Pros

  • Great screen
  • Solid battery life

Cons

  • Mono speaker, poor sound

At A Glance

The Portege A605 offers an ultraportable with fantastic battery life and great screen for an extremely competitive price.

Manufacturer’s Description

Thanks to our new Portege A605-P210 Notebook, ultraportability has now gone mainstream, with a sleek, lightweight design so you won't get weighed down, advanced wireless so you are never out of touch, long battery life, plus a price tag that will surely make you smile. It's time to move up - and move out!

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PPA60U-037029
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 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 883974185849
Manufacturer Part Number PPA60U-037029
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Portege A605-P210 Notebook
Marketing Information

Thanks to our new Portege A605-P210 Notebook, ultraportability has now gone mainstream, with a sleek, lightweight design so you won't get weighed down, advanced wireless so you are never out of touch, long battery life, plus a price tag that will surely make you smile. It's time to move up - and move out!

Product Model A605-P210
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Portege
Product Series A600
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, 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 A605-P210 Notebook
  • AC Adapter
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Additional Information

    Memory Detail:

  • 1 GB On-Board memory
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model WiFi Link 5100AGN
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.2"
    Width 11.3"
    Depth 8.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 87.84 oz
    Color Cosmic Black
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Finger Print Reader Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model SU9400
    Processor Speed 1.46 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 800 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model GS45 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium with SP1
    Operating System Architecture 32-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/54

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 69.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
    Battery
    Battery Life 6:14:20 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 399.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 425.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 350.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 597.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 738.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 1083.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 343.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 554.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 298.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 6.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 5.64   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 5.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 516.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0