Toshiba Tecra M9-S5516X Laptops Review, Specs and Cost



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Toshiba has launch new laptops for a business which named as Toshiba Tecra M9-S5516X. The Tecra M9-S5516X comes with an Intel Penryn processor clocked at 2.1GHz, a mere 1GB of RAM and 160GB of hard drive storage capacity, the graphic card is integrated one and the notebook has a dual layer DVD writer. The specs are comparatively plain for a business notebook.

The Tecra M9's screen easily washes out in a well-lit environment that many offices and conference rooms have. Toshiba should have chosen a matte LCD with more brightness levels. In addition, the viewing angles are also more limited than what other notebook displays exhibit. By the way, the screen is 14.1" in size and has a WXGA resolution (1280 x 800). Toshiba Tecra M9 has ports and expansion arrays on all sides of the laptop. It covers the essentials with 3 USB ports, a Firewire, PC Card slot, modem , LAN and VGA-out. It lacks the newer ExpressCard slot as well as a multiple format multimedia card reader. Though it makes an effort to replace the latter with a more basic SD card reader. Note that there are business laptops that even lack this SD reader, such as Dell's Latitude D630.
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Tecra M9-S5516X's performance is somewhat limited owing to the installation of only 1GB RAM and an integrated graphics card. However, it is based on an Intel Penryn performace and the hardware profile is fine for everyday business tasks. Incase you are looking for more performance oriented machine, you can perhaps checkout the upgraded model M9-S5518X with more RAM and dedicated graphics. Tecra M9 weighs just a little more than 5 pounds which is not that great for a 14.1" machine. Dell Latitude D630 is much lighter and then there is Fujitsu LifeBook S6510 breaking all records with a mere 4.0 pounds weight, again for a 14.1" laptop.
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Toshiba Tecra M9-S5516X Laptops Specifications :
  • Processor : 2.1GHz Core 2 Duo T8100
  • Chipset : Mobile Intel® GM965 Express Chipset
  • Wireless Communication : Intel 4965ABGN
  • Memory : 1024MB DDR2 SDRAM
  • Hard Disk : 160GB (5400 RPM) Serial ATA
  • Optical Drive : Ultra SlimBay DVD-SuperMulti drive
  • Graphics Card : X3100 Mobile Intel GMA
  • Screen Display : 14.1" WXGA, 1280x800
  • Operating System : Windows XP Professional
  • Dimensions : 13.2" x 9.6" x 1.24~1.43"
  • Weight : Starts at 5.13 lbs
  • Battery Specs : 5100mAh Lithium Ion
  • Other :
  • - Bluetooth Version 2.0
    - EasyGuard Technology
    - PC Card
    - SD Card Reader
Price about : $1349.
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