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Toshiba W30T-A-101

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Toshiba W30T-A-101. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the size and screen are overall positive. The durability and battery are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba W30T-A-101 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (techadvisor.co.uk)

Toshiba W30T-A-101 review

 

The W30T does make a good first impression, with aluminium keyboard and 13.3-inch screen panels that look smart and feel very sturdy. It has the same detachable design as HP's more expensive Spectre X2, which allows you to separate the screen from the...

The W30T does have its strong points, including an attractive screen and good battery life. However, its size and weight in both tablet and laptop modes is a clear weakness, and the W30T will struggle to compete against the many slimmer, lighter...

Mar, 2014

Expert review by : Mike Jennings (trustedreviews.com)

Toshiba Satellite W30T-A-101

 

Toshiba aims to create the perfect laptop-tablet hybrid and... fails quite badly.

Good tablet build quality ; Decent integrated GPU ; Reasonable battery life ; Cheaper than competitors

Poor keyboard and trackpad ; Weak base build quality ; Unimaginative design ; Slow processor

The two speakers are on the left- and right-hand edges, which is fine in laptop mode – but when the Toshiba is held in its landscape orientation, your hands will block them off and ruin the sound.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (techworld.com)

Toshiba W30T-A-101 review

 

The W30T has an attractive screen and good battery life. However, its size and weight in both tablet and laptop modes is a clear weakness. Here's our Toshiba W30T-A-101 review.

The W30T does have its strong points, including an attractive screen and good battery life. However, its size and weight in both tablet and laptop modes is a clear weakness, and the W30T will struggle to compete against the many slimmer, lighter...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Satellite W30t-A-101

 

Versatile

weighty

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Satellite W30t-A-101

 

detachable

the clip which lock the screen with base is very unreliable some time it fail to lock

May, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

It does exactly what it says

 

Really pleased with this laptop. I like that you can use it as a tablet just as easily and clearly as the laptop.

Sep, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Satellite W30t-A-101

 

SMART LOOKING

NO HARD DRIVE ACTIVITY LIGHT.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Satellite W30t-A-101

 

Small in size Excellent battery life Good Design Powerful enough to handle everyday computing jobs (I don’t play games so I can’t comment on this) Perfect for taking when traveling

Small memory, the 64GB is nearly used up after loading Microsoft office, Evernote AutoRoute and synching me Dropbox folder, which unfortunately will note use the micro SD card for storage. If this unit had a bigger internal disc it would be a winning...

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Satellite W30T-A-101

 

SMART LOOKING

NO HARD DRIVE ACTIVITY LIGHT

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba Satellite W30T-A-101

 

Small in size ; Excellent battery life ; Good Design ; Powerful enough to handle everyday computing jobs (I don’t play games so I can’t comment on this) ; Perfect for taking when traveling

Small memory, the 64GB is nearly used up after loading Microsoft office, Evernote AutoRoute and synching me Dropbox folder, which unfortunately will note use the micro SD card for storage. If this unit had a bigger internal disc it would be a winning...

Feb, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:DTS / HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery life (max):5.45 / 5.75
Battery life (tablet mode):3.15 / 3.25
Battery Technology:Li-Ion polymer / Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:2+2

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.9

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Aluminium, Silver
Form Factor:Convertible (Detachable)
Product type:Hybrid (2-in-1)

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:13.3
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37 / 2.7
AC adapter output voltage:19

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):850
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x402
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4200

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard number of keys:87
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Clickpad / Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1600

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:DTS / HD
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
Headphone outputs:1
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:4
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37 / 2.7
AC adapter output voltage:19

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:4x1, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:i3-4020Y
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i3
Processor frequency:1.5
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i3-4020Y
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel® Core™ i3-4000 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):6
Stepping:D0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):11.5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:76609
Processor code:SR1DC
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
UART:Y

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:HDD, Supervisor, User
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor, User

Software

Bundled software:Gasket for FR 10 WP
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8.1
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MMC, SD, SDIO
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.06
Depth (tablet mode):8.46
Height:0.969
Height (tablet mode):0.551
Weight:4.67
Weight (tablet mode):2.31
Width:13
Width (tablet mode):13