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The Toshiba Portégé is a high-end Ultrabook brand line from Toshiba. The Portégé series has a long line of several models, the latest being the 13.3 inch R30 series and the similar Z30 series. It is targeted to business professionals and is a lightweight series. Portégé laptops occasionally featured first-in-the-world technologies. R500 was one such machine, first of its kind in terms of form factor that provided an integrated DVD drive and was less than a kilogram in weight. Specifically, Portégé line and other Toshiba products can be found for sale at the Toshiba's website as well as at retail stores like Best Buy, PC Richards & Sons, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, and through Microsoft as well. The laptops are sold as either Z30s or R30s with a specific sub-classification which determines each Ultra book's specifications. Usually, models sold at each retail location are a little bit different.
Portégés are designed to be extremely mobile and rated highly in areas of portability, styling, and performance. Throughout their history, Portégé machines have been extolled due to their focus on long battery life. Furthermore, several high-end models in the Portégé line feature a Honeycomb Rib Structure which makes the laptop stiffer and more durable. Many also come with the optional feature of a solid-state drive, which is more reliable than a traditional hard disk drive, as well as USB 3.0, which allows for faster data transfer. Toshiba in general is also known for making laptops which have the ability to charge a USB connected device even when the laptop is asleep or off.
Earlier models include the Portégé M780 and R700. Similar to the M750, the M780 features a flip and twist screen, which means it can be used as a notebook or a tablet. The device has a 12.1-inch LED-backlit display with a resolution of 1,200 × 800 pixels, and comes with a stylus for scribbling notes, which slots into the side of the chassis when not being used. The M780 also has a 320 GB hard disk, and can be customized or upgraded to Intel Core i7 processor and 8 GB RAM.
Early 2011, Intel Core released their new Sandy Bridge processors. Following that release, Toshiba has released its newest range of Portégé notebooks. Worldwide, there may be more models, however, the Australian range is known as the R830. All have minimum i5-2410M processor, 4 GB of DDR3 RAM and Windows 7 Pro.
|Model||Processor options (by Hertz)||Display||Graphics||RAM||Weight||Release||List price (US$)|
|Portégé T3600ct||80486 50 MHz||8.4"||Western Digital||-||2.1 kg||1994||-|
|Portégé T3600ct/500||80486DX2 50 MHz||8.4"||Western Digital||-||2.1 kg||1995||$4,395|
|Portégé 300CT||Pentium 133 MHz||10.4" SVGA||C&T F65554 (Rev c2)||-||3.9 Lb||-||$3,499|
|Portégé 3020CT||Pentium MMX 266 MHz||10.4" XGA||C&T 65555||-||1.7 kg||1998||-|
|Portégé 3440CT||Pentium III-M 500 MHz||11.3" XGA||S3 Savage IX||-||1.55 kg||2000||-|
|Portégé 3480CT||Pentium III-M 600 MHz||11.3" XGA||S3 Savage IX||-||1.55 kg||2000||-|
|Portégé 3490CT||Pentium III-M 700 MHz||11.3" XGA||S3 Savage IX||-||1.55 kg||2001||-|
|Portégé 2000||Pentium III-M 750 MHz||12.1" XGA||Trident CyberBlade XP Ai1||-||1.18 kg||2002||$2,199|
|Portégé 7010CT||Pentium II 300 MHz||12.1" XGA||NeoMagic||-||4.1 Lb||1996||-|
|Portégé 7020CT||Pentium II 366 MHz||13" XGA||NeoMagic||-||4.1 Lb||1998||-|
|Portégé R100||Pentium M ULV 900 (0.9 GHz)
Pentium M ULV 1.0 (1.0 GHz)
Pentium M ULV 713 (1.1 GHz)
|12.1" XGA||Trident XP4m32 LP||-||1.1 kg||2004||-|
|Portégé M100||Pentium M ULV 753 (1.2 GHz)||12.1" XGA||Intel 855GM||-||2 kg||2003||-|
|Portégé A200||Pentium M ULV (1.6 GHz)||12.1" XGA||Intel 855GM||-||2 kg||2005||$2199|
|Portégé M200/M205||Centrino ULV 753 (1.5 GHz)
Centrino ULV 773 (1.7 GHz)
|12.1" SXGA+||NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Go||-||2.0 kg||2004||-|
|Portégé R200||Pentium M ULV 753 (1.2 GHz)
Pentium M ULV 773 (1.3 GHz)
|12.1" XGA||Intel GMA 900||-||1.3 kg||2005||$2,099|
|Portégé R500||Core 2 Duo U7600 (2×1.2 GHz)
Core 2 Duo U7700 (2×1.33 GHz)
|12.1" WXGA||Intel GMA 950||-||1.1 kg||2008||$2,599|
|Portégé A600||Core 2 Duo SU9300 (2×1.2 GHz)||12.1" WXGA||Intel GMA 4500MHD||-||1.46 kg||2008||-|
|Portégé R600||Core 2 Duo SU9400 (2×1.4 GHz)||12.1" WXGA||Intel GMA 4500MHD||-||1.1 kg||2008||-|
|Core 2 Duo T6600
Core 2 Duo P8400 (2×2.26 GHz)
Core 2 Duo P8600 (2x2.4 GHz)
Core 2 Duo T9400
|12.1" WXGA||Intel GMA 4500MHD||2GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 (4GB Max)||2 kg||2009||$1,279 - $1,799|
|Portégé M800||Core 2 Duo T6400 2 GHz||13.3" WXGA||Intel GMA 4500MHD||-||2 kg||2008||-|
|Portégé R700||Intel Core i5-520M 2.4 GHz||13.3" WXGA||Intel GMA HD||-||1.45 kg||2010||-|
|Portégé R700-P1333||Intel Core i7-620M 2.66 GHz||13.3" Matte WXGA (1366x768)||Intel HD||2GB DDR3-1333 (4GB Max)||1.45 kg||2010||-|
|Portégé R705-P25||Intel Core i3-350M 2.26 GHz||13.3" Matte WXGA (1366x768)||Intel HD||4GB DDR3-1333 (8GB Max)||1.45 kg||2010||$889.99|
|Portégé R835-p55X||Intel Core i5-2410M (Sandy bridge) 2.3 GHz 2.9 GHz (turbo)||13.3" Matte WXGA (1366x768)||Intel HD||4GB DDR3-1333 (8GB Max)||1.45 kg||2011||$799.99|
|Portégé R30-A||Intel Core i3/i5/i7 4000-series||13.3" HD TFT (1366x768, 200NIT)||Intel HD Graphics||4GB DDR3L 1600MHz (16GB Max)||1.53 kg||2013||$799.99|
|Portégé Z30-A||Intel 4th Generation Core i3/i5/i7 4000-series||13.3" HD TFT (1366x768, 300NIT)||Intel HD Graphics||4GB DDR3L 1600MHz (16GB Max)||1.20 kg||2013||$899.99|
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