Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 Review

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Toshiba Satellite Pro L350The Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 is a laptop notebook that hails from Toshiba’s line of Satellite Pro budget notebook series which are targeted at the business class as it spots a design that conveys a polished, professional image. In terms of design, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 is enclosed in a plastic casing that is available in a gray and black finish with air brushed aluminum siding to give it a bland professional appeal.

The Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 measures 15.7 in x 11.5 in x 1.4 in (W x D x H) in dimension and weighs approximately 7.1 lbs. In addition to that, it operates on a Windows Vista Business operating system and comes with pre-installed drivers and utilities. The Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 comes in a package that includes the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 notebook, battery, cables, optic disk, power adapter and user guide. Input devices consist of a web camera, keyboard and a touch pad. The Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 is powered by a rechargeable and removable Lithium-ion battery. In terms of communications, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 has a built in 56 kbps modem. Besides that, it also has a 10/ 100/ 1000 Ethernet Network adapter that provides it with Ethernet capabilities. In addition to that, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 also has Wi-Fi capabilities as well as support for data link protocol including V.92, Wi-Fi, 802.11a/ 802.11g/ 802.11n. There is also a wide screen TFT Active Matrix main display that measures 17.0 inches diagonally with a resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. The display also incorporates TruBrite technology that provides for incredible colour depth and clarity, as well as clearer viewing from wider angle to allow for better presentations. In terms of graphic features, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 incorporates an Intel GMA 4500 MHD chipset with up to 128 MB of memory dedicated to videos. As for audio features, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 has built-in speakers. Not only that, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 also has an internal hard disk drive that has a capacity of 250 GB. There is also a DVD + / – RW DL optical drive built into the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350. The Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 operates on an Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 processor that has a data bus speed of 2.26 GHz and a processor FSB of 1066 MHz. It has an L2 cache that is of a 3 MB size. In terms of memory, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 incorporates 3 GB of DDR2 SDRAM with a data bus speed of 800 MHz. It also has the ability to support up to 4 GB of DDR2 SDRAM. The Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 also incorporates a full-size keyboard that has an additional 10-key pad for numbers, just like a desktop keypad. The keys are black, made out of plastic and raised to make them tactile in order to avoid typing mistakes. The touch pad is slightly indented into the casing with two mouse buttons situated a bit further below. Besides that, the Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 also has dedicated media keys right above the keyboard including mute, full screen, play/ pause, stop, fast forward and rewind.


“At a little over a $1000 purchase price, the Toshiba L350 Satellite Pro may be the laptop for you if you need a 17 laptop.If it’s budget your aiming for, theM305 we just reviewed trumps this model in almost each and every way except for display (yes, including price). Compared with other laptops aimed at the same demographic like the Fujitsu Lifebook E8410- this islarger and bulkier than the Lifebook, but at a much reduced cost. The L350 costs just over $1000 depending on the retailer, whereas the Lifebook is going to hit you up for $1600.”(LaptopLogic, 2008)

“In view of its relatively inexpensive price, this notebook has good features for the money.For example, when it comes to screen size, the average price of general-purpose products with a comparable screen size is quite a bit more — right around $1,370.” (CNET, 2008)

“The last model in the latest Toshiba’s Satellite Pro extension is Pro L350 Laptop. This one equips a 17-inch spacey XGA+ TruBrite display. The Notebook features a 10-key numeric pad, 802.11 a/g/n wireless, 160GB HDD and webcam with microphone. This affordable Laptop is priced $1, 0991. The Pro Range lets you save your cost for purchasing an extra monitor. For more information visit Toshiba’s online shop.” (MobileWhack, 2008)

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