Toshiba Z830-10T review
By definition, an Ultrabook is a very thin laptop. But even among Ultrabooks Toshiba’s Z830-10T is exceptionally narrow by design.
When closed up this super skinny silicon superstar tapers away to just 8.3mm thick. Even at its widest point it barely measures more than most tablets.
Weighing just 1.12Kg and with a 13.3-inch screen running Microsoft Windows 7, it’s a versatile and flexible machine that’s as happy on the road as it is sat on a desk at home. It could be the ultimate computer.
The fact that it’s powered by an Intel Core i3 processor and sports a 128GB solid state drive helps. That means that it feels fast and responsive while doing pretty much anything from just browsing the web to editing HD videos.
What’s more, it can boot up from cold in seconds and has a massive eight hour battery life too.
Although the Z830 is a beauty to behold it’s impossible to make anything this thin without it seeming a bit fragile, especially if you’re used to lugging round a chunkier laptop. But rest assured that the ZX830 is reliably sturdy in its magnesium alloy skin and able to stand up to the rigours of life on the go. Even the keyboard and multitouch mouse feel exactly right for heavy use.
The only thing you might want to invest in is an external hard drive to go with it for storing your media library. Fortunately, at this price you can afford that and more.
An exemplary laptop which is ludicrously thin but extraordinarily powerful.
Buy it now at Tesco direct.
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