To help protect critical system components, including the HDD and screen, the durable Tecra S3 includes an industry-leading suite of hardware enhancements such as an HDD Shock Absorber, HDD Dome Shock Absorber, 3D accelerometer, chassis shock protector3, magnesium alloy chassis and spill-resistant keyboard.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):3.2hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB


Front Camera: No

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128


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

Input Device

Type:AccuPoint / Keyboard / Touchpad/AccuPoint II / Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


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


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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x/24x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Ports & interfaces

TV out port type:S-Video
TV out type:S-Video


Clock Speed:1.73GHz/1.86GHz/2.13GHz
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Number:740/750/770
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:1GB/256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE/Serial ATA/Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB/60GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce Go 6600