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Toshiba PA3316U-3ETC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the portability and battery. The performance and screen are also appreciated. Many are critical about the touchpad and size. Comments about the design and durability are different.

price, screen, performance, battery, portability

reliability, size, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Toshiba PA3316U-3ETC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Alex Roth (

Toshiba Portege Z10t review


A convertible ultrabook, no dongles required

Thin, travel-ready ultrabook build ; Backlit keys ; Windows 7 driver support ; Plenty of ports

Shallow key presses ; That hinge isn't pretty ; Windows 8 ecosystem ; A bit chunky as a tablet

May, 2013

Expert review by : Alfred Siew (

Hands on: Toshiba Portege Z10t


With a sturdy build and Wacom digitiser built in, this is one portable yet powerful corporate workhorse. It doesn't come cheap though.

Jun, 2013

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Toshiba Portege


Toshiba Portege is an innovative laptop that allows you to work in any physical position, be it sitting, standing, walking, or even running. From a standard laptop, some Portege models can be converted into a Tablet PC. And by using a digital pen or...

Sep, 2008

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Toshiba Portege Z835 review


Lightest. Least expensive. Best selection of ports. There are tons of reasons to love this aggressively priced Ultrabook, though its dated design and so-so performance will turn off some shoppers.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Joanna Stern (

Toshiba Portege R705 review


Stuck on the Toshiba Portege R705's magnesium alloy palmrest is a shiny sticker celebrating the company's 25 years of "laptop innovation." Now, we're the

Incredibly light 3.2-pound chassis ; Great manufacturing quality ; Boasts Intel Wireless Display technology

Runs warm ; Shorter battery life than promised ; Small keys

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (

Toshiba Portege Z835 review: Toshiba Portege Z835


Toshiba Portege Z835

The ; offers more configuration options than most ultrabooks, and includes features, such as an Ethernet port, left out of other models.

The design worked fine on the least expensive ultrabook, but this more-expensive version doesn't look and feel as nice as the competition.

The original Toshiba Portege Z835 was a fantastic value that helped us overlook a weak touch pad/keyboard combo. This faster version is about $200 more, but keeps the same so-so design.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : JoannaStern (

Toshiba Portege Z835 ultrabook review


In the last couple of weeks, ultrabooks — Intel's new category of ultrathin and ultralight laptops — have been arriving one by one, each aiming to derail the MacBook Air's lead with a mix of...

Incredibly light (even lighter than the 13-Macbook Air) ; Backlit keyboard ; Good battery life ; Very competitive price

Not the most attractive design ; Build quality could be better ; Screen is washed out ; Base configuration only has Core i3

The Z835 proves that Intel’s vision might not be so impossible after all

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Christopher Null (

Review: Toshiba Portege Z835


Our expectations were low for Toshiba's ultrabook, but this $900 machine holds more than a few surprises.

Gorgeous display, great performance, ultra-cheap price, and dazzlingly light weight. More port options than most ultrabooks. Sleek and sophisticated looks despite the plastic construction. Above-average battery life at over 5 hours

More crashes than you can shake a MacBook Air at. Screen flexes ominously. Weak keyboard with ugly backlighting. Ports (almost all in the rear) are difficult to reach

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Brian Nadel (

Toshiba Portege 3505 review: Toshiba Portege 3505


Toshiba Portege 3505

Great design; screen swivels and folds; fastest CPU for a tablet; largest hard drive; USB 2.0 ports.

Big for a tablet; expensive; speaker is covered when screen is folded.

Toshiba stuffed the best of everything into the Portégé 3505 tablet, resulting in a versatile, portable powerhouse.

Nov, 2002

Expert review by : Sebastian Jentsch (

Review Toshiba Portégé Z10t Convertible


Clipped wings. A Windows Convertible for 1700 Euros (~$2328) must have some highlights to offer. However, docking was a sobering experience for us, although the Z10t is basically a well-balanced bundle. ...

Power of a subnotebook; Long battery runtimes; IPS Full HD with wide viewing angles; AR-treated screen; Many standard ports; Connectivity includes LTE; Digitizer + stylus; Low emissions in normal use; Security features; Stable, high-quality keyboard dock

Dock only allows an opening angle of 100 degrees; Poor camera quality; High price

100 degree opening angle? Tall people will not want to work at the desk that way.

Nov, 2013

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