Toshiba Satellite U840W-107 reviews and prices: 14.4" Laptop computer

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9.2 out of 10 based on 5 reviews.
Toshiba Satellite U840W-107 with Intel Core-i5 i5-3317U 2.4 GHz Dual Core Core Processor, 6GB of Memory and 500GB Storage on Windows 7 Home Premium. 7.75 hours of battery See full product description

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Eric, London Business user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
A light and beautifully desgined laptop, with superb surround sound speakers (using Karman Kardon) and a good screen resolution. The U840W has excellent compatibility with a Toshiba smart enabled TV where you can 'mirror' your desktop on this laptop on the actual TV. Several USB 3.0 slots are a handy addition if you wish to import data at a much faster speed than version 2.0.
The only laptop with a Cinematic screen ratio of 21:9 instead of the usual 16:9, meaning you can use a split screen for working with more than one application at the same time.
Toshiba provide their own brand software to maintain the performance of this product, and a scaled down version of Office 2010 to get you started.
A backlit keyboard is also present.
Bad points:
The Cinematic screen is not always useful for video content that is predominantly reproduced on a 16:9 ratio.
The keyboard buttons are a little too close together compared to other laptops as the speakers on either side of it cause that to be the case.
The laptop case will be difficult to find for this product although there is a synthetic sleeve supplied out of the box.
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Jun 2013

Amar, London Business user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Best design I have ever seen from Toshiba, well built machine, Happy with Keyboard and Track Pad.
Bad points:
Screen is too wide and this was the reason I returned this product
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 7.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Oct 2012

Vanessa, General home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
The key pad board feels flimsy and cheap.
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 12 Sep 2012

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 14.4
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1792 x 768
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1792 x
Operating system Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 6
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 500
Number of cores Dual Core
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core-i5
Processor number i5-3317U
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.4
Number of USB ports 0
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Card reader Multi Card Reader
Battery life (Hours) 7.75
Weight (kg) 1.68
Graphics card model number HD GRAPH. 4000
Type of hard drive Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:9
Width in cm 36.87
Depth in cm 20
Release date 2012-08-10

Also known as: Satellite U840W-107

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Manufacturer's Description

The premium Toshiba Satellite U840W-107 Ultrabook packs incredible entertainment performance, including a cinemascope screen, into a slim, light package that can be slipped into a bag.

Intel performance

This stunning laptop is built around a 3rd generation Intel® Coreâ„¢ i5-3317U processor. Promising fast, efficient and reliable running, this processor offers the latest in running performance.

Entertainment laptop

The U840W 107 Ultrabook boasts a 21:9 cinemascope screen, making this wafer-thin laptop ideal for entertainment. The Toshiba TruBrite® Cinema HD display will compliment your videos and movies which you can enjoy in widescreen.

To back up the impressive visuals, the laptop delivers outstanding sound with Harman Kardon speakers and SRS Premium Sound 3D technology.

Premium components

For storage and everyday use, you have a 500 GB hard drive with an additional 32 GB SSD for speedy access.

Despite its slim lines, the U840W-107 Ultrabook packs further high performance features including 6 GB of RAM and Intel® HD Graphics 4000. To help you navigate your way through all this, the Satellite U840W-107 is pre-installed with the Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium operating system.

Sleek design

This exquisitely designed entertainment laptop has a brushed metal and rubber textured finish to make it practical and eye-catching. A built-in webcam allows you to make the most of wireless and wired internet connections to chat to your friends between movie sessions.

With a battery life of up to 9 hours and a host of software to get you started, the Toshiba Satellite U840W-107 Ultrabook is unbeatable for portable entertainment.

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