Toshiba Satellite R830-1L7 Laptop Review
The Toshiba Satellite R830-1L7 laptop computer contains the many features of a laptop with a powerful processor, high quality video capabilities, and energy conscious computing power, all in a tiny netbook sized computer.
Toshiba’s Toshiba Satellite R830-1L7 Laptop is a big computer in a tiny package. With only a 13.3 inch screen and weighing less than 1.5 kg, the Satellite R830 is the perfect portable computer. It comes fully equipped with WiFi capabilities, Bluetooth connectivity and more than enough USB ports to make it one of the most connectable devices of its size and power.
Connecting to the World
Many of Toshiba’s products emphasize their ability to integrate and communicate with a number of different products and mediums. The Toshiba Satellite R830-1L7 13.3 Inch Laptop is no exception to their pride. With three separate USB ports, a LAN port, an HDMI port, and Bluetooth connectivity, this computer is able to connect to a wide variety of different devices. Users are able to sync the laptop to television sets to stream movies or television shows, or they can dock with other laptops for the best in interpersonal computer usage. WiFi also comes standard with the computer with 802.11 b/g/n.
The Toshiba Satellite R830-1L7 13.3 Inch Laptop features advanced processing power for a laptop of its size. The computer uses an Intel Core i3 processor with a CPU of 2350M. It runs at 2.3GHz giving it the power and speed it needs to accomplish everything from streaming movies and videos to downloading files from the internet. The 640GB HDD hard drive provides more than enough room to house hours of high definition entertainment from movies to music, and it can easily accommodate the files and programs needed by students and business people alike.
Energy and Battery Life
Despite the amount of power this little computer is capable of using, it gives off and uses very little energy. The Toshiba Satellite R830-1L7 13.3 Inch Laptop is EU Energy Star rated so it helps minimize the amount of electricity it eats up. The enhanced efficiency offered by the Intel Hyper Threading allows the laptop to extend its battery life. Fully charged, the laptop can last for up to 9 hours, allowing the user to enjoy it all day without stopping to charge it up. The computer is also extra durable, so a careless knock will not send the clumsy user to the store for new hard drive.
Specs and Features:
- Intel Core i3-2350M 2.3GHz Processor
- 4GB Ram
- 640 GB HDD
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- Bluetooth Connectivity
- 9 hours battery life
- Magnesium Alloy Design
With its tiny compact body, some users might dismiss the Toshiba Satellite R830-1L7 as just another netbook laptop: short on capacity and capability. Those users would miss out on the surprising amount of power and connectivity the Satellite R830 really has to offer. Plus, with its Energy Star rating, users can even rest assured that they are not wasting energy and are doing their part to stay green.