Toshiba Satellite E305

  • Toshiba Satellite E305
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  • Blu-ray drive included, Excellent typing experience, Backlit keyboard, WiDi 2,0, WiMAX, Comes with Netgear receiver, Fast Core i5 processor, Big 67WH battery yielded over six hours of battery life, Reasonably priced.
  • WiMax, Good performance.
  • Good specs for the money, Intel Wireless Display 2.0, Twoyear warranty


  • Clickpad was non-responsive at times, Design is a bit behind in the times.
  • Subpar keyboard and touchpad, Slight, constant vibration.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Mag on 80

The Toshiba Satellite E305-S1990X is part of Best Buy's Blue Label program, which comes with luxuries such as a backlit keyboard, Blu-ray drive, the latest wireless technologies, and very good battery life. ...

By PCWorld on 70

This good-performing all-purpose laptop has a lot of great features but is hobbled by some odd ergonomic issues. Toshiba E305-S1900X: A Feature-Rich, Ergonomically Poor Laptop Toshiba Satellite E305-S1990X Review, by Jon L. Jacobi June 23, 2011...

By Dev Hardware on

In this laptop review, we take a crack at the HP Pavilion g6-1a69us and the Toshiba Satellite E305-S1990 computers.The HP Pavilion g6-1a69us is a mainstream laptop that should appeal to those looking for a bargain. Priced at $549, the Pavilion...

By Engadget on 70

There's no question Toshiba's Satellite E305 has a lot to offer: a striking aluminum body, Intel's easy-to-use Wireless Display 2.0 technology, Blu-ray playback, USB 3.0, cool operating temperature, and a Sandy Bridge processor more than...

By LaptopMag on 80

Best Buy and Toshiba have done it again. For $899, the Satellite E305 delivers a good balance of Core i5 speed and endurance. The design isn't for everyone, but the backlit keyboard, Blu-ray drive, and bundled Wireless Display adapter all help...

By Notebook Review on 70

After spending a few weeks with the new Toshiba Satellite E305 I'm left with a number of mixed feelings. The E305 is packed with some very good features and delivers more than enough performance for the typical laptop user or family. The new Intel...

By Online Notebook on

Sometimes it feels like all Toshiba Satellite look same but this is not true especially if you have been at your local Best Buy store. For some years, Toshiba has been making laptops exclusively to Best Buy and they are a part of Blue Label series of...

By cnet on 81

The Best Buy-exclusive Toshiba Satellite E305-S1990X is a heck of a 14-inch laptop, offering a rock-solid combination of specs and design for a reasonable...

By Computer Shopper on 90

The Satellite E305 pairs superb performance with a slick design to create one of the best thin-and-light laptops on the market....

International Review By Betabuzz on 80

Das Toshiba Satellite E305-S1990 ist ein todschickes Notebook für anspruchsvolle Heimanwender. Der Hersteller macht alles richtig und serviert eine echte Entertainment-Maschine, die am Ende des Tages allerdings deutlich an der schwachen...