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Toshiba KIRA-10D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Toshiba KIRA-10D. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the battery and usability are on the whole positive. The screen and performance also get good comments, but many are less positive about the price.

portability, performance, screen, usability, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Toshiba KIRA-10D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Toshiba KIRA-10D from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on

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This summary is based on the products: Toshiba KIRA-10D Intel® 2400 MHz 256 GB 8192 MB Flash Hard Drive HD GRAPH. 5500Toshiba KIRA-10D Intel® 2400 MHz 256 GB 8192 MB Flash Hard Drive HD GRAPH. 5500

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (

Toshiba KIRAbook KIRA-10D (2015) Notebook Review


Featherweight. The updated version of the Toshiba KIRA weighs 200 grams less without the touchscreen and is therefore one of the lightest 13.3-inch devices on the market. The new Broadwell hardware ensures sufficient performance and long battery...

sophisticated and light metal chassis, convenient input devices, bright and matte FHD IPS display, very good application performance, low temperatures, long battery runtimes

mediocre webcam, loud under load, high price

The Toshiba KIRA-10D is a successful update of the KIRA-101 from 2014. The manufacturer was able to remove the biggest issue of the predecessor with the Full HD review unit. The small subnotebook finally has a bright display and even a matte surface,...

May, 2015

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The computer is very light and has a long battery life.

I did not find any bad point so far.

Oct, 2015

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Its light and powerful

It turns of by itself for no reason

Oct, 2015

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No ethernet port. Such a standard feature it didn't occur to me to check

Sep, 2015

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This laptop is super lightweight & compact. Works fine.

The cursor was a bit jumpy to start with but seem to have fixed that with tweaks to the settings.

Sep, 2015

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Fast & powerful, very long battery life, bright matte screen, small & light

Sep, 2015

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backlit keyboard, slim, light, fast.

Sep, 2015

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Just what my wife needed


Very fast, everything works well. easy to transport and big enough to work on. I am getting one for myself too! If you do not want the touch screen on the 107 buy this and save £150.

Aug, 2015

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Compact, light and stylish Great keypad

The screen is not as bright as it should be

Aug, 2015

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Toshiba Kira-10D


This machine is uber light and comfortable to use. As well as being very fast and powerful

I havent found any bad points yet....

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:
Audio system:DTS Sound / DTS Sound
Audio system full duplex:
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon


Battery life (max):14.75 / 14.8
Battery technology: / Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:4


Front Camera: Yes


Energy Star certified: Yes


Colour of product: / Black, Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Product colour:Black, Silver
Product Type:Ultrabook


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):
Display diagonal:33.8
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:No / Yes


Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter model: / No
Discrete graphics memory type:
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):60


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:86
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device: / ClickPad
Windows keys: / Yes


Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type: / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM


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

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other features

Audio system:DTS Sound / DTS Sound
Graphics adapter family:
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Thunderbolt ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1


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


Bus type:DMI2
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:2x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:3
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:L3
Processor codename:Broadwell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family: / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:2.4
Processor lithography:14
Processor Manufacturer:
Processor Model:I7-5500U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:4
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: 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 My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
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): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:85214
Processor code:SR23W
Processor package size:40 / 40 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Cable lock slot: No
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor, User


Bundled software:Chroma Tune TOSHIBA\nDTS Studio Sound\nTOSHIBA Eco Utility\nTOSHIBA Function Key\nTOSHIBA Media Player\nTOSHIBA PC Health Monitor\nTOSHIBA Resolution+\nTOSHIBA Smart View Utility\nTOSHIBA Split Screen Utility\nTOSHIBA System Settings\nToshiba Display Utility
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8.1
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Office


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:256
Solid-state drive interfaces:
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:256

Weight & Dimensions

Height (front):7.6
Height (rear):1.79