Pros

  • Thin and light - even for ultraportables
  • Room for an optical drive

Cons

  • Mono speaker, poor sound

At A Glance

The Toshiba R600 is best suited for those seeking the lightest ultraportable around that can handle office documents.

Manufacturer’s Description

In business, image really matters and Toshiba understands that the laptop you select becomes part of the image you present. This is why the Portege R600-S4201 Notebook with its sleek design, plus its stand-out styling, has developed a well-earned reputation for turning heads even before it's turned on.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PPR60U-01700C
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 5800 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
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 GMA 4500MHD
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1.30 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 160 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
Manufacturer Part Number PPR60U-01700C
UPC Code 883974166565
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Portege R600-S4201 Notebook
Marketing Information

In business, image really matters and Toshiba understands that the laptop you select becomes part of the image you present. This is why the Portege R600-S4201 Notebook with its sleek design, plus its stand-out styling, has developed a well-earned reputation for turning heads even before it's turned on.

Product Model R600-S4201
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Portege
Product Series R600
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Standard Memory 3 GB
Maximum Memory 5 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Number of Total Memory Slots 1
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Portege R600-S4201 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Additional Information

    On Board Memory:

  • 1 GB
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model WiFi Link 5100
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.0"
    Width 11.1"
    Depth 8.5"
    Color Aluminum Silver
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model SU9400
    Processor Speed 1.40 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 3 MB
    Bus Speed 800 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model GS45 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Business with SP1 Downgradable to Windows XP Professional
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 67.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
    Battery
    Battery Life 5:59:28 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 430.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 425.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 370.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 614.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 742.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 1090.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 345.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 601.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 304.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 6.71   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 5.61   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 5.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 541.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0