Great performance for the size.
Superb battery life.
Built-in optical drive.
Odd proprietary SSD.
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
The Toshiba Portege R830-1DZ will make many people happy and businessmen in...-
By itreviews.com on January 30, 2012
The Toshiba Portege R830 is small and portable, with a good quality keyboard and a nice, matte screen. Toshiba could have done more with the design, but there are models to keep those who do, and don’t need optical drives, happy. ...80
By PC Advisor on January 06, 2012
Graphics aside, the raw performance of the Toshiba Portégé R830-1DZ is head and shoulders above the opposition in this group test. The blend of high-quality components and variety of connectivity options in this small shell combine to make the...80
By TechRadar on December 09, 2011
We had to pick up our jaws up from off the floor too. It's going to take a damn sight more than a sophisticated-sounding French moniker to distract you from this laptop's gargantuan price. But the Toshiba Portege R830 must be an astonishing...60
By Maximum PC on November 16, 2011
There was a time when Toshiba’s line of Portégé business ultraportables was the epitome of sleek utility, particularly in the days of the R500 and R600. Samsung stole some of that show when it released the Series 9 (reviewed...90
By HardwareZone.com on September 27, 2011
Remember the Toshiba Protege R600 that was introduced in 2008? It was one of the lightest notebooks we’ve ever laid our eyes on; and since then, it has topped our portability charts every single time. For the uninitiated, our portability score is...85
By APC Magazine on August 22, 2011
Until recently, choosing a notebook always involved compromise. You bought for performance or battery life, but never both. If you wanted performance (or big screen size), you got poor battery life. If you wanted long battery life, you got feeble...90
By itreviews.com on July 11, 2011
Small, light, neat, but lacking the kind of sparkle that would really justify its high price, the Toshiba Portégé R830 certainly has a market, but could have garnered a larger one with a little more attention to...60
By Pocket-lint on July 04, 2011
A very business-like 13-inch ultraportable at a business price, the Portege R830 is truly portable but makes the minimum of compromises. The design statement it makes is that you need to get some work...90
By ZDNet UK on June 29, 2011
Toshiba has updated the Portégé R700 with new components but retained the old chassis design. We'd prefer a more solid lid section, but the R830 is an impressively portable notebook. Battery life is good too, but the cost remains high....82