Toshiba Portege R30-A - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 500GB HDD
RAM
up to 4GB
Battery
66Wh, Li-Ion, 6-cell
Dimensions
314 x 226 x 25 mm (12.36" x 8.90" x 0.98")
Weight
1.41 kg (3.1 lbs)
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Magnesium alloy (Magnesium, Plastic)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo headphone/mic jack
  • Toshiba Hi-Speed Port Replicator III
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD webcam
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive Double-layer DVD writer
  • Security Lock slot

 

Toshiba Portege R30-A in-depth review

Every now and then a perfectly good device gets lost in time and doesn't receive the much-deserved attention and that's the case with the Toshiba Portege R30-A - a reliable little guy that emphasizes on its business-oriented capabilities. It has its drawbacks, just like ever another device on the market, but there are some features that cannot be overlooked and make this device as it is. In short, this device serves as a great business companion if you can only find one in your area, of course. [...]

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Pros

  • Exceptionally solid construction
  • Relatively light chassis (1.411 kg)
  • Bright screen
  • Good performance for the asking price
  • Full range of ports and connections
  • Good keyboard and touchpad
  • Excellent battery runtimes

Cons

  • A little bit too thick
  • Low screen contrast ratio
  • It gets a bit too hot on the left side and below the main exhaust vent (may obstruct normal usage on the lap)
  • Noisy fan even when the notebook isn't uner heavy load
  • The screen uses PWM from 0 to 99% brightness

 

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