Toshiba Portege R835-P88 Review
Toshiba Portege R835-P88 comes with a second generation Intel Core i5-2450M processor clocked at 1.50 GHz. It comes with 6GB of DDR3 memory rated at 1,333 MHz, while for storage packs a spacious 640GB SATA hard drive spinning at a speed of 5,400 rpm. There’s also an Intel HM65 chipset and an integrated GPU in the form of the usual Intel HD 3000 with shared system memory. The laptop runs on the 64 bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium.
Toshiba Portege R835-P88 is equipped with DVD ± RW drive and next to it there are headphone and microphone jacks, a USB 3.0 port and Ethernet port. On the left is a VGA and HDMI ports and two USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA combo port with a “sleep and charge” Toshiba functionality for charging handheld devices without having to turn the laptop on.
In terms of connectivity, Toshiba Portege R835-P88 has no Bluetooth and WiMax but the 802.11n Wi-Fi works well. The Intel Wireless Display (Widi) is on hand for users who want to zap audio and video to an HDTV set comes with a Belkin or a Netgear adapter. Toshiba preloads the system wide 640GB (550GB free out of the box), 5400-rpm hard drive with a slew of utilities and house-brand 30-day trial is only slightly from the Norton Internet Security.
It measures 12.4 x 8.9 x 0.7 – 1.1 inches and weighs 3.2 pounds, while AC adapter weighs an additional 0.8 pounds. The battery will give you a change to use it in a single charge of approximately 6 hours and 40 minutes in one of those demanding video playback tests.
Toshiba Portege R835-P88 price
The Portege R835-P88 is available for around $899-$999.
Toshiba Portege R835-P88 specs
- Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz Processor with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.1GHz
- 3MB Cache
- 6GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM (8GB max.)
- 640GB (5400 RPM) SATAHard Drive with Impact Sensor
- 13.3″ diagonal widescreen TruBrite TFT LED BacklitLCD display (1366 x 768, 16:9 native resolution)
- Intel HD Graphics with 64MB-1696MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory
- SuperMulti DVD±R/RW Double Layer Drive
- Intel 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
- WIDI Ready – Intel Wireless Display Technology (requires the Optional Netgear PTV1000 Push2TV Wireless TV Adapter and TV with HDMI or Composite AV input)
- 10/100/1000Ethernet LAN
- webcam and Microphone
- Multi-in-1 Memory Card Reader
- Premium Spill-resistant Raised Tile Keyboard & Touchpad with multi-touch control
- Built-in Stereo speakers
- Ports: 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0 (1 eSATA/USB combo), Headphone output, Microphone input, VGA, HDMI, RJ-45
- Approximate Unit Dimensions: 12.44 (W) x 8.94 (D) x 0.72 ~ 1.05 (H) inches
- Approximate Unit Weight: 3.2 pounds