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Toshiba Satellite U925t is one of the few devices that use design as “sliding”, when can used as a tablet with a touch screen or slide the screen to the rear for use with QWERTY keyboard like an ultrabook.
Users can also adjust the tilt of the screen in a variety of different angles to be able to use like a traditional laptop.
Sony VAIO Duo 11 competitors also use methods similar slide, but the slide design of the Toshiba seems to attract more users because users can flip the screen of the machine at any angle you want, Sony VAIO Duo 11 while fixed only a corner. The screen is also covered with Gorilla Glass scratch-resistant glass so users will not have to worry when on bag with other belongings.
Designed connection horizontal rotation mode, the left side of the machine include a power button, volume rocker, rotation lock button and a USB 3.0 port.
The right side includes headphone jack and an SD card slot and the rear edge includes USB 3.0 ports and an HDMI port.
Weighing 1.45 kg, the Toshiba Satellite U925t heavier Sony VAIO Duo 11 (1.27 kg), but the VAIO Duo 11 screen is smaller than Satellite U925t ‘s screen. It also sports a lighter weight Dell XPS 12 (1.54 kg) with a 12.5 inch display.
On the left side of the keyboard area is NFC sensor which users can use to transmit data wirelessly from the device to another device easily. While rivals Duo 11 also integrates NFC sensor, but designed in the bottom so quite difficult to manipulate.
Keyboard and Touchpad
Computer keyboard is designed in the style of the island, the keys are smaller and slightly squashed, but doing so is pretty quick data entry. However due keys smooth surface so sometimes the fingers will slip out. F function keys are reversed, which means you only need to press F9 or F10 to increase and decrease the volume, instead of having to press Fn + F as usual. Backlit keyboard with backlight bright enough, but the brightness is not uniform.
If it is a laptop computer touchpad is quite small in size (83.82 x 43.18 mm), manipulation rather cramped but perfectly sufficient for the user to use the desktop mode of Windows 8, because the touchscreen therefore users will want to use the touch screen to manipulate the Windows 8 Start screen mode.
The touchpad also supports gestures with Windows but is disabled by default, but even if this feature is enabled, some gestures are not working as expected.
Screen, sound and webcam
Points biggest disappointment is the display. The screen has a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, while rival Sony VAIO Duo 11 and the Dell XPS 12 both have 1080p resolution screen.
Including the sensitivity of the screen, the Sony VAIO Duo 11 also higher at 402 lux, while the Satellite U925t scored only 242 lux, but still higher than the average of 232 lux.
But even Toshiba Excite 13 screen 13-inch has a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels but also scored only brightness of 241 lux. However the image displayed on the screen of the Satellite U925t has rich colors and good contrast.
Backed by SRS Audio technology, the two speakers on the bottom of front Satellite U925t offers accurate sound, if not too large. The best speaker on a hard surface, but when placed in the thigh, above the knee, the audio sounded a bit muffled.
Unlike most types of laptops, but like most tablets, Satellite U925t has two webcams, one in front and one at the back. To use 3.1 megapixel rear camera, you must slide the screen up. Photo taken from the webcam displays sharp and colorful outdoors. Webcam on the back of the machine can also shoot good video, suitable for video chat.
While the front of the webcam can capture still images with a resolution of 1 megapixel. Snapshot less detailed, accurate color, but high noise ratio even when shooting in the conditions in full light.
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Toshiba Satellite U925t is equipped with an Intel Core i5-3317U processor speed of 1.7 GHz, 4GB RAM and 128GB capacity drives should SSD Samsung M830 system can make excellent benchmark tests.
With PCMark7, machine scored 4434 points, higher than the average of about 1,300 points. Sony VAIO Duo 11 opponents with the same processor, but 6GB of RAM and SSD Toshiba capacities 128GB scored 4683 points in the same tests.
The system booted into Windows 8 in just 14 seconds, with File Transfer Test when copying 4,97GB data including multimedia files, the machine just 34 seconds to complete at speeds up to 149.7 MBps. Slightly higher than the Sony VAIO Duo 11 (145 MBps), par Spectre XP (150 MBps) and of course much higher than the average (61 MBps).
Using the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000, the machine scored 553 points in test graphics performance of systems with 3DMark11, about 250 points lower than the average and less than 60 points compared to the Sony VAIO Duo 11 despite using the same type of GPU.
In testing the game World of Warcraft, Toshiba Satellite U925t only with speed 26 frames per second when set in game mode and setup screens autodetect at 1366 x 768 pixels. Sony VAIO Duo 11 are slightly higher when playing with speed 31 frames per second with the same settings.
Check Laptop battery life with Battery Test when surfing over Wi-Fi, the battery 38WHR of the machine only lasted 4 hours 58 minutes. Similar to the battery on the Sony VAIO Duo 11 (05:08) and lower than about 1 hour 30 minutes compared with the average for the ultraportable laptop (6:22).
Toshiba Satellite U925t is a hybrid between tablet and laptop, but it’s probably not the best solution possible.
While the user can adjust the angle of the screen, the screen sliding motion of stiff. Battery life of the machine is lower than a ultrabook.
So Toshiba Satellite U925t can only be one choice for users who prefer a unique design, and mobile.