Toshiba Portege Z30 - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 512GB SSD
RAM
up to 16GB
OS
Windows 10 Pro, Windows 7 Pro
Battery
52Wh, Li-Ion, 4-cell, 4-cell Li-ion, 52Wh, 3380 mAh, 4-cell, 52Wh, Li-Po, 4-cell, 3380 mAh
Dimensions
314 x 226 x 18–14 mm (12.36" x 8.90" x 0.71")
Weight
1.20 kg (2.6 lbs)
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate (Polycarbonate, Plastic)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x 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
Features
  • Fingerprint reader optional
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

All Toshiba Portege Z30 configurations

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CPU Performance comparison

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the CPUs that come in the Toshiba Portege Z30 series.

GPU Performance comparison

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the GPUs that come in the Toshiba Portege Z30 series.

price
880.00
performance
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the 3DMark: Sky Diver (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
272.00
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

 

Toshiba Portege Z30 in-depth review

It's time to review another Toshiba device, but this time from the more premium class and more business-oriented - the Portege Z30-A. This lightweight, compact and durable business companion has some intriguing qualities which will appeal to most of the travelers out there. You can tell this notebook at first sight that it's made to last and it's always ready for business. Nonetheless, this ultrabook proves to be a really good multimedia companion and you will see why in the display section be[...]

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Pros

  • Great design and build quality
  • Quality IPS panel that's even suitable for professional photo editing and design
  • A handful of useful ports and connectivity options (including 3G module)
  • Comfortable keyboard and touchpad
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Offered with various storage options (including 512GB and 1TB SSD options)
  • Excellent cooling system

Cons

  • Outdated hardware (depends on your region)
  • The storage unit is mSATA SSD instead of M.2 SATA leading to lower read/write speeds
  • Awkward trackpoint
  • Extremely noisy fan
  • Underwhelming batttery life

 

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