Pros

  • Vista Sideshow LCD
  • Two bundled batteries

Cons

  • Optical drive not built-in
  • Lacks FireWire and built-in modem

At A Glance

In a classic case of early implementation of features, the Portege R400 sees Toshiba celebrate technology more than quality.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Portege R400-S4931 is Toshiba's signature notebook PC for the successful professional. The product of a joint collaboration between two industry giants, Toshiba and Microsoft. It is the World's First PC that automatically synchronizes your e-mail and calendar events with Active Notifications.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PPR40U-00J015
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 12.10 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 256 MB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 80 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Hard Drive RPM 4200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
Manufacturer Part Number PPR40U-00J015
UPC Code 032017790315
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Portege R400-S4931 Notebook
Marketing Information

The Portege R400-S4931 is Toshiba's signature notebook PC for the successful professional. The product of a joint collaboration between two industry giants, Toshiba and Microsoft. It is the World's First PC that automatically synchronizes your e-mail and calendar events with Active Notifications.

Product Model R400-S4931
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Portege
Product Series R400
Memory
Standard Memory 2 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-533/PC2-4200
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Portege R400-S4931 Notebook
  • Lithium lon Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • External DVD-Writer
Additional Information

Built-in Device:

  • Microphone
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology CDMA2000 (1xEV-DO)
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.3"
Width 12.0"
Depth 9.4"
Built-in Devices
Microphone Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core Duo
Processor Model U2500
Processor Speed 1.20 GHz
Cache 2 MB
Bus Speed 533 MHz
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model 945GM Express
Software
Operating System Windows Vista Ultimate
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type PC Card Type II

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 48.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
Battery
Battery Life 5:29:07 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 563.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 556.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 525.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1098.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 883.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1514.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 494.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 1065.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 396.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 748.0
Number of Included Batteries 2.0